- Stunning Open Plan Reception Space
- Close to Borders Railway
- Driveway Parking & Integral Double Garage
- Landscaped Gardens
- Covered Decking
- Study Space on First Floor
- Under Floor Heating
- Gas Central Heating
30 Coopersknowe Crescent is an immaculately presented and spacious four-bedroom detached house located in an executive development on the Eastern fringes of Galashiels. With a large number of amenities in the centre of the town, including a small convenience store in a neighbouring development, the property lies a short distance from the Borders Railway which runs to Edinburgh, with stations at either Tweedbank or Galashiels.
Unique in its design, in the style of a New England home, this flexible family home is set in a large plot, that benefits from superb views to the Eildon Hills, private parking, a double garage plus a charming and beautifully arranged garden which surrounds the property.
Internally, the property comprises of four double bedrooms, one with ensuite bathroom and a dressing area, a generous landing with space for a study area, a large open plan living area that includes the sunken sitting area with dining area, a large kitchen with dining area and family area, a utility room, and a downstairs wc. With high specification kitchen and bathroom fittings, there is also under floor heating and double glazing providing a warm and comfortable family home. Internal storage and large windows on the ground floor are a particular feature in what is a beautifully maintained property brightly lit by natural light throughout.
Externally, there is the most attractive landscaped garden which has been thoughtfully laid out and provides the most fabulous outside space that includes the covered, screened decking offering an excellent opportunity for al fresco dining and is accessed from the kitchen and dining area. With extensive lawn and well stocked borders there is also a bespoke area used as a vegetable garden with raised beds and a charming pond with water feature where you can sit and admire the views.
There is also private parking in the driveway, as well as in the integral double garage which is an added bonus.
Most Border towns can be reached from this central location, with the A7 located nearby having direct routes to Edinburgh and Carlisle, along with the Borders Railway which will only make this region more and more accessible for commuting to Edinburgh.
Melrose 2.5 miles Selkirk 7 miles Edinburgh 35 miles Tweedbank 2.0 miles
(all distances are approximate)
EPC : B81
Council Tax Band : G
30 Coopersknowe Crescent sits within a popular executive development on the Eastern fringes of the principal Borders town of Galashiels. With a population of 12,000, the town offers a full range of shopping facilities, including Tesco, ASDA, Boots, Next, WH Smith and Marks & Spencer.
Local tourist attractions include Old Gala House and Abbotsford House, the former home of Sir Walter Scott, with its award-winning visitor centre as well as many other attractions in nearby Melrose and other Border towns.
Among the independent shops there is also a cinema, a health centre, a swimming pool, gym, dentists, orthodontist and a new Transport Interchange built primarily around the new train station in conjunction with the Borders Railway which is a particular bonus. Local sports teams include Gala RFC, Gala Fairydean FC, and Gala CC and local festivals include the historic Common Ridings held in the summer which is of particular note.
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.
Galashiels has six primary schools, and nearby Melrose is home to St Marys Preparatory School with secondary schooling at Galashiels Academy. The Borders College and Heriot Watt University also have a campus in the town, and there are also a number of churches in the area. The Borders General Hospital, the largest hospital in the Scottish Borders is only four or so miles away, on the fringes of Melrose.
Galashiels sits in an easily accessible area and can be reached by the A7 which runs through the town and provides the links to Edinburgh or the north of England. The area is also served by the Borders Railway that runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, with a station in the town. There is also a busy bus service which runs from the Interchange, beside the railway 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 39.5 miles and 68 miles away respectively.
For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD1 2DS
Coming from the North take the A68 through Earlston until you reach the roundabout at the junction with the A6091. Take the second turning signposted Melrose and Galashiels, and continue past Melrose to the next roundabout then take the third exit onto the B6360 and the first left down and over the River Tweed onto the B6374. Follow this road until you reach the 30mph limit at Galashiels and turn right. Proceed up the hill and round the s-bend and then first left into the development. Take the first left turn and bear round to the left, turning left again and straight ahead. Continue forward and Number 30 is the second house along on the left-hand side.
Coming from the South follow the A68 out of St. Boswells until you reach the roundabout at the junction with the A6091, and follow the aforementioned directions.
Alternative route could be via the A7, into Galashiels and taking the Melrose Road East out of Gala and taking a left turn immediately after the 30 mph limit signs, and follow the above directions.