- Strong School Catchment
- Excellent Transport Links
- Private Driveway Parking
- Integral Garage
- Enclosed Garden
- Close to Amenities
- Double Glazing
- Gas Central Heating
**CLOSING DATE SET- WEDNESDAY 12th MAY at 12noon**
23 Lauderdale Drive is an immaculately presented four-bedroom detached family home, occupying a corner plot in a popular residential development in the desirable Borders town of Lauder. Commutable to Edinburgh via the A68, there is also a train station at Stow, that runs to Edinburgh, which is approximately six miles away.
With charming views over the countryside, the property sits in an excellent school catchment with an array of local amenities within walking distance.
Internally, the property lies across two floors and comprises four bedrooms, an ensuite shower room, a family bathroom, a sitting room, a dining room, a breakfasting kitchen, a conservatory, a utility room and a downstairs wc. The property also benefits from excellent storage, gas central heating and double glazing throughout, with loft ladder access to a large attic, which until recently housed a model railway.
Externally, the property has an attractive outside space, including a charming enclosed garden to the rear with generous lawn, borders and patio area which is accessed directly from the conservatory. To the front are beautifully maintained flower beds, plus a monobloc driveway offering private off-street parking for at least two cars to the front of the integral garage, an added bonus.
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)
EPC : C71
Council Tax Band : F
23 Lauderdale Drive 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 6SN
Coming from Edinburgh take the A68 South, passing through Pathhead, and enter Lauder. Pass the petrol station and continue through Lauder and take the right turning into Market Place. Turn right onto Mill Wynd and proceed forward. Take the right turn into Lauderdale Drive and continue all the way to the end. Before bearing right, go to the end and then left into the shared driveway. Number 23 is second on the right.
From the South, follow the A68 through St. Boswells, Earlston and then take a left turn at Market Place and turn left onto Mill Wynd and follow the above directions.