Benefiting from a secluded position and presented in good decorative order, a bright modern two-bedroom first floor flat with communal gardens and off-street parking. Built around 1985, the flat is positioned within a two-storey detached building containing four flats only and is well placed for comfortable walking distance to the town centre.
Accessed via a communal enclosed stairwell, the internal accommodation, which totals 608 square feet, comprises; entrance hallway with two convenient storage cupboards. Overlooking the front there is a good-sized sitting room which has ample space for a small dining table and chairs. Positioned at the rear of the flat is the sunny kitchen, which is fitted with a range of wall and base units and laminated worktop surfaces. There is space for a cooker, washing machine and fridge freezer. There are two bedrooms, one overlooking the front and the other with views to the rear. Both of the bedrooms benefit from having fitted storage space. Completing the accommodation is the stylish bathroom which has been part tiled and comprises of three-piece suite with an electric shower over the bath. The attic, which is accessed via a hatch and pull-down ladder in the hallway landing has been fully insulated. Externally, there are large well-maintained communal gardens surrounding the building, which are bounded by hedging and timber fencing. There is a pathway which leads round to side of the building to the private resident’s car park. There is also a stone communal outbuilding within the garden grounds for storage of waste bins.
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, 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.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, blinds and light fittings throughout the house will be included in the sale. The fridge freezer, washing machine and cooker will also be included.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Electric night storage heating and electric panel heating. Telephone with broadband connection. Timber double glazed windows.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category C. Amount payable for year 2018/2019 - £1,411.04. The local authority is Scottish Borders Council, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA Tel: 01835 824 000.
There is an annual charge for the shared areas of the building and for upkeep of the communal gardens. The amount payable for the year 2019 - £200.00.
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 (60) 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.