- Double Upper Flat
- 2 Generous bedrooms
- Downstairs WC
- Small Garden
- Central Heating
- Double Glazing
107 Magdala Terrace is an attractive and well-presented two-bedroom double upper flat situated in the principal Borders town of Galashiels. Within walking distance of the town centre and the station on the Borders Railway, that runs to Edinburgh, there is also excellent access to Edinburgh and other Border towns via the A7 road link.
Lying across two levels, the property would make an ideal first home or investment opportunity, and comprises two bedrooms, a large sitting room, a breakfasting kitchen, a bathroom, and a separate wc. There is also good storage throughout the property with cupboards on the first and second floor.
Externally, there is a small but attractive garden, with a generous outbuilding which used to be the old washhouse, complete with Belfast sinks which are a particular feature.
With all amenities close at hand including the aforementioned railway station, the property is situated in a very accessible location.
Edinburgh 36 miles. Tweedbank 1.5 miles. Melrose 3.5 miles Peebles 21 miles
(All distances are approximate)
EPC : E53
Council Tax Band : B
107 Magdala Terrace sits on the fringes of the principal Borders town of Galashiels. With a population of 12,000, the town offers a full range of shopping facilities, including Tesco, ASDA, Boots, Next, WH Smith and Marks & Spencer.
Local tourist attractions include Old Gala House and Abbotsford House, the former home of Sir Walter Scott, with its award winning visitor centre as well as many other attractions in nearby Melrose and other Border towns.
Among the independent shops there is also a cinema, a health centre, a swimming pool, gym, dentists, orthodontist and a new Transport Interchange built primarily around the new train station in conjunction with the Borders Railway which is a particular bonus.
Local sports teams include Gala RFC, Gala Fairydean FC, and Gala CC and local festivals include the historic Common Ridings held in the summer which is of particular note.
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.
Galashiels has six primary schools, and nearby Melrose is home to St Marys Preparatory School with secondary schooling at Galashiels Academy. The Borders College and Heriot Watt University also have a campus in the town, and there are also a number of churches in the area. The Borders General Hospital, the largest hospital in the Scottish Borders is only four or so miles away, on the fringes of Melrose.
Galashiels sits in an easily accessible area and can be reached by the A7 which runs through the town and provides the links to Edinburgh or the north of England. The area is also served by the Borders Railway which recently opened and runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, with the aforementioned station in the town.
There is also a busy bus service which runs from the Interchange, beside the railway 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 39.5 miles and 68 miles away respectively.
For those with satellite navigation the postcode is: TD1 2HX
From the East, approach Galashiels from Melrose and proceed into the heart of Galashiels on the Abbotsford Road (A7).
Proceed down Braw Lads Brae and over the first roundabout, taking the first left on the next roundabout beside ASDA and onto Currie Road.
Turn left again at the next roundabout and pass the Transport Interchange at the train station and over the small roundabout, and proceed through the traffic lights and over a further roundabout onto High Buckholmside (A7).
Proceed along this road, which turns into Magdala Terrace. Number 107 sits on the right-hand side, a couple of hundred yards after the turn off for Halliburton Terrace.
From the A7 (going South) travel through Stow and then on to Galashiels. As you enter Galashiels on the A7, you will arrive onto Magdala Terrace. Number 107 sits on the left-hand side, a couple of hundred yards after the turn off for Halliburton Place.