An immaculately presented, well-proportioned three bedroom double upper flat with accommodation arranged over the first and attic floors. Enjoying a pleasant location in the beautiful town of Innerleithen overlooking Leithen Water and situated close to the High Street, this beautiful flat has been refurbished and modernised by the current owner and provides a comfortable versatile layout totalling 859 square feet. Positioned within an attractive terraced solid stone building, which was originally constructed in 1890, the flat benefits from energy efficient UPVC double glazing and is warmed by gas central heating throughout with the added benefit of a feature log burning stove.
Summary of Accommodation:
First floor; entrance hallway, open plan sitting room/kitchen, double bedroom. Attic floor; hallway landing, two good sized double bedrooms and a bathroom. External; communal garden area to the rear.
The flat is accessed at the front of the building via a communal stairwell which leads to the front door. The internal accommodation comprises; entrance hallway with turning staircase to the attic floor, and a useful under stair storage cupboard. Positioned at the front, you will find the open plan sitting room and kitchen which is decorated to a high standard. The sitting area is a good size and has a window to the front overlooking Leithen Water. There is a half press cupboard with alcove and a feature a log burning stove making this room an ideal space for relaxing or entertaining. The contemporary kitchen has a good range of fitted wall and floor units, wood effect laminate worktops to three sides incorporating a breakfast bar and a stainless steel sink situated under a front facing window, a stylish tiled splashback finishes the look. There is plumbing for a washing machine and a dishwasher. Integrated appliances include a fridge freezer, electric oven, four ring gas hob, and extractor above. Elsewhere on this floor is a double bedroom which is accessed via a door from the sitting room. There is ample space for free standing bedroom furniture and there is a window to the rear overlooking the gardens. Taking the stairs to the attic floor you will find a hallway landing and two further generous double bedrooms, one to the front and the other at the rear. The large of the two features a dormer bay window giving beautiful views over Leithen water, this bright and spacious room benefits from having a large walk in wardrobe. The other bedroom has a large dormer window overlooking the rear gardens and countryside beyond.
Completing the accommodation is the generous sized bathroom, which has been part tiled and incorporates a WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath with shower over. There is an opaque window to the to the rear. Externally, there is an area of communal garden to the rear of the building which is mostly laid to lawn and bounded by timber fencing.
Situated in the picturesque and charming Borders town of Innerleithen, the main Border towns are easily reached while Edinburgh lies approximately 30 miles to the North. The town offers a good range of local shopping, medical centre, post office, hotels, restaurants, and cafes, as well as a primary school. The neighbouring town of Peebles offers further facilities including the local High School, Tesco and Sainsbury’s supermarkets, swimming pool and leisure centre. Lying in the heart of the picturesque Tweed Valley, the town of Innerleithen makes both an ideal commuter choice and a central base for indulging in the various activities available nearby such as golf, fishing, hill walking and horse riding, not to mention the world-renowned mountain biking centres of Innerleithen and Glentress being on the doorstep. In addition, Innerleithen and the wider area of the Borders has a thriving Arts Community, with many Art Galleries and a wide variety of arts and crafts activities for all ages. There is a multi-screen cinema in nearby in Galashiels and there are a number of local theatre and music groups, notably St Ronan’s Silver Band and Tweeddale Pipe Band.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Gas central heating. UPVC doubled glazed casement 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.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, blinds and fitted light fittings throughout the property will be included in the sale.
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 (57) with potential C (74).
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.