Comiston, 27 West Port, Selkirk, Scottish Borders


Comiston, 27 West Port, Selkirk, Scottish Borders, TD7 4DG







A fantastic opportunity to acquire an attractive 3 bedroom double upper, in the heart of Selkirk with the added benefit of a private garden to the rear. Thought to date back to circa 1890, Comiston retains many of its original features, now offering comfortable, modern living space over two floors with fantastic views across the town and valley of the Ettrick.

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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

Private entrance hallway off a shared vennel.


First Floor

Hall landing, breakfasting kitchen, sitting room with dining room.


Second Floor

Three Double Bedrooms, Family Bathroom.


Garden Grounds

Private Rear Gardens.



Galashiels 7 miles, Melrose 7 miles, Hawick 11 miles, Peebles 21 miles, Edinburgh 42 miles,

Tweedbank Railway Terminus 6 miles.



Comiston is located just a few steps away from the centre of the historic and popular market town of Selkirk. The Royal and Ancient Burgh of Selkirk is located in the Central Borders, beautifully situated on the banks of the Ettrick Water. The town boasts excellent leisure facilities which includes a nine-hole golf course, tennis courts, swimming pool and fitness centre as well as rugby, football, and cricket clubs. There is a good range of local amenities, with several hotels, pubs, independent coffee shops including the well regarded Three Hills Coffee, butchers, bakers and a monthly farmers market, the thriving town of Galashiels offers a wider range of amenities just 8 miles away. Local tourist attractions include Bowhill House and Country Park, Abbotsford, Halliwell’s House, Haining House, and nearby St. Mary’s Loch. For the sporting enthusiast there are variety of outdoor pursuits in the area including fishing on the River Tweed, golf, hill walking, horse riding, mountain biking in Tweed Valley and a selection of field sports. Local schooling is excellent with three primary schools and secondary schooling at Selkirk High. The well-known St Mary’s Preparatory School is situated in the nearby town of Melrose. Selkirk is centrally located providing easy access to Edinburgh and the North of England via the A7 which runs through Selkirk. Tweedbank (6 miles) has a station on the Borders Railway, offering a journey time to central Edinburgh of around 55 minutes.



Comiston is entered through a shared vennel leading to a private front door. Through the front door is a welcoming hallway with the original, curved staircase taking you to the first-floor accommodation. The first floor comprises of a recently upgraded breakfasting kitchen with a range of sage green wall and base units, a stainless-steel sink, electric oven and gas hob, there is also space for a free standing dishwasher. The kitchen also features an original range cooker. Also to the first floor is a spacious sitting room and open plan dinning room, featuring 3 large windows, with working shutters, an open fire and press cupboard.


Taking the staircase to the second floor are three double bedrooms, each with cupboard space and a family bathroom with shower over the bath.



Externally, a shared cobbled courtyard with a garden shed and bin store behind the property leads to a shared former drying green, and there is a sheltered area of private garden bounded by a stone wall.



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Listing and Conservation

Comiston is category C listed.


Mains electricity, water and drainage. Gas fired central heating.

Council Tax

Band B

Energy Efficiency Rating

Band D

Local Authority

Scottish Borders Council - Telephone: 01835 824 000.

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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.

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.


1. The property is sold with all faults and defects, whether of condition or otherwise and neither the seller nor Rettie Borders LLP, 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 Borders LLP, 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 Borders LLP 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