A spacious one-bedroom main door upper flat situated within a popular residential area in the beautiful Borders town of Innerleithen. Built in around 1937 the property offers well-proportioned accommodation totalling 649 square feet and is presented in excellent decorative order 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 side of the property, the internal accommodation comprises; bright entrance vestibule with staircase leading to the upper hallway which gives access to all accommodation and benefits from having a generous sized storage cupboard. Enjoying a large window to the front, overlooking Buccleuch Street, is the bright and spacious sitting room which features recessed shelfing with storage cupboard below. The kitchen is fitted with a range of modern wall and base units with contrasting worktop surfaces incorporate a stainless steel sink unit, adjacent to a window overlooking the rear garden. Integrated appliances include an electric oven and hob and there is space for a fridge freezer and a washing machine. Positioned to the front of the property is the generous double bedroom which has ample space for bedroom furniture and also features recessed shelfing with storage cupboard below. Completing the accommodation with a rear facing window is the bathroom room with a white three piece suit incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath with shower over. Outside; the property benefits from having a private garden to the rear of the property which is accessed via a communal pathway. The garden is mainly laid to decorative chips with a large paved patio area making the perfect outdoor seating space. The garden also benefits from having two large timber sheds.
Situated in the picturesque and charming Borders town of Innerleithen, the main Border towns are easily reached while Edinburgh lies approximately thirty miles to the North. The town offers a good range of local shopping, medical centre, post office, hotels, restaurants, and cafes, as well as a primary school. The neighbouring town of Peebles offers further facilities including the local High School, Tesco and Sainsbury’s supermarkets, swimming pool and leisure centre. Lying in the heart of the picturesque Tweed Valley, the town of Innerleithen makes both an ideal commuter choice and a central base for indulging in the various activities available nearby such as golf, fishing, hill walking and horse riding, not to mention the world-renowned mountain biking centres of Innerleithen and Glentress being on the doorstep. In addition, Innerleithen and the wider area of the Borders has a thriving Arts Community, with many Art Galleries and a wide variety of arts and crafts activities for all ages. There is a multi-screen cinema in nearby in Galashiels and there are a number of local theatre and music groups, notably St Ronan’s Silver Band and Tweeddale Pipe Band.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Gas fired central heating. 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 (75) with potential C (75).
A closing date may be fixed, however, there is no requirement for the seller to fix a closing date when more than one interest is noted. JBM Estate Agents is entitled to accept their client’s instructions to accept an incoming offer without having a closing date and without giving other parties who may have noted interest an opportunity to offer. Prospective purchasers who have notified their interest through their lawyers to JBM Estate Agents, in writing, will be advised of a closing date if set, unless the property has been sold previously.
Formal offers should be submitted to the Selling Agents in Scottish legal form to 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.