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George Place, Peebles
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16 George Place, Peebles, EH45 8DW

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A spacious first floor one-bedroom main door flat positioned within an established residential area just a short walk from the bustling high street of the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Built in around 1950, the property offers well-proportioned accommodation totalling 547 square feet and benefits from having an area of private garden ground to the rear. Conveniently situated for 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 with a generous and useful storage cupboard.  Positioned to the front of the flat is the bright and spacious sitting room which features a tiled surround fire place, built in storage cupboard and a large window overlooking George place, flooding the room with natural light.  Accessed via the sitting and positioned at the rear of the property is the breakfasting kitchen, which is fitted with a range of wall and base units with contrasting worktop surfaces incorporating a stainless-steel sink.  There is space for a washing machine, tumble dryer, cooker, and a fridge freezer.  A rear facing window provides views over the rear gardens.  Adjacent to the kitchen is the generous double bedroom which also features a window overlooking the rear garden and provides ample space for an array of bedroom furniture.  Completing the accommodation and accessed from the hallway, the  spacious bathroom incorporates a WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath with shower over.  A front facing opaque window allows in the natural light.

Externally, there is an area of private garden to the rear of the property which is a generous size and is accessed via a communal pathway.  The garden is fully laid to lawn and is fully bound by timber fencing.  Unrestricted parking is available on street at the front of the property.   

Location:

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. 

Services:

Main’s water and drainage.  Main’s electricity.  Electric storage heating.  Timber double glazed windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.  

Items to be included:

All fitted floor coverings, fitted light fittings, cooker 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.

Viewing: 

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

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 E (45) with potential C (72).

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

13' 10'' x 12' 5'' (4.22m x 3.78m)

Kitchen

9' 6'' x 8' 3'' (2.90m x 2.51m)

Bedroom

12' 3'' x 10' 3'' (3.73m x 3.12m)


Location

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George Place
Peebles EH45 8DW
County: The Scottish Borders
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: 00000962
Scott Murray
JBM Estate Agents
P: 01721 540170
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