A BORDERS flat could be a "fantastic opportunity" for a first time buyer, the property agent has said.

The one-bedroom, ground floor flat at 5-1 Howlands Terrace in Hawick has the potential to be a great first home, or could be a suitable investment property or home for those looking to downsize.

5-1 Howlands Terrace is on the market for offers in the region of £65,000 with Cullen Kilshaw.

The property has a large double bedroom, lounge, entrance hallway, bathroom, and kitchen.

The Howlands Terrace home also has a private terraced garden.

A Cullen Kilshaw spokesperson said: "Presented to the market in impeccable order, 5-1 Howlands Terrace brings a fantastic opportunity to the first time buyer, investor or those looking to downsize.

"Located within walking distance to the town centre and all local amenities, the ground floor, one-bedroom apartment enjoys generous, private garden grounds to the rear as well as ample on street parking facilities.

"5-1 Howlands Terrace is adorned with beautiful, modern fixtures and fittings throughout.

"In addition to the turnkey internal accommodation, the apartment offers a large, terraced garden to the rear that is fully enclosed and has been landscaped with low maintenance in mind while also enjoying superior storage facilities within the cellar.

"Viewings are considered essential."

For more information on 5-1 Howlands Terrace, and to book a viewing, visit the ESPC website.