BANK OF SCOTLAND BUILDINGS,   KELSO,  TD5 7HQ    Tel: +44 (0) 1573 224143     Fax: +44 (0)1573 225706

60 Inch Road

Offers Over 82500 Are Invited

This ideal family home enjoys a highly convenient location, just across the road from the primary school and within easy reach of the town centre. The property has been greatly improved upon by the present owners, is offered for sale in extremely good decorative order throughout, with the advantage of gas central heating and full double glazing, and has good sized yet easily maintained gardens to front and rear, fully enclosed and including a large detached garage along with a shed. The lounge can readily house a dining table, whilst the kitchen, which includes a useful utility area, is also large enough for breakfasting/casual dining. Also downstairs is a compact but very well planned and nicely appointed bathroom, whilst upstairs there are three good sized double bedrooms all including useful storage facilities.

Kelso which has a population of approximately 6,200 is considered by many to be the most attractive town in the Borders. The town is situated at the confluence of the Rivers Tweed and Teviot and its focal point is the Flemish style Town Square. There are excellent shopping, educational and recreational facilities, the latter including National Hunt Racing, Curling, Golf (including the magnificent Roxburghe championship course), Swimming, Rugby, Tennis, Cricket, Bowls and Fishing. Kelso is within easy reach of all other parts of the Borders and lies approximately 43 miles south of Edinburgh, 25 miles west of Berwick-Upon-Tweed, with its main line Railway Station and 70 miles north of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.


6’8" x 16’2" (2.03m x 4.93m
A bright and surprisingly spacious entrance area, decorated in pale green with pleasing use of pine finishes, and a co-ordinating green carpet, which extends up the stairs to give continuity. Purpose built pine cabinet housing the meters. Radiator. Brass socket covers and light switches.

11’7" x 18’3" (3.54m x 5.56m)
Accessed via a fifteen paned door, this good sized lounge, large enough to give a dining area to one end, is well lit by windows to front and rear, both of which have radiators beneath and are fitted with modern curtain poles and attractive bamboo roller blinds. The ceiling is fitted with a combination light/fan fitting - controlled by brass dimmer switch, a focal point is offered by a gas fire (with back boiler) on a marble plinth and there are two wooden balustraded display shelf units along with both phone and television sockets.

11’2" x 16’1" at widest & longest (3.41m x 4.91m)
Accessed by a sliding pine door, this large L-Shaped kitchen has space for a breakfast bar/small table to one end and a useful utility area set into the L-Shape, from where a door gives access to the garden. There is an excellent range of oak effect floor and wall units, including a leadlight display cabinet in the utility section, with extensive slate grey worktops and painted tile effect panelling to splash backs. The remaining walls are decorated in attractive gold coloured wallpaper and there are also: two pine display cabinets, two contemporary light fittings, a white sink and drainer with brass mixer tap, radiator, plumbing for washing machine and space and plumbing for slim line dishwasher.

6’9" x 5’10" (2.05m x 1.79m)
Set near to the base of the stairs, this compact but well planned facility has been refurbished with a very attractive white suite, with fluted edges and brass fittings, comprising WC, wash hand basin and bath with folding screen and Mira electric shower, backed by effective tile style panelling. The walls are tongue and groove panelled to dado height, with the remainder papered in aqua blue and gold, a window to the side gives natural light, the carpet is green and there is a comprehensive selection of accessories, including shelving and a modern cabinet. Radiator.

10’11" x 13’9" (3.33m x 4.19m)
This generous double room features windows to side and rear, both fitted with curtains and vertical blinds. The room is fitted with a radiator and has two excellent cupboards, one walk in and shelved - the other shelved.

8’11" x 13’3" (2.71m x 4.03m)
Well lit by windows to the rear, this room is freshly decorated, fitted with a radiator and offers an ample double. A built in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf offers useful storage.

8’11" x 13’2" (2.72m x 4.01m)
Also freshly decorated, with the radiator set beneath the front set window, this remaining bedroom is an ample double and has a shelved cupboard.

The property is fully enclosed by a mixture of hedges, wrought iron gates and wooden fencing. A long drive at the side leads down to a large detached garage, with double wooden doors to the front, a door to the side, light, power and shelving. There is a large gravelled section to the rear of the garage, of a size to suit various purposes - ideal for a greenhouse, trailer etc. The front and rear gardens are both planned for ease of maintenance, mainly paved and gravelled with ornamental planting. There is a patio, shed and rotary drier at the rear.


The property lies within the area of Scottish Borders Council. For Council Tax purposes the property lies within Band B The Council Tax payable for 2004/2005 based on occupancy by two or more persons is 1,029.24p.

The sale shall include all carpets, blinds, light and bathroom fittings, some curtains, the cooker, the fridge and the freezer.

By mutual negotiation, although reasonably early entry can be offered if required.

Mains water and drainage, electricity and gas. Telephone. Gas Central heating (with back boiler to fire in lounge). Full double glazing. Ample sensor activated security lighting.

Viewing is by appointment with the selling agents.

Anyone seriously interested in purchasing the property should, preferably through their Solicitor, contact Messs. Stormonth Darling, W.S., as soon as possible to have their interest noted. They will then be notified is a closing date for offers is fixed. The sellers are not, however, obliged to fix a closing date and are entitled to accept any offer at any time. Written offers should be submitted by a Solicitor to:

Messrs Stormonth Darling, W.S.
Bank of Scotland Buildings

Tel: 01573 224143

These Particulars, while believed to be correct, are not gauranteed. The measurements are approximate and for guidance only. Gas and electric installations and appliances in the house have not been checked by the selling agents.