St. Boswells, Melrose, Scottish Borders, TD6 0BD

Guide Price £340,000

Bedroom Count icon 3

Reception Count icon 2

Bathroom Count icon 2

  • Single storey
  • Open plan sitting rom / dining room
  • Kitchen
  • Master bedroom with en suite shower room
  • 2 further double bedrooms
  • Family shower room
  • Storage/cloaks cupboard
  • 2 garages
  • Front and rear gardens

SITUATIONWoodlands enjoys a superb central, yet private, location within this sought after Borders village. The house lies within the St Boswells conservation area in grounds historically used as an orchard contained by a high wall.St Boswells is a pretty village which reputedly has the largest village green in Scotland and sits above the River Tweed. The village lies adjacent to the A68 which provides good vehicular access both north to Edinburgh and south to the northeast of England. Both Scottish Borders Council’s Headquarters and the Borders General Hospital are within easy reach. The Waverley Rail link between Tweedbank/Galashiels and Edinburgh terminates a short drive from St Boswells.Local amenities include a hotel, restaurant, award-winning butcher, garage, fish and chip shop, bookshop and café and convenience stores. There is also a golf course next to the River Tweed, a cricket club, football club, rugby club and tennis club. The village is also known for being on the route of St Cuthbert's Way, a long distance footpath linking Melrose Abbey to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne off the Northumberland coast. There is a primary school in the village and secondary schooling is at the well regarded Earlston High School.DESCRIPTIONWoodlands was built in the mid 1960s with an attractive extension added in the early 2000s. The single storey property is nestled in a sheltered, south facing position. The windows throughout the property were replaced in 2017.The property features an L shaped dining/sitting room filled with natural light with sliding doors opening into the south facing garden. The well equipped kitchen provides great storage from the range of wall and floor units. The master bedroom suite was part of the later extension and is a particularly fine feature of Woodlands. The spacious bedroom boasts an attractive, west facing bay window as well as the en suite shower room. Both the family shower room and the en suite shower room have been upgraded and include modern fittings are finished to a high standard. There is super provision for storage throughout the house by means of built in cupboards in two of the bedrooms and an excellent cloaks/storage cupboard off the main hall. ACCOMMODATIONThe accommodation is all on one level:Sitting room, dining room, kitchen, master bedroom with en suite, 2 further double bedrooms, family shower room.GARDEN AND GROUNDSThere are 2 garages at Woodlands. The first garage was part of the original house and is currently used as a workshop and for storage. The garage has both water and power. The second garage was added in about 2010. Woodlands is approached by a hard cored driveway to a mono-block parking area. This sheltered part of the garden is west facing and has been landscaped to include a decorative pond surrounded by a well thought out planting scheme that includes a range of interesting shrubs.The south facing front garden is on a gentle slope. Currently part of the garden is used for growing vegetables. The remainder is in grass and interspersed with fruit trees.