* Closing Date Set - Monday 21st October at 12 Noon *
An excellent opportunity for a first-time buyer, downsizer or investment purchaser, this end-terraced ground floor flat offers well-proportioned modern accommodation with a bright spacious dual aspect sitting/dining room, two good sized double bedrooms and convenient off-street parking. Originally constructed in the 1960’s, the flat is situated within an established residential area on the south side of Peebles and is located close to good local amenities with primary and secondary schools nearby.
Summary of Accommodation:
Ground floor; entrance vestibule with walk-in cupboard, sitting/dining room, kitchen, two double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Externally; private garden ground to front and mixture of private and communal garden ground to rear.
Benefiting from having its own main front door, the flat is stylishly decorated throughout and is presented in move-in condition. The internal accommodation, which totals 779 square feet, comprises; large entrance vestibule with a fantastic walk-in storage cupboard. Door through to internal hallway with two excellent storage cupboards. At the end of the hallway there is a generous dual aspect sitting/dining room, offering plenty of space for both lounge and dining furniture. The lovely sitting/dining room has a window overlooking the front and French doors at the rear that open out to the garden. The stylish kitchen, which has an outlook over the rear garden, is fitted with a good range of cabinets and has worktop surface areas to three sides. There is a stainless-steel sink unit below the double window and integrated appliances include an eye-level electric oven, electric hob, cooker hood, fridge and freezer. There is space for a washing machine. There are two comfortable bright double bedrooms both with storage cupboards, one situated to the front and the other at rear. Completing the accommodation is the beautifully appointed bathroom, which has been fully tiled and features a heated chrome towel rail and three-piece white suite comprising of a WC, wash hand basin with vanity storage and a panelled bath with shower over.
Externally, there are private garden grounds to the front and rear of the flat. The garden grounds are bound by timber fencing. The front garden is largely stone chipped and provides convenient off-street parking for several vehicles. The rear garden is a mixture of communal/private garden ground, bound by post and wire and timber fencing.
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. Peebles is an ideal location for those looking to enjoy the country lifestyle taking full advantage of the fishing, hillwalking, mountain biking, horse riding and golf facilities that the area has to offer. There is a swimming pool and the Gytes Leisure Centre offers a wide variety of leisure activities to suit adults and children. Glentress Forest and its popular mountain biking routes are approximately 4 miles east of Peebles offering excellent biking facilities. For those who enjoy the creative arts, the Eastgate Theatre & Arts Centre showcases local and international musical and artistic talent throughout the year and there are a number of popular festivals throughout the year to include the week-long Beltane Festival which is steeped in the history of Peebles and follows a traditional format, an Arts Festival, Agricultural Festival, Rugby Sevens and TweedLove Bike Festival, to name just a few. The High Street of Peebles has a wide selection of independent retailers and highly regarded restaurants as well as a number of high street favourites. The town also has a health centre, dentists, vets, banks and supermarkets as well as primary and secondary schools. Peebles is ideally situated within commuting distance of Edinburgh which can be reached by private or public transport. There is a frequent bus service running to and from Edinburgh as well as services for Biggar, Galashiels and nearby local towns. The A703 gives easy access to the Edinburgh City Bypass for onward
Viewings of this property are strictly by appointment. For more information or to arrange an appointment, please contact JBM Estate Agents on 01721 540170.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, blinds and fitted light fittings throughout the flat will be included in the sale.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Mains gas fired central heating. Telephone with broadband connection. UPVC double glazed windows.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category A. Amount payable for year 2019/2020 - £1,093.51. The local authority is Scottish Borders Council, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA Tel: 01835 824 000.
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 (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:
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.