Plot for salePlots At Monkswood, Gattonside, Melrose, Scottish Borders
Only three building plots in an elevated position above the village of Gattonside, with wonderful southerly views to the Eildon Hills.
Plots 1 and 2 can be combined to create an exceptional plot for a single house.
Edinburgh 38 miles Galashiels 4 miles Borders Railway Terminus (Tweedbank) 2 miles
(All distances are approximate)
These building plots are situated in the highly desirable village of Gattonside, on the northern bank of the River Tweed and just north of the popular town of Melrose. Gattonside and Melrose provide an extensive range of amenities ranging from a variety of specialist shops, small supermarkets, restaurants and a selection of hotels. The thriving central borders town of Galashiels offers a fuller range of amenities as well as excellent shopping. Local tourist attractions include Melrose Abbey, Harmony House, Priorwood Gardens and Abbotsford House, the former home of Sir Walter Scott, and The Greenyards rugby football grounds, renowned worldwide as the origin of Rugby Sevens. There is a variety of outdoor pursuits in the area including fishing on the River Tweed, rough and syndicated shooting, horse riding, a challenging 9 hole golf course and a selection of walks including the Southern Upland way. Local schooling includes the excellent Melrose Grammar Primary School, the highly regarded St Marys Preparatory School and state of the art Earlston High School. Edinburgh is within easy commuting distance via the A68 or A7, both of which link to major routes north and south bound. The Borders General Hospital lies just outside the town and nearby Tweedbank, minutes to the west of Melrose, will benefit from a station on the new Borders Railway which is due to open in the autumn 2015 providing a service into central Edinburgh with approximately an hour's journey time. Berwick Upon Tweed (approx. 40 miles) provides a major rail link for travel to the south and airports can be found in Edinburgh, Glasgow or Newcastle.
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