With a superb central location, an extremely spacious three-bedroom attic floor flat within a two storey and attic building, situated just off the High Street of the well-regarded Borders town of Peebles. This solid stone mid terraced flat was built around 1790 and benefits from having a bright and airy layout, which totals some 1,672 square feet. Although the accommodation would benefit from a measure of upgrade and repair, the property would make an ideal holiday let or rental investment for which early viewing is highly recommended.
Access to the property is from a pend from the High Street and through a courtyard which is used by the neighbouring café premises. There is a communal hall and staircase serving the building. The internal accommodation briefly comprises; entrance hallway with staircase to the upper floor. On the attic floor, positioned at the rear is a comfortable sitting room with a useful fitted storage cupboard. The sitting room has a window to the rear. There are three generous bedrooms, two are located at the front and another at the rear. The two front bedrooms have Velux roof windows. The bright rear bedroom has a dual aspect, with windows to both the side and rear. There are two bathrooms, both which includes a WC, wash hand basin and a bath. Completing the accommodation is the kitchen, which is fitted with a range of wall and base units. There are laminated worktop surfaces to three sides of the room and there is space for a cooker, fridge freezer and a washing machine. The kitchen is flooded with natural light from the large Velux roof window. The property benefits from having good storage space with an additional storage room located at the entrance to the property which is ideal for the storing of bikes.
Summary of accommodation:
First floor; entrance hallway, staircase and a storage cupboard. Attic floor; hallway landing, sitting room, kitchen, three bedrooms and two bathrooms with WC.
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. Peebles is an ideal location for those looking to enjoy the country lifestyle taking full advantage of the fishing, hillwalking, mountain biking, horse riding and golf facilities that the area has to offer. There is a swimming pool and the Gytes Leisure Centre offers a wide variety of leisure activities to suit adults and children. Glentress Forest and its popular mountain biking routes are approximately 4 miles east of Peebles offering excellent biking facilities. For those who enjoy the creative arts, the Eastgate Theatre & Arts Centre showcases local and international musical and artistic talent throughout the year and there are a number of popular festivals throughout the year to include the week-long Beltane Festival which is steeped in the history of Peebles and follows a traditional format, an Arts Festival, Agricultural Festival, Rugby Sevens and TweedLove Bike Festival, to name just a few. The High Street of Peebles has a wide selection of independent retailers and highly regarded restaurants as well as a number of high street favourites. The town also has a health centre, dentists, vets, banks and supermarkets as well as primary and secondary schools. Peebles is ideally situated within commuting distance of Edinburgh which can be reached by private or public transport. There is a frequent bus service running to and from Edinburgh as well as services for Biggar, Galashiels and nearby local towns. The A703 gives easy access to the Edinburgh City Bypass for onward travel to many destinations and Edinburgh Airport for UK or overseas travel.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Gas fired central heating. Timber single glazed windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, blinds, curtains and light fittings throughout the property will be included in the sale.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category D, with an annual charge of £1,640.26 payable for the year 2019/2020. 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 E (51) with potential D (69).
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.