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Elcho Street, Peebles
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11 Elcho Street, Peebles, EH45 8LQ

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A delightful one-bedroom first floor flat situated within a traditional stone built terraced building located within the conservation area in the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Presented in immaculate decorative order throughout, this main door flat provides accommodation totalling 483 square feet and benefits from a modern fitted kitchen, modern shower room, and a section of private garden.  Boasting of a central location within easy reach of the town centre with excellent amenities, this property would make an ideal purchase for a first-time buyer, those looking for a holiday home, or an investment purchaser, and early viewing comes highly recommended.

Accessed at ground floor level at the front of the property, the internal accommodation  comprises: entrance vestibule with a staircase leading to the first floor hallway landing.  Positioned to the front of the property is a bright and relaxing sitting room which features a window with a window seat overlooking Elcho Street, recessed display shelving, a large storage cupboard, and a gas fire set on a granite hearth with a timber surround giving the room a real focal point.  Adjacent to, and accessed via the sitting room is a useful separate home study which could equally be used as a child’s single bedroom with a built in bunk already in place.  The kitchen is fitted with a range of stylish wall and base units with matching laminated worktops and splashback incorporating a composite sink unit positioned below a rear facing window.  Space and services are provided for a washing machine, cooker, and a fridge freezer.  There is a bright and airy comfortable double bedroom enjoying a window overlooking the gardens at the rear of the property, and accessed via a frosted glass sliding door from the hallway is the modern shower room which features a wash hand basin, WC, and a large enclosed shower unit with mains connected shower.  Access to the loft space is via a hatch in the sitting room cupboard.  

Externally; there is a pleasant, well-maintained garden to the rear of the building, which is bounded by timber fencing.  This is laid mainly to lawn with some flower bed edges and an area laid to decorative bark chips.  The garden includes a useful timber garden shed.   Unrestricted on street parking is available to 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 9,000.  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.  Gas fired central heating.   UPVC double-glazed windows.  Telephone and broadband connection.  

Items to be included:

All fitted floor coverings, fitted light fittings and blinds throughout the property will be included in the sale.  Kitchen appliances are available to purchase under separate negotiation.  

Council Tax and Local Authority: 

For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category A.   Amount payable for year 2022/2023 - £1,179.98.  The local authority is Scottish Borders Council, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA Tel: 01835 824 000.

EPC Rating: 

The Energy Efficiency Rating for this property is D (66) with potential D (68).

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.

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

11' 8'' x 10' 4'' (3.56m x 3.15m)

Bedroom 1

11' 7'' x 8' 1'' (3.53m x 2.46m)

Study/Office

6' 8'' x 6' 2'' (2.03m x 1.88m)

Kitchen

8' 1'' x 7' 7'' (2.46m x 2.31m)


Location

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Elcho Street
Peebles EH45 8LQ
County: The Scottish Borders
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: 00000980
Scott Murray
JBM Estate Agents
P: 01721 540170
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