A traditional well-presented double upper three-bedroom apartment with a very central location close to the high street of the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Positioned within a solid stone end terraced building, which was constructed in 1872, the property provides accommodation totalling an impressive 1,172 square feet over two floors. Retaining some original features and benefitting from an open plan modern kitchen, dining and sitting room and a master bedroom with en-suite, this spacious property would make a superb purchase for a first-time buyer, professional couple or an investment purchaser and early viewing is highly recommended.
The internal accommodation comprises; ground floor entrance vestibule with staircase leading to an upper hallway with a very useful utility cupboard and a staircase leading to the second floor. Positioned at the front of the property is the dual aspect open-plan kitchen, dining, sitting room. This generous room enjoys two windows to the front overlooking the Eastgate and a further window to the side, making this room lovely and bright. The sitting area features a wood burning stove giving the room a real focal point. The Kitchen area is fitted with a wide range of stylish wall and base units with contrasting worktop surfaces incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit. Integrated appliances include a gas hob, electric oven and a cooker hood. There is ample space for a fridge freezer and a dining table and chairs. Positioned at the rear is a comfortable double bedroom with a window to the side of the property. This versatile room could easily be used as a separate dining or family room. Completing the accommodation on this level is the family bathroom incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath with shower over, and there are two side facing windows. The second-floor hallway landing has a good-sized eves storage cupboard and gives access to a further two generous double bedrooms. Positioned at the rear is the dual aspect Master bedroom with a window to one side and a feature bay dormer window to the other and also features an en-suit shower room with WC, wash hand basin and a separate shower unit. Completing the accommodation is a further generous sized bedroom which enjoys a dormer bay window to 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. 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. Telephone and fibre broadband connection. Mixture of UPVC double glazed and timber single glazed windows.
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 E (50) with potential C (73).
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.