A spacious double upper flat with accommodation over the first and attic floors. The property is one of four flats in a purpose built two storey building constructed around 1938. Located on a popular residential street and within easy reach of the town centre and other local amenities, this versatile and practical home offers three comfortable bedrooms, a large sitting room, together with a private garden and useful attic storage space. The property would make an ideal purchase for a family, first time buyer or an investment purchaser.
The spacious and bright accommodation, totalling 1,304 square feet, comprises: private ground floor entrance with stairs to the first-floor hallway. At the front of the first floor, there is a comfortable and bright sitting room with feature brick fireplace and electric fire. There is also a fitted kitchen with a range of wall and base units and integrated appliances including an electric oven, gas hob and cooker hood. There is space for a washing machine and small table. At the rear of the first floor is a double bedroom with useful storage cupboard and a further single bedroom. Completing the accommodation on this level is the family bathroom, partially tiled with a three-piece white suite and electric shower over bath. A staircase from the first-floor hallway leads to the attic floor, comprising a generous double bedroom lit by Velux windows, and a large walk-in cupboard/box room affording access to a partially floored attic storage space. Externally, there is private garden to the rear of the property, laid mainly to lawn and bounded by timber fencing. The is also a relaxing patio area and a timber storage shed.
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 C (71) with potential C (74).
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.