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2 bed terraced house for sale

£110,000

"The Portsoy" at Stable Gardens, Galashiels TD1

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Property description

This development offers the following schemes:

  • Help to Buy (Scotland) - Buy with 5% deposit and get 15% interest free government loan.
  • Part Exchange - If the thought of selling your existing property is putting you off buying a new home then our Part Exchange service could be the solution for you.
  • Home Change - We'll help sell your house in 3 easy steps.
  • Help to Buy isa - Boost you spending power by 25% with a Help to Buy isa


Schemes are available on selected plots only, subject to status, terms and conditions apply. Contact the development for latest information.


Style Description

The spacious lounge with it's under stair storage, perfect for keeping belongings out of sight and out of mind, leads to the kitchen and the convenient downstairs WC.

The first floor features 2 large stylish bedrooms with the bedroom 1 overlooking the front garden.

Floorplans may vary from plot to plot. Please ask your sales adviser for details of
your chosen plot.

Rooms


Ground Floor
  • Lounge (4.11 x 3.99 m)
  • Kitchen (4.11 x 2.79 m)
  • WC (1.07 x 1.83 m)
First Floor
  • Bedroom 1 (4.11 x 2.54 m)
  • Bedroom 2 (4.11 x 2.24 m)
  • Bathroom (1.88 x 1.96 m)

Specification


Specification

We are a national house builder with a local approach to building your new home.

We will provide you with the specification appropriate to the locality of your selected new home and development and we will explain the choice of external materials used, for example your brick colour and roof tiles. You will be able to select certain elements of the fixtures and fittings encompassing the latest designs from leading manufacturers, subject to the stage of build of your chosen home. If you wish to further personalise your new home, an exciting range of options is available to purchase from our Finishing Touches scheme. Our experienced sales team is on hand to guide you through the choices available to you depending again on the stage of build.

Quality Assured

Your new home will be built in accordance with all relevant technical and building regulations, in particular the Government's Code for Sustainable Homes. In addition all stages of the construction of your new home will be inspected by our experienced construction staff. On completion of your new home we will provide you with a quality assured certificate for you to keep.

10-year NHBC (or equivalent) Warranty

A 10-year warranty is provided with every new Persimmon Homes home. A comprehensive guide explaining the warranty will be supplied to you.

We will ensure warranties provided by the manufacturers of appliances are honoured for the first year of occupation. Our Customer Care Department is on hand to offer you the necessary guidance and assistance.

About Melrose Gait


Make a wise investment at Melrose Gait

Melrose Gait in Galashiels is a welcoming new development offering a wide range of two, three, four and five bedroom homes. Galashiels lies in the narrow valley of the Gala Water, close to its meeting with the River Tweed, in the heart of the Scottish Borders. It's a traditional market town and highly regarded as a tourist destination and a popular place to live.


  • A great choice of uniquely-styled 2,3,4 and 5 bedroom homes

  • Easy commuting to Edinburgh city centre

  • Amenities and leisure on your door step

  • Convenient access to A7 and A68

  • Surrounded by fantastic Borders countryside

  • Quality schooling for all ages



Melrose Gait's focal point is a public square, giving the development a sense of space and community. This welcoming family neighbourhood is ideally located for access into Galashiels, which has excellent amenities including shops, supermarkets, restaurants, banks, and sports clubs. There is also good schooling for all ages.

This is a unique development with one-off house styles which have been designed especially for the Scottish Borders area. Although priced to suit your pocket, quality is evident throughout each home and there's a wide range of Finishing Touches available so you can create your perfect living space.

A host of Border towns can be reached from the town's central location, with the A7 and A68 offering routes to Edinburgh, Carlisle and Newcastle. The stunning coastlines near Berwick-upon-Tweed are only an hour away and provide great family days out. Hm The Queen officially opened the new £294m Borders Railway on 9th September. It was held on the same day that Queen Elizabeth became the longest reigning monarch in more than a millennium of British History.

The nearest station to Melrose Gait is Tweedbank which is only 54 minutes journey into Edinburgh Waverley. This brings the rural tranquillity of the area within reach for those travelling into the capital city with ease on a daily basis. Get a change of lifestyle today with some great value prices on our homes too.

Close to the River Tweed, Melrose Gait is perfectly positioned for those of you who enjoy the outdoors. Close to the stunning Borders countryside, there are a wealth of waymarked walks, cycle ways and forests to explore. As well as has a four-screen cinema, and the Wynd Theatre, Galashiels has a fantastic swimming pool which boasts panoramic woodland views from the poolside.

Sporting fans are also well-catered for as Border communities are famous for their love of rugby - both Galashiels and Melrose (the birthplace of Rugby Sevens), have superb clubs supporting players of all ages. For the golfers amongst you there's a wide choice of excellent clubs nearby, including Melrose Golf Club, Galashiels Golf Club and Torwoodlee Golf Club.

Our new homes for sale at Melrose Gait offer the best of both worlds as you're near to stunning countryside, but have modern conveniences nearby and larger centres within commuting distance. Look out for our one and two bedroom apartments coming soon…

Arrange an appointment to find out more information about this much-anticipated new development.

Opening Hours


Sunday 11am - 6pm, Monday 11am - 6pm, Tuesday Closed, Wednesday Closed, Thursday 11am - 6pm, Friday 11am - 6pm, Saturday 11am - 6pm

Disclaimer


Images depict typical Persimmon Homes house type. All room dimensions are subject to +/- 50mm tolerance. This information is for guidance only and does not form any part of any contract or constitute a warranty. All information correct at time of publication and is subject to change. Please check specification by contacting the development directly.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Ground Floor First Floor

Ground Floor View original

Market activity
Average price paid £151,178 Sales 273 Current average value £163,179 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £9,313 ▲ 6.05%

Property value data/graphs for TD1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £281,912 £170 3.8 £257,769
Semi-detached £171,796 £165 3.0 £156,060
Terraced £131,041 £131 2.7 £133,661
Flats £105,456 £133 2.1 £83,258

Current asking prices in TD1

Average: £151,711
Avg. current asking prices in TD1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £101,667
(3)
£167,934
(19)
£203,602
(18)
£251,437
(8)
Flats £58,232
(14)
£84,590
(22)
£100,662
(12)
£275,000
(1)
£119,995
(1)
All £58,232
(14)
£86,639
(25)
£141,893
(31)
£207,360
(19)
£236,832
(9)

Current asking rents in TD1

Average: £422 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TD1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - - £555 pcm
(1)
- -
Flats £329 pcm
(5)
£452 pcm
(4)
£493 pcm
(3)
- -
All £329 pcm
(5)
£452 pcm
(4)
£508 pcm
(4)
- -

Fun facts for TD1

Highest value in TD1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Stow, Galashiels TD1 £583,830
Craigmyle Park £457,818
Coopersknowe Crescent £433,178
Wedale View £376,151
Barr Road £353,357
Highest turnover in TD1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Redpath Crescent 106.9%
Todburn Way 103.4%
Queen Elizabeth Drive 65.6%
Beechbank Place 64.3%
Lairburn Drive 63.6%

What Zoopla users think of Galashiels

Overall rating:

  • currently 3.5 stars
Good - 75% (24 ratings)

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 4 stars
Community & safety
  • currently 3.5 stars
Entertainment & nightlife
  • currently 4 stars
Parks & recreation
  • currently 4 stars
Restaurants & shopping
  • currently 3.5 stars
Schools & public services
  • currently 4 stars
Transport & travel

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Nearby transport

  • Tweedbank (0.6 miles)
  • Galashiels (1.7 miles)
  • Stow (6.7 miles)
  • Edinburgh Airport (32.9 miles)
  • Newcastle Airport (57.9 miles)
  • Glasgow Airport (67.4 miles)
  • Leith Newhaven Harbour Ferry Landing (30.6 miles)
  • Leaplish Ferry Landing (31.0 miles)
  • Belvedere Ferry Landing (31.1 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Tweedbank Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • Langlee Primary School (0.9 miles)
  • Melrose Grammar School (1.7 miles)
  • Borders College (1.4 miles)
  • Galashiels Academy (1.9 miles)
  • Earlston High School (3.9 miles)
  • Saltersgate School (22.8 miles)
  • Grove Academy (24.7 miles)
  • Outwood Academy Redcar (24.7 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Persimmon - Melrose Gait, TD1 on +44 1896 829030 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£623 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 11,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £395 /mo How Much Could I Borrow In association 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 £80,000 Average insurance cost £9/mo (£113/yr)
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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 £33 Electricity £46 Estimated energy cost £79/mo

Similar properties could save up to £262

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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: 11600 kWh/year
Electricity: 3800 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Scottish Borders

Estimated tax band B Council tax cost £87 /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 £22 Sewerage £31 Estimated water cost £53 /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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