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  • 1 bedroom

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Description

Key features:
  • *** Closing Date Thursday 9th January 2020 ***
  • Ground floor flat
  • In need of renovation works
  • Gas heating
  • Double glazing
  • Ideal for first time buyer
  • Investment property
  • On street parking
  • Walking distance to town centre

Main Description
*** Closing Date Thursday 9th January 2020 ***
17 Thistle Street is a one bedroom ground floor flat with on street parking situated within walking distance of town centre amenities including the new Transport Interchange for the Borders Railway and Heriot Watt University. Double glazing, gas central heating are in place, This property is a project and requires a degree of upgrading and modernisation. The property does have scope to add value and would be an ideal first time buy or a buy to let opportunity.

Accommodation Comprises

Ground Floor: Entrance hall, living room, kitchen area, bedroom, shower room.

External: Section of ground to rear of building including an external store.

Edinburgh 31 miles Melrose 2.5 miles Peebles 18.5 miles
(All distances are approximate)

Situation
The property is located in an established residential area within easy reach of the town centre, and close to public transport and day-to-day amenities. Situated in the heart of the Scottish Borders, the flourishing town of Galashiels undoubtedly offers the most extensive range of amenities in the area, with an excellent variety of shops, supermarkets, 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 via the A7 or A68 trunk roads, and airports are located at Edinburgh and Newcastle.

The east coast main line runs from Berwick Upon Tweed, and the new Borders Railway which opened in September 2015 provides a direct service to Edinburgh in approximately 1 hour from Galashiels and nearby Tweedbank.

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.

Directions
From Edinburgh take the A7 into Galashiels then onto Bridge Place (A72) from the first roundabout.
Take the first left onto Hall Street, Head up the hill then take a left onto Gala Park.
Take the immediate right and head to the top of Victoria Street where the street joins onto Thistle Street and take a left on Thistle street.
The property is on the right hand side.

Satellite Navigation
For those with the use of Satellite Navigation the postcode for this property is TD1 1LX.
General remarks


Fixtures and Fittings
Only items specifically mentioned in the particulars of sale are included in the sale price.

Services
Mains drainage, water, electricity and gas. Gas fired central heating system.

Local Authority
Scottish Borders Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA. Tel .

EPC: D
Council Tax: A

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This property and other properties offered by Edwin Thompson can be viewed on our website at as well as our affiliated websites at and

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.

Viewings
Strictly by appointment with the sole selling agents:
Edwin Thompson llp, Chartered Surveyors
76 Overhaugh Street
Galashiels
TD1 1DP
Tel:

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Local Amenities

  • Galashiels 0.5 miles
  • Tweedbank 2.4 miles
  • St Margaret's RC Primary School (Galashiels) 0.2 miles
  • Burgh Primary School 0.3 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Galashiels 0.5 miles
  • Tweedbank 2.4 miles
  • St Margaret's RC Primary School (Galashiels) 0.2 miles
  • Burgh Primary School 0.3 miles

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Average estimated value for a flat in TD1:

  • £105,837
  • Price increase

  • £1,530
  • (1.467%)
  • Over the last 12 months

In the last 12 months

  • Average sale price

    £82,084
  • Properties sold

    25

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Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
12th Dec 2019 £25,000 First listed

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