The property is accessed off the A7 on the eastern edge of Galashiels on to a gravelled driveway with abundant parking space and a covered carport.

The boundary is denoted at the front by a wall and hedge and a hedge and fence to the rear. The rear garden is tiered and mainly set to lawn with 2 patio areas and enjoys lovely views over Galashiels.

There is an additional triangle area of garden ground to the rear of the property accessed via a gate and backs on to Tweed Terrace at the rear.

There is a garden shed at the rear of the property and an additional shed and 2 outhouses to the front. In total the grounds are 0.29 acres (0.12 ha) in size. 


The Borders town of Galashiels is widely recognised as the central hub of the Borders and one of the most sought after towns within the Borders region and offers an abundance of good retail shopping and excellent recreational and sporting facilities including rugby, football, cricket and golf. The town boasts the well reputed Heriot Watt textile college as well as the Borders College Campus.

The property location has easy access to the A7 and A68 so is an ideal base to easily travel to surrounding Border towns and villages. Edinburgh is readily accessible with the new Borders Railway Waverley Line linking Galashiels to Tweedbank and the centre of Edinburgh in under a hour, making Galashiels a popular choice for commuters.


Situated in an excellent residential area within easy reach of the town centre and close to Borders College and Heriot Watt University Campus, Primary and Secondary schools, Borders Railway and Transport Interchange.

The property is also located close to the very popular Public Park which includes a large children’s play area and is situated within the catchment area of the most sought after primary school in Galashiels.


37 Abbotsford Road,



Offers over £360,000


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Wayside 37 Abbotsford Road is a substantial detached traditional house built in the Victorian era and located in an excellent residential location close to the town centre of Galashiels.

The property is situated on a large plot with good sized garden grounds to the rear and extensive gravelled driveway at the front with parking for a number of cars, including a sheltered carport. This 5 bedroom house has a good flowing layout, with large rooms throughout and retains a number of period features such as detailed staircase, ornate cornicing and stained glass window.

The property comprises porch, entrance hall, lounge, dining room, two conservatories, breakfast room, fitted kitchen, utility room, rear vestibule/laundry, family bathroom and five bedrooms (four with en-suite shower rooms).

Further benefits include: double glazing, gas central heating, garden, parking, carport, shed & outside stores.

The property would make an ideal family home or could be used as a bed & breakfast which it has been used as in the past.



Entrance Hall
Entering through an entrance porch you are welcomed in to a large inviting hallway with high ceilings and an impressive staircase, with a stained glass window flooding the hall with light. The hall has neutral decoration and the property is carpeted throughout with a light brown carpet.

Sitting Room
5.05m x 4.90m – A large, impressive room with log burning stove, wood mantelpiece, ornate coving and built-in bookshelf. The room has neutral decoration and wood effect flooring with double doors leading out to one of two conservatories within the property.

5.05m x 2.26m – Large conservatory overlooking the garden to the rear and enjoying lovely views over Galashiels. There is wooden flooring and double doors lead out to the rear garden.

Dining Room
4.45m x 4.05m – A good sized dining room with feature bay window and modern gas fire with white wooden surround and marble hearth. The room is decorated with cream wallpaper a floral border around the cornice and has lovely original sanded floor boards.

3.60m x 3.24m - The second conservatory is located to the front of the property and has vertical blinds, laminate flooring and double doors lead out to the front driveway.

Breakfast Room
3.17m x 3.03m - The breakfast room is located just outside the kitchen and is a cosy room with white walls and exposed feature beams on the ceiling. There is a window facing the front of the property and a small storage space is built in to the wall space.

Kitchen /Utility
4.23m x 3.01m – a large kitchen with a good range of blue painted wooden floor and wall units. There is black sparkle granite worktop with floral splashback, black and white diamond lino and painted wood panelling to the ceiling. There are 2 large windows looking out to the side of the property, a black double sink and Belling cooker. A door at the rear of the room leads in to a useful utility area with central heating boiler, space for washing machine and fridge-freezer and has 2 cupboards housing the hot water tank. A further door leads through to a rear porch area and an additional utility room including a  w/c, large sink and worktop suitable for cleaning up when entering from the garden. A door leads out of the rear porch to the garden.

Bedroom 1 Ground Floor Extension
3.62m x 3.56m (max) – leading off the main hallway just inside the front door leads in to the extension area with 2 ensuite bedrooms. Bedroom 1 is a large double bedroom with window looking out to the front. The room has a large wardrobe and ensuite shower room with ivory suite, cream patterned lino and Mira shower.

Bedroom 2 Ground Floor Extension
3.30m x 2.88 – A second spacious double bedroom located within the extension area and a window to the rear. This room also has a large built in double wardrobe and ensuite shower room with ivory suite and blue lino flooring. The ensuite has pine wood panelling and tiled shower cubicle with Mira shower.

Principal Bedroom 3
4.01m x 3.66m – A large upstairs double bedroom with ensuite shower room. The room is double aspect with a window looking out to the rear and a second window looking out to the side. The room has green floral wallpaper and a window seat under the side window. The ensuite has a white suite with marine blue painted cladding, blue lino and grey splashback in the shower.

Bedroom 4
3.93m x 3.67m– Another large upstairs double bedroom with ensuite shower room. The room has a window looking out to the rear of the property and has green patterned wallpaper and an alcove storage space in the corner of the room. The ensuite has an ivory coloured suite with light green painted cladding, brown patterned lino, tiled shower cubicle and Mira shower.

Bedroom 5
3.90m x 3.59m (max) – An L shaped double bedroom with window looking out to the front and a second window to the side. The room has an ivory sink in the corner and storage cupboards under the windows and is decorated in neutral colours. This room is currently used as an office.

Family Bathroom
3.60m x 3.09m (max) – A large family bathroom is located at the top of the stairs and has a white suite consisting of a bath, sink and toilet. There is marble effect splashback and blue lino flooring. A large airing cupboard is located in the corner of the room and further cupboards are located under the window. There is also an access point for the loft which provides extensive additional storage space.

All floor coverings, light fittings and curtains (excluding sitting room curtains) are included in the sale.

Mains water, gas central heating, drainage and sewage, electricity, telephone connection and tv & satellite connections.


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