- 3 bed double upper
- Spacious rooms
- Central location
- Close to local amenities
- Commutable to Edinburgh
- Strong school catchment
- Double glazing
- Gas fired central heating
5a Market Place is a bright and deceptively spacious double upper apartment situated in the heart of the much sought-after Borders Town of Lauder. With some charming period features, the property would make an excellent first home or investment opportunity, offering commuter access to Edinburgh via the A68, or by train from Stow, that runs to Edinburgh, which lies approximately six miles away.
A particular feature of the apartment is the extensive basement which offers excellent storage or use as a hobby space or studio.
Situated in an excellent school catchment with strong transport links, the main accommodation lies across two floors and comprises three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a sitting room, a breakfasting kitchen and a wc. With good storage throughout, the property also benefits from gas central heating and double glazing.
Externally, the property benefits from on-street parking immediately to the front of the property.
Edinburgh is easily accessible via the A68, as are most Border towns. The Borders Railway, 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)
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5a Market Place is situated in the heart of 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 6SR
Coming from Edinburgh take the A68 South, passing through Pathhead, and enter Lauder. Pass the petrol station and continue through Lauder and on passing the left turn for The Avenue, you will reach 5a Market Place which lies on your left-hand side.
From the South, follow the A68 through St. Boswells, Earlston and proceed into the town. Before reaching a right turn for The Avenue, you will come to
5a Market Place on your right-hand side.