- Close to all amenites
- Two good sized bedrooms
- Recently refurbished
- Private parking
- Gas central heating
- Double glazing
43 Glenfield Road East is an immaculate and generously proportioned two-bedroom terraced property situated in a popular residential are of Galashiels.
With private driveway parking and enclosed courtyard garden, it is within walking distance of the Borders Railway station, which runs to Edinburgh, with all amenities close at hand.
Internally, the property which has been recently upgraded, lies across two levels and comprises two bedrooms, a shower room, a sitting room, and a breakfasting kitchen. There is also generous storage throughout, which is a particular feature.
The property has an enclosed courtyard garden to the rear, ideal for outside entertaining, and a garden shed. To the front is private driveway parking for two cars.
Most Border towns can be reached from this central location, with the A7 having direct routes to Edinburgh and Carlisle is immediately available, as well as the new Borders Railway which only make this region more and more accessible.
Melrose 3.5 miles Selkirk 6 miles Edinburgh 34 miles Tweedbank 2.5 miles
(all distances are approximate)
EPC - C70
For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD1 2UE
From Melrose take the B6374 on the northern banks of the River Tweed and follow this road into Galashiels. Continue forward along Melrose Road and turn left onto Glenfield Crescent. Follow this road down the hill and turn left onto Glenfield Road East. Follow the road for around three hundred yards or so and you will come to number 43 on your right.
From Edinburgh take the A7 into Galashiels. As you approach High Buckholmside, turn left onto the High Road (B6452). Follow this road to the end, and turn left onto the Melrose Road. Continue forward and turn right onto Glenfield Crescent. Follow this road down the hill and turn left onto Glenfield Road East, following the above directions.
43 Glenfield Road East sits in a popular 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 recently opened and 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.