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.
Learig is an ideal family starter home located in a desirable area of town with off street parking, gardens and garage. A high security UPVC door provides access to the entrance hall with large cupboard providing great storage. Access to both the open plan living room and dining area and kitchen are from here and a carpeted staircase provides access to the upper landing. The very spacious sitting room has double glazed windows to both the front and rear of the property and there is ample space in the dining area for a table and chairs. There is an additional door from here to the kitchen which is located to the rear of the property, overlooking the rear garden. Offering a good deal of floor and wall mounted units with ample work surface space, the kitchen would benefit from some cosmetic upgrading. A large larder cupboard is located in the rear vestibule where there is also access to the rear garden.
The upper landing has an access hatch to the roof space and large double cupboard providing excellent storage. On this level are three bedrooms and wet room. Two of the three bedrooms have built in wardrobes with hanging and shelving and the combination gas boiler is located in the front double bedroom.
Viewing is a must to fully appreciate size and location.
Hallway 2.06 x 4.43
Open Plan Sitting Room and Dining Room 8.08 x 4.65
Kitchen 2.92 x 3.31
Upper Landing 0.89 x 4.02
Bedroom 3.60 x 3.42
Bedroom 3.06 x 3.39
Bedroom 2.05 x 3.39
Wet Room 2.34 x 2.48
As this property is located on the end of the row of this type of house in Longhope Drive, it benefits from additional garden ground to the side along with front and rear gardens and patio. Across the road from the house is an area of land that is also included in the sale. Neighbouring properties have developed this piece of land for personal use such a storage or seating area. The single car garage is a great advantage as is the off street parking space for one vehicle. Further parking is available outside the property on street.
From the High Street travelling West, turn on to the Howegate and continue on to Drumlanrig Square and the Loan. At 'The old man's seat' take a right onto Crummhaugh Road and follow the road around to the left onto Crumhaughhill Road. Take a left into Longhope Drive and continue around to the right and the property is located on the right hand side.
Sales and Other Information
Fixtures and Fittings
All carpets, floor coverings and light fittings included in the sale.
Mains drainage, water, gas and electricity.