- Recently Extended
- Strong School Catchment
- Railway Station 2.5 Miles
- Borders General Hospital Nearby
- Private Parking
- Double Glazing
- Gas Central Heating
14 Dean Park is a bright and immaculately presented three-bedroom semi-detached house situated in a popular residential development in Newstead, which lies on the fringes of the much sought-after Borders town of Melrose.
Recently extended to create a fabulous downstairs space, the property is only two and a half miles from the new Borders Railway, which runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh. In a highly accessible area with the A68 only a short distance away, the Borders General Hospital also lies on the outskirts of Melrose.
Internally, the property the lies over two floors and comprises three bedrooms, a bathroom, a sitting room, a large open plan kitchen with dining area and office area, a utility room and a downstairs wc. Of particular note are the bi-fold doors from the dining area onto the patio to the side, providing a fabulous inside-outside space. There is excellent storage throughout with fitted wardrobes, a variety of cupboards and a floored attic.
Externally, the property has driveway parking for two cars, and an area of lawn to the front. To the rear, lies a charming enclosed garden with patio, accessed directly from the house, with terraced lawn and attractive dry-stone walling. With timber fence to all sides there are raised flower beds with shrubs plus a useful garden shed.
Edinburgh and Newcastle are easily accessible via the A68, with most Border towns readily available from this central location, with the aforementioned Borders Railway, close by.
Edinburgh 39 miles. Melrose 1 mile. Galashiels 6 miles. Tweedbank 2.5 miles
(All distances are approximate)
Council Tax: D
14 Dean Park is situated in a small residential development in Newstead, only a short distance from the attractive Borders town of Melrose.
Regarded by many as the most picturesque of the Borders towns, Melrose is situated between the Eildon Hills and River Tweed. With an approximate population of around 2100 in Melrose, and 1200 in the immediate villages of Gattonside, Darnick and Newstead, the town provides an extensive choice of amenities ranging from a variety of specialist independent shops including a green grocer, a fishmonger, two butchers, antique and interiors shops, small supermarkets, a large selection of restaurants and numerous hotels, all situated around the High Street area of this vibrant town. The thriving old mill town of Galashiels five miles to the West offers a fuller range of shopping facilities, which include Tesco, ASDA, Boots, Next and Marks & Spencer.
Local tourist attractions include Melrose Abbey, Harmony House (home to the Borders Book Festival), Priorwood Gardens, the Greenyards (home of Melrose RFC and Rugby Sevens) and Abbotsford House with award winning visitor centre, the former home of Sir Walter Scott. There are also a variety of outdoor pursuits in the area that include fishing on the River Tweed, fieldsports, horse riding, golf, lawn bowling, mountain biking, and a selection of walks including the Southern Upland Way, St. Cuthbert’s Way and The Borders Abbeys Way. Several festivals which include the Melrose 7’s Rugby Tournament, the Borders Book Festival and the Melrose Festival complete with ride-out attract visitors from far and wide.
Local schools include the excellent Melrose primary school, the highly regarded St Mary’s preparatory school, and Earlston High School. The Borders General Hospital also lies just outside the town, and there are a number of churches in the area with Catholic, Episcopal and Church of Scotland represented in the town.
Melrose sits in an easily accessible area and can be reached by the A68 or A7 via Galashiels that provide the links to Edinburgh or the north of England. The area is also served by the Borders Railway which recently opened and runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, with the station approximately two and a half miles away. There is also a busy bus service with links to Newcastle and Carlisle in the South, as well as Edinburgh and the other Border towns.
Edinburgh and Newcastle airports - both international, offer an excellent choice of destinations and are 45 miles and 66 miles away respectively.
For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD6 9RQ
From the A68 turn onto the A6091 signposted Melrose and Galashiels. Continue on this road for approximately two miles and turn second right, signposted Melrose. Turn immediately right again and proceed down the hill back towards Newstead. You will come to the turn for Dean Park on your right-hand side. Turn into the development and follow the road round. Number 14 sits on your right-hand side, the sixth house along.
From Galashiels take the Melrose by-pass (A6091) as if travelling back towards the A68. Take the first left turning into Melrose followed by an immediate right-hand turn and follow the above directions.