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Dovecot Road, Peebles Guide Price £130,000

Located in a quiet cul-de-sac close to the town centre, a delightful main door upper floor flat presented in good decorative order throughout. This first-floor flat benefits from having a bright spacious layout, two good sized bedrooms, lots of handy storage space, communal gardens and residents parking. Built in the late 1980’s, the flat is positioned within an attractive two-storey semi-detached building and is sure to appeal to first time buyers, professional couple or investment purchaser.  

Accessed via a private main door on the ground floor, the internal accommodation, which totals 769 square feet, comprises; entrance hallway with stairs leading to the first floor.  First floor; hallway landing with two convenient storage cupboards.  Overlooking the rear there is a good-sized sitting room which has ample space for a small dining table and chairs. The sitting room features a timber fireplace with electric fire.  Positioned at the front of the flat is the sunny breakfasting kitchen, which is fitted with a range of wall and base units and laminated worktop surfaces including a sink and a breakfast bar.  There is space for a cooker, washing machine and fridge freezer. Good sized storage cupboard accessed off the kitchen.  There are two spacious double 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 bathroom which has been part tiled and comprises of a three-piece suite incorporating WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath with an electric shower over.  The attic, which is accessed via a hatch 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 ample resident’s and visitor car parking.  

Location:

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 flat will be included in the sale. The fridge freezer, washing machine and cooker will also be included.  

Services:

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 2019/2020 - £1,458.01.  The local authority is Scottish Borders Council, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA Tel: 01835 824 000.

Viewing Arrangements: 

Viewings of this property are strictly by appointment.  For more information or to arrange an appointment, please contact JBM Estate Agents on 01721 540170.

Home Report:

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.

EPC Rating: 

The Energy Efficiency Rating for this property is D (56) with potential C (61).

Closing Date:

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.

Important Note: 

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”.  

 


Dovecot Road
Peebles EH45 8EQ
County: The Scottish Borders
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 00000381

P: 01721 540170

Sitting Room

13' 3'' x 12' 3'' (4.04m x 3.73m)

Kitchen

12' 3'' x 8' 5'' (3.73m x 2.57m)

Bedroom 1

11' 11'' x 11' 1'' (3.63m x 3.38m)

Bedroom 2

11' 0'' x 9' 9'' (3.35m x 2.97m)


Dovecot Road
Peebles EH45 8EQ
County: The Scottish Borders
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 00000381

P: 01721 540170
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