- Home Report valuation £115,000 - copy available upon request
A generously sized ground floor flat located within a popular residential area close to the town centre of the Borders town of Galashiels. Built in approximately 1950, this three bedroom property has accommodation extending to 79 square metres and benefits from having private gardens, outdoor storage/workshop and convenient off street parking. This property would make an ideal home for a young family or investment purchase and is warmed by gas central heating and has energy efficient double glazing.
The internal accommodation, which is in need of some cosmetic upgrade, briefly comprises; entrance hallway with two useful storage cupboards, large lounge with feature electric fireplace, stylish fitted kitchen with breakfast bar and door out to garden, three good sized bedrooms all with fitted wardrobes and a modern family bathroom with an electric shower above the bath. Externally, there is private garden ground at the front and rear of the property. Parking is available off street on the driveway in front of the property.
The town of Galashiels is one of the larger Border towns and as such offers a wide range of shopping, services and other facilities including a multi-screen cinema, a wide variety of restaurants and a swimming pool. There are also schools at both primary and secondary levels. For the active there is fantastic fishing on the River Tweed and Glentress Forest Mountain Biking Centre only 15 miles away. The town is well situated to take advantage of excellent road links to both Newcastle and Edinburgh, the latter being approximately 28 miles via the A7. The Borders Railway line provides a half hourly service at peak times over seven days of the week. There is a train station in the town centre. The rail line will run from Tweedbank in the Scottish Borders to Edinburgh Waverley, connecting to the national and international rail network within an hour. Distances: Edinburgh 36 miles, Peebles 17 miles, Lauder 11 miles and Kelso 18 miles. All distances are approximate.
Mains water and drainage and mains electricity. Mains gas fired central heating. Telephone with fibre broadband connection. UPVC framed double glazed windows.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category B. Amount payable for year 2017/2018 - £1,203.28. The local authority is Scottish Borders Council, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA Tel: 01835 824 000.
Viewing is available 7 days a week strictly by appointment by calling JBM Estate Agents on 01721 540170. Telephone lines are open 7 days a week, from 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 1pm Saturday and Sunday.
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 (73) with potential C (77).
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:
Updated regulations from June 2017 require us, the Selling Agents, to preform checks on the property buyer. To comply with the necessary regulations, any offer presented to us must be accompanied with photographic evidence of the purchasers identity and separate evidence of the purchasers residential address before any acceptance of the offer can be confirmed. You should 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.