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3 bed semi-detached house for sale

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26 Forestfield, Kelso TD5

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Property features

  • Private garden
  • Single garage
  • Off street parking
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Wood floors

Property description

Maitland House, 26 Forestfield, Kelso, TD5 7BX

Situation:

Kelso is one of the most popular and attractive towns in the Scottish Borders. It sits at the confluence of the Rivers Tweed and Teviot and is noted for the Market Square. There are excellent shopping, educational and recreational facilities, including National Hunt Racing, Curling, Golf Swimming, Rugby, Tennis, Cricket, Bowls and Fishing.

Forestfield is a sought after residential location, within easy walking distance of the town centre, local amenities and schools.

Edinburgh 43 miles (approx..) by road, Tweedbank 13 miles (approx..) and Berwick-upon-Tweed 25 miles (approx..) for rail commuters North and South.

Description:

Maitland House is a traditional stone built semi-detached house, circa 1870, offering comfortably proportioned accommodation over 3 floors with many period features.

Ground floor; Entrance porch, Hall, Lounge, Drawing room/Bedroom 4, Shower Room, Utility Room. Original ornate staircase leads to:

First floor; 3 Double Bedrooms and Family Bathroom with additional Shower enclosure. Hatch to attic with loft ladder for access.

Basement level; Family/Dining Room, Kitchen with larder, Study/Treatment Room, WC.

Gardens to front and rear, off street parking and single garage.

General:

Services:
Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity. Gas Central Heating.

EPC rating E.

Viewing:
Strictly by appointment with the sole selling agents, Bannerman Burke Taits, 10 The Square, Kelso Telephone .

Home Report:
A copy of the Home Report is available to view on-line, please contact Bannerman Burke Taits for details..

Entry:
By negotiation.

Offers:
These particulars, whilst carefully prepared, are not warranted and do not form part of any contract. All measurements are approximate and are not warranted. No warranties are given by the seller or the selling Agents as regards the condition of the property, as regards any works which may have been carried out upon the property and as regards any Notices or proposals which may currently affect the property. Any purchaser shall require to carry out his own investigations in respect of all such matters.

Interested parties should have their own Solicitors note interest with ourselves in order that they might be advised of any closing date which may be set for offers. Solicitors submitting offers are requested to use the Scottish Standard Clauses (Edition 2) (15th March 2016). Successful offers received not using the Standard Clauses may be responded to by deletion of the non-standard Clauses and replaced with the Scottish Standard Clauses (Edition 2) (15th March 2016). The sellers do not bind themselves to accept the highest or any offer which may be received for the property. If the property is being advertised at a fixed price, potential purchasers and their Agents should be aware that the date of entry will be regarded as a material condition when considering any offer received. If an offer is submitted at the fixed price but is subject to survey or subject to any other suspensive condition, the offer will only be considered once any such condition has been removed and, pending such removal, the property shall remain on the market for sale and we shall continue to invite offers for the property at the fixed price.

10 The Square, Kelso, 10 The Square, Kelso, Roxburghshire, TD5 7HJ. Tel: Fax :


Market activity
Average price paid £184,892 Sales 136 Current average value £195,645 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £8,611 ▲ 4.60%

Property value data/graphs for TD5

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £308,440 £174 3.7 £263,906
Semi-detached £153,140 £143 3.0 £172,725
Terraced £151,522 £150 2.8 £149,078
Flats £122,324 £201 1.9 £106,250

Current asking prices in TD5

Average: £227,333
Avg. current asking prices in TD5
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £122,661
(9)
£169,524
(21)
£347,645
(12)
£354,375
(8)
Flats £63,000
(1)
£94,000
(3)
£147,500
(2)
- -
All £63,000
(1)
£115,495
(12)
£167,609
(23)
£347,645
(12)
£354,375
(8)

Current asking rents in TD5

Average: £334 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TD5
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £394 pcm
(1)
- - - -
Flats £273 pcm
(1)
- - - -
All £334 pcm
(2)
- - - -

Fun facts for TD5

Highest value in TD5
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Bowmont Court £449,468
Broomlands £400,565
Edenside Road £394,277
Forestfield £344,376
Riverside Drive £342,167
Highest turnover in TD5
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Riverside View 81.2%
High Street 73.3%
Mayfield Gardens 55.0%
Hendersyde Avenue 46.4%
Springwood Rise 40.3%

What Zoopla users think of Kelso

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 80% (17 ratings)

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently stars
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Schools & public services
  • currently stars
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Nearby transport

  • Tweedbank (12.8 miles)
  • Galashiels (14.7 miles)
  • Stow (18.0 miles)
  • Edinburgh Airport (43.5 miles)
  • Newcastle Airport (48.6 miles)
  • Glasgow Airport (80.1 miles)
  • Belvedere Ferry Landing (28.7 miles)
  • Leaplish Ferry Landing (29.2 miles)
  • Tower Knowe Ferry Landing (29.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Edenside Primary School (0.1 miles)
  • Broomlands Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Sprouston Primary School (1.8 miles)
  • Kelso High School (0.2 miles)
  • Jedburgh Grammar School (9.8 miles)
  • Earlston High School (9.8 miles)
  • Glendale Middle School (17.1 miles)
  • Longridge Towers School (17.2 miles)
  • The Grove Special School (19.5 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Taits, TD5 on +44 1573 244989 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£1,205 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 25,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £899 /mo How Much Could I Borrow In partnership with RBS

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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 £40,000 Average insurance cost £11/mo (£134/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 £38 Electricity £52 Estimated energy cost £90/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 £147 /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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