, Gattonside, Melrose, Scottish Borders, TD6 9NJ

Gattonside, Melrose, Scottish Borders, TD6 9NJ
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Detached House


4 Bedrooms


2 Bathrooms


2 Reception Rooms


Property Description

Stunning views, within walking distance to Melrose.

A fantastic opportunity to acquire an impressive 4 / 5 -bedroom, South-facing period property, with views out to the Eildon Hills, within the highly sought-after conservation village of Gattonside near Melrose. The property offers contemporary, well-presented accommodation along with a landscaped garden and off-street parking.

Accommodation Comprises

Ground Floor:
Entrance Vestibule, Entrance Hall, Sitting room, Home Office, WC, Kitchen/Dining Room, Boot Room/ Utility Area.
First Floor:
Landing, Principal bedroom with bathroom and walk in wardrobe, Double bedroom with shared ensuite bathroom.
Second Floor:

Two double bedrooms.

Off-street parking, Landscaped Garden, Outstanding Views

Edinburgh 39 miles. Galashiels 4 miles. Galashiels Railway Station 3 miles. Melrose 2 miles.

Abbotscroft occupies a wonderful South-facing position within the heart of the pretty village of Gattonside with spectacular views out to the Eildon Hills.
Nearby Melrose boasts a variety of specialist shops, a supermarket, hotels, cafés, bars and restaurants can be reached within a few minutes’ drive or via the footbridge over the River Tweed. Excellent amenities in nearby Galashiels include a cinema, large supermarkets and well-known high-street retailers. Local tourist attractions include Melrose Abbey; Harmony House; Priorwood Gardens; The Greenyards, home of Melrose RFC and Rugby Sevens; and Abbotsford House, the former home of Sir Walter Scott. There are a variety of outdoor pursuits in the area include fishing on the River Tweed, rough and syndicated shooting, horse riding, golf and a selection of walks including the Southern Upland way.
Local schooling includes Melrose Grammar primary school and the highly regarded St Marys preparatory school, as well as being within the catchment area Earlston High School which was one of only two schools in Scotland to feature in Tatler’s Top 20 State Secondary Schools 2018.
The Borders General Hospital lies just outside Melrose and nearby Tweedbank, minutes to the west of Gattonside, has a station on the Borders Railway providing a service into central Edinburgh with approximately an hour’s journey time. Berwick Upon Tweed (approx. 40 miles) provides a major rail link for travel to the south and for the frequent flier, airports can be found in Edinburgh, Glasgow or Newcastle.

Agents Note
Please note we are aware that full planning permission was granted in 2011 for alterations and extensions to dwellinghouse and erection of garden walls, we have been informed by the owners that a material start was made - More details can be found on the Scottish Borders Council website REF – 11/01606/FUL

EPC Rating - F
Council Tax - Band F
Tenure - Freehold

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Council Tax Band: F
Tenure: Freehold

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