- Spacious 3-Bedroom Semi-Detached House
- Generous Enclosed Garden to the Rear
- Private Driveway Parking
- Railway & Hospital Nearby
- Double Glazing
- Gas Fired Central Heating
47 Fairways is a well presented three-bedroom semi-detached property situated on the Southern fringes of the much sought-after Borders town of Melrose. Located in a strong primary and secondary school catchment, the property nestles in a popular residential development just below the Eildon Hills, and Melrose Golf Course.
With generous driveway parking and garden to the rear, the property lies only two and a half miles from the Borders Railway, with the Borders General Hospital also located on the edge of the town.
Lying across two levels the accommodation comprises three bedrooms, a bathroom, a sitting room with dining area, and a breakfasting kitchen. The property also benefits from good storage throughout, double glazing, and a new boiler with wi-fi thermostat which is a particular feature.
Externally, the property has private driveway parking to the side for two to three cars, with attractive garden ground with paved pathways to the front door. The enclosed garden to the rear is generous in size and mainly laid to lawn with some borders. The sliding doors from the sitting room allow for you to sit out and enjoy more informal entertaining. The garden shed to the side is also included in the sales price.
Edinburgh is easily accessible via the A68, with most Borders towns readily available from this central location, as well as via the aforementioned Borders Railway.
Edinburgh 39 miles. Galashiels 5 miles. Tweedbank 2.5 miles. Peebles 22 miles.
(All distances are approximate)
EPC : C75
Council Tax Band : D
47 Fairways is situated in a popular development on the Southern fringes of 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 runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, with the station lying 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 9HL
Coming from Edinburgh take the A68 South, passing through Pathhead, Lauder and Earlston. On reaching the roundabout, approximately three miles outside Earlston, turn right onto the A6091 Signposted Melrose and Galashiels.
Take the turn-off for Melrose and proceed into the Market Square. Turn immediately left and go up Dingleton Road, passing underneath the by-pass. Continue on this road and take a right turn onto Chiefswood Road, just before the Melrose Golf Club, which lies on your left. Proceed down the hill and take the second turning on the right. Follow the road into the development and Number 47 is the second house in on the right-hand side.