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5 Riverside Drive, Tweedbank, Galashiels, Scottish Borders, TD1 3SH
Guide Price £180,000

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  • 5 Riverside Drive, Tweedbank
    Riverside Drive Tweedbank
  • Sitting room and dining area
    Riverside Drive Tweedbank
  • Sitting room
    Riverside Drive Tweedbank
  • Dining area
    Riverside Drive Tweedbank
  • Conservatory
    Riverside Drive Tweedbank
  • Kitchen
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  • Kitchen
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  • Principal bedroom
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  • Principal bedroom
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  • Bedroom 2
    Riverside Drive Tweedbank
  • Bedroom 2
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  • Bathroom
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  • Bathroom
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  • 5 Riverside Drive garden
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  • Back of house & garden
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  • Garden
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  • Integral garage
  • Close to Borders Railway
  • Enclosed South-facing garden
  • Gas central heating
  • Double glazing


5 Riverside Drive is a well presented and spacious three-bedroom semi-detached house located in a popular cul-de-sac in Tweedbank, which lies halfway between the Borders towns of Melrose and Galashiels.
Situated in a quiet residential area, the property is only a short distance from the Borders Railway, which runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, and is a particular feature of this excellent location.
Internally, the house lies across two levels and comprises three main bedrooms, a bathroom, a sitting room with dining area off, a kitchen, and a conservatory. There is also good storage throughout and fitted wardrobes to the three bedrooms.
Externally, the property has driveway parking for two cars to the front of the integral garage, with utility area, whilst the enclosed south-facing garden lies pre-dominantly to the rear and has been attractively landscaped and can be accessed from the conservatory.
Edinburgh is easily accessible via the A68, or the A7 with most Borders towns readily available from this central location, as well as via the aforementioned Borders Railway.
Edinburgh 41 miles. Galashiels 2.5 miles. Melrose 2.5 miles (All distances are approximate)

EPC: C70

COUNCIL TAX BAND: D

LOCATION:

5 Riverside Drive is located in the popular village of Tweedbank which is the home for the terminus of the Borders Railway which runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh.
Situated between Melrose and Galashiels, Tweedbank benefits from a popular restaurant, a shop, and a primary school, with secondary schooling at Galashiels Academy.
With an approximate population of 1700 there is also sports centre, with running track, all weather hockey pitches, indoor bowling and a thriving industrial park.
The Borders General Hospital, the largest hospital in the Scottish Borders is only a mile or so away, on the fringes of Melrose.
The old mill town of Galashiels to the West - with a population of 12,000, 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 and Gala Fairydean FC, 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 and secondary schooling is 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.
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 a 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 43 miles and 66 miles away respectively.

DIRECTIONS:
For those with satellite navigation the postcode is: TD1 3SH
Coming from Edinburgh take the A68 South, passing through Pathhead, Lauder and Earlston. On reaching the roundabout, approximately three miles outside Earlston, turn right onto the A6091 signposted Melrose and Galashiels.
Continue on this road and proceed over the first roundabout, taking the third exit on the second roundabout into Tweedbank and onto Tweedbank Drive.
Turn first available left into Abbotsferry Road and follow the road round. Turn left into Riverside Drive and you will come to Number 5 which is the fifth property on the left-hand side.

Coming from Galashiels, go over the Kingsknowes roundabout and over the River Tweed signposted Melrose. At the second roundabout take the first exit into Tweedbank and onto Tweedbank Drive and follow the above directions.

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Riverside Drive Tweedbank
Galashiels TD1 3SH
County: Scottish Borders
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: MP002393

T: 01896820226

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