- Views Over The River Tweed
- Superb Location
- Close to Borders Railway
- Borders General Hospital Nearby
- Strong School Catchment
- Easily Maintained Garden
- Driveway Parking & Garage
- Double Glazing
Netherdale is an immaculately presented and spacious four-bedroom detached family home situated only a stones throw from the River Tweed in the much sought-after Borders town of Melrose.
Bespoke, with flexible accommodation throughout, plus views of the River Tweed from the first floor, the property is also located in a strong primary and secondary school catchment.
With an enclosed and private garden plus a large integral garage, the Borders Railway at Tweedbank lies around one mile away, with the Borders General Hospital also located on the edge of Melrose. Benefitting from a solid American White Ash spiral staircase, quality integral kitchen appliances and Karndean flooring the property provides a stylish home in a strong location.
Lying across two levels, the accommodation comprises four bedrooms, an ensuite bathroom, a family bathroom, a sitting room, a large dining kitchen, a dining room, a family room, a downstairs shower room and a utility room. With excellent storage, including the attic, plus fitted wardrobes in all of the bedrooms, the property benefits from thermostatic under floor heating throughout and double glazing.
Externally, the property has private driveway parking for several cars to the front of the integral garage, and easily maintained mononbloc garden ground to the front and side, with access from the family room an dining kitchen offering an excellent space for informal entertaining.
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 : C70
Council Tax Band : G
Netherdale is situated in a popular residential area 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, the station lies 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 9SL
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 through the town centre, down the High Street and onto High Cross Avenue, bearing right onto Waverley Road. Continue for around four hundred yards and you will reach a right turn, at a cluster of houses. Turn right here and you will come to Netherdale which is the third house on the right-hand side.