** Home Report valuation £115,000 - Copy available upon request **
A fantastic two bedroom flat positioned on the first floor of an attractive stone building set in the heart of Peebles within the town’s conservation area. Ideally located for the town centre with all the amenities it has to offer, this bright and practical home would make an ideal purchase for a first-time buyer or for an investment buyer looking for a holiday rental. The property, which extends to 522 square feet, includes a bright open plan kitchen/sitting room, two comfortable bedrooms, a modern bathroom and communal gardens to the rear. Early viewing is recommended.
Accessed from a communal doorway on Old Town leading to a communal staircase and landing, the well-presented accommodation comprises: entrance hallway with two useful storage cupboards. At the rear of the property is the bright and airy sitting/dining room with open plan kitchen. The modern kitchen area is fitted with a range of stylish wall and base units and integrated appliances including electric oven/hob and cooker hood. There is space for a washing machine and fridge freezer and a window overlooking the rear of the property with lovely views over the rooftops and the countryside beyond. At the front of the property are the two comfortable bedrooms. One is a good-sized double, the other a single, and both have windows overlooking the front of the property. A modern bathroom featuring a white three-piece suite with mixer shower over bath completes the accommodation on this floor. At rear of the property there are communal gardens. These are laid mainly to lawn with shrub and tree borders and bounded by stone walls. Ample on street parking is available on the roadside at the front of the property, there is also a nearby public car park available at Greenside located just behind the property.
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. Timber framed single casement windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, blinds and light fittings throughout the property will be included in the sale. The under-counter fridge in the kitchen and the wardrobes in the main bedroom will also be included in the sale.
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 (75) with potential B (82).
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.