Built around 1890 and forming part of a converted church and occupying a great private position, an attractive and charming traditional built end-terraced house. Situated on a desirable residential street a stone’s throw away from the town centre of the picturesque Borders town of Innerleithen. Character features and high ceilings create an elegant feel. The house offers two bedrooms and is presented in good decorative order throughout with a well-planned layout over two floors totalling 834 square feet. The property would suit many different styles of buyers including a first-time buyer or for someone looking to downsize.
Summary of Accommodation:
Ground floor; entrance vestibule, hallway, sitting room and a kitchen. First floor; double bedroom, single bedroom, and a bathroom. External; communal pathway, paved patio, communal drying green, and an area of private garden ground.
Positioned at the rear of the building, the house is accessed via a gated communal pathway that leads to the front door. The internal accommodation, which is arranged over two floors, comprises: spacious entrance vestibule with a handy storage cupboard. The vestibule is the ideal place where you can take off your coats and shoes before you step through to the hallway. The welcoming entrance hallway gives access to all ground floor accommodation, staircase to the first floor and includes a useful under stairs storage cupboard. The large sitting room is a bright relaxing room featuring a gas fireplace with wood surround and marble hearth and alcove shelfing with storage cupboard. There is a window to the side letting lots of natural light flood in and ample space for a dining room table and chairs, this room would be lovely for entertaining. At the opposite end of the hallway is the kitchen, which features a large window overlooking the drying green. There is a wide range of wall and base fitted units, laminated worktop surfaces to three sides of the room incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit and complementary matching splashback. There is space for a cooker, washing machine, dishwasher, and a fridge freezer. At the top of the stairs on the first floor there is a hallway landing and two bedrooms. The larger of the two bedrooms is positioned at the rear of the house. It has a window to the side which allows in plenty of light and has ample space for free standing bedroom furniture. The other brilliant sized single bedroom is located at the front, which again has a great sense of space and light and features a window overlooking the gardens. Completing the accommodation is the family bathroom which comprises of a three-piece suite incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath with mixer shower over. The bathroom has been fully tiled and features a window to the side.
Externally, there is a paved patio area and a communal drying green which is bound by timber fencing and stone walling. There is also a separate area of private garden ground which is laid to lawn, gravel, and slabbing. The garden is enclosed and includes a timber garden shed and a greenhouse.
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, curtains 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 (63) with potential B (85).
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.