- Strong School Catchment
- Enclosed garden
- Garage & Private Driveway Parking
- Two Ensuite Shower Rooms
- Double Glazing
- Gas Central Heating
11 Thirlestane Drive is an immaculately presented four-bedroom detached family home in an attractive modern development in the popular Borders town of Lauder. Commutable to Edinburgh via the A68, there is also a train station at Stow, that runs to Edinburgh, which is approximately six miles away.
Situated in an excellent school catchment with strong transport links the property lies across two floors and comprises four main bedrooms, two ensuite shower rooms, a family bathroom, a sitting room, a dining kitchen, a utility room and a downstairs wc. With good storage throughout the property benefits from gas central heating and double glazing.
Externally, the property has an attractive outside space, including an enclosed garden to the rear with patio accessed directly from the house. Mainly laid to lawn with borders, it is a real sun trap. To the front is a monobloc driveway offering private off-street parking for two cars as well as in the garage, a particular bonus.
Edinburgh is easily accessible via the A68, as are most Border towns. The new Borders Railway, now running from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, has a stop at Stow which is approximately six miles away, with the journey from Stow to Edinburgh Waverley being around forty-five minutes.
Edinburgh 27 miles. Earlston 7.5 miles. Stow 6.0 miles. Melrose 12.5 miles.
(All distances are approximate)
EPC : C73
COUNCIL TAX BAND : F
11 Thirlestane Drive is located in the ancient Borders town of Lauder, which is situated half-way between the Lammermuir Hills and the River Tweed, and is surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside.
The town provides an extensive range of amenities ranging from a variety of specialist shops, small supermarket, coffee shop/art gallery, and a couple of well known hotels.
The thriving old mill town of Galashiels sixteen miles to the South West offers a fuller range of shopping facilities, which include Tesco, ASDA, Next and Marks & Spencer.
Local tourist attractions include Thirlestane Castle on the southern side of Lauder, nearby Mellerstain House, and Abbotsford House on the outskirts of Melrose. There are also a variety of outdoor pursuits in the area that include fishing, rough and syndicated shooting, horse riding, golf, mountain biking and a selection of walks that cross through the Scottish Borders.
Local schools include the Lauder primary school, which has recently been built, the highly regarded St Mary’s preparatory school in Melrose, and Earlston High School.
The Borders General Hospital lies just outside the town of Melrose which is only twelve and a half miles away, and Lauder sits in an easily accessible area with Edinburgh in easy reach via the A68, which also provides links to the north of England. The Borders Railway, running from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, has a stop at Stow which is approximately six miles away.
For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD2 6TS
Coming from Edinburgh take the A68 South, passing through Pathhead, and enter Lauder. Pass the petrol station and continue through Lauder and take the last turning on the right into Thirlestane Drive. Number 11 is the sixth house on the right-hand side as you enter the development.
From the South, follow the A68 through St. Boswells, Earlston and then take the first left turn as you enter Lauder, and follow the above directions.