A lovely one-bedroom main door ground floor flat, located on an established residential street within the Peebles town conservation area; dating from 1890 and positioned within an attractive mid-terraced solid stone building this property is close to Peebles’ town centre and the local amenities it has to offer. Extending to some 621 square feet the property benefits from a bright sitting room, separate sun room and a private rear garden; it’s sure to appeal to many buyers including buy-to-let investment purchasers and first time buyers so early viewing is recommended.
Internally, the accommodation – which is conveniently arranged over one floor – comprises of entrance vestibule leading through to an inner hallway with useful storage cupboard. There is also a small storage cupboard built on to the hallway ceiling as you enter the bedroom. There is a comfortable sitting room, featuring a stone effect fireplace with gas fire and a window overlooking the front garden. Towards the rear is the kitchen and adjacent utility area. The kitchen – which has a window overlooking the rear of the property – is fitted with a sink and wall units with space for a cooker and fridge. The utility area has space for a washing machine and freezer and has a glazed door giving access to the rear garden. The utility area leads through to the bright sun room, perfect for relaxing and with views over the pretty rear garden. Also at the rear is a comfortable double bedroom which benefits from fitted wardrobes a sink/vanity unit and a window overlooking the rear garden. Completing the accommodation is a shower room, which features a panelled shower cubicle with electric shower, and a separate WC adjacent to the bedroom.
Externally there is small garden to the front of the flat, which has been part-paved and features a stone chipped area. It is enclosed with a wrought iron fence and is accessed from the street via a wrought iron gate. At the rear of the property there is an attractive low maintenance private garden which is fully enclosed by timber fencing, this features a paved patio area, a rockery and a pond, there is also a stone storage shed, greenhouse and an outside tap. The garden is south/west-facing so benefits from sun practically all day long.
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, a post office, a range of shops, supermarkets, hotels 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, The Agricultural Show, Arts Festival, Jazz Festival and Highland Games. There is good access from Peebles to the other Border towns via the road network with the A703 giving access to the 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. UPVC double glazed and timber single glazed windows and a UPVC front door. Telephone point in hallway.
Items to be included:
All fitted carpets, blinds, curtains and light fittings will be included in the sale. The white goods do not form part of the sale but can be left if the buyer wishes. Other items of furniture are available by separate negotiation.
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.
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 D (67) with potential C (79).
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.
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.