- Five Bedroom Detached House
- Private Driveway Parking
- Integral Double Garage
- Enclosed Garden
- Close to Borders Railway
- Borders General Hospital Nearby
- Strong School Catchment
- Gas Fired Central Heating
3 Harleyburn Drive is an immaculately presented and spacious five-bedroom detached family home, situated on the Southern fringes of the much sought-after Borders town of Melrose. Located in a strong primary and secondary school catchment, the property nestles in a popular residential development just below the Eildon Hills, which is adjacent to Melrose Golf Course.
Providing flexible living throughout, with generous garden and a double garage, the property is only two and a half miles from the Borders Railway, with the Borders General Hospital also located on the edge of the town.
Lying across two levels, the accommodation comprises five bedrooms, two ensuite shower rooms, a family bathroom, a sitting room with dining area off, a large dining kitchen with family area, a utility room, and a downstairs wc. With a good storage throughout, with fitted wardrobes in four of the bedrooms, the property is also double glazed and benefits from gas central heating plus a wood burning stove in the sitting room.
Externally, the property has private driveway parking for several cars to the front of the integral double garage, which has electric doors, and an area of lawn. To the rear lies an attractive enclosed landscaped garden that has been extensively paved, and well thought out with access from the main reception rooms which offer excellent space for more informal entertaining. Steps lead up to a raised level of well-stocked heather beds and all year round shrubs and plants with wrought iron railings which are a particular feature.
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 : C77
Council Tax Band : G
3 Harleyburn Drive is situated in a popular development on the Southern fringes 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 9JX
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 into the Market Square. Turn immediately left and go up Dingleton Road, passing underneath the by-pass.
Continue up Dingleton Road passing the entrance to the golf course on your left. Proceed up the hill and take the second turning on your right and follow the road into the development. Proceed down the hill and turn first available right, which is Harleyburn Drive, and Number 3 is the third property along on the right-hand side.
From the South, follow the A68 through St. Boswells and turn left at the aforementioned roundabout and follow the instructions from there.