Situated on a popular residential street within the Peebles town Conservation Area, a spacious freshly decorated one-bedroom maisonette flat. Positioned within a solid stone end terraced building, which was constructed around 1893, this well presented flat has accommodation arranged over first and attic floors totalling a generous 679 square feet. The flat benefits from having high ceilings, excellent storage space and a bright airy layout. Ideally suited to a first-time buyer, or an investment purchaser, this flat is sure to be popular and early viewing is highly recommended.
Summary of Accommodation:
First floor; entrance hallway, storage cupboard, kitchen and a sitting room. Attic floor; hallway landing, storage cupboard, bathroom and a double bedroom.
The internal accommodation, which is entered via a stone external staircase at the rear of the building, comprises; entrance hallway with generous storage cupboard and staircase leading to the upper floor. The cupboard is conveniently shelved and has a window to the rear and is plumbed for a washing machine. To your immediate left you’ll find the large bright sitting room which features a stone fireplace with electric fire, press style cupboard and a window to the front overlooking Rosetta Road, providing lots of natural light. This generous sized room has plenty of room to add a dining table and chairs, allowing you the space to relax, dine and entertain. Adjacent to the sitting room is the good-sized kitchen, with a window to the front, fitted with a range of wall and base units with laminated worktop space along one side incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit, finished off with splashback tiling. There is a space for a free-standing fridge freezer and a small table and chairs. Integrated appliances include an electric oven, electric hob with extractor fan over. The attic floor which is reached by a turning staircase leads to the upper landing which has a generous sized storage cupboard to hide away the usual items. With an attractive dormer bay window, there is good sized double bedroom with convenient built-in storage. This bright and comfortable bedroom has ample space for a double or king-sized bed as well as any additional free-standing furniture you need. Adjacent to the bedroom is the bathroom, which has been part tiled and features a Velux roof window and a white three-piece suite incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath with an electric shower over. Externally, there is communal garden ground at the rear, which is bounded by stone walling. There is a stone multi-purpose store located under the external staircase. Unrestricted parking is available on street at 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 and Arts Centre showcases local and international musical and artistic talent throughout the year. There are a number of popular festivals which take place annually including 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 to Edinburgh Airport for UK or overseas travel.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Mains gas fired central heating. UPVC double glazed windows. Telephone and broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, fitted light fittings, blinds and white goods will be included in the sale.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category B. Amount payable for the financial 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 E (44) with potential C (74).
From Peebles High Street head west and at the roundabout, take the second exit onto A72. Turn right onto Young Street and continue along onto Rosetta Road. Number 62A is located on the right-hand side. For those with satellite navigation the postcode of the property is EH45 8HJ.
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.