- Excellent Investment Potential
- Ground Floor Flat
- Private Garden
- Shared Drying Green
- Double Glazing
- Gas Central Heating
*SUPERB INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY*
*7% Gross Yield on £395 per Calendar Month Rental*
89 Kenilworth Avenue is a generous two-bedroom ground floor flat situated on the Eastern fringes of Galashiels.
Benefitting from its own garden to the front, the property occupies a great location, only a short walk to the Heriot Watt & Borders College campus’ as well as the Borders Railway at Tweedbank. It would make a great first home or investment opportunity, with a strong yield.
Internally, the property comprises two bedrooms, a bathroom, a large sitting room, and a kitchen. There is also good storage throughout the property, which is double glazed with gas central heating.
Externally, there is a private enclosed garden to the front of the flat which is mainly laid to lawn, plus a garden shed and communal drying green to the rear. On-street parking is also readily available.
With all amenities close at hand including the aforementioned railway station, the property is situated in a very accessible location, with additional access to Edinburgh and other Border towns via the A7 road link.
Edinburgh 36 miles. Tweedbank 1.5 miles. Melrose 3.5 miles Peebles 21 miles
(All distances are approximate)
EPC : C73
Council tax band : A
89 Kenilworth Avenue sits on the Eastern fringes 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.
For those with satellite navigation the postcode is: TD1 2DD
Coming from Melrose follow the road out of Melrose and take a right turn, signed Gattonside and go over the Lowood Bridge, over River Tweed onto the B6374.
Follow this road until you reach the 30mph limit at Galashiels and proceed along Melrose Road. Take a left turn onto Winston Road, then a second right onto Woodstock Avenue, followed by a first right onto Marmion Road, and right again onto Kenilworth Avenue.
Number 89 sits on your left-hand side about seventy-five yards along.
Coming from the West into Galashiels, take the Melrose Road (B6374) East out of Gala and taking a right turn onto Winston Road and follow the above directions.