A charming two-bedroom traditional apartment located on the High Street enjoying fantastic roof top views of the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Built in the 1880’s and full of character, the flat has been fully modernised to an excellent standard with light and fresh décor throughout. Whilst retaining some original features, the flat boasts of a stylish contemporary feel with a modern kitchen and bathroom. Providing accommodation totalling an impressive 657 square feet, this property would make a superb purchase for a first-time buyer, professional couple or an investment purchaser. Early viewing is highly recommended.
The internal accommodation accessed via a communal stairwell comprises; Entrance hallway giving access to all accommodation. Positioned to the front of the property with fantastic views is the well-proportioned sitting room which boasts an original cast iron fireplace giving the room a real focal point. Located at the rear, the kitchen is fitted with a range of stylish wall and base units with contrasting worktops. Integrated appliances include an electric hob, electric oven and extractor fan. Open to the Kitchen is an extremely useful utility area with a large double storage cupboard and space for a fridge freezer and a washing machine. There are two double bedrooms, one with a window to the front of the property overlooking the High Street, whilst the other is set to the rear of the property. Completing the accommodation is the contemporary bathroom with fitted vanity unit incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and there is a panelled bath with shower over. Externally; there is a communal drying area at the rear 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. Space heating is provided by a system of electric panel heaters. Timber framed single glazed sash and case windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
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 F (36) with potential D (62).
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.