- Perfect Starter Home
- Comfortably Sized
- Good Decorative Order
- Breakfasting Kitchen
- 2 Generous Double Bedrooms
- Modern Shower Room
- Easily Kept Garden
- GCH & DG
6 Bridge Street is a 2 bedroomed mid-terraced property, which is ideally suited as an affordable starter family home and in very good decorative order throughout. Fitted with gas central heating and double glazing, the accommodation is well proportioned and both the dining kitchen and the spacious shower room have been updated within recent times. Subject to investigation, it may be possible to extend the accommodation by way of an attic conversion.
The property is situated in a residential area located within reasonably easy reach of the town centre, parks and schools. Positioned around six miles from Railway stations in either Galashiels or Tweedbank, both providing a regular train service to Edinburgh with free parking at Tweedbank, Selkirk enjoys excellent access to Edinburgh and other Border towns via the A7 and is well served by public transport.
Internally the property is set over two levels, with the accommodation comprising: two double bedrooms, with the spacious principal including a very useful large cupboard, a sitting room, a dining kitchen and a refurbished shower room. The partly floored attic provides extra storage space.
Externally, the property has easily kept garden areas to both front and rear; gravelled to the front and monoblock paved to the rear. There is also a shared drying green and on street parking.
Edinburgh 42 miles. Tweedbank 7 miles. Melrose 8 miles. Hawick 12 miles. Galashiels 8 miles.
(All distances are approximate)
EPC : F26
Council Tax Band : B
Selkirk is a popular market town situated on the banks of the Ettrick Water. With a range of independent shops, hotels and pubs plus a small supermarket and several places to eat. Local tourist attractions include Bowhill House and Country Park, Ian Stark Equestrian Centre, Philiphaugh Visitor Centre 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. Local sports teams include Selkirk Rugby Football Club and Selkirk Cricket Club and there is also a swimming pool, and a nine-hole golf course within the town. 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 Ettrick and River Tweed, fieldsports, horse riding, golf, lawn bowling, mountain biking, and a selection of walks in and around Selkirk. There is primary and secondary schooling within the town as well as a doctor’s surgery. The Borders General Hospital, the largest hospital in the Scottish Borders is only ten miles away, on the fringes of Melrose.
Selkirk 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 which runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, with a station in Galashiels and the terminus in Tweedbank both of which are approximately six miles away. There is also a bus service, which passes through the town, which runs from the Interchange in Galashiels with links to Carlisle in the South, as well as Edinburgh in the North and the other Border towns.
Edinburgh International Airport offers an excellent choice of destinations and is approximately 46 miles away, as does Newcastle International Airport which is 67 miles away.
For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD7 5BS Approaching Selkirk heading south bound on the A7, turn left on the approach into the town, the left again just past The Square onto West Port. Follow this road down all the way, driving over the bridge and passing the rugby ground on the left, then follow the veer to the right onto Linglie Road. Bridge Street is signposted on the right. Travelling North bound on the A7, turn sharp right into West Port as you come to the Square then follow the above.