Fishermans Cottage, Boleside
, Galashiels, Scottish Borders, TD1 3NU

Galashiels, Scottish Borders, TD1 3NU
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Detached House


3 Bedrooms


1 Bathroom


2 Reception Rooms


1,038 sq.ft




Property Description

Riverside Views

An exciting opportunity to acquire a detached 3-bedroom property set in an enviable south-facing position overlooking the river Tweed and within walking distance of Scotland’s happiest place to live, Galashiels which offers a vast array of amenities and a railway station providing a direct rail link into Edinburgh in just under an hour.

Accommodation comprises:
Ground Floor
Entrance hallway, dining room, sitting room, kitchen.

First Floor
Landing, three bedrooms, and family bathroom.

Garden Grounds
Driveway parking, wraparound garden with mature trees and shrubs, large workshop/shed

Edinburgh 38 miles, Kelso 17 miles, Selkirk 7 miles, Melrose 4 miles, Tweedbank 3.5 miles, Galashiels 2.5 miles.
(All distances are approximate).

Fisherman’s Cottage is set in an enviable elevated position on the banks of the river Tweed and within walking distance of the largest of the Border towns, Galashiels recently voted as ‘Scotland’s happiest place to live’ by Rightmove. Galashiels benefits from a large variety of shops, supermarkets, banks, cafes, a cinema, restaurants, a health centre, a swimming pool, a dentist and an orthodontist. The Borders General Hospital is just a short drive from the property.
In terms of schooling, Galashiels has six primary schools and secondary schooling is provided at Galashiels Academy. Private schooling is available at St Marys in Melrose or further afield at Longridge Towers School just outside Berwick-Upon-Tweed. Heriot Watt University and The Borders College also have campuses in town.
The property is well positioned for those wishing to take advantage of the wealth of recreational opportunities available in the area including fishing on the river Tweed, road cycling, mountain biking, field sports, horse riding, golf and lawn bowling. The Southern Upland Way also provides some stunning routes for the walking enthusiast.
There are excellent road connections with Edinburgh commutable via either the A68 or A7 within approximately an hour by car and the Borders Railway terminus at Tweedbank provides a direct rail link into Edinburgh in just under 1 hour. Edinburgh Airport can be reached in just over an hour and offers a good range of destinations.

EPC Rating - E
Council Tax - Band D
Tenure - Freehold

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Situation: Private Garden
Council Tax Band: D
Tenure: Freehold

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