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Melrose Gait in Galashiels offers a wide range of two, three, four and five bedroom homes. This popular town lies in the narrow valley of the Gala Water, close to its meeting with the River Tweed, in the heart of the Scottish Borders. It’s a traditional market town highly regarded as a tourist destination and a popular place to live.
Melrose Gait’s focal point is a public square, giving the development a sense of space and community. This welcoming family neighbourhood is ideally located for access into Galashiels, which has excellent amenities including shops, supermarkets, restaurants, banks and sports clubs. There’s a good choice of schooling for all ages.
This is a unique development with one-off house styles which have been designed especially for the Scottish Borders area. Although priced to suit your pocket, quality is evident throughout each home and there's a wide range of Finishing Touches available so you can create your perfect living space.
Close to the River Tweed, Melrose Gait is perfectly positioned for those of you who enjoy the outdoors. Close to the stunning Borders countryside, there’s are a wealth of way-marked walks, cycle ways and forests to explore. As well as having a four-screen cinema and the Wynd Theatre, Galashiels has a fantastic swimming pool which boasts panoramic woodland views from the poolside.
Sporting fans are also well catered for as Border communities are famous for their love of rugby - both Galashiels and Melrose (the birthplace of Rugby Sevens) have superb clubs supporting players of all ages. For the golfers amongst you there’s a wide choice of excellent clubs nearby, including Melrose Golf Club, Galashiels Golf Club and Torwoodlee Golf Club.
Our new homes for sale at Melrose Gait offer the best of both worlds as you’re near to stunning countryside, but have modern conveniences nearby and larger centres within commuting distance.
Arrange an appointment to find out more information about this much-anticipated new development.
If you live in Scotland and you're looking to buy your first home, the newly-launched First Home Fund scheme could be just what you need. The First Home Fund offers you an interest-free equity loan of up to £25,000 and all you need is a 5% deposit.
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The Scottish Government has announced an extension to the Help to Buy (Scotland) scheme to cover the needs of over 60s who need to move but can’t afford to.
So if you’re over 60 and can demonstrate a ‘housing need to move’, then this could be the perfect scheme for you. There’s a set of criteria you’ll need to be aware of:
You’ll need to demonstrate a housing need to move which should include at least one of the following:
For further information contact your nearest Persimmon development in Scotland or visit the updated Scottish Government Help to Buy website.
3 bedroom mid terrace house
4 bedroom end terrace house
3 bedroom end terrace house
4 bedroom detached house
5 bedroom end terrace house
3 bedroom semi detached house
2 bedroom end terrace house
5 bedroom detached house
4 bedroom 3 storey house
1 bedroom flat
2 bedroom flat
If you would like to know more about Galashiels, please call 0844 248 1289 and we will be happy to tell you more.
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Site layouts are intended for illustrative purposes only, and may be subject to change, for example, in response to market demand, ground conditions or technical and planning reasons. Trees, planting and public open space shown are indicative, actual numbers and positions may vary. Site plans does not form any part of a warranty or contract. Further information is available from a site sales advisor.
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For full details on the HM Government-backed Help to Buy: Equity Loan scheme please visit www.helptobuy.gov.uk.
Every effort has been taken to ensure the information provided here is accurate however, particulars regarding local amenities and their distances are for general guidance only. Where schools and other educational facilities are mentioned they are intended to highlight their distance from the development and don’t represent a guarantee of admission or eligibility. Travel times and distances assume journeys are made by car. Times are likely to vary according to travel conditions and time of day.
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