Constructed around 1890, an attractive and spacious solid stone double upper flat, with accommodation over first and attic floors. Centrally located and accessed from Innerleithen’s diverse High Street, this main door flat is ideally situated for local shopping, bars and restaurants. Offering generous accommodation totalling 976 square feet, the flat has three comfortable bedrooms, a large bright sitting room and a private rear garden. The flat would make an ideal purchase for a family, first time buyer or an investment purchaser.
Summary of Accommodation:
Ground floor; entrance vestibule and staircase leading to first floor accommodation. First floor; hallway landing; sitting room, dining kitchen, bathroom, utility cupboard and a single bedroom. Second floor; hallway landing and two double bedrooms.
The private ground floor main door entrance provides access to stairs to the first-floor hallway landing. Positioned at the front of the first floor, there is a spacious and bright sitting room with wooden floors, and a Morso multi-fuel stove which is seated upon a tiled hearth. There is a double window that overlooks the High Street. There is also a single bedroom, with a window overlooking the front, this room could also be used as a study. Towards the rear, there is a modern dining kitchen fitted with a fantastic range of wall and base units, tiled splashback and laminated worktops incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit. Integrated appliances include an electric oven, electric hob and a dishwasher. There is space for a free-standing fridge freezer and ample space for a dining table and chairs. The kitchen has a window overlooking the rear gardens and the lovely hills beyond. Completing the accommodation on this level is the bright, fully tiled family bathroom with useful utility cupboard off. The bathroom incorporates a WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath with mixer shower over and has a single opaque window to rear. A staircase from the first floor leads to a hallway landing and the accommodation arranged on the attic floor. On this level you will find a hallway landing with two useful storage cupboards and two generous sized bedrooms. With views to the front, there is a bright double bedroom with built in wardrobes and a dormer window overlooking the front. Positioned at the rear is the second double bedroom, which has a single window to the rear.
Externally, there is a communal pathway at the side of the building which provides access to the garden grounds. The area of private garden ground belonging to the flat is located to the rear of the building is predominately bound by timber fencing and dry-stone walling. The garden includes a lawn and a timber decked patio. There are two timber framed sheds and one greenhouse within the back garden.
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 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, post office, 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. Gas fired central heating. UPVC framed doubled glazed windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, curtains, blinds and fitted light fittings throughout the flat will be included in the sale.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category B, with an annual charge of £1,275.76 payable for the year 2019/2020. 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 (69) with potential C (76).
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.