- Close to local amenities
- Train station nearby
- 1 bedroom flat
- Entry phone system
- Shared hallway
- First time buyer/ investor
145 High Street is a well situated flat within a period building in the centre of Galashiels. It successfully blends a contemporary interior with the traditional stone building expected of Galashiels. The property will appeal to many buyers looking for something traditional with a modern twist. It will appeal to first time buyers and investors due to the space and potential. It has also been a successful letting property as part of a portfolio so would appeal to somebody looking to expand an existing portfolio. The property is situated close to the town’s amenities and within walking distance (0.5 miles) to the Borders Railway station, with regular commuter services into Edinburgh.
Shared stairwell, entrance hall, living room, kitchen, double bedroom, bathroom, storage cupboard
External: Private parking space.
Edinburgh 31 miles Melrose 2.5 miles Peebles 18.5 miles
(All distances are approximate)
The property is located on Galashiels high Street, a central area within the town. Access is gained from the rear to a shared carpark and the property comes with 1 space. The stairwell is accessed from street level and the property is situated on the second floor. The flat is just a short walk to the centre of the town and to the new Borders Railway station with regular services into Edinburgh, perfect for commuting or for leisure. The historic market town of Galashiels offers an extensive range of amenities, with an excellent variety of shops, supermarkets, public parks, pre-school, primary and secondary schooling and superb sporting, leisure and recreational facilities. The Heriot-Watt Scottish Borders Campus has a thriving student community, and there is a good selection of restaurants and bars in the town and surrounding area. Galashiels is easily commutable to Edinburgh with regular train services running on the Borders Railway with a journey time of under an hour. The town is on the A7 running from Edinburgh to Carlisle and the nearby A68 runs from Edinburgh to Newcastle. A choice of airports include Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle and the east coast main line runs from Berwick-upon-Tweed connecting Edinburgh with London.
On a broader note, the Scottish Borders offers a quality of life that is second to none and in an area of 1800 square miles there is certainly plenty of space to enjoy our beautiful unspoilt countryside and individual towns. Leave the congestion and overpricing behind and discover for yourself what a fantastic place the Borders is to live, work and play. Home to world class activities and attractions, it’s no wonder that the area is so popular with visitors who come here to enjoy mountain biking at Glentress, salmon fishing on the Tweed, walking in our hills and forests or diving off the Berwickshire coast. The area is also known for its spectacular Common Ridings, when whole communities come together to celebrate each town’s individual heritage and to cheer on hundreds of horses and riders every summer. The Borders is also a heartland of rugby in Scotland, with the names of our local towns being synonymous with the game and of course Melrose being the original home of rugby sevens. From our historic towns to rural villages, wherever you go you will be struck by the warmth of the welcome in our communities and the real pride people have in living in this wonderful part of the world. With good transport links, an excellent education system and stunning countryside, a move to the Scottish Borders really could be the best move of your life.
145 High Street is a desirable property maintained to a high standard, well presented in turn-key condition and boasts a contemporary kitchen. There is ample storage and is an ideal buy to let investment.
The entrance hall provides access to all rooms and has a large storage cupboard and a cloak cupboard. The living room has a feature fireplace and is neutrally decorated. Past the living room you will find the kitchen which is well appointed with a range of base and wall units. The double bedroom is rear facing and has built in wardrobes. The bathroom is adequate but could benefit from a cosmetic upgrade.
The rear shared parking area is tarmacked and accessed through a venal providing vehicular access. It is enclosed and low maintenance. There is also a private parking space.
From the town centre, follow the High Street one way system and head straight on at the traffic lights. Take the first left onto Hall Street then a second left onto union street one way system. Follow The road towards the end of the cul-de-sac and the property is on the right hand side.
For those with the use of Satellite Navigation the postcode for this property is TD1 1RZGeneral remarks
Fixtures and Fittings
Only items specifically mentioned in the particulars of sale are included in the sale price. Some items may be available by separate negotiation.
Mains drainage, water and electricity. Electric heating and single glazing
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Servitude Rights, Burdens & Wayleaves
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cable, drains and water, gas and other pipes whether contained in the title deeds or informally constituted and whether or not referred to above.
Strictly by appointment with the sole selling agents:
Edwin Thompson llp, Chartered Surveyors
76 Overhaugh Street
Tel: Particulars Prepared October 2019
Council Tax Band: A