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A double fronted traditional stone-built ground floor main door one-bedroom flat located within the Conservation Area of the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Built in 1870, the property benefits from being just a short walk from the bustling high street, and enjoys private front and rear gardens, and off-street parking. Featuring traditional high ceilings, this light and airy flat offers accommodation totalling 411 square feet. This property would make an ideal starter flat, investment purchase or holiday home and early viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the accommodation and garden space on offer.
The internal accommodation comprises; entrance hallway which gives access to the sitting room, bedroom, and shower room. Positioned to the front of the flat is the bright and spacious sitting room which features a large window overlooking the front garden and Cross street and features a recessed alcove with shelfing. Accessed via the sitting and positioned at the rear is the galley style kitchen which is fitted with a range of wall and base units incorporating a composite sink unit. There is space for a washing machine and a fridge freezer with integrated appliances including an electric oven, electric hob, and an extractor hood. Also enjoying a large window to the front is the generous double bedroom which features full width fitted mirrored wardrobes to which one houses the boiler. Accessed from the hallway is the spacious 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 open style front garden is laid to decorative chips, whilst the private garden area to the rear is laid to lawn and is fully bound by timber fencing incorporating timber gates allowing off street parking. A traditional former coal shed provides for outdoor storage.
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.
Main’s water and drainage. Main’s electricity. Mains Gas. UPVC double glazed windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
Items to be included:
All fitted floor coverings, fitted light fittings, fridge freezer and the washing machine 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 2021/2022 - £1,142.06. 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 (68) with potential C (77).
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.
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.
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