- Four Bedroom Detached House
- Private Parking & Garage
- Enclosed Garden
- Train Station Nearby
- Primary School in Village
- Gas Central Heating
- Double Glazing
42 Lairburn Drive is an immaculately presented four-bedroom detached house with charming views over the popular Borders town of Clovenfords.
Set in a generous plot, within a modern development, the property lies within easy reach of the Borders Railway, either at Galashiels or Stow which are only four and six and a half miles away respectively.
Internally, the house sits across two floors and comprises four main bedrooms, an ensuite shower room, a family bathroom, a large sitting room with dining room off, a breakfasting kitchen, a utility room and a downstairs wc. The property also benefits from double glazing and gas central heating and would make a fabulous family home, which still carries a Buildmark guarantee.
Externally, there is private parking in the driveway for two cars to the front of the garage. The garden lies predominantly to the rear and has been thoughtfully landscaped with lawn and attractive terraced borders which is accessed directly from the sitting room onto an area of decking providing an excellent space for informal entertaining.
Edinburgh is easily accessible via the A7 just North of Clovenfords, as are most Border towns, as well as the Borders General Hospital, on the outskirts of Melrose, which is approximately nine miles away.
Galashiels 4 miles. Edinburgh 32.5 miles. Stow 6.5 miles. Tweedbank 6 miles.
(All mileage is approximate)
EPC : C80
Council Tax Band : E
42 Lairburn Drive sits in a popular residential development in the village of Clovenfords which benefits from a hotel, and a primary school.
The thriving old mill town of Galashiels, to the East, with a population of 12,000 offers a fuller 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 in Galashiels 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.
Clovenfords has a primary school, with secondary schooling at Galashiels Academy. The Borders College and Heriot Watt University also have a campus in Galashiels, and there are also a number of churches in the area.
The Borders General Hospital, the largest hospital in the Scottish Borders is approximately seven miles away, on the fringes of Melrose.
Clovenfords sits in an easily accessible area and can be reached by the nearby A7 which runs through to Galashiels and provides 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 stops in Galashiels and Stow.
There is also a busy bus service which runs from the Interchange in Galashiels, beside the railway, with links to Newcastle and Carlisle in the South, as well as Edinburgh and the other Border towns. Edinburgh International Airport also offers an excellent choice of destinations and lies 39 miles away.
For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD1 3AJ
Coming from Galashiels proceed out on the A72 signposted Peebles. Follow this road which leads to Clovenfords, and as you enter the village take the first left turn into Lairburn Drive. Proceed up and round and continue forward along Lairburn Drive. You will come to Number 42 which is the second but last house on the right-hand side.
Coming from Edinburgh take the A7 South. At Bowland, turn right signposted B710 to Clovenfords. Proceed over the roundabout and take the road out of Clovenfords towards Gala. Take the last turning on the right into Lairburn Drive and follow the above directions.