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Thornylee, Galashiels
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Orchard House, Thornylee, Galashiels, TD1 3LN

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A beautiful modern detached four-bedroom four en-suite family house occupying a commanding position and a generous plot within a small exclusive development in the beautiful Borders Hamlet of Thornylee. Built in around 2010 the property boasts fabulous views over the River Tweed and surrounding countryside offering generous accommodation totalling a very impressive 2,652 square feet over two floors including an integral double garage.  Benefitting from a large open plan dining kitchen, two relaxing reception rooms, and a substantial south facing rear garden, this delightful property is perfect for modern family living and early viewing comes highly recommended to appreciate the accommodation and location on offer.   

Presented in immaculate decorative order throughout, the internal accommodation comprises; spacious and welcoming  entrance hallway with staircase to the upper floor with a useful storage cupboard below, guest cloakroom with WC, and an internal door giving access to the double integral garage.  Boasting a dual aspect with windows to the front and side of the property and French doors to the rear is the fabulous open plan dining kitchen. The kitchen area is fitted with a range of modern wall and base units with complementary worktop surfaces incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit and a good sized breakfast bar.  Integrated appliances include a double electric oven, electric ceramic hob, cooker hood, dishwasher, and a fridge.  There is a utility area within the double garage with space and services for a washing machine and tumble dryer.  The dining area is of a good size and boasts outstanding countryside views providing the perfect space for entertaining family and friends, with French doors to the rear leading out to the private garden.  Open to the dining area is a cosy family room with a rear facing window featuring a cylindrical wood-burning stove set on a black granite hearth giving the room a real focal point.  Completing the ground floor accommodation is a comfortable double bedroom with a rear facing window featuring fitted wardrobes and a private en-suite shower room.  On the first floor there is a bright and spacious galleried hallway landing with a sizeable storage cupboard.  With truly outstanding views via picture frame windows to the front and side of the property is the formal sitting room which is a generous size and features a wall mounted electric fire.  Positioned at the rear is the principle bedroom which features a fitted wardrobe and a private en-suite shower room with wash hand basin, WC and a large walk-in shower.  There are a further two comfortable double bedrooms to which both feature fitted wardrobes and and private en-suite shower rooms and all bedrooms enjoy the wonderful countryside views.  Completing the accommodation is the modern family bathroom with fitted vanity storage unit incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath positioned below a side facing opaque window allowing in the natural light.  

Externally; the property enjoys private garden grounds to the front side and rear.  A large tarmacadam driveway to the front provides off street parking for several vehicles and leads to a double integral garage with electric up and over door.  The rear garden is all about the views, whilst there is a large tiered section of garden planted with mature trees and shrubbery, and a large area laid to lawn, the paved patio area and large timber decked area provide the most idyllic and perfect space for alfresco dining and entertaining soaking up those spectacular countryside views.  The rear garden is fully bound by a mixture of stone walling and timber fencing.  


Thornylee is quaint Hamlet situated in the picturesque Scottish Borders located on the A72 between the Borders villages of Walkerburn and Clovenfords.  Surrounded by rolling hills, farmland and woodlands, the area is renowned for its outdoor activities including fishing, a variety of walks ranging from gentle strolls to more strenuous climbs, golfing, with courses at nearby Galashiels, Cardrona, and Innerleithen, and the fabulous world class Glentress mountain biking facilities only 10 miles to the west.  Primary schooling is provided at nearby Clovenfords modern purpose-built primary school which opened in 2012.  Secondary schooling is provided in the neighbouring town of Galashiels, which is considered the centre of the Borders. There you will find a wide range of amenities including a Tesco, Asda, M&S as well as other independent and national shops. There is also a cinema, swimming pool, sports clubs and other leisure facilities.  The new Borders Railway, which runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh with an approximate travel time to Edinburgh Waverley of under one hour, has a station in Galashiels and Stow which lie three and six miles away respectively. 


Mains electricity. Oil fired central heating.  Private water and drainage.  UPVC double glazed windows throughout. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.  

Items to be Included:

All fitted floor coverings, blinds, and light fittings throughout the property will be included in the sale.  
Council Tax and Local Authority: 

For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category G, with an annual charge of £2,529.25 payable for the year 2022/2023. The local authority is Scottish Borders Council, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA Tel: 01835 824 000.

Viewing Arrangements: 

Viewings of this property are strictly by appointment.  For more information or to arrange an appointment, please contact JBM Estate Agents on 01721 540170.

Home Report:

A Home Report incorporating a Single Survey, Energy Performance Certificate and Property Questionnaire is available for parties genuinely interested in this property.   Please contact us to request a copy.

EPC Rating: 

The Energy Efficiency Rating for this property is C (76) with potential B (92).

Closing Date:

A closing date may be fixed. Prospective purchasers who have notified their interest through lawyers to JBM Estate Agents, in writing, will be advised of a closing date, unless the property has been sold previously.

Important Note: 

Formal offers should be submitted to the Selling Agents in Scottish legal form: JBM Estate Agents, 10 Northgate, Peebles, EH45 8RS. Telephone: 01721 540170, Fax 01721 520104. The seller reserves the right to sell at any time and interested parties will be expected to provide the Selling Agents with advice on the source of funds with suitable confirmation of their ability to finance the purchase. Viewers should be advised that even after an acceptable written offer has been received, in the event of any unreasonable delay by the purchaser in concluding missives, the Selling Agents reserve the right to resume viewings.  

Anti-Money Laundering Regulations:

As with all Estate Agents, JBM Estate Agents is subject to the Money Laundering Regulations 2017.  The regulations require us, the Selling Agents, to perform various checks on the property buyer and in order to comply with the necessary regulations, any offer presented to us must be accompanied with certified photographic evidence of the buyer’s identity and separate certified evidence of the buyer’s residential address before any acceptance of the offer can be confirmed.  Alternatively, if certified documentation is not available, the buyer must attend at our office with their original documents. Please note, until satisfactory documents have been provided and our checks have been fully completed, we are unable to mark the property as “under offer”.  You should also be aware that we are required by law to report to government authorities any evidence or suspicion regarding money laundering and that we are explicitly prohibited from notifying you of the fact that any such report has been made.  


Kitchen / Dining Room

20' 9'' x 14' 1'' (6.32m x 4.29m)

Family Room

15' 2'' x 11' 10'' (4.62m x 3.61m)

Sitting Room

21' 1'' x 19' 2'' (6.43m x 5.84m)

Bedrrom 1

17' 1'' x 13' 0'' (5.21m x 3.96m)

Bedroom 2

12' 0'' x 11' 10'' (3.66m x 3.61m)

Bedroom 3

11' 7'' x 10' 7'' (3.53m x 3.23m)

Bedroom 4

11' 0'' x 10' 7'' (3.35m x 3.23m)

Double Garage

22' 8'' x 17' 1'' (6.91m x 5.21m)


Galashiels TD1 3LN
County: The Scottish Borders
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: 00000536
Scott Murray
JBM Estate Agents
P: 01721 540170
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