An attractive three-bedroom traditional first and attic floor flat located in an established residential area in the beautiful and picturesque Borders town of Peebles. This welcoming flat, which was built in around the 1890's boasts lovely views at the front towards Venlaw Hill and is within easy reach of the town centre and excellent local amenities. The property offers comfortable and versatile accommodation totalling an impressive 1,018 square feet over two floors and retains many original features including high ceilings and ornate cornicing. Early viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the accommodation on offer.
The internal accommodation accessed via a communal hallway comprises; welcoming entrance hallway with useful storage cupboard and a staircase to the upper floor. Positioned to the front is the bright and spacious sitting room which boasts original cornicing and centre ceiling rose. The sitting room features a bay window with beautiful views and a wood burning stove gives the room a real focal point. With a window to the rear of the property is a generous sized family, dining room which features a large under stair storage cupboard. Positiond at the rear with a window overlooking the rear gardens is the kitchen which is fitted with a range of wall and base units. Contrasting worktops incorporate a stainless-steel sink and an electric hob. Integrated appliances include an electric hob and extractor hood and there is space for a washing machine and fridge freezer. Adjacent to the sitting room and also enjoying views to the front is a generous and comfortable double bedroom. Completing the accommodation on this floor is the family bathroom which incorporates a WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath with shower over. The attic floor has a hallway landing giving access to two bedrooms. With a Velux window to the front is a single bedroom which could equally be used as a separate study if required. Enjoying a dual aspect with Velux windows to the front and rear is the master bedroom which is of a good size and features a fitted storage cupboard within the eves. Outside; there is an area of private garden ground at the rear of property which includes a useful timber shed. There is also a communal drying area. Ample unrestricted on street parking is available at 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. 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. Mains gas fired central heating. UPVC double glazed windows and timber Velux windows. Telephone and broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, fitted light fittings and blinds 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 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 D (61) 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.
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.