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Edelbank, 55 Thistle Street, Galashiels, Scottish Borders, TD1 1LX
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  • Flexible Five-Bedroom Family Home
  • Extensive Garden
  • Patio
  • Garage
  • Private Off-Street Parking
  • Borders Railway Closeby
  • Amenities Nearby
  • Gas Fired Central Heating

Edelbank is a very well presented four/five-bedroom end terrace townhouse situated in a highly desirable residential area of Galashiels and only a short distance from the town centre, which benefits from a station on the Borders Railway that runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh.
With a charming garden, backing onto The Green, there is ample private parking plus a garage and excellent access to Edinburgh and other Border towns via the A7.

Internally, the flexible family accommodation lies across three levels and comprises four main bedrooms, a family bathroom, a shower room, a fifth bedroom/office, a large sitting room with dining area, a kitchen, and a utility room. With generous storage, the house has gas fired central heating and double glazing throughout.

Externally, the property benefits from one drop-in, off-street parking space to the side and additonal private parking to the front of the garage. The generous garden begins at the front and sweeps round the side and up to the lovely garden which accessed directly from the sitting room, to an extensive patio area providing a fabulous space for informal entertaining. There are also well stocked raised beds with an abundance of flowers, shrubs and small trees providing a great outdoor space in the middle of the town.

With all amenities close at hand including the aforementioned railway station and access to the A7, the property is situated in a very accessible location, and should be viewed to be appreciated.
Edinburgh 36 miles. Tweedbank 1.5 miles. Melrose 3.5 miles Peebles 21 miles (All distances are approximate)

Council Tax Band: E

EPC: D61

Location:

Edelbank is situated in a much sought after residential area 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 which runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, with the aforementioned 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.

Directions:
For those with satellite navigation the postcode is: TD1 1LX
From the A68, take the A6091 signposted Melrose and Galashiels. Continue on this road, passing Melrose on your right. Proceed over the three roundabouts, and the River Tweed, into Galashiels, and along Abbotsford Road.
Take the left fork at the second small roundabout onto Church Street, which turns into Scott Crescent and subsequently into Scott Street and then Gala Park.
Follow this road, and before the T-junction turn left onto Victoria Street and proceed up the hill. Turn right onto Thistle Street and go all the way to the end and you will come to Edelbank which is the last house on the left.

Coming from Peebles, take the A72 into Galashiels. Proceed into the centre of the town and on reaching Island Street turn right onto Hall Street. Go up the hill and turn left onto Gala Park, and then first right on to Victoria Street and follow the above directions.

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Thistle Street
Galashiels TD1 1LX
County: Scottish Borders
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: MP002774

T: 01896820226

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