Located within the town’s Conservation Area, an attractive solid stone one bedroom first floor flat. This beautifully presented main door property comprises of the first floor of a two storey mid-terraced traditional building, constructed around 1900. This delightful flat is situated on a pleasant residential street and is within easy reach of the town centre and other excellent local amenities. Upgraded by the current owners, offering a beautiful newly fitted kitchen and lovely shower room, the flat would make an ideal purchase for a first-time buyer or investment purchaser and early viewing is recommended.
Summary of Accommodation:
Ground floor; entrance vestibule with staircase to the first-floor accommodation. First floor; hallway landing, sitting room, study/office, kitchen, bedroom and a shower room. Externally; private garden ground with timber garden shed at the rear of the building.
The bright and airy accommodation, which totals some 483 square feet, is presented in immaculate decorative order and comprises: private ground floor entrance with vestibule and staircase to a first-floor hallway. Located at the front, there is a bright relaxing sitting room which benefits from having a window overlooking Elcho Street, shelved storage space, and an attractive focal point gas fire which is surrounded by a stone and timber mantelpiece. Located off the sitting room, is a handy study/home office featuring a window to the front. This room could also potentially be used as a child’s single bedroom if needed. Located at the rear, you’ll find the attractive kitchen with window to rear overlooking the gardens. Recently fitted and comprising of a range of stylish wall and base units with laminated worktops incorporating a composite sink unit. Integrated appliances including an electric oven, electric hob and a cooker hood. There is space for a fridge freezer and a washing machine. Also located at the rear, is the comfortable double bedroom which has a window overlooking the rear. Completing the accommodation is the shower room, which is accessed via a glass sliding door. It has a window to the rear and features a wash hand basin, WC and a shower enclosure with mixer shower over. Access to the loft space is via a hatch in cupboard within the sitting room. Externally, there is a pleasant, well-maintained garden to the rear of the building, which is bounded by timber fencing. This is laid mainly to lawn with some flower beds. The garden includes a useful timber garden shed. Unrestricted parking is available on street in front of the property.
The Royal Burgh of Peebles is a thriving market town and the third largest town in the Borders with a population of around 8,000. The town offers an excellent array of amenities including banks, post office, a range of shops, supermarkets and restaurants, as well as schools at primary and secondary levels. There is also a swimming pool, leisure centre, theatre and an arts centre. The local area is particularly well served for recreational activities with excellent golf courses, fishing, walking and mountain biking all within easy reach. In the summer, Peebles really comes alive with residents treated to some spectacular events right on their doorstep, including the Beltane Week, Tweed Love Cycling Festival, Agricultural Show, Arts Festival, Jazz Festival and Highland Games. There is good access from Peebles to the other Border’s towns via the road network, with the A703 giving access to Edinburgh City Bypass, and the capital beyond. A regular bus service runs to and from Edinburgh and to neighbouring towns including Galashiels.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Gas fired central heating. UPVC double glazed windows and timber front door. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category A. Amount payable for year 2019/2020 - £1,093.51. The local authority is Scottish Borders Council, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA Tel: 01835 824 000.
Viewings of this property are strictly by appointment. For more information or to arrange an appointment, please contact JBM Estate Agents on 01721 540170.
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 to request a copy.
The Energy Efficiency Rating for this property is C (71) with potential C (77).
A closing date may be fixed. Prospective purchasers who have notified their interest through lawyers to JBM Estate Agents, in writing, will be advised of a closing date, unless the property has been sold previously.
As with all Estate Agents, JBM Estate Agents is subject to the Money Laundering Regulations 2017. The regulations require us, the Selling Agents, to perform various checks on the property buyer and in order to comply with the necessary regulations, any offer presented to us must be accompanied with certified photographic evidence of the buyer’s identity and separate certified evidence of the buyer’s residential address before any acceptance of the offer can be confirmed. Alternatively, if certified documentation is not available, the buyer must attend at our office with their original documents. Please note, until satisfactory documents have been provided and our checks have been fully completed, we are unable to mark the property as “under offer”. You should also be aware that we are required by law to report to government authorities any evidence or suspicion regarding money laundering and that we are explicitly prohibited from notifying you of the fact that any such report has been made.