24 Insula Apartments, Melrose, TD6 9HJ
1 Bed Apartment
Fixed Price £120,000
About the property
This unique apartment is generously proportioned and bright - overlooking an enclosed atrium and forming part of a sympathetic development of fine sandstone buildings set in beautifully landscaped shared grounds. The property has been a successful rental for a number of years, and would make an excellent starter home for those looking to be centrally located within the popular town of Melrose, and offers great potential as a holiday home being so well situated.
Melrose is an attractive and highly sought after Border location with the charming town proving extremely popular with tourists and locals alike. Melrose boasts a thriving high street, packed with independent retailers, specialist suppliers and an array of quality eateries. The town has a strong community spirit, demonstrated by their well supported annual events such as the riding festival and a proud heritage of being the original home of the Rugby Sevens. Surrounded by stunning landmarks such as the Eildons with the backdrop of the Abbey, Melrose has gone from strength to strength in recent years. Ideally placed for further border towns, the bypass allows good access to the A7 and A68, heading north to Edinburgh in around 40 minutes., with nearby railway at Tweedbank.
From the town centre take the Dingleton Road traveling uphill for about half a mile and then turn right into Chiefswood Road, bearing left at the lodge house at the entrance to the development, and the building is located directly at the end of the driveway.
Residents car parking lies to the front of the building, with glazed double doors leading into a shared entrance hall; which is neatly presented, decorated in neutral tones with a panelled door opening to a shared vestibule and the property itself.
Generously proportioned and cleverly designed to maximize the sense of space, the main public room is finished with cornicing, neutral décor and a feature wrought iron spiral staircase leading to first floor level. The living area allows plenty of space for freestanding dining furnishings, with the kitchen benefiting from a good range of beech effect floor and wall units and complementary black granite effect work surfaces and integrated appliances. A useful cloakroom facility and further in-built storage are also proportioned on the ground floor. The lounge opens to the rear and is well proportioned and bright with patio windows and doors overlooking the courtyard - it would also be suitable as a guest bedroom or office.
The spiral staircase extends to the upper accommodation, where the spacious landing is perfectly suitable as a study or TV area, with further doors opening to the bathroom and principal bedroom. The bedroom is luxuriously proportioned to incorporate a dressing area, as well as providing ample floor space for bedroom furniture, The neighbouring bathroom is fully fitted with panelled bath with shower over, W/C, washhand basin and bathroom accessories.
A shared external atrium offers plenty of low maintenance courtyard style garden, and opens from the rear hallway and bedroom two – perfect for some outdoor seating and potted plants.
All appliances, blinds, carpeting and wall coverings as viewed, are included in the sale price.
Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. Double glazing.
Viewings, Home Report & Floor Plan
To arrange a viewing or request a copy of the Home Report or Floor Plan contact the selling agents, Hastings Property Shop Selkirk on 01750 724160-lines open until 10pm 7 days a week.
Price & Marketing Policy
Offers are invited and should be submitted to the sole Selling Agents, Hastings Property Shop, 22 Market Place, Selkirk, TD7 4BL 01750 724 160, Fax 01750 725 673. 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.