** Closing Date Set - Friday 9th April at 12noon - All Formal Offers to be Submitted to the Selling Agents **
A fantastic four-bedroom detached family house built in 1980 within a sought-after wooded residential area on the outskirts of the picturesque Borders town of Innerleithen. Named “The Dales” the house benefits from being fully updated with contemporary kitchen and bathrooms and boasts of spectacular countryside views. This extremely versatile family home offers accommodation totalling an impressive 2,054 square feet over two floors and enjoys extensive wrap around mature gardens. With an immaculate interior and a wonderful location, this house is sure to prove popular and early viewing is highly recommended.
The spacious internal accommodation comprises; entrance vestibule leading into welcoming hallway giving access to all accommodation on the ground floor and a staircase leading to the lower ground floor. Located at the front is the fabulous breakfasting kitchen which enjoys two front facing windows and French doors to the side giving access to a composite decking area. The stylish kitchen is fitted with a wide range of modern wall and base units with contrasting worktop surfaces incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit and a breakfast bar, perfect for informal dining. Integrated appliances include double electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, and dishwasher. Adjacent to the kitchen and positioned at the rear is the spacious and relaxing sitting dining room. The sitting room boasts of French doors with outstanding views over the countryside and hills beyond and give access out to a balcony, the perfect space for an evening aperitif. Flooded with natural light, this room also features a multi-fuel stove set on a black slab hearth and surround giving the room a real focal point. Open to the sitting room is the spacious dining area which also benefits from the fabulous views and makes the ideal space for entertaining family and friends. Positioned at the rear with double windows enjoying views over the gardens is the master bedroom which features two fitted wardrobes and a built-in storage cupboard. The private en-suite shower room incorporates of a WC, Wash hand basin, and an enclosed shower unit. A rear facing opaque window allows for natural light. There are two further bedrooms on this level, a single room enjoying views over the front gardens and a double with a side facing window which also features a fitted wardrobe. Completing the accommodation on this level is the contemporary family shower room incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a separate shower unit.
The modern glass balustrade staircase leads down to the lower ground floor which was converted in 2018 providing two useful utility rooms and a fourth bedroom with en-suite shower room. The utility rooms are fitted with a range of modern wall and base units. One with a stainless-steel sink unit positioned below a rear facing window and there are electrics in place for an electric oven and hob to be fitted if required. An external door provides access to the rear garden. The second has space for a washing machine and a tumble dryer. With a dual aspect, enjoying patio doors to the rear and a window to the side of the property, is the generous and relaxing fourth bedroom. The patio doors provide those wonderful countryside views and give access out to a large composite decking area. The modern en-suite shower room incorporates a WC, wash hand basin and an enclosed shower unit. This fabulous room could equally be used as a further reception room. The Lower ground floor benefits from having the potential to become a self-contained apartment or annex if desired.
Externally, the property enjoys extensive and mature wrap around gardens with views to the front of the Caerlee Estate and tremendous countryside views at the rear. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with surrounding shrubs, bushes, and mature trees. There are several areas for alfresco dining in the summer months, a large composite decked area to the rear, a balcony accessed via the sitting room, a paved patio to the front and a further composite decked area to the side, which can be accessed from the kitchen. There are several timber outbuildings providing external storage and a door at the side of the property gives access to a cellar. Off street parking is provided at the front of the property for several vehicles.
Situated in the picturesque and charming Borders town of Innerleithen, the main Border towns are easily reached while Edinburgh lies approximately 30 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.
Main’s water and drainage. Main’s electricity. Main’s Gas fired central heating. Mixture of timber framed double glazed windows and UPVC double glazed windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, fitted light fittings and window coverings throughout the property will be included in the sale. Other items of furniture are available to purchase by separate negotiation.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category F. Amount payable for year 2020/2021 - £2,684.87. 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 (78) with potential B (85).
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: 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.