- Spacious 3 bed family home
- Newly decorated
- Remodelled kitchen & bathroom
- Large enclosed garden with deck
- Great views
- Easy walk to all amenities
- Potential to extend
- Double glazing
- Gas fired central heating
16 Priors Walk is an immaculately presented three-bedroom semi-detached property situated in a popular residential area of the much sought-after Borders town of Melrose.
Only two and a half miles from the Borders Railway, which runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, it is conveniently located for commuting.
Lying across two floors, the property has attractive views towards Gattonside and across the rolling countryside and is only a short walk into the Market Square. Given its position and space to the side there is excellent potential to extend the property, subject to the necessary permissions.
Internally, the house has been beautifully refurbished and comprises three bedrooms, a bathroom, a sitting room, a dining room, and a kitchen. The property is also double glazed, with a wood burning stove and ample storage throughout plus an attic space which is a particular bonus.
Externally, there is on-street parking immediately to the front of the property, with steps leading to the house. With garden ground to the front, there is a charming enclosed garden to the rear with extensive decking, and lawn. A greenhouse and garden shed are also included in the sales price.
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 which lies approximately two and a half miles away.
Edinburgh 39 miles. Galashiels 5 miles. Tweedbank 2.5 miles. Peebles 22 miles.
(All distances are approximate)
For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD6 9RB
From the A68 turn onto the A6091 signposted Melrose and Galashiels. Continue on this road for approximately two miles, and turn right signposted Melrose, and immediately right again then immediately left. Follow the road down the hill, for approximately 100 yards, and you will reach Number 16, which will sit on your left hand side.
From Galashiels take the Melrose by-pass (A6091) as if travelling back towards the A68. Take the first left turning into Melrose followed by an immediate right, and an immediate left, and follow the aforementioned directions.
16 Priors Walk is located in popular residential area 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 opened recently and runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, with the station 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.