51 Douglas Street, Galashiels, TD1 3BX

2 Bed Apartment 

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Fixed Asking Price £110,000

  • 1 public
  • 2 bed
  • 1 bath
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About the property

51 Douglas Street

51 Douglas Street is a beautifully presented two bedroom garden flat; finished in a laid-back country décor, the ground floor property is spacious and bright with the benefit of a good sized enclosed garden and situated in a quiet position to the edge of town with no through traffic. The property would make a well considered first time buy or is ideal for those looking to downsize, with its excellent access to the town and transport facilities.

Galashiels - in the heart of the Scottish Borders

The town of Galashiels is a popular choice for house hunters; with a central location it offers an excellent range of shops including retail park with high street chains, as well as providing independent and specialist shopping, medical facilities and schools from nursery to secondary. Galashiels is ideally positioned for the commuter, benefiting from swift links to Edinburgh via the A7, and within easy walking distance of the new Borders rail connection, with the Interchange providing speedy and hassle free access for work or leisure to Edinburgh and beyond. The town has good road and bus connections to all central Borders towns, making it a great choice for those working at the nearby Borders General Hospital or Scottish Borders Council Headquarters. The area has a strong sporting connection, with local rugby, football, golf, tennis and horse riding facilities close by. Galashiels is surrounded by beautiful Borders countryside; with unlimited walks, river spots, hikes and trails.

Accommodation List

Entrance Hall, Breakfasting Kitchen, Utility Cupboard, Living Room, Inner Hallway, Two Double Bedrooms with In-Built Storage, Bathroom and Walk-in Cupboard.

Accommodation

A gated entrance from Douglas Street opens to well kept gardens and shared paving, extending to the rear of the property. The main door opens to a bright hallway, with further doors opening to the breakfasting kitchen, utility area and living room to the far end. The kitchen has the welcoming feel of a country cottage; fitted with cream fronted units, with a complimenting timber worktop, neutral tiled splashbacks and contrasting paintwork - it is both stylish and practical. An integrated oven and four burner hob with extraction hood over, with recessed spotlighting above, give a contemporary look. The original exposed stonework is a charming feature, and there is adequate space for dining furnishings with plenty natural light from window overlooking the side. Adjacent, a useful utility cupboard with window houses the laundry facilities. In keeping with the country feel, the living room is a beautiful space and a generous size, with original stripped wooden flooring, muted tones and feature wall with wood-burning stove providing a lovely focal point finishing the country look.

An adjoining door opens to an inner hallway with two well presented and spacious double bedrooms positioned to the far end; both fitted in continuous style with neutral fitted carpeting and wall coverings, in-built storage and windows allowing plenty natural light. The bathroom has been thoughtfully upgraded and comprises corner bath, walk-in shower, W/C and washhand basin, with stylish wet walling, white washed walls and the original stripped floorboards. Across the hallway, a large walk-in cupboard provides excellent storage solutions and could lend itself as a study space.

Measurements

Kitchen 2.00m x 3.27m (6’7 x 10’9)
Living Room 5.04m x 3.83m (16’6 x 12’7)
Bedroom One 3.71m x 3.30m (12’2 x 10’10)
Bedroom Two 3.33m x 3.79m (10’11 x 12’5)
Bathroom 1.61m x 2.73m (5’3 x 8’11)

External Space

The outdoor space is a fantastic advantage to the property, and benefits from good levels of privacy with pleasant views towards countryside and little noise from traffic. A gravelled pathway leads to a pleasant decked area, sheltered by neighbouring trees, with neat sections of lawn and mature greenery and conifers. Included is a summerhouse, workshop with electric and further timber outhouse. A log store lies to the side of the main door, with two useful stone outhouses also belonging to the property and perfect for storing bikes and garden tools.

Services

Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. Fully double glazed, gas central heating.

Additional Information

All floor, wall coverings and integral appliances are included in the sale price.

Council Tax

Band B.

Energy Efficiency

Band C

Viewing & Home Report

To arrange a viewing or request a copy of the Home Report contact the selling agents, Hastings Property on 01750 724 160 -lines open until 10pm 7 days a week.

Price & Marketing Policy

Offers are invited and should be submitted to the Selling Agents, Hastings Property Shop, 28 The Square, Kelso, TD5 7HH, 01573 225999, Fax 01573 229888. The seller reserves the right to sell at any time and interested parties will be expected to provide the Selling Agents with advice on the source of funds with suitable confirmation of their ability to finance the purchase.


All measurements are approximate and are taken at the widest point. Whilst these particulars have been carefully prepared, no guarantee is given as to their accuracy and they shall not form part of any contract to follow hereon.

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