Located within the scenic Borders town of Innerleithen just stone’s throw away from the towns popular High Street, a fully refurbished first and attic floor flat forming part of a Grade C listed traditional built two-storey plus attic tenement building. Originally built in 1890, the flat has recently been fully modernised and finished to a very high standard, designed with modern living in mind and offers a light and airy interior and a great specification throughout totalling 971 square feet.
Summary of Accommodation:
First floor; entrance hallway, sitting room, shower room and a kitchen. Second floor; hallway landing, two double bedrooms and a bathroom. Externally; communal courtyard garden to rear and multi-purpose store.
Accessed via an external stone staircase at the rear of the building, the internal accommodation, which has a crisp contemporary décor, comprises; communal vestibule, which is shared with the neighbouring property only. Upon entering the property there is a hallway and to your immediate right, positioned at the rear, there is the beautiful modern kitchen with single window overlooking the courtyard garden. The kitchen is fitted with an excellent range of wall and base units with complementary tiled splashback and laminated worktops to two sides incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit. Integrated appliances include an electric oven, electric hob, cooker hood, fridge freezer, dish washer and a washing machine. There is ample space for a breakfast table and chairs. Positioned at the rear, offering lots of natural light with two double windows overlooking Chapel Street there is a generous sitting room with excellent walk-in storage cupboard. Elsewhere on this floor is the part tiled shower room which incorporates a WC, wash hand basin with fitted storage below and a corner shower cubicle with mixer shower over. There is a chrome heated towel rail. A staircase from the first-floor hallway leads to the second-floor hallway landing. There are two generous double bedrooms on this level, one to the front with a lovely dormer window and a walk-in storage cupboard. The other bedroom, positioned at the rear, is flooded with light from the two Velux roof windows. Both bedrooms have plenty of space for free standing bedroom furniture. Completing the accommodation is he bathroom, which been part tiled and features a chrome heated towel rail and Velux roof window. Stylish modern fittings include a WC, wash hand basin with vanity unit below and a panelled bath.
Externally, there is a communal courtyard garden to rear of the building, which is shared with the neighbouring properties. The courtyard is bound by fencing and masonry walling and is predominantly laid to paving. There is an excellent brick built multi-purpose store located within the entrance vestibule, which benefits from having mains lighting. Parking is available on street in front of the building.
Innerleithen is a picturesque and charming Borders town located in the rolling hills of the Tweed Valley. The town is perfectly placed to take advantage the surrounding area has to offer to include fishing, hillwalking, mountain biking, horse riding and golf. The village is steeped in history with the annual 10-day festival, St. Ronan’s Border Games Week, bringing the community together for a wide range of activities for all ages. Innerleithen also plays host to a variety of festivals throughout the year to include book, music, flower and walking festivals and there is an operatic society as well as pipe and brass bands. Innerleithen boasts some of the most popular mountain biking tracks and is within easy reach of the Glentress Forest. There are many walking routes to include the Southern Upland Way and the 9-hole golf course on the periphery of the village. Within the town there are independent shops as well as bank, supermarket, post office, health centre and St Ronan’s Primary School. Nearby Peebles offers more extensive shopping, recreational facilities and a secondary school. Peebles is within easy reach by private or public transport and can be reached by foot along the well-maintained Tweed Valley Railway Path. Innerleithen is a popular commuter choice as Edinburgh is easily accessible by private or public transport with a frequent bus service to and from Edinburgh, Galashiels and the neighbouring towns. The Borders Railway can also be accessed with the closest station located in Galashiels. Edinburgh City Bypass is within easy travelling distance via the A703 providing onward travel to a range of destinations and Edinburgh Airport for UK or overseas travel.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Electric central heating. Mixture of timber framed double-glazed sash and case windows, timber doubled glazed casement windows and timber double glazed Velux windows.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets and light fittings throughout the property will be included in the sale.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category A, with an annual charge of £1,093.51 payable for the year 2019/2020. 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 (71).
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.
Formal offers should be submitted to the Selling Agents in Scottish legal form: JBM Estate Agents, 10 Northgate, Peebles, EH45 8RS. Telephone: 01721 540170, Fax 01721 520104. The seller reserves the right to sell at any time and interested parties will be expected to provide the Selling Agents with advice on the source of funds with suitable confirmation of their ability to finance the purchase. Viewers should be advised that even after an acceptable written offer has been received, in the event of any unreasonable delay by the purchaser in concluding missives, the Selling Agents reserve the right to resume viewings.
Anti-Money Laundering Regulations:
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.