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A traditional ground floor main door one-bedroom flat located within Peebles town Conservation Area built in the early 1900’s of solid stone benefitting from private front and rear gardens. Boasting of traditional high ceilings, the property is in need of modernisation allowing you to create an interior of your choice and offers accommodation totalling 529 square feet. Situated within a popular residential street close to the town centre and within easy walking distance of all local amenities, this would make an ideal starter flat or investment purchase. Early viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the accommodation on offer.
The internal accommodation comprises; entrance hallway which gives access to all accommodation and a useful storage cupboard. Positioned to the front of the flat is the bright and spacious sitting room which features triple windows overlooking the front garden and George street and a gas fire set on a marble hearth. Positioned at the rear is the kitchen which is fitted with a range of wall and base units incorporating a stainless-steel sink. There is space for a washing machine, cooker and a fridge freezer and there is a window overlooking the rear gardens. Adjacent to the kitchen is the generous double bedroom which also enjoys a window overlooking the rear garden. Accessed from the hallway is the shower room which incorporates a WC, wash hand basin and a separate shower cubicle.
Externally, there is private garden areas to the front and rear of the property. The front garden is mainly laid with decorative chips with planted border edges bound by stone walling and timber fencing. To the rear there is a communal drying area laid to lawn and a private garden area bound by timber fencing where there is also a timber shed. Unrestricted parking is available on street in front of the flat.
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, Tweed Love Cycling Festival, 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.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Mains Gas. Mixture of UPVC double glazed windows and timber framed single glazed sash and casement windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
Items to be included:
All fitted floor coverings will be included in the sale of the property.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category A. Amount payable for year 2020/2021 - £1,134.68. 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 (39) with potential C (73).
A closing date may be fixed, however, there is no requirement for the seller to fix a closing date when more than one interest is noted. JBM Estate Agents is entitled to accept their client’s instructions to accept an incoming offer without having a closing date and without giving other parties who may have noted interest an opportunity to offer. Prospective purchasers who have notified their interest through their lawyers to JBM Estate Agents, in writing, will be advised of a closing date if set, 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.
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