An excellent opportunity for a first-time buyer, downsizer or investment purchaser, this end-terraced purpose built ground floor flat offers well-proportioned modern accommodation with a bright spacious dual aspect sitting room, two good sized double bedrooms and convenient off-street parking. Originally constructed in the 1970’s, the flat is situated within an established residential area on the south side of Peebles and is located close to good local amenities with primary and secondary schools nearby.
Summary of Accommodation:
Ground floor; entrance hallway, sitting room, kitchen, two double bedrooms and a bathroom. Externally; private garden ground to side and rear. Off street parking.
The flat is entered via communal entrance through a UPVC panelled and glazed door. Tastefully decorated throughout and is presented in excellent condition. The internal accommodation, which totals 730 square feet, comprises; large entrance hallway with three excellent storage cupboards. At the end of the hallway there is a generous dual aspect sitting room, with windows to rear and side. The bright sitting room offers plenty of space for both lounge and dining furniture. The modern kitchen, which has a window overlooking the rear garden, is fitted with a good range of stylish high gloss floor and wall mounted cabinets with worktop surface areas to three sides. There is a stainless-steel sink unit below the double window and integrated appliances include an electric oven, gas hob, cooker hood, fridge freezer, washing machine and a dishwasher. There are two comfortable bright double bedrooms, one situated to the front and the other at rear. Completing the accommodation is the beautifully appointed bathroom, which features a heated chrome towel rail and three-piece white suite comprising of a WC, wash hand basin with vanity storage and a “p-shaped” panelled bath with mixer shower over. The bathroom has an opaque window to rear.
Externally, there are private garden grounds to the side and rear of the flat. The garden grounds are bound by metal and wire fencing. The rear garden is largely stone chipped and provides convenient off-street parking for several vehicles. The rear garden also contains a paved patio area with a timber garden shed.
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. Peebles is an ideal location for those looking to enjoy the country lifestyle taking full advantage of the fishing, hillwalking, mountain biking, horse riding and golf facilities that the area has to offer. There is a swimming pool and the Gytes Leisure Centre offers a wide variety of leisure activities to suit adults and children. Glentress Forest and its popular mountain biking routes are approximately 4 miles east of Peebles offering excellent biking facilities. For those who enjoy the creative arts, the Eastgate Theatre & Arts Centre showcases local and international musical and artistic talent throughout the year and there are a number of popular festivals throughout the year to include the week-long Beltane Festival which is steeped in the history of Peebles and follows a traditional format, an Arts Festival, Agricultural Festival, Rugby Sevens and TweedLove Bike Festival, to name just a few. The High Street of Peebles has a wide selection of independent retailers and highly regarded restaurants as well as a number of high street favourites. The town also has a health centre, dentists, vets, banks and supermarkets as well as primary and secondary schools. Peebles is ideally situated within commuting distance of Edinburgh which can be reached by private or public transport. There is a frequent bus service running to and from Edinburgh as well as services for Biggar, Galashiels and nearby local towns. The A703 gives easy access to the Edinburgh City Bypass for onward travel to many destinations and Edinburgh Airport for UK or overseas travel.
Viewings of this property are strictly by appointment. For more information or to arrange an appointment, please contact JBM Estate Agents on 01721 540170.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, blinds, curtains and fitted light fittings throughout the property will be included in the sale.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Mains gas fired central heating. Telephone with broadband connection. Timber double glazed casement windows.
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.
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 D (68) 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.
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.