- Town Centre Location
- Spacious & Flexible Accommodation
- Ideal Primary or Secondary Home
- Investment Opportunity
- Short Walk to River Tweed
- Period Features
- Gas Central Heating
*£15,000 Under Home Report Valuation*
2a Abbey Row is a charming four-bedroom ‘B’ Listed double upper apartment situated in the heart of the popular Borders town of Kelso. Located immediately opposite Kelso Abbey the property offers flexible and spacious living throughout and would make an ideal primary or secondary home, or holiday let investment.
With period features in abundance which include cornicing, original doors, high ceilings and working shutters, it should be viewed to be appreciated. Restored in 2006, the property could appeal to a wide range of buyers and should be viewing to be appreciated.
Lying across two main levels, the accommodation can be laid out in a variety of ways but currently comprises four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a sitting room, a dining room and a breakfasting kitchen. With double glazing and gas central heating it provides a warm and comfortable home in an enviable location.
Externally, the property benefits from a gated communal enclosed courtyard to the rear of the property which looks directly on to Kelso Abbey. There is on-street parking readily available nearby.
Most Border towns are readily accessible from this location, as is the East Coast mainline railway station at Berwick-upon-Tweed which is only half an hour from Kelso.
Edinburgh 44 miles. Berwick upon Tweed 23 miles. St. Boswells 11 miles.
(All distances are approximate)
EPC : C77
Council Tax Band : C
2a Abbey Row is situated in the heart of the charming and historic market town of Kelso, home of the famous Junction Pool, which boasts some of the best salmon fishing in the world. Situated on the banks of the River Tweed, the town is protected to the north by the Lammermuir Hills and the Cheviots to the south, and lies in one of the most beautiful valleys in the country.
As a thriving market town, Kelso provides an extensive range of amenities including a variety of specialist and high street shops, a Sainsbury’s supermarket, restaurants, ice rink, swimming pool, community hospital and a medical centre. Local tourist attractions include Floors Castle, home of the Duke of Roxburghe, Mellerstain House and Kelso Abbey.
There are a variety of outdoor pursuits in the area including horse riding, fishing on the River Tweed, National Hunt racing and a golf course in the town as well as the Championship course at the Roxburghe. For walkers, there is ready access to the Pennine Way and St. Cuthberts Way.
The catchment for schooling is the Kelso Primary and the newly built Kelso High School, with private education available at Longridge Towers near Berwick-upon-Tweed or St. Mary’s Preparatory School in Melrose.
Plentiful road links are accessible from Kelso plus the A68 which links to Edinburgh and Newcastle, both of which have international airports, or via the A1 at Berwick-upon-Tweed only twenty-three miles away which has a mainline railway serving the East Coast, with a fast train to London taking around four hours.
The Borders Railway, running from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, lies approximately sixteen and a half miles away.
For those with satellite navigation the postcode is TD5 7JF
Coming from St. Boswells take the A699 signposted Kelso. Continue on this road for around eight miles before turning left over the bridge over the River Tweed into Kelso. As you enter the High Street you will see the turning for Abbey Row on your right-hand side.
You can park up on the street here or follow the road round onto the one-way system coming down Abbey Row. The timber door leading into the property sits opposite Kelso Abbey.
Coming from Coldstream take the A698 signposted Kelso. Follow the A698 into Kelso until it becomes Sheddon Park Road (A699) and continue forward and take a left turn onto Simon Square and bear left onto Abbey Row, which is one-way.
Continue along to the end of the road, which is a T-junction, and you will see the timber door leading into the property on your right-hand side.