- Popular Development
- Private Parking
- Strong School Catchment
- Borders Railway/Hospital Close-by
- Gas Central Heating
- Double Glazing
13 Harleyburn Drive is a very well presented three-bedroom semi-detached house, which lies across two levels.
Situated on the Southern fringes of the much sought after Borders town of Melrose, which was recently voted ‘The Best Place to Live in Scotland’ by The Sunday Times, the property nestles in a popular residential development just below the Eildon Hills, and is adjacent to Melrose Golf Course.
A potential investment, or first home, the property lies only two and a half miles from the Borders Railway, which runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh. It also sits in a strong primary and secondary school catchment, with the Borders General Hospital located on the edge of the town.
Lying across two levels, the accommodation comprises three bedrooms, a family bathroom with separate shower, a sitting room, a generous dining kitchen, and a downstairs wc.
Externally, the property has double driveway parking to the front with an attractive enclosed garden to the rear.
Edinburgh is easily accessible via the A68, with most Borders towns readily available from this central location, as well as via the aforementioned Borders Railway.
Edinburgh 39 miles. Galashiels 5 miles. Tweedbank 2.5 miles. Peebles 22 miles.
(All distances are approximate)
EPC - C80
For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD6 9JX
Coming from Edinburgh take the A68 South, passing through Pathhead, Lauder and Earlston. On reaching the roundabout, approximately three miles outside Earlston, turn right onto the A6091 Signposted Melrose and Galashiels.
Take the turn-off for Melrose and proceed into the Market Square. Turn immediately left and go up Dingleton Road, passing underneath the by-pass.
Continue up Dingleton Road passing the entrance to the golf course on your left. Proceed up the hill and take the second turning on your right and follow the road into the development. Proceed down the hill and turn first available right, which is Harleyburn Drive, and Number 13 is the last property on the left-hand side.
From the South, follow the A68 through St. Boswells and turn left at the aforementioned roundabout and follow the instructions from there.
13 Harleyburn Drive is situated in a popular development on the Southern fringes of the attractive Borders town of Melrose. Regarded by many as the most picturesque of the Borders towns, and recently voted ‘The Best Place to Live in Scotland’ Melrose is situated between the Eildon Hills and River Tweed.
With an approximate population of around 2100 in Melrose, and 1200 in the immediate villages of Gattonside, Darnick and Newstead, the town provides an extensive choice of amenities ranging from a variety of specialist independent shops including a green grocer, a fishmonger, two butchers, antique and interiors shops, small supermarkets, a large selection of restaurants and numerous hotels, all situated around the High Street area of this vibrant town.
The thriving old mill town of Galashiels five miles to the West offers a fuller range of shopping facilities, which include Tesco, ASDA, Boots, Next and Marks & Spencer.
Local tourist attractions include Melrose Abbey, Harmony House (home to the Borders Book Festival), Priorwood Gardens, the Greenyards, (home of Melrose RFC and Rugby Sevens), and Abbotsford House with award winning visitor centre, the former home of Sir Walter Scott.
There are also a variety of outdoor pursuits in the area that include fishing on the River Tweed, fieldsports, horse riding, golf, lawn bowling, mountain biking, and a selection of walks including the Southern Upland Way, St. Cuthbert’s Way and The Borders Abbeys Way. Several festivals which include the Melrose 7’s Rugby Tournament, the Borders Book Festival and the Melrose Festival complete with ride-out attract visitors from far and wide.
Local schools include the excellent Melrose primary school, the highly regarded St Mary’s preparatory school, and Earlston High School. The Borders General Hospital also lies just outside the town, and there are a number of churches in the area with Catholic, Episcopal and Church of Scotland represented in the town.
Melrose sits in an easily accessible area and can be reached by the A68 or A7 via Galashiels that provide the links to Edinburgh or the north of England. The area is also served by the Borders Railway which opened in September 2015 and runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, the station lies approximately two and a half miles away. There is also a busy bus service with links to Newcastle and Carlisle in the South, as well as Edinburgh and the other Border towns.
Edinburgh and Newcastle airports - both international, offer an excellent choice of destinations and are 45 miles and 66 miles away respectively.