6 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

10, Roxburgh Street, Galashiels, Scottish Borders

Offers Over £150,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Characterful 19th century villa
  • Occupied as a doctors surgery
  • Suited to office use or conversion back to residential use
  • South easterly facing position
  • Grounds to front and rear

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

General Information
The subjects are situated on Roxburgh Street to the west of the town centre. The immediate locality is characterised by a mix of residential and commercial occupiers.

Galashiels with a population of approximately 14,000 is one of the largest towns in the Scottish Borders and is generally considered to be the principal, administrative, social and retail centres for the region, effectively serving a population of in excess of 110,000.

There is a significant student population in the town with campuses of Heriot Watt University and Borders College. Within recent years Galashiels has benefitted from considerable public and private investment. Developments have included the Gala Water Retail Park, two new supermarkets to the east of the town centre and significant transport infrastructure works including the Galashiels inner relief road the Borders Railway link re-establishing passenger services between Edinburgh Waverley and the Central Borders. The journey time from Galashiels to Edinburgh city centre is approximately 55 minutes, with departures every 30 minutes. On weekdays the first train departs from Edinburgh at 0545, the last at 2355. Further details on the Borders railway are available at http://www.bordersrailway.co.uk.

Description
A former house believed to date to the mid to late 19th Century. The original house is of traditional whinstone construction with sandstone dressings under pitched slate roofs. The property was remodelled for current use as a Doctors surgery in the late 1980’s.

These works included the addition of a single storey extension to the rear. The single storey extension has rendered faced cavity elevations under hipped and pitched roofs clad in slate.

The windows to the original part of the building predominately comprise timber framed single glazed encasement windows. The extension has double glazed timber framed units.

The original house fronts Roxburgh Street with a garden area to the front.

Accommodation
The accommodation currently comprises:

Ground floor: Entrance from the west, entrance hall, waiting room, reception, reception office, four consulting rooms, two wcs front, entrance hall with stairs to first floor level, record store and under stair cupboard.

First floor: Half landing providing access to office/staff room with kitchen off; wc, upper landing providing access to three offices.

Externally, there is a gravel surfaced car park with access off Roxburgh Street to the west of the building.

Areas
The subjects have been measured in accordance with the RICS Code of Measuring Practice (current edition), to provide the following areas:

GEA 271.99 sq m (2927 sq ft)
NIA 151.77 sq m (1,633 sq ft)

Rateable Value
The Rateable Value has been assessed to £10,900 effective from 01-Apr-2010.

Under the Small Business Bonus Scheme (Scotland) the subjects may be eligible for Rates Relief for 2016/17. For businesses with a combined rateable value of £10,001 to £12,000 (combined rateable value of all business’s non-domestic property in Scotland) up to 50% relief is understood to be available within the current financial year. Further details available from the Business Rates Team at Scottish Borders Council. Tel: 0845 3000 341

Services
Mains water, electricity, and drainage.

Gas fired central heating.

Planning
Interested parties considering re-development proposals for the site are advised to discuss proposals with the Area Planning Officer of the Development and Regulatory Services Department of Scottish Borders Council.

Energy Performance Certificate
The subjects have been assessed to an Energy Performance rating of G.

Tenure
Absolute Ownership

Offers
Offers should include: The identity of the purchasers; the price offered; clear details of any conditions attached to the offer; proposed timescale for conclusion of missives, completion and payment.

A closing date may be set for offers. Please note that only those parties who formally notify their interest will be informed of the closing date. Interested parties are advised to notify the selling agents of their interest as soon as possible. The sellers reserve the right to sell privately and are not bound to accept the highest or indeed any offer.

VAT
Any prices are exclusive of VAT. Any intending purchasers must satisfy themselves independently as to the instances of VAT in respect of any transaction

Viewings
Strictly by appointment with the sole agents:

Edwin Thompson LLP, Chartered Surveyors
76 Overhaugh Street
Galashiels
TD1 1DP

Tel: 01896 751300
Fax: 01896 758883
Email: s.sanderson@edwin-thompson.co.uk


Property ref: 121_2523_4265697

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
30 September 2016

Nearest stations

  • Galashiels (0.2 mi)
  • Tweedbank (2.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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76 Overhaugh Street, Galashiels, TD1 1DP

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Nearest stations

  • Galashiels (0.2 mi)
  • Tweedbank (2.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Edwin Thompson, Galashiels

76 Overhaugh Street, Galashiels, TD1 1DP

01896 555003 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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