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Leithen Road, Innerleithen
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39 Leithen Road, Innerleithen, EH44 6HX.

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** Closing Date Set - Thursday 16th September 2021 at 12noon **

A charming solid stone main door two-bedroom ground floor flat enjoying a pleasant outlook located just a short walk from the bustling high street of the picturesque Borders town of Innerleithen. With views over Leithen Water to the front, this delightful flat offers well-proportioned accommodation totalling 627 square feet and benefits from private gardens to the front and rear.  Positioned within an attractive traditional stone building, originally constructed in 1890, this property is sure to prove popular and early viewing is highly advised.   

The well-presented internal accommodation comprises; welcoming entrance vestibule leading into an inner hallway.  Positioned at the front of the property with a window providing views over Leithen water is the bright and spacious sitting room featuring traditional high ceilings, alcove shelfing, and an electric fire with timber surround giving the room a real focal point.  Accessed via the sitting room, the dining kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units with contrasting worktop surfaces incorporating a white composite sink unit.  Integrated appliances include an electric oven, a gas hob, and there is space for a washing machine and a fridge freezer.  A rear facing window provides natural light and there is space for a dining table and chairs.  Positioned at the front of the property enjoying views over the front garden is the larger of two bedrooms which features generous fitted wardrobes and storage space.  Whilst the second bedroom is positioned to the rear and is currently used as a formal dining room.  The accommodation is completed by the shower room which incorporates of a WC with alcove shelfing above, wash hand basin with vanity unit, and an enclosed shower unit.  

Externally; there are private gardens to the front and rear of the property.  The private front garden is mainly laid with decorative chips with two large bedding planters and is bound by timber fencing incorporating an iron gate.  The area of private garden to the rear which is accessed at the side of the property is again mainly laid to decorative chips with a raised stone bedding area to one corner, and a paved patio to another.  Two timber garden sheds and a brick store provide excellent outdoor storage, and the garden is fully bound by timber fencing.  Parking is available on street to the front of the property.     

Location:

Situated in the picturesque and charming Borders town of Innerleithen, the main Border towns are easily reached while Edinburgh lies approximately 30 miles to the North.  The town offers a good range of local shopping, medical centre, post office, hotels, restaurants, and cafes, as well as a primary school.  The neighbouring town of Peebles offers further facilities including the local High School, Tesco and Sainsbury’s supermarkets, swimming pool and leisure centre.  Lying in the heart of the picturesque Tweed Valley, the town of Innerleithen makes both an ideal commuter choice and a central base for indulging in the various activities available nearby such as golf, fishing, hill walking and horse riding, not to mention the world-renowned mountain biking centres of Innerleithen and Glentress being on the doorstep.  In addition, Innerleithen and the wider area of the Borders has a thriving Arts Community, with many Art Galleries and a wide variety of arts and crafts activities for all ages.  There is a multi-screen cinema in nearby in Galashiels and there are a number of local theatre and music groups, notably St Ronan’s Silver Band and Tweeddale Pipe Band.

Services:

Main’s water and drainage.  Main’s electricity.  Gas central heating.  UPVC doubled glazed windows. 

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

Items to be Included:

All fitted carpets, blinds and fitted light fittings throughout the property will be included in the sale.

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 (63) with potential C (78).

Closing Date:

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.   

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.”  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.    


Rooms

Sitting Room

14' 0'' x 11' 0'' (4.27m x 3.35m)

Kitchen

12' 1'' x 8' 0'' (3.68m x 2.44m)

Bedroom 1

12' 6'' x 12' 3'' (3.81m x 3.73m)

Bedroom 2

11' 10'' x 9' 6'' (3.61m x 2.90m)


Location

Leithen Road
Innerleithen EH44 6HX
County: The Scottish Borders
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: 00000960
Scott Murray
JBM Estate Agents
P: 01721 540170
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