A charming one-bedroom main door upper flat situated within a historic lane just short walk away from the thriving High Street of the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Built in around 1890 on one of the oldest streets in the town, the property offers accommodation totalling 475 square feet and has been freshly decorated throughout. This flat would make an ideal purchase for a first-time buyer, holiday home or investment purchaser and early viewing is recommended.
Accessed at the rear of the property, the internal accommodation comprises; bright entrance hallway which gives access to all accommodation. Positioned at the front overlooking Biggiesknowe, is the open plan kitchen sitting room. The kitchen area is fitted with a range of wall and base units and worktops incorporate a sink unit and an electric hob. Integrated appliances include an electric oven and an extractor fan and there is space for a fridge freezer and a washing machine. The sitting area is of a good size with a recessed shelf with storage cupboard below, a window seat with storage space and exposed beams with a pitched ceiling, making this room light and airy. Also enjoying a window to the front is the comfortable double bedroom with ample space for bedroom furniture and there is recessed shelfing space. Completing the accommodation with a rear facing window is the shower room, incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a separate shower. Outside; the property benefits from having a traditional outdoor store providing a generous storage space.
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 UPVC and timber double-glazed windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
Items to be included:
All fitted carpets and fitted light fittings will be included in the sale of the property.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category A. Amount payable for year 2020/2021 - £1,134.79. 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 (69) with potential C (75).
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.