43-45 High Street, Selkirk, Selkirkshire, Scottish Borders, TD7 4BZ
41-45 High Street is situated in a prominent position fronting on to the High Street within Selkirk town centre.
The Royal Burgh of Selkirk lies on the Ettrick Water, a tributary of the River Tweed. The people of the town are known as Souters which means cobblers (“shoe makers and menders”). It is one of the oldest Royal Burgh’s in Scotland reportedly the site of the earliest settlement in the Scottish Borders. “Selkirk” means “Church in the forest” from the old English sele (‘hall or manor’) and Cirice (‘church’).
Selkirk has a population of approximately 6,000 and is conveniently situated within the centre of the Scottish Borders with good road links to the main towns in the area and the national roads network via the A7 arterial route.
The town in located approximately 5 miles to the south of Galashiels, 11 miles to the north of Hawick, the two largest population bases within the Scottish Borders with populations of 14,000 and 16,000 respectively.
The High Street is predominately characterised by a mix of retail and office uses at ground level, generally with residential accommodation to upper levels.
A traditional 19th century terraced building providing a pair of interlinked retail units on the ground floor (currently configured as a single shop).
A pair of inter-linked retail units which have been amalgamated to form a single shop. Glazed hardwood framed display windows to the front with recessed entrance door, front shop with service counter, rear shop with former post office counter to west corner, door through to store room fitted with base unit and single drainer stainless steel sink, rear hall with W.C. off, further understair cupboard; stairs to upper level.
Sizeable store room with kitchen area to south, door to rear providing access to rear garden. In shell condition, but recently re-roofed.
Gas fired central heating via radiators to the shop.
Integrated fire alarm system.
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Edwin Thompson LLP, Chartered Surveyors
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