An attractive detached family house situated on a modern development close to good amenities within the popular Borders town of Innerleithen. Built in 2008, this timber framed spacious home offers generous well-appointed accommodation over two floors totalling 1,348 square feet. It has four relaxing bedrooms and benefits from having a versatile layout, an integral garage and a private enclosed south west facing rear garden.
The well-presented internal accommodation comprises ground floor, covered entrance porch, welcoming bright hallway with a guest cloakroom and a large storage cupboard. Overlooking the front garden there is a comfortable bay-windowed sitting room. At the rear of the house there is a well-appointed dining kitchen with French doors giving direct access out to the rear garden. The stylish kitchen is a great family space and is fitted with a good range of wall and base units. The kitchen features laminated worktop surfaces which incorporate a breakfast bar and a stainless-steel sink unit. Integrated appliances include an electric cooker, gas hob, cooker hood above with extractor and a fridge freezer. There is ample space for a dining table and chairs and there is also a useful under stairs storage cupboard. Elsewhere on the ground floor there is a handy utility room which has an external door out to the side garden. There is a laminated worktop with a stainless-steel sink unit, window overlooking the rear garden and there is also space for a washing machine and tumble dryer.
On the first floor there is a spacious hallway landing with loft access hatch and storage cupboard that houses the hot water tank. The house has four bedrooms, with the master bedroom positioned at the front of the house. This is a generous size and includes a fitted wardrobe, double window and an en-suite shower room. The stylish en-suite has been part tiled and includes a WC, wash hand basin and a double width shower cubical. There is another good-sized double bedroom at the front which features a fitted wardrobe and triple windows overlooking the front garden. Two further bedrooms are positioned at the rear of the house, a double bedroom with a fitted wardrobe and a single bedroom, both with views looking over the rear garden and hills beyond. Completing the accommodation is the bright part tiled family bathroom which features a white three-piece suite incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath with mains shower above.
Externally, there are well kept private gardens to the front, side and rear of the house. The good-sized rear garden is mostly laid to lawn with some shrub borders and planting. There is a decked patio area, which can be accessed from the kitchen. The rear garden is bounded by timber fencing and is fully enclosed. At the front of the house there is a low maintenance open style garden, which includes an area of lawn and some planting in front of the bay window. A wooden gate at the side of the house allows access to the rear garden. There is a mono-blocked driveway which provides parking for several vehicles and leads to the integral single garage. The garage is accessed via a metal up and over door and benefits from having power and light.
Innerleithen is a picturesque and charming Borders town located in the rolling hills of the Tweed Valley. The village is perfectly placed to take advantage the surrounding area has to offer to include fishing, hillwalking, mountain biking, horse riding and golf. The village 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 Forest. There are many walking routes to include the Southern Upland Way and the 9-hole golf course on the periphery of the village. Within the town there are independent shops as well as bank, supermarket, and health centre and St Ronan’s Primary School. Nearby Peebles offers more extensive shopping, 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. UPVC framed double glazed windows. Gas fired central heating. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
All fitted carpets, blinds, curtains and light fittings throughout the house will be included in the sale.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category F. Amount payable for year 2019/2020 - £2,585.21. 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 (88).
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:
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.