Located within the town’s Conservation Area, an attractive solid stone two bedroom ground floor flat. This well-presented main door property comprises of the ground floor of a two storey mid-terraced traditional building, constructed around 1900. The property is situated on a pleasant residential street and is within easy reach of the town centre, parks and riverside walks. The flat would make an ideal purchase for a first-time buyer, holiday home or investment purchaser and early viewing is recommended.
Summary of Accommodation:
Ground floor; entrance vestibule, hallway, sitting room, kitchen, rear hallway, two double bedrooms and a bathroom. Outside; private front and rear garden.
The bright and airy accommodation, which totals some 600 square feet, is presented in good decorative order and comprises: entrance vestibule leading into the hallway which offers a large useful storage cupboard. Located at the front, there is a bright sitting room which benefits from having a window overlooking Elcho Street. This relaxing room features an attractive exposed stone wall, built in storage and an electric fire which is surrounded by a timber mantelpiece and granite hearth. This room also benefits from having space for a dining table and chairs. At the end of the hallway you will find the compact kitchen which features a window to the rear and fitted wall and base units to two sides of the room. There is laminate worktop space incorporating a stainless steel sink and integrated appliances include an electric hob, double oven, extractor fan and washing machine. There is a rear hallway which has an external door. There are two comfortable double bedrooms both featuring windows overlooking the rear. Completing the accommodation is the bathroom, which has a window to the rear and features a wash hand basin, WC and a bath with shower over. The central heating system in the property was fully upgraded just over a year ago with new boiler, pipework and radiators.
Externally, to the front there is a small low maintenance garden enclosed by a decorative wall. There is a pleasant gravelled garden to the rear of the building, which is bounded by timber fencing. Unrestricted parking is available on street in 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. The town offers an excellent array of amenities including banks, post office, a range of shops, supermarkets and restaurants, as well as schools at primary and secondary levels. There is also a swimming pool, leisure centre, theatre and an arts centre. The local area is particularly well served for recreational activities with excellent golf courses, fishing, walking and mountain biking all within easy reach. In the summer, Peebles really comes alive with residents treated to some spectacular events right on their doorstep, including the Beltane Week, Tweed Love Cycling Festival, Agricultural Show, Arts Festival, Jazz Festival and Highland Games. There is good access from Peebles to the other Border’s towns via the road network, with the A703 giving access to Edinburgh City Bypass, and the capital beyond. A regular bus service runs to and from Edinburgh and to neighbouring towns including Galashiels.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Gas fired central heating. Mixture of aluminium double glazed and timber single glazed windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category B. Amount payable for year 2020/2021 - £1,323.79. 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 C (71) 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.
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.