A spacious and bright one-bedroom traditional first floor flat built in the 1890’s and situated near the High Street within a popular residential area of the picturesque Borders town of Innerleithen. Presented in excellent decorative order throughout, the flat has been tastefully modernised with a stylish high gloss kitchen and shower room and benefits from having energy efficient double glazing, gas central heating and a private garden to the rear. With its crisp, fresh decor and modern contemporary feel, this charming flat does not disappoint and would make an ideal purchase for a first-time buyer or an investment purchaser.
Summary of Accommodation:
First floor; entrance hallway, sitting room, kitchen, double bedroom, shower room and a floored attic. Externally; private garden to the rear.
The flat is accessed via an external stone staircase at the rear of the building leading to its own main door. The internal accommodation, which totals 505 square feet, comprises; welcoming entrance hallway which gives access to the sitting room, bedroom and shower room. Positioned to the front, there is a well-proportioned sitting room which is in excellent decorative order, single window overlooking the front providing lots of light and there is has a handy press storage cupboard. Situated off the sitting room is the modern kitchen which has a range of stylish high gloss wall and base units with laminate work surfaces to two sides. There is a stainless-steel sink adjacent to the front facing window and integrated appliances include a gas hob, electric oven, extractor hood and space for a free-standing washing machine and a fridge freezer. Positioned at the rear, is the double bedroom which is a generous size and has ample space for free standing furniture, with a single window to the rear overlooking the pleasant gardens and views beyond. Completing the accommodation is the stylish shower room incorporating a corner WC, rectangular sink and shower enclosure with base tray. There is a hatch in the hallway giving access to the fully floored attic providing exceptional additional storage space and an opportunity to convert into additional living accommodation, subject to the necessary planning permission being obtained. Externally there is a very useful outdoor store located at the top of the external staircase and a private garden area to the rear, which is 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 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.
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 EfficiencyRating for this property is D (67) 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.