A traditional sandstone built one-bedroom first floor flat, located within an attractive terraced building constructed around 1890. Benefiting from gas central heating and double glazing the property is ideally suited to a first-time buyer, holiday let or investment purchasers. Located in the centre of the High Street within the popular Borders town of Innerleithen with all good local amenities available close by.
The bright and airy accommodation totalling 542 square feet is conveniently arranged on one floor and comprises: a communal entrance accessed from the High Street with staircase to the first floor leading to a hallway with useful storage cupboard. At the front of the property is a large bright lounge with high ceilings and a feature fireplace with coal effect electric fire, there is also comfortable double bedroom. At the rear is a large dining kitchen fitted with a range of wall and base units and integrated appliances including an electric oven and hob. There is space for a washing machine a large storage cupboard and an original fireplace. Completing the accommodation is the bathroom, partially tiled and comprising a three- piece white suite with electric shower over bath. Externally, there is a communal garden at the rear of the building.
Innerleithen is a picturesque and charming Borders town located in the rolling hills of the Tweed Valley. The town is perfectly placed to take advantage of all the surrounding area has to offer to include fishing, hillwalking, mountain biking, horse riding and golf. The town is steeped in history with the annual 10-day festival, St. Ronan’s Border Games Week, bringing the community together for a wide range of activities for all ages. Innerleithen also plays host to a variety of festivals throughout the year to include book, music, flower and walking festivals and there is an operatic society as well as pipe and brass bands. Innerleithen boasts some of the most popular mountain biking tracks and is within easy reach of the Glentress Forrest. There are many walking routes to include the Southern Upland Way and the 9-hole golf course on the periphery of the town. Within the town there are independent shops as well as bank, supermarket, post office and health centre and St Ronan’s Primary School. Nearby Peebles offers more extensive shopping and recreational facilities and a secondary school. Peebles is within easy reach by private or public transport and can be reached by foot along the well-maintained Tweed Valley Railway Path. Innerleithen is a popular commuter choice as Edinburgh is easily accessible by private or public transport with a frequent bus service to and from Edinburgh, Galashiels and the neighbouring towns. The Borders Railway can also be accessed with the closest station located in Galashiels. Edinburgh City Bypass is within easy travelling distance via the A703 providing onward travel to a range of destinations and Edinburgh Airport for UK or overseas travel.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Gas fired central heating. UPVC framed double glazed windows.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category A. The amount payable for year 2018/2019 is £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 (67) with potential C (73).
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.