TWEED MILL HOUSE

King Street, Galashiels, Scottish Borders, TD1 1PX

Offers over  £145,000


Quick Summary

Price £145,000
City Galashiels
Status Under Offer
Size (Acres)
Beds 3
Bathroom 1
Garden 1
Parking Spaces
Period

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Galashiels Office
01896 751300

A substantial detached villa believed to date to around 1890 considered ripe for redevelopment for a range of residential or commercial uses.

Tweed Mill House has most recently been occupied as a Maisonette on part of the upper levels with Printworks and associated offices to the remainder.

Maisonette: Gross Internal Area 95.34 sq m (1,026 sq ft)

Office and workshop: Net Internal Area 167.28 sq m (1,800 sq ft)

General Information
Tweed Mill house is located on King Street to the west of Galashiels town centre.

Galashiels with a population of approximately 14,000 is one of the principal towns in the Scottish Borders.  It is generally considered to be the main administrative, retail and social centre for the region, effectively serving a population of in excess of 110,000.

In recent years Galashiels has been subject to considerable investment.  Developments have included the Gala Water Retail Park, two new supermarkets to the east of the town centre and significant transport infrastructure works.  The infrastructure works have included the Galashiels inner relief road and, the Borders Railway link which has re-established passenger services between Edinburgh Waverley and the Central Borders. The journey time from Galashiels to Edinburgh city centre is approximately 55 minutes, with departures every 30 minutes. On weekdays the first train departs from Edinburgh at 0545, the last at 2355.

King Street is a mixed use area with housing to the east, a range of commercial units to the south and a super market and associated car park to the west.

Description
Tweed Mill House is a substantial detached villa believed to date to around 1890. Most recently the property has been occupied as Offices and print works with self-contained residence occupying part of the first floor and the attic level.

The building is of traditional whinstone construction with rendered finish to the side and rear elevation under pitched roofs clad in slate. The property is bounded by the Mill Lade to the rear, a stone wall to the east, post and rail timber fence to the west and low level walling and wrought iron fencing to the front.

It is understood that the property originally comprised offices associated with Tweed Mill, a substantial Mill complex which formerly occupied the site to the west and rear of the property.

There is parking and garden ground to the east of the property together with detached timber panelled garage.

Accommodation
Internally, the ground floor has been occupied as a Print Workshop with associated office and WC. To the north of the rear printshop there is a rear stair leading to a first floor work room to the back of the property. The remainder of the upper levels are occupied as a self-contained residence accessed via the main stair off the entrance hall.

The residential accommodation is currently configured as:

First floor
Living Room: 4.89 x 4.27
Kitchen: 4.64 x 1.86
Master Bedroom: 4.25 x 3.94
Front Bedroom: 3.22 x 3.05
Bathroom: 3.01 x 1.75
Linen Cupboard: 2.24 x 1.03

Second floor
Bedroom 3: 5.52 x 2.50 (Coombed ceiling)
Loft Space: 4.25 x 7.60

Areas
The subjects have been measured in accordance with the RICS Code of Measuring Practice to the following areas:

Office and Workshop: Net internal area 167.28 sq m (1,800 sq ft)
Residential Accommodation: Gross internal area 95.34 sq m (1,026 sq ft)

The site area extends to approximately 0.076 ha (0.187 acres) or thereby.

Services
All mains services are connected.

Gas fired central heating system via radiators to the residential accommodation.

Council Tax/ Rateable Value

The Printworks are assessed to a Rateable Value of £5,400 effective from 01-Apr-2017.

The Residence is assessed to Council Tax Band B.
Tenure
Absolute Ownership

This property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, whether public or private, and any existing or proposed wayleaves, servitude rights, restrictions and burdens of whatever kind, whether referred to in these particulars or not.

Offers
A closing date may be set for offers. Please note that only those parties who formally notify their interest will be informed of the closing date. Interested parties are advised to notify the selling agents of their interest as soon as possible. The sellers reserve the right to sell privately and are not bound to accept the highest or indeed any offer.

Offers should include: The identity of the purchasers; the price offered; source of funds; clear details of any conditions attached to the offer; proposed timescale for conclusion of missives, completion and payment.

Value Added Tax
Any prices are exclusive of VAT. Any intending purchasers must satisfy themselves independently as to the instances of VAT in respect of any transaction.

Legal Costs
Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in connection with this transaction.

Viewing
By appointment with the sole agents:

Edwin Thompson, Chartered Surveyors

Tel. 01896 751300
Fax. 01896 758883
E-mail: [email protected]

A substantial detached villa believed to date to around 1890 considered ripe for redevelopment for a range of residential or commercial uses. Tweed Mill House has most recently been occupied as a Maisonette on part of the upper levels with Printworks and associated offices to the remainder.
Maisonette: Gross Internal Area 95.34 sq m (1,026 sq ft)

Office and workshop: Net Internal Area 167.28 sq m (1,800 sq ft)

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