A charming main door end terraced ground floor flat benefiting from having its own private front and rear gardens. Located within Peebles town Conservation Area and built in 1890 of solid stone, this well presented one-bedroom flat is situated within a popular residential street close to the town centre. The property offers accommodation over one level totalling 392 square feet. Within easy walking distance of all local amenities, this would make an ideal starter flat or investment purchase. Early viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the accommodation on offer.
The internal accommodation comprises; entrance hallway which gives access to the kitchen, sitting room and bedroom. Immediately to your right is the kitchen which is fitted with a range of wall and base units with contrasting worktop surfaces incorporating a circular sink unit positioned underneath a front facing window. There is space for a cooker, fridge, and a dishwasher. Positioned at the rear is the delightful sitting room which features fully glazed French doors leading out to the private rear garden, traditional wooden floors and an attractive timber surround fireplace with electric stove gives the room a real focal point. The bright and comfortable bedroom enjoys a window to the front of the property overlooking George Street, and gives access to a utility area and the bathroom. The utility area has space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer and offers generous storage space. Completing the accommodation Is the bathroom which incorporates a WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath with shower over. There is an opaque window to the side of the property. Externally, there are beautiful well-kept an enclosed garden to the front and rear of the property. The rear garden has an area of lawn with planted borders and a paved patio area providing a lovely space for sitting out and is bound by timber fencing. Directly accessed from the sitting room French doors is a delightful, paved patio area providing the perfect space for alfresco dining in the summer months. There are three useful outdoor stores providing an extra 37 Square feet of storage space. At the front, there is a small low maintenance stone chipped garden bound by timber fencing and hedging. Unrestricted parking is available on street in front of the flat.
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, 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 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 (68) with potential C (78).
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.