Kirkside, Craigend Road, Stow, Galashiels

5 Bed House - Detached 

For Sale

Offers Over £370,000

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

Tucked off the main thoroughfare of the village and enjoying a particularly generous plot with excellent privacy and a countryside aspect, Kirkside is the ideal family home; well positioned and well maintained, with a thoughtfully designed interior allowing a good choice and flow between public rooms, with five generous bedrooms and a wraparound garden– it is an ideal balance for the modern buyer between country life and swift access to Edinburgh and amenities.

Set in a sheltered plot with mature trees and greenery providing excellent screening, the aptly named Kirkside sits in the former grounds of the village manse; positioned on a quiet street to the edge Stow, and overlooking rolling hills to the front. The walled garden opens to a generous drive accessing the garage, with neat paving winding to the main entrance; with a porch ideal for coat and boot storage extending onto the main hall. The ground floor provides a flexible use of space, with a spacious dining family kitchen at its heart, benefiting from further storage and laundry space from an adjoining utility room and shower room opening off, there is also a separate snug sitting room and a home office, which would lend itself equally well as a dining room or ground floor bedroom. Opening to the far end of the hall, a bright lounge benefits a lovely dual aspect with a sliding door directly to the patio, with a feature fireplace and adequate space for formal dining and living room furnishings. Upstairs, a master bedroom benefits excellent in-built storage and an ensuite shower room, with three further comfortable bedrooms and the family bathroom also on this level.

Externally, the garden is mostly laid to lawn with mature trees, planting and boundary walls, and certainly offer the scope for further landscaping – with plenty of room for a summer house, garden room or further cultivating, Kirkside is somewhat of a blank canvas, providing such spacious accommodation and garden, it is a forever home in a popular village perfect for any growing family.

Location

Stow is an attractive Borders village set in the Gala Water Valley connecting Edinburgh and the central Borders town of Galashiels. The village has a thriving community and surrounding countryside providing an ideal location for outdoor activities with ample walking routes and cycle paths in the vicinity with easy access to open countryside and nearby Borders villages including the attractive neighbouring village of Lauder, only a short drive over the hill. The recent Border railway with station in the village connects to Edinburgh in around 40 minutes. Village facilities include store/post office, bowling green, park, playgroup, a new private nursery, coffee shop/gallery, health centre, town hall, multi-sports court, church and a well-regarded Primary School of approximately 90 pupils.

Nearby Galashiels, which also lies on the Waverley railway line, boasts a cinema, swimming pool and a wide range of recreational facilities and a shopping development including Tesco and Marks & Spencer. Secondary education is available at Galashiels Academy while there is also private schooling in the City of Edinburgh. There is a regular half hour bus service to Edinburgh city centre and the new Borders railway also provides a half hourly service at peak times, seven days a week allowing an easy commute direct to Edinburgh city centre and connecting to National rail links and the airport at Edinburgh within an hour.

Accommodation Summary

Ground Floor: Entrance Porch, Hallway, Living Room, Sitting Room, Open Plan Dining Kitchen, Utility Room, Bedroom and a Shower Room.
First Floor: Landing, Master Bedroom with Ensuite Shower Room and Dressing Area, Three Further Bedrooms & a Family Bathroom.
Garage & Workshop.

Features

•Detached family home
•Peaceful position off the main thoroughfare
•Scope to upgrade to buyers own taste
•Wrap around garden
•Garage & drive
•Ideal balance between countryside aspect & access to amenities

Services

Mains water, electric and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Fully double glazing.

Council Tax

Band G.

Energy Efficiency

Band E.

Viewing & Home Report

A virtual tour is available on Hastings Legal- You Tube. Please view this before booking a personal viewing. The Home Report can be downloaded from our website www.hastingslegal.co.uk or requested by email enq@hastingslegal.co.uk Alternatively or to request further information call 01573 225999 -lines open 7 days a week including evenings, weekends and public holidays.

Price & Marketing Policy

Offers over £370,000 are invited and should be submitted to the Selling Agents, Hastings Property Shop, 28 The Square, Kelso, TD5 7HH, 01573 225999, Fax 01573 229888 or email enq@hastingslegal.co.uk 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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