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Torwood, Edinburgh Road, Galashiels, Selkirkshire

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Added on 24/09/2020
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Key features

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 4 receptions
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Detached
  • Double garage
  • Semi-rural location
  • Amenity Land

Property description


A handsome, 4-bedroom detached family home set in a plot of approximately 1.8 acres, with stunning scenic views on the outskirts of the popular Border town of Galashiels. The property is set in an elevated position and offers spacious, well presented accommodation over two floors as well as a serviced detached double garage, an outbuilding, mature garden grounds and well-maintained amenity land which could be used as grazing, planted up as an orchard or for recreational purposes. Galashiels Railway Station is just 1.5 miles away providing an accessible rail link into Edinburgh.

Accommodation Comprises
Ground Floor
Porch, open plan kitchen/living/dining room, sunroom, kitchen 2 with separate utility and WC, living room, sitting room, conservatory.
First Floor
Principal bedroom with dressing room and ensuite bathroom, double bedroom with ensuite bathroom, two further double bedrooms, shower room.
Detached double garage, outbuilding/workshop, garden grounds, large patio, an additional acre of land.
Edinburgh 35 miles, Selkirk, 8 miles, Melrose 5 miles, Galashiels Railway Station 1.5 miles (All distances are approximate)

Torwood is situated in a semi-rural location on the outskirts of the popular Border town of Galashiels. The property sits in a peaceful, elevated position benefitting from far reaching views out over the surrounding countryside.
Galashiels is the largest of the region’s towns, it is well serviced with a range of independent shops, restaurants, cafes along with supermarkets and high street shops. 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 Borders Railway was formally opened in September 2015 connecting the city of Edinburgh to the Scottish Borders, Torwood is just a short drive away from the nearest station, making it an ideal location for people commuting to Edinburgh for work. Surrounding Galashiels there are a range of popular attractions including historic castles and towns such as Melrose and Selkirk. The outstandingly beautiful Northumberland coastline, the Cheviot Hills and Holy Island are all within a short drive as are the market towns of Kelso and Peebles. Country and sporting pursuits are readily available, including hill walking, fishing, golf (Torwoodlee Golf Club is within walking distance) and mountain biking in the Tweed Valley.

EPC Rating: E

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Torwood, Edinburgh Road, Galashiels, Selkirkshire


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Galashiels Station1.4 miles
  • Tweedbank Station3.4 miles
  • Stow Station4.4 miles
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Rettie & Co, Melrose

1 Abbey Street, Melrose, TD6 9PX

Rettie & Co, Melrose
Rettie in the Borders
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