Situated in the centre of the picturesque Borders town of Peebles, an attractive one-bedroom second floor flat set within a small courtyard development. Built in 1994 this super self-contained flat offers well-proportioned accommodation and benefits from being just a stone’s throw away from excellent local amenities and the scenic banks of the river Tweed. This charming flat does not disappoint and would make an ideal purchase for a first-time buyer or an investment purchaser.
Summary of accommodation:
Second floor; entrance hallway, two storage cupboards, sitting room, kitchen, double bedroom, and a shower room. Outside; courtyard and communal drying area.
The flat is accessed at the rear of the building via a secure electronic doorway leading into a communal internal staircase shared with only one other property. The flat is located on the second floor and the internal tastefully decorated accommodation comprises; entrance hallway with two very useful storage cupboards, the perfect place for shoes and jackets. A glazed door leads into the generous sized sitting room which promises versatile space for lounge furniture and seated dining. This room features a lovely bay window that overlooks Bridgegate to the front letting in lots of natural light. Off the sitting room through a timber and glazed panelled door takes you into the fully fitted modern kitchen. Fitted with a range of wall and base units and contrasting laminated worktop surfaces with matching splashback to two sides incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit underneath the front facing window. There is space for a washing machine, fridge freezer and a cooker. The generous double bedroom is located at the rear of the property and benefits from having a double built in wardrobe and a window overlooking the courtyard. Finishing off the accommodation is the shower room which has an opaque window to the rear and comprises of a WC, wash hand basin and a shower enclosure with electric shower over. The shower room features an electric towel heater. Access to the roof space is via the hatch in the hallway. Outside there is small courtyard to the rear of the property, providing communal parking and a separate drying area.
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. Electric storage and panel heating. Timber framed double glazed windows. Telephone and broadband connection. Secure entry phone system.
The communal areas are managed by Eildon Housing Association with a monthly charge of £12.21 payable.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, fitted light fittings and blinds will be included in the sale. The cooker and the fridge will also be included in the sale. The washing machine may be available by sperate negotiation.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category B. Amount payable for the financial 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 (72) with potential B (77).
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.