Known for many years as The Queen of the Borders, and situated at the confluence of the Rivers Slitrig and Teviot, Hawick is the largest of the Border towns. Frequent winners of national floral awards, and famous world-wide for it's quality knitwear, Hawick is part of The Cashmere Trail and is the major centre for the industry in the Borders. There is a good range of shops, primary and secondary schooling. Hawick boasts the award winning Wilton Lodge Park which lies on the River Teviot, extending to some 107 acres, with many walks, recreational facilities, walled garden, Hawick Museum and Scott Gallery. The town is also famous for rugby, and has the benefit of a range of sporting and Leisure Centre facilities including many fine golf courses throughout the area. Many events are held in the town during the year, including the annual Common Riding.
Selkirk 12 miles, Jedburgh 14 miles, Kelso 21 miles, Galashiels 18 miles, Melrose 19 miles, Newtown St Boswells 19 miles, Carlisle 44 miles, Edinburgh 55 miles, Newcastle 60 miles
The A7 provides a through-route to Edinburgh and south to Carlisle and the M6. Rail links are available at Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Carlisle, Tweedbank and Edinburgh. The nearest International Airports are located in Edinburgh and Newcastle.
Spacious double upper flat located a short walk to the town centre with lovely views over the River Teviot to the front. Accessed via a very well maintained communal close to the upper level where there is an outhouse on the stairs housing the gas boiler and has plumbing for a washing machine. The property itself is entered via a solid timber door into a bright entrance hallway which provides access to the living room, kitchen, shower room and bedroom/dining room. A carpeted turning stair from here provides access to the upper level which has two double bedrooms and bathroom. All rooms are decorated in fresh neutral tones.
The living room is located to the front of the property where a large double glazed window overlooks the River Teviot. This nice bright room is a generous size and offers a comfortable living space. The kitchen is located to the front also with ample floor and wall mounted units and work surface space. There is room for a small dining table and chairs. The oven and hob are integrated and there is room for a dishwasher (included in the sale). The fridge freezer is located in a large cupboard in the hallway which also provides additional storage. The dining room/bedroom, which is located to the rear, is versatile and could be used for a variety of purposes and offers great storage. Finally on this level is the shower room comprising of shower enclosure, WC and wash hand basin.
The upper landing is accessed via a carpeted turning staircase and is a beautiful feature of the property. A glass banister and a large Velux window provide ample light for this warm and cheery space, an ideal book nook. There are two further double bedrooms up here and family bathroom, all in great order. This immaculate property is a must see and won't hang around on the market too long.
Sitting Room - 4.28 x 3.57
Kitchen - 2.07 x 3.50
Shower Room - 1.68 x 2.70
Bedroom/Dining Room 3.46 x 3.23
Upper Landing 3.82 x 2.55
Bathroom - 2.44 x 1.74
Double Bedroom - 4.34 x 2.86
Double Bedroom - 2.68 x 4.31
Situated to the rear of the property is a lovely shared garden with outhouse, shed and clothes drying facilities. The garden is well tended and low maintenance with shrubbed borders and bounded by timber fencing. The communal close and stairwell is also very well maintained.
Entering Hawick on the A7 from the North, continue down Wilton Hill and straight across at the roundabout by the Teviotdale Leisure Centre. Take a left onto Duke Street and continue to the end of the street. No.16 is located on the right hand side.
Sales and Other Information
Fixtures and Fittings
All carpets, floor coverings, light fittings, integrated appliances and dishwasher included in the sale.
Mains drainage, water, gas and electricity.