- Popular Residential Development
- Excellent Investment Potential
- Enclosed Garden
- Amenities Within Walking Distance
- Gas Fired Central Heating
- Double Glazing
6 Stonyford is an immaculately presented two-bedroom mid-terraced property situated in a popular modern development in the much sought-after Borders Town of Lauder.
An excellent first home or investment, the property is commutable to Edinburgh via the A68, with a train station at Stow, that runs to Edinburgh, which is approximately six miles away.
Situated in an excellent school catchment with strong transport links, the property lies across two floors and comprises two bedrooms, a bathroom, a sitting room, a breakfasting kitchen and a downstairs wc. With good storage throughout, the property benefits from gas central heating and double glazing.
Externally, the property benefits from on-street parking immediately to the front, with an attractive enclosed garden to the rear which is mainly laid to lawn with small patio area from where to enjoy the sunshine.
Edinburgh is easily accessible via the A68, as are most Border towns. The Borders Railway, now running from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, has a stop at Stow which is approximately six miles away, with the journey from Stow to Edinburgh Waverley being around forty-five minutes.
Edinburgh 27 miles. Earlston 7.5 miles. Stow 6.0 miles. Melrose 12.5 miles.
(All distances are approximate)
Council Tax: B
6 Stonyford is situated in a large residential development that is located in the ancient Borders town of Lauder, which is situated half-way between the Lammermuir Hills and the River Tweed, and is surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside. The town provides an extensive range of amenities ranging from a variety of specialist shops, small supermarket, coffee shop/art gallery, and a couple of well known hotels.
The thriving old mill town of Galashiels sixteen miles to the South West offers a fuller range of shopping facilities, which include Tesco, ASDA, Next and Marks & Spencer.
Local tourist attractions include Thirlestane Castle on the southern side of Lauder, nearby Mellerstain House, and Abbotsford House on the outskirts of Melrose. There are also a variety of outdoor pursuits in the area that include fishing, rough and syndicated shooting, horse riding, golf, mountain biking and a selection of walks that cross through the Scottish Borders.
Local schools include the Lauder primary school, which has recently been built, the highly regarded St Mary’s preparatory school in Melrose, and Earlston High School.
The Borders General Hospital lies just outside the town of Melrose which is only twelve and a half miles away, and Lauder sits in an easily accessible area with Edinburgh in easy reach via the A68, which also provides links to the north of England. The Borders Railway, running from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, has a stop at Stow which is approximately six miles away.
For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD2 6AW
Coming from Edinburgh take the A68 South, passing through Pathhead, and enter Lauder. Pass the petrol station and continue through Lauder and take the last turning on the right into Thirlestane Drive. Proceed forward on Thirlestane Drive, bearing round the green. Take the third right hand turn, immediately after Wyndhead Way, into Stonyford. Number sits on the left-hand side.
From the South, follow the A68 through St. Boswells, Earlston and then take the first left turn as you enter Lauder, and follow the above directions.