Barnsdale, Bowland Road, Clovenfords

Scottish Borders, TD1 3ND

Barnsdale, Bowland Road, Clovenfords, Scottish Borders, TD1 3ND







Barnsdale presents a fantastic opportunity to purchase a well presented 2-bedroom bungalow sitting in an elevated position in the desirable village of Clovenfords. Barnsdale is located on the edge of the Tweed Valley, surrounded by stunning countryside, yet just 3 miles from Galashiels offering all major amenities and a direct train link into Edinburgh.

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Alice Brown

Rettie & Co

01896 824070
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Alice Brown

Rettie & Co

01896 824070

Property Details & Description

Accommodation Comprises

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Kitchen, Bathroom, Bedroom 1, Bedroom 2.


Private Driveway, Wraparound Gardens, Patio, Garage.



Edinburgh 34 miles, Peebles 15.5 miles, Melrose 7 miles, Galashiels 3.5 miles

(All distances are approximate)



Clovenfords is a small village located 3.5 miles west of Galashiels in the Scottish Borders. A thriving community of circa 600, the village includes a modern primary school, a village store and The Clovenfords Hotel, a renowned social hub. Secondary schooling is available in Galashiels which has an extensive range of shops, leisure and sporting facilities. Private schooling is available at St Mary’s Preparatory School in Melrose 7 miles away. The Borders General Hospital lies just outside Melrose. A bus service runs frequently from Clovenfords into Galashiels. The property is well placed for those interested in outdoor pursuits including fishing, mountain biking, trail running, horse riding, golfing, and walking, with a number of good country walks within the vicinity. The River Tweed is also nearby and permits for trout and salmon fishing are available.

The Borders Railway Terminus in Galashiels (3.5 miles) provides a direct rail link into Edinburgh in around 50 minutes, making this an excellent home for the commuter.

General Description

Barnsdale is an immaculately presented 2-bedroom bungalow offering flexible, easy to maintain accommodation both internally and externally. The property sits on the periphery of the popular village of Clovenfords in an elevated position, benefitting from spectacular views across to Yair, The Three Brethren and beyond.

The property is approached from a private tarmac driveway, just off Bowland Road, from the driveway, an accessible ramp leads you to the front door. Taking the front door leads into the welcoming porch with ample storage for boots and jackets, from here the entrance hall gives access to the accommodation. The living room is located at the front of the property, benefitting from stunning views and a stove. To the rear is a well-equipped kitchen, fitted with a range of wooden wall and base units, a double oven, electric hob and space for a washing machine, the kitchen also benefits from a pantry style cupboard and direct access to the garden. Next door is the fully tiled bathroom fitted with a bath, overhead shower, wc and wash basin. Completing the accommodation are two double sized bedrooms with storage space.


Barnsdae benefits from spacious, wraparound gardens that are enclosed by mature hedges and a dry stone wall. The garden is predominantly laid to lawn, with a variety of mature trees and shurbs. The garden benefits from a sheltered patio area just outside the kitchen, making a lovely space to relax and entertain whilst taking in the stunning views. The property also benefits from a large tarmac driveway with ample parking space and a useful single garage, coal bunker and log store / potting shed.




Viewing is strictly by appointment with the selling agents Rettie & Co, 1 Abbey Street, Melrose TD6 9PX. Tel: 01896 824 070

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Fixtures and Fittings

The following should be noted:

(i)           Fitted carpets are included in the sale.

(ii)          Curtains and blinds are included in the sale.

(iii)         Light fittings are included in the sale.

Entry & Possession

Entry and vacant possession will be by mutual agreement and arrangement.


Mains gas, electricity, water. Drainage to a shared septic tank with neighbouring property, maintenance split equally.

Local Authority

Scottish Borders Council, Council HQ, Newtown Street, St Boswells, Melrose TD6 0SA. Tel: 0300 100 1800. Email:

Council Tax

Band D.

EPC Rating

Band D

Home Report

A Home Report incorporating a Single Survey, Energy Performance Certificate and Property Questionnaire is available for parties genuinely interested in this property. Please contact us, either by telephone or via the website entry for this property, to request a copy. No charge is made for electronic copies; a paper copy can also be made available from our offices or by post, at a charge of £20 to cover reproduction and administrative costs.


Offers should be submitted in Scottish Legal Form to the selling agents Rettie & Co, 1 Abbey Street, Melrose TD6 9PX. Tel: 01896 824 070

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. Any error, omission or misstatement shall not annul the sale or entitle any party to compensation nor in any circumstances give grounds for action at law.

Websites and Social Media

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In addition, our social media platforms are – Rettie & Co. Borders; – RettieandCo; Instagram and LinkedIn.

Proof and Source of Funds/Anti Money Laundering

Under the HMRC Anti Money Laundering legislation all offers to purchase a property on a cash basis or subject to mortgage require evidence of source of funds. This may include evidence of bank statements/funding source, mortgage or confirmation from a solicitor the purchaser has the funds to conclude the transaction.

All individuals involved in the transaction are required to produce proof of identity and proof of address.     This is acceptable either as original or certified documents.


1.        The property is sold with all faults and defects, whether of condition or otherwise and neither the seller nor Rettie & Co, the selling agent, are responsible for such faults and defects, nor for any statement contained in the particulars of the property prepared by the said agent.


2.        The Purchaser(s) shall be deemed to acknowledge that he has not entered into contact in reliance on the said statements, that he has satisfied himself as to the content of each of the said statements by inspection or otherwise and that no warranty or representation has been made by the seller or the said agents in relation to or in connection with the property.


3.        Any error, omission or misstatement in any of the said statements shall not entitle the purchaser(s) to rescind or to be discharged from this contract, nor entitle either party to compensation or damages nor in any circumstances to give either party any cause for action.

Important Notice

Rettie & Co, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:

1.       They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either in writing or by word of mouth. Any information given is entirely without responsibility on the part of the agents or the sellers. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.

2.       Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive and it should not be assumed that the property remains as photographed. Any error, omission or misstatement shall not annul the sale, or entitle any party to compensation or recourse to action at law. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents, including for its current use. Rettie & Co. have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise and ought to seek their own professional advice.

3.        All descriptions or references to condition are given in good faith only. Whilst every endeavour is made to ensure accuracy, please check with us on any points of especial importance to you, especially if intending to travel some distance. No responsibility can be accepted for expenses incurred in inspecting properties which have been sold or withdrawn.


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Alice Brown

Rettie & Co

01896 824070