A spacious, well-presented ground floor flat, built in the 1950’s. The property is one of four flats in a purpose built two storey building and is located within a popular residential area with the town centre a short walk away. This versatile and practical home offers two comfortable bedrooms, a large bright sitting room and private gardens. The property would make an ideal purchase as a starter home for a first-time buyer, young family or an investment purchaser.
The internal accommodation, which totals 776 square feet, is conveniently arranged over one floor and comprises: private entrance with vestibule leading to an internal hallway with two useful storage cupboards. Overlooking the front, there is a large bright sitting room with a feature cast iron fireplace and open fire. There is also a dining kitchen, fitted with a range of modern wall and base units and integrated appliances including an electric oven, gas hob and cooker hood. There is space for a washing machine and dishwasher and room for a dining table. At the rear there are two well-proportioned double bedrooms, each with plenty of space for free standing furniture. Completing the accommodation is the family bathroom, partially tiled with a modern three-piece white suite and mixer shower over bath. Externally, there are private gardens to the front and rear of the property. The front garden includes an area of shrubbery and a paved patio area. The rear garden is laid mainly to lawn with some mature shrubs, there is also a useful timber storage shed. Plenty of unrestricted parking is available on street in front 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. Gas fired central heating. PVC double glazed windows and timber Velux windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category A. Amount payable for year 2018/2019 - £1,058.28. 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 D (68) with potential C (75).
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 perform checks on the property buyer. To comply with the necessary regulations, any offer presented to us must be accompanied with photographic evidence of the buyer’s identity and separate evidence of the buyer’s 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.