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3 bed semi-detached house for sale

£225,000 Guide price

Melrose Road, Galashiels, Scottish Borders TD1

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Property features

  • Tenure: Freehold

Property description

Semi Detached 3 Bedroom House situated on an elevated plot, boasting views of the town and beyond. The property is in excellent order and still has many of the original period features.

The Property Comprises of-

Ground floor

Entrance Porch

Hallway - with laminate wood flooring and staircase to the first floor.

Living Room - with carpeted flooring, feature fireplace and Bay Window to the front aspect.

Reception Room 2 - with carpeted flooring, log burning stove and Bay Window to the side aspect.

Kitchen - with fitted wall and base units, complimentary work surfaces, stainless steel sink and drainer unit, integral oven, hobs and extractor, integral wine rack, plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher, window to the rear aspect.

Downstairs WC - comprising of low level flush WC and wash basin.

First floor

Landing - with doors to..

Bedroom 1 - double bedroom with carpeted flooring and window with open views, window to side aspect.

Bedroom 2 - double bedroom with carpeted flooring and window with open views. Window to the front aspect.

Bedroom 3 - double bedroom with carpeted flooring and window with open views, window to the front aspect.

Bathroom - with tiled flooring, low level flush WC, Pedestal Wash Basin, bathtub, separate shower cubicle. Obscured glazed window and entrance to the dressing room.

Double Glazed & Centrally Heated


Front - tiered garden with plants, shrubs and trees and pathway to the front door.

Car port providing off road parking.

Rear - tiered garden with plants, shrubs and trees. Greenhouse area. Pathway to decking area for summer dining and lawned green.

Early viewing is highly recommended due to the property being realistically priced.


These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general guideline and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending Purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. Please note that we have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services including gas central heating and so cannot verify they are in working order or fit for their purpose. Furthermore, Solicitors should confirm moveable items described in the sales particulars and, in fact, included in the sale since circumstances do change during the marketing or negotiations. Although we try to ensure accuracy, if measurements are used in this listing, they may be approximate. Therefore if intending Purchasers need accurate measurements to order carpeting or to ensure existing furniture will fit, they should take such measurements themselves. Photographs are reproduced general information and it must not be inferred that any item is included for sale with the property.


To be confirmed by the Vendor’s Solicitors


Vacant possession upon completion


Viewing strictly by appointment through The Express Estate Agency

Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £141,397 Sales 254 Current average value £153,357 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £2,534 ▲ 1.68%

Property value data/graphs for TD1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £264,727 £161 3.8 £228,347
Semi-detached £159,582 £153 3.0 £164,625
Terraced £122,899 £126 2.7 £123,386
Flats £98,776 £125 2.1 £77,025

Current asking prices in TD1

Average: £142,715
Avg. current asking prices in TD1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £90,000
Flats £56,280
All £58,264

Current asking rents in TD1

Average: £528 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TD1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £702 pcm
£498 pcm
- £1,001 pcm
Flats £356 pcm
£436 pcm
£535 pcm
- £1,200 pcm
All £356 pcm
£460 pcm
£523 pcm
- £1,067 pcm

Fun facts for TD1

Highest value in TD1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Stow, Galashiels TD1 £542,698
Craigmyle Park £425,529
Coopersknowe Crescent £404,552
Wedale View £364,865
Galashiels TD1 £299,964
Highest turnover in TD1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Redpath Crescent 103.4%
Todburn Way 100.0%
Lairburn Drive 75.0%
Queen Elizabeth Drive 71.0%
Beechbank Place 64.3%

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Nearby transport

  • Galashiels (0.5 miles)
  • Tweedbank (1.5 miles)
  • Stow (6.0 miles)
  • Edinburgh Airport (32.0 miles)
  • Newcastle Airport (58.9 miles)
  • Glasgow Airport (66.2 miles)
  • Leith Newhaven Harbour Ferry Landing (29.8 miles)
  • Leaplish Ferry Landing (31.5 miles)
  • Belvedere Ferry Landing (31.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Langlee Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Burgh Primary School (0.6 miles)
  • Balmoral Primary School (1.0 mile)
  • Borders College (0.2 miles)
  • Galashiels Academy (0.8 miles)
  • Selkirk High School (4.8 miles)
  • Saltersgate School (22.1 miles)
  • Kaimes School (24.4 miles)
  • Loretto School (24.8 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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For more information about this property, please contact
Express Estate Agency, M1 on +44 161 300 3987 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£1,013 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 22,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £718 /mo How Much Could I Borrow In partnership with RBS

These results are not provided by RBS and are only indicative based on a repayment mortgage product. Repayments will be subject to the product provided and your circumstances.

Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £13/mo (£160/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £39 Electricity £53 Estimated energy cost £92/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this size and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 15400 kWh/year
Electricity: 4500 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Scottish Borders

Estimated tax band E Council tax cost £132 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water Supply £24 Sewerage £34 Estimated water cost £58 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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