16 Glenfield Crescent presents a rare opportunity to purchase a charming detached two/three-bedroom bungalow set in a quiet, popular residential area of Galashiels sitting in a well maintained garden. The property is well positioned being within walking distance of local amenities and benefiting from exceptional views over the town of Galashiels and surrounding countryside.
Ground Floor Vestibule, hallway, living room, sun room/bedroom 3, dining room/sitting room, kitchen, principal bedroom with en-suite shower room, double bedroom and bathroom. Outside Well maintained terraced gardens, elevated decked area, two timber sheds, greenhouse and off road parking. Distances Galashiels Railway Station 0.6 miles, Melrose 3.5 miles, Edinburgh 37 miles. (All distances are approximate). Situation 16 Glenfield Crescent is situated in a quiet residential street located within a short walk of the town centre. Galashiels is a well serviced town with an excellent range of shops, boutiques, supermarkets, amenities and leisure facilities along with a wealth of cafés, restaurants, pubs and bars. The Pavillion Cinema offers a wide choice of top films, The Mac Arts Centre and the Volunteer Hall host a wide variety of music events throughout the year. There is ample local schooling for all ages including, St Peter’s Primary, Galashiels Academy and Borders College for further education. In addition, there is a choice of doctors and dental surgeries as well as the BGH (Borders General Hospital) nearby. The Borders Railway was formally opened in September 2015 connecting the city of Edinburgh to the Scottish Borders, Balmoral Avenue is just a short walk away from the nearest station, making it an ideal location for people commuting to Edinburgh for work. Surrounding Galashiels there are a range of popular attractions including historic castles and villages such as Melrose and Selkirk. The outstandingly beautiful Northumberland coastline, the Cheviot Hills and Holy Island are all within a short drive as are the market towns of Kelso and Peebles. Country and sporting pursuits are readily available, including hill walking, fishing, golf and mountain biking at Glentress. Description 16 Glenfield Crescent sits in a quiet residential street located within a short walk of the town centre of Galashiels and offers comfortable, free-flowing, and bright accommodation over one floor. The property is accessed through the original 1920’s front door, with original stained glass panels, leading into the vestibule and a spacious hallway which has access to the partially boarded loft area, perfect for storage or conversion subject to necessary planning consent. To the right of the hallway is the living room featuring a woodburning stove and exceptional views of Meigle Hill and beyond, this room is flooded by natural light from the large bay window. From the living room, through sliding glass doors is a bright sunroom, which could be used as a home office or bedroom 3, French doors lead to the outside deck and terraced area. Just off the living room is the principle bedroom, situated at the front of the property, also benefiting from the views over Meigle Hill, this room has the added benefit of en-suite facilities including a shower, basin and wc. The accommodation is completed by double bedroom with integrated mirrored wardrobes and original Edinburgh Press and on from this is the main bathroom with bath and overhead shower. Leading to the rear of the property is the dining room/sitting room benefiting from built in storage and an original press from the 1920’s. The kitchen has been recently fitted with hand built duck egg blue wooden wall and base units, wooden work tops, an integrated fridge freezer, dishwasher, and wine cooler. The kitchen leads out onto the elevated rear garden where there is off road parking. Garden Grounds Externally the property benefits from both front and rear lawned areas. To the front of the property is beautiful, terraced garden with a timber shed and a greenhouse, the borders are well stocked with a variety of mature shrubs and trees. There is lovely elevated decked area accessed from the front door and sliding glass doors looking out over the hills and surrounding countryside, the perfect place for al fresco dining. To the rear of the property there is a further timber shed and sloped lawn area as well as off road parking for one car. GENERAL REMARKS Satellite Navigation For those with the use of Satellite Navigation the postcode for this property is TD1 2AR. What3words Roadmap.interrupt.retrieves (please download the application “what3words” for the exact location) Tenure Freehold Fixtures and Fittings All fitted carpets, curtains, blinds and light fittings are included with the sale along with the washing machine and wine cooler. Listing and Conservation Please be aware, 16 Glenfield Terrace is not listed, or in a conservation area. Services Mains electricity, water and drainage. Mains gas central heating. Council Tax Band D Energy Efficiency Rating Band - D Local Authority Scottish Borders Council - Telephone: 01835 824 000. Internet Web Site This property and other properties offered by Rettie & Co can be viewed on our website at www.rettie.co.uk as well as our affiliated websites at www.rightmove.co.uk www.onthemarket.com and www.thelondonoffice.co.uk. 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. Particulars and Plans These particulars and plan are believed to be correct, but they are in no way guaranteed. 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