26 Monkswood, Gattonside, Melrose, Scottish Borders, TD6 9NS
An exciting opportunity to acquire an impressive 5-6 bedroom, South-facing detached property, with exceptionally maintained gardens and a serviced integral double garage, as well as spectacular views out to the Eildon Hills. Within the highly sought-after housing development of Monkswood and walking distance to Melrose, 26 Monkswood offers a perfect family home in an ideal position.
Ground Floor: Vestibule, Entrance Hall, Cloak Room, Shower Room, Lounge, Dining Room, Kitchen Diner, Utility Room, Boot Room.
First Floor: Landing, Principal Bedroom Suite with Ensuite and Dressing room, Four Double Bedrooms, Family bathroom, Linen Cupboard, Attic Storage.
Outside: Double Garage with additional storage room, Garden Store, Off-street Parking, Front and Rear Gardens, Vegetable Garden, Greenhouse.
Edinburgh 38 miles. Galashiels 4 miles. Melrose 3 miles. Tweedbank Railway Station 2 miles. Kelso 13 miles. Berwick Upon Tweed 36 miles.
(All distances are approximate)
26 Monkswood occupies a wonderful, elevated South-facing position in the exclusive Monkswood development at 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 and 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 including 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 Mary’s preparatory school, while also within the catchment area is 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 flyer, airports can be found in Edinburgh, Glasgow or Newcastle.
EPC Rating - B
Council Tax - G
Tenure - Freehold
Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage. There may be a fee for mortgage advice. The actual amount you pay will depend upon your circumstances.
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