Located within the Peebles town Conservation Area, a delightful fully modernised two-bedroom maisonette with beautiful accommodation over first and attic floors. Constructed in 1887, this solid stone property is located on a desirable street close to the town centre and has been tastefully refurbished to an exceptionally high standard in 2015. Benefiting from a fantastic contemporary layout and offering generous accommodation totalling 924 square feet, we are sure this lovely flat will prove extremely popular, appealing to a wide range of buyers, so early viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the location and the accommodation on offer.
Summary of Accommodation:
First floor; entrance hallway, sitting room, dining kitchen, bathroom and a utility room. Attic floor; hallway landing, master bedroom with en-suite shower room and a second double bedroom. Externally; private garden ground to the rear and a brick built multipurpose store.
Accessed at the rear of the building via an external stone staircase, the internal accommodation, which is stylishly decorated throughout, comprises; on the first floor; generous hallway with attractive spindled staircase leading to the upper floor. With views over the rear garden, there is an impressive relaxing sitting room featuring a window to rear and a press style storage cupboard. Positioned at the rear, you’ll find the stunning dining kitchen. The kitchen is well equipped and is fitted with a range of stylish cream gloss floor and wall units and complementary quartz worktops to two sides of the room incorporating a stainless-steel under mounted sink unit. There are quality integrated appliances including a dishwasher, fridge freezer, electric oven, gas hob and a cooker hood. There is ample space for a dining table and chairs and there is a window to the front overlooking March Street. Adjacent to the kitchen is the lovey well-appointed bathroom which has an opaque window to the front. The stylish bathroom has been part tiled and features a modern suite incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath with mixer shower over.
Elsewhere on the first floor is the handy utility room which has a window to the rear. There is laminated worktop space incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit, a fitted base storage unit and space for a washing machine. The staircase provides access to the attic floor, where there is a bright hallway landing, which is flooded with natural light from the roof skylight window and features eaves storage space. There are two generous bedrooms, the larger of the two double bedrooms is positioned at the rear and features a double window overlooking the rear garden and a private en-suite shower room. The en-suite has been fully tiled and incorporates a WC, wash hand basin and a double width shower enclosure with mixer shower over. At the front, you will find the other bright double bedroom which features two roof skylight windows.
Externally, there is an area of private garden ground to the rear of the property, which is bound by brick walling, fencing and hedging. The south east facing garden is mostly laid to lawn and is relatively low maintenance for those with busy lives, it also features a paved patio area. There is a useful brick built multiuse store within the rear garden. On-street parking is available to the 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. 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.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, blinds and fitted light fittings throughout the flat will be included in the sale.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Mains gas fired central heating. Telephone with broadband connection. UPVC double-glazed windows and timber framed double glazed roof windows.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category B. Amount payable for year 2019/2020 - £1,275.76. 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 D (58) with potential C (76).
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.