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.
Located just a short walk to the town centre and all local amenities, this property is an ideal family starter home or downsizing opportunity, in need only of some cosmetic upgrading internally. Derwent Villa is bright and spacious and provides beautiful views over the town and surrounding area, forming the ground floor of an impressive stone built dwelling. Viewing is a must to fully appreciate.
Vestibule (2.12 x 1.00)
The property is entered via a solid timber door into the entrance vestibule. Decorated in neutral tones with original tiled flooring. Cornicing to ceiling and ceiling light. Large timber door to hallway.
Entrance Hall (2.12 x 3.00)
Cornicing to ceiling and high ceilings. Carpet flooring and central heating radiator. Ceiling light. Storage cupboard with shelving.
Sitting Room (3.89 x 4.74)
Bright and spacious room located to the front of the property with double glazed windows providing lovely views. Decorated in neutral tones with carpet flooring. Central heating radiator. Cornicing to ceiling and deep timber skirtings. Main focal point of the room is the timber fire surround with cast iron back set on a marble hearth with open grate fire inset. Access to kitchen and conservatory.
Conservatory (5.20 x 1.88)
Located to the side of the property accessed off the sitting room. Fully double glazed with double glazed door to the side patio. Electric wall mounted heater. Exposed stone work is a pleasant feature.
Dining Kitchen (4.27 x 3.83)
Access from the Sitting Room. Dining kitchen located to the rear with two sets of double glazed windows. Good range of floor and wall mounted units in white with ample work surface space. Single built in electric oven and four ring ceramic hob. Space for washing machine and one a half composite sink and drainer with mixer tap. Tiled around the splashbacks in a neutral tile. Integrated fridge freezer and ample space for dining table and chairs. Decorated in neutral tones. Laminate flooring and recessed ceiling spotlight fittings. Door to rear passage way.
Master Bedroom (4.02 x 4.59)
Located to the front of the property with double glazed bay windows offering stunning views over the town. Three small central heating windows beneath the windows and a forth on the wall behind. Timber paneling around the windows and timber skirtings. Ornate cornicing to ceiling. Carpet flooring. Built in wardrobe with hanging and shelving.
Double Bedroom (2.94 x 3.81)
Located to the rear of the property with a double glazed window overlooking the rear. Decorated in neutral tones with carpet flooring. Large built in wardrobe with hanging and shelving. Central heating radiator and ceiling light.
Bathroom (2.07 x 1.88)
Located to the rear with opaque double glazed window. Comprises of three piece suite of wash and basin, WC and bath. Electric shower located over the bath. Tiled to full height in a white tile. Chrome heated towel rail. Tiled flooring and recessed ceiling spotlight fittings.
Sales and Other Information
Fixtures and Fittings
All carpets, floor covering, light fittings and integrated appliances included in the sale.
Mains drainage, water, gas and electricity.