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38 Forest Hill, Galashiels

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Added on 21/01/2021
James Agent, Melrose

Key features

  • Fantastic Views
  • Spacious Accommodation
  • 3 Double Bedrooms
  • Scope for Improvement
  • Potential Attic Conversion
  • Large Private Garden
  • Large Cellar
  • Double Glazing
  • EPC Rating D
  • Council Tax Band A

Property description


38 Forest Hill is a very spacious 3 bedroom First Floor Apartment commanding great views from the rear over to the Eildon Hills. The property is located in a much sought-after residential location on the outskirts of Galashiels close to both Balmoral and Burgh Primary Schools. The property, although in need of a degree of refurbishment, provides great scope for improvement, and even further expansion due to a large floored attic which could be transformed into further accommodation - subject to acquiring all relevant permissions.



The spacious layout provides 3 double bedrooms (with built-in storage), well-proportioned Lounge with fireplace and a good size Breakfasting Kitchen. Electric heating is currently installed, however, there is a gas supply present making it possible for the installation of a gas fired central heating system.

The Kitchen incorporates a range of fitted wall and floor units with laminated worktops and a stainless-steel sink unit, finished with tiled splashbacks. There are free-standing appliance spaces for a tall fridge freezer, washing machine and cooker.

The Bathroom is fitted with a 3-piece suite comprising close-coupled toilet, bath and vanity wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks.


There is a generous private garden to the side of the property taking full advantage of the views over towards the Eildon Hills. The garden has been thoughtfully landscaped with dry stone wall features over the years and incorporates a lawn, patio and various shrubberies. There is also a composting area, single glazed greenhouse and timber framed shed.

A communal car park to the front of the building providing adequate parking for both residents and visitors.


There are two integral multi-purpose stores located to the side of the property which provide excellent storage. One of the stores has been kitted out as a small workshop with mains power and lighting.

There is a also fantastic Cellar accessed via a small door the rear of the property which too benefits from mains power and lighting. The Cellar comprises of several different compartments which are all ideal for secure storage.


The property is located within a quiet residential area on the outskirts of town in an elevated position taking full advantage of the magnificent views over the surrounding Scottish Borders countryside. Local amenities are readily available nearby, including primary and secondary schooling facilities, local convenience stores and swimming pool. More comprehensive amenities are readily available close-by in Galashiels town centre.

Galashiels is the largest of the Border towns and is well served by a range of independent shops, restaurants, and cafes along with supermarkets and high street shops. Nearby there is an excellent range of schooling, from primary through to secondary and university education. The Mac Arts Centre and the Volunteer Hall host a wide variety of music events throughout the year attracting some well-known performing artists. The town also benefits from a station on the Borders Railway, offering a journey time to central Edinburgh of less than an hour. Country and sporting pursuits are readily available, including hill walking, fishing, golf, cycling and mountain biking in the Tweed Valley.


Council Tax Band A


EPC Rating D


All fitted carpets, floor coverings, blinds and curtains are to be included within the sale. It should be noted however that no warranties will be provided for such items.


All mains services are connected.


Strictly by appointment with the selling agent.


Brochure38 Forest Hill, Galashiels

38 Forest Hill, Galashiels


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Galashiels Station0.6 miles
  • Tweedbank Station2.6 miles
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James Agent, Melrose

1 The Wynd, Buccleuch Street, Melrose, TD6 9LD

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