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  • The Old Abbey School,Melrose

    Melrose, TD6 9SH
    3 Bedroom, Detached House

    Offers Over £455,000

    • Bedrooms: 3
    • Bathrooms: 3
    • Reception Rooms: 4
    • EPC D
    A charming Category C listed period property situated in the pretty town of Melrose offering the perfect accommodation for family living.

    The Old Abbey School is a substantial, detached early Victorian townhouse dating from approximately 1850. It began life as the stables for the Episcopalian Rectory next door, before being converted into a small private school and then into a private house. Extending to just over 2,230 square feet the house is constructed of dressed stone under a slate roof with an attractive bay window on the front elevation.  Leading off the central hallway are three main reception rooms. Also on the ground floor there is a family lounge, dining kitchen/breakfast room, large utility area and family bathroom.

    The remainder of the accommodation is also well proportioned with separate staircases giving access to three double bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room and a further family bathroom.


    The Old Abbey School has several garden / patio aspects. At the entrance are double wrought iron gates set into classic stone pillars providing access to a large gravel driveway, giving plenty of off road parking.  A paved path leads to the front door.  Set into the garden wall is a deceptively spacious single garage extended with a recently constructed workshop, both of which have power, water and light.  Stone walls and a garden fence surround the house with several sheltered terrace patio/lawn areas from which the garden can be enjoyed at different times of the day.

    Accommodation Comprises:

    Ground Floor: Entrance hallway, Sitting room, Dining room, Snug room, separate Family lounge, Dining Kitchen / Breakfast Room, Utility room and Bathroom.

    First Floor:

    Three double bedrooms one with en-suite and family bathroom.


    Impressive pillared gateway, West facing gardens and patio areas, deceptively large single garage with workshop and off road parking for several cars.

    Call Catherine McGhee - our Property Manager on 0131 556 2896