- Central location
- Period property
- Lots of potential
- Gas central heating
3 Beechbank Cottage is a two-bedroom flat situated in the popular Borders market town of Selkirk. Occupying the ground floor of a charming period property, the flat could do with a degree of modernisation which would then provide an excellent starter home or investment opportunity.
Only a short distance from the town centre, it lies approximately seven miles from Tweedbank and the Borders Railway, that runs to Edinburgh. The A7 road link is also close-by which provides excellent access to Edinburgh, Carlisle and other Border towns.
Internally, the property comprises of two bedrooms, a shower room, a sitting room, a kitchen, and a conservatory.
Externally, there is a charming garden to the rear which runs up to a gate at the back. It is bounded by hedging, and benefits from lawn, and a garden shed plus small store cupboard.
Parking is on the street outside the property.
With all amenities close at hand, the property is situated in a very accessible location.
Edinburgh 47 miles. Tweedbank 7 miles. Melrose 8.5 miles Hawick 10 miles
(All distances are approximate)
EPC : D59
For those with satellite navigation the postcode is: TD7 4ET
Coming from the South, proceed into Selkirk and down the hill. Turn immediately right after Selkirk High School, into High School Lane and turn left at the end onto Dovecot Park. Take the next available left onto Beechbank, and Number 3 sits on the left-hand side.
Coming from Galashiels take the A7 South and follow the road into Selkirk. Proceed up the hill and turn left onto Raeburn Place, turning into Shawburn Road which becomes Bleachfield Road and then onto Scotts Place. Turn left into Dovecot Park and take the first right into Beechbank. Number 3 sits on the left-hand side.
3 Beechbank Cottage is located in a desirable residential area of the popular market town of Selkirk, situated on the banks of the Ettrick Water. With a range of independent shops, hotels and pubs plus a small supermarket, there is a popular delicatessen, and numerous places to eat.
Local tourist attractions include Bowhill House and Country Park, Ian Stark Equestrian Centre, Philiphaugh Visitor Centre 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.
Local sports teams include Selkirk Rugby Football Club and Selkirk Cricket Club and there is also a swimming pool, and a nine hole golf course within the town. 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 Ettrick and River Tweed, fieldsports, horse riding, golf, lawn bowling, mountain biking, and a selection of walks in and around Selkirk. There is primary and secondary schooling within the town as well as a doctor’s surgery. The Borders General Hospital, the largest hospital in the Scottish Borders is only eight miles away, on the fringes of Melrose.
Selkirk 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 a station in Galashiels and the terminus in Tweedbank both of which are approximately seven miles away. There is also a bus service, which passes through the town, which runs from the Interchange in Galashiels with links to Carlisle in the South, as well as Edinburgh in the North and the other Border towns.
Edinburgh International Airport offers an excellent choice of destinations and is approximately 47 miles away.