CAFE/RESTAURANT/OFFICES/RETAIL - West End House, High Street, Melrose


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Price P.O.A
City Melrose
Status Under Application
Size (Acres)
Parking Spaces



Galashiels Office
01896 751300

General Information

West End House is situated on the High Street, the main retailing and commerce area of the town. The property occupies a good street side location in a prominent situation, opposite the Greenyards rugby ground.

Melrose is a historic town with a population of 2,307 according to the 2011 population census. It is an attractive town located in the Central Borders approximately 4.5 miles east of Galashiels. It is conveniently located for access to the other main towns in the Central Borders and the subjects benefit from good connectivity with good links to the national roads network via the A68 trunk road and the A7 arterial route.

Melrose has a relatively affluent catchment and benefits from a significant level of seasonal tourist trade. The town benefits from all local amenities and has a good range of shops and restaurants. The property is approximately 1.25 miles east of the new train station at Tweedbank which opened in September 2015 and now provides frequent rail services between Edinburgh and the Borders.


Well appointed town centre premises – recently redecorated . Highly adaptable to a range of uses including Café, Bistro, Restaurant perhaps with a gift shop, office uses including beauticians or treatment rooms and retail use.

There are two large picture window to the front elevation with views out to the Eildon Hills. To the front of the property there is a block paved courtyard which may offer scope for al fresco dining.

Subject to status and a minimum lease term to be agreed the landlord may be prepared to construct a glazed extension to the front to extend the floor area—additional information available on application.


Approximate area 124.85 sq m (1,343 sq ft) or thereby.


Mains water, electricity, and drainage.

Electric convector heaters. Intruder alarm. Integrated fire alarm System. Tea preparation area. WCs.

Lease terms

These offices are available to let by way of a new full repairing and insuring lease. Terms by negotiation. Each part will be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in the transaction.


Rateable Value effective from the 01-Apr-2017 £14,900.

Under the Small Business Bonus Scheme (Scotland) Rates Relief for 2017/18 the subjects may be eligible for up to 100%. For businesses with a combined rateable value of £15,000 or less (combined rateable value of all business’s non-domestic property in Scotland) full exemption may be available subject to application and eligibility. Further details available from the Business Rates Team at Scottish Borders Council. Tel: 0845 3000 341


Strictly by appointment with the sole Letting Agents:

Edwin Thompson, Chartered Surveyors

Tel. 01896 751300

Fax. 01896 758883

E-mail: [email protected]


Well appointed town centre premises

Highly adaptable to café, restaurant, office or retail uses

Block paved courtyard offering scope for al fresco dining

Landmark views to the Eildon Hills

Potential for glazed atrium extension—further details available on application

Current floor area: 124.85 sq m (1,343 sq ft)


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