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75 Galashiels Road, Stow, Galashiels, Scottish Borders,


A modern, detached property with six bedrooms, two reception rooms and beautiful landscaped gardens to the rear. The property is only a short walk to the village railway station, with frequent direct trains to Edinburgh city centre in under an hour. With breath-taking views over the surrounding countryside and open countryside to the rear, 75 Galashiels Road provides a unique opportunity for those looking to combine the advantages of rural life with easy access to the city. A potentially idyllic property for commuters. The elevated south facing position of the property enhances its unique position.

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Nicola Crombie
Senior Sales Consultant

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Property Details & Description

Accommodation Comprises

Ground floor

Entrance Vestibule, WC, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Utility Room.

First floor

Landing, 2 Double Bedrooms 1 with ensuite. 1 of the bedrooms was previously used as a home office and has bespoke built in desks and storage, ideal for any home workers. 

Second Floor:

Mezzanine landing, Principal Bedroom with dressing room and ensuite, 2 further bedrooms. 

Third Floor:

Family Bathroom, Double Bedroom. 

Garden Grounds:

Landscaped rear garden, Patio seating area, Lawned area, Hot Tub, Garden Shed, Integral Double Garage, Private Driveway Parking. The previous owner landscaped a flat elevated garden at the top of the property which offers superb views and a peaceful spot to enjoy the evening sun. A gate from this top garden (placed with the adjoining landowner’s permission) leads directly into fields.



Stow Train Terminal 0.3 miles    Melrose 12 miles   Galashiels 8 miles   Lauder 5.3 miles   Jedburgh 26 miles   Edinburgh 25 miles


(All distances are approximate)


The village of Stow enjoys an active vibrant sense of community and provides a surprising number of recreational facilities, social groups, clubs, and sports, with a regular timetable of events including for example the Annual Sports Week and Stowed Out Music Festival. There are many attractions to hand for those who enjoy country pursuits such as walking, riding or cycling, plus a variety of facilities catering for everyday needs, including a Post Office/General Store, Café, modern health centre and new primary school, which is located within just a few minutes’ walk from the house. 

The central Borders town of Galashiels is only eight miles away, and it provides a wider selection of amenities and High Street retailers, along with secondary schooling. 

This is an ideal destination for those who wish to enjoy the country lifestyle whilst also being extremely commutable for Edinburgh, which is only 25 miles distant and can easily be reached by car via the A7, the railway station in Stow (which is within easy walking distance from the property) also provides regular services into Edinburgh to the north and Tweedbank to the south. The journey time into Edinburgh is approximately forty-five minutes. There are also regular buses into both Galashiels and Edinburgh, with stops nearby.


75 Galashiels Road is a contemporary and stylish detached property, situated in an elevated position in the village of Stow enjoying beautiful views out over the rolling landscape. It offers spacious and flexible living accommodation neutrally decorated and maintained to a high standard.

Entering into a welcoming vestibule with WC allows access through the ground floor accommodation which comprises of a fabulously light sitting room with a central wood burning stove, floor to ceiling windows and balcony to enjoy the outstanding view, a capacious dining room again with floor to ceiling windows, a kitchen with a large number of cream wall and base units, an integrated 5-ring gas hob with extractor fan, a double oven and ample space for white goods. The kitchen benefits from a separate utility room with a door for outdoor access. 

Following a small flight of steps, the first floor provides two double bedrooms one with an ensuite and a dressing area (particularly useful as a guest suite). One of the bedrooms has been utilised as a home study in the past and is complete with built in desks and storage, ideal for any home workers or families with children needing space to study. The first-floor landing has a set of patio doors allowing access out the back to the patio seating area.


A further set of steps bring you to the second floor with library mezzanine landing encasing the view over the Stow countryside, the dual level principal bedroom with private ensuite and dressing room and 2 further bedrooms one perfectly utilised as a walk-in wardrobe. Completing the internal accommodation is the sixth bedroom and family bathroom cleverly equipped with a bath, shower, WC, hand basin and heated towel rail.


Garden Grounds

A sweeping driveway directs you to the large concrete parking area with ample space for multiple cars parallel to this is the integral serviced double garage.

 A set of steps lead up to the entrance door and the well-maintained rear garden, encasing a patio seating area, hot tub, garden shed, planted borders with a selection of pretty flowers, mature shrubs and trees and a large lawned section to the top. The garden boasts privacy with many places to relax, take in the sun and enjoy the south facing countryside views.


General Remarks & Information 


Viewing is strictly by appointment with the selling agents Rettie & Co, 1 Abbey Street, Melrose TD6 9PX.  Tel: 01896 824 070

Satellite Navigation

The postcode for the property is TD1 2RQ.



(please download the application “what3words” for the exact location)



Fixtures and Fittings

All fitted carpets and light fittings are included with the sale. As is any built in furniture (such as bookcases, wardrobes, desks).

Listing and Conservation

75 Galashiels Road is not listed and is out with the conservation area.



LPG heating, Underfloor Heating, Mains electricity, Mains water and Mains drainage.


Entry & Possession

Entry and vacant possession will be by mutual agreement and arrangement.

Council Tax

Band G

Energy Efficiency Rating

Band E

Home Report

A Home Report incorporating a Single Survey, Energy Performance Certificate and Property Questionnaire is available for parties genuinely interested in this property. Please contact us, either by telephone or via the website entry for this property, to request a copy. No charge is made for electronic copies; a paper copy can also be made available from our offices or by post, at a charge of £20 to cover reproduction and administrative costs.


Offers should be submitted in Scottish Legal Form to the selling agents Rettie & Co at 11 Wemyss Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6DH and Rettie & Co, 1 Abbey Street, Melrose TD6 9PX. Tel: 01896 824 070

Internet Web Site

This property and other properties offered by Rettie & Co can be viewed on our website at as well as our affiliated websites at and

Proof and Source of Funds/Anti Money Laundering

Under the HMRC Anti Money Laundering legislation all offers to purchase a property on a cash basis or subject to mortgage require evidence of source of funds. This may include evidence of bank statements/funding source, mortgage, or confirmation from a solicitor the purchaser has the funds to conclude the transaction.


All individuals involved in the transaction are required to produce proof of identity and proof of address. This is acceptable either as original or certified documents.

Servitude Rights, Burdens & Wayleaves

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cable, drains and water, gas and other pipes whether contained in the title deeds or informally constituted and whether or not referred to above.

Particulars and Plans

These particulars and plan are believed to be correct, but they are in no way guaranteed.  Any error, omission or misstatement shall not annul the sale or entitle any party to compensation nor in any circumstances give grounds for action at law.


1. The property is sold with all faults and defects, whether of condition or otherwise and neither the seller nor Rettie Borders LLP, the selling agent, are responsible for such faults and defects, nor for any statement contained in the particulars of the property prepared by the said agent.

2. The Purchaser(s) shall be deemed to acknowledge that he has not entered into contact in reliance on the said statements, that he has satisfied himself as to the content of each of the said statements by inspection or otherwise and that no warranty or representation has been made by the seller or the said agents in relation to or in connection with the property.

3. Any error, omission or misstatement in any of the said statements shall not entitle the purchaser(s) to rescind or to be discharged from this contract, nor entitle either party to compensation or damages nor in any circumstances to give either party any cause for action.

Important Notice

Rettie Borders LLP, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:

1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either in writing or by word of mouth. Any information given is entirely without responsibility on the part of the agents or the sellers. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.

2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive and it should not be assumed that the property remains as photographed. Any error, omission or misstatement shall not annul the sale, or entitle any party to compensation or recourse to action at law. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents, including for its current use. Rettie Borders LLP have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise and ought to seek their own professional advice.

3. All descriptions or references to condition are given in good faith only. Whilst every endeavour is made to ensure accuracy, please check with us on any points of especial importance to you, especially if intending to travel some distance. No responsibility can be accepted for expenses incurred in inspecting properties which have been sold or withdrawn.

General Remarks
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