A spacious, well-presented first floor and attic flat, built in the 1950’s located within a popular residential area just a short walk away from the town centre and all local amenities. This versatile and practical home offers accommodation totalling 1,038 square feet and benefits from a large attic room and a private garden. The property would make an ideal purchase as a starter home for a first-time buyer, young family or an investment purchaser.
The internal accommodation comprises: private ground floor entrance with staircase to the first floor hallway with a useful storage cupboard. With a window overlooking the front is a good sized sitting room which features two built in storage cupboards and a gas fire set on a granite hearth with a timber surround. Also positioned to the front is the modern kitchen which is fitted with a range of wall and base units with contrasting worktop surfaces incorporating a stainless steel sink positioned under a front facing window. Integrated appliances include a double electric oven, gas hob and cooker hood, and there is space for a washing machine. At the rear there are two well-proportioned bedrooms. The first of the two bedrooms is a comfortable double with a front facing window. The second bedroom is a very generous double which also has a window to the front and timber stairs lead to the attic room. With a Velux window to the rear, the attic room is a large versatile space and with the correct planning permission, could easily be made into a further bedroom if required. Completing the accommodation is the family shower room incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a corner shower unit. Outside; there is a communal pathway to the side of the property leading to a small private decked area and to the private rear garden. The rear garden is laid mainly to lawn with hedge borders and there is a useful timber storage shed. Plenty of 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. UPVC double-glazed windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
Items to be included:
All fitted carpets and fitted light fittings throughout the property will be included in the sale.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category A. Amount payable for year 2020/2021 - £1,134.68. 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 D (63) 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.
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.