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57 Eildon Crescent, Melrose, Scottish Borders, TD6 9RG
Guide Price £155,000

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  • Views of the Eildons
  • Private Driveway Parking
  • Railway & Hospital Nearby
  • Garden
  • Double Glazing
  • Gas Central Heating


57 Eildon Crescent is an immaculately presented two-bedroom semi-detached house situated in a popular residential area in the desirable Borders town of Melrose. A potential investment, or first home, with opportunity to extend the property, it lies only two and a half miles from the Borders Railway, which runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh. It also sits in a strong primary and secondary school catchment, with the Borders General Hospital located on the edge of the town.

Lying across two levels, with fabulous views of the Eildon Hills, the accommodation comprises two bedrooms, a bathroom, a sitting room, and a breakfasting kitchen. With good storage and natural light to the front and back, there is potential to extend the property to the side, subject to the necessary permissions.
Externally, there is a private driveway parking for two cars and an enclosed garden to the side and rear with extensive patio for informal entertaining. There is also an area laid to grass at the rear with steps leading to two garden sheds.

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 : C69

Council Tax: C

LOCATION
57 Eildon Crescent 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.

DIRECTIONS
For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD6 9RG
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 follow the road into the Market Square, taking the first left turn up Dingleton Road.
Pass the entrance to Cherrytrees Nursery on your left and continue up the hill. Turn right into Eildon Crescent and follow the road round to the right. The property sits around 150 yards up on your left before the turning up to Eildon View.
From Galashiels take the Melrose by-pass (A6091) as if travelling back towards the A68. Take the first left turning into Melrose follow the aforementioned directions.

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Eildon Crescent
Melrose TD6 9RG
County: Scottish Borders
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: MP002292

T: 01896820226

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