** Closing date set for 12 noon on Tuesday 27th August - Please submit all offers in writing to JBM Estate Agents **
With a great location close to the High Street of the popular Borders town of Innerleithen, a single storey detached bungalow named “The Limes”. Built around 1985, this spacious timber framed home has three comfortable bedrooms and a large kitchen diner. It also benefits from having private gardens and convenient off-street parking. Close by are a variety of local amenities ranging from a convenience store to hairdressers, a public house and takeaways among other local businesses. In need of upgrade throughout, this home offers a great opportunity for refurbishment and update and for purchasers to put their own personal stamp on a lovely bungalow. Perfect for a range of buyers from first time buyers, to a creative family or someone that wants to downsize, internal viewing is a must!
With generous proportions throughout, the internal accommodation comprises; entrance vestibule with useful storage cupboard for shoes and jackets. A half-glazed door leads through to an “L-shaped” hallway with guest cloakroom and two storage cupboards, one of which houses the hot water tank. There is also a hatch providing access to the large attic space. With windows overlooking the front, there is a sitting room with generous sized space allowing ample room for all the furniture you would expect to have. Adjacent to this is the large dining kitchen which features two windows overlooking the rear garden. There is a range of floor and wall storage units and laminated worktop surfaces incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit and breakfast bar. Integrated appliances including a gas hob, double electric oven and cooker hood. There is ample space for a dining table and chairs and a fridge freezer. Just off the kitchen is the glazed sunroom, where you can sit and relax and enjoy the outlook over the garden. The sunroom is of aluminium construction and has a door leading out to the garden grounds. There are two good sized double bedrooms, one at the front and the other positioned at the rear, both bedrooms feature fitted double wardrobes. The third bedroom is good sized single room and has a window overlooking the rear garden. Completing the accommodation is shower room, which is fully tiled and incorporates a WC, wash hand basin and a shower cubicle with electric shower.
Externally, there is private garden ground to the front, side and rear of the house. The gardens are mostly laid with lawn and are bounded by timber fencing, hedging and masonry walling. At the side, there is a paved driveway, which can accommodate two vehicles. There is a timber shed and a greenhouse within the garden grounds.
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. Timber framed doubled glazed windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category D. Amount payable for year 2019/2020 - £1,640.26. 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 (60) with potential B (85).
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.