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A charming solid stone two-bedroom ground floor flat full of traditional features positioned within an established residential area located in the Picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Built in the 1890’s, this well-proportioned flat provides accommodation totalling an impressive 637 square feet and benefits from an area of private garden ground to the rear. Presented in excellent decorative order throughout with a desirable location close to the bustling high street, we are sure this flat will prove popular and early viewing is highly recommended.
Accessed via a communal hallway, the internal accommodation comprises; welcoming entrance L-shaped hallway with traditional high ceilings. Positioned to the rear of the property with a window overlooking the gardens is the relaxing sitting room which features soaring ceilings and recessed shelving with storage cupboard below. The sitting room provides ample space for a dining table and chairs if required, making the ideal space for entertaining. Accessed via the sitting room, the kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units with contrasting worktop surfaces incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit below a rear facing window. Integrated appliances include and electric oven, a gas hob, under counter fridge freezer, and a dishwasher, whilst there is space for a washing machine. With a large front facing bay window, the main bedroom is of a generous size and boast traditional features including ornate cornicing and a fabulous iron and tiled timber surround fireplace. The second bedroom is a good size single, and also features an original fireplace and a front facing window. The accommodation is completed by the sizeable bathroom which incorporates of a WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath with shower over. An opaque window to the rear allows in the natural light.
Externally; there is private gardens to the front and rear of the property. The private front garden is mainly laid to lawn, bound by stone walling and mature hedging. The private area of garden to the rear is again mainly laid to lawn with a timber shed providing outdoor storage. There is also a communal drying green to the rear. Unrestricted parking is available on street to the front and of the property.
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. Peebles is an ideal location for those looking to enjoy the country lifestyle taking full advantage of the fishing, hillwalking, mountain biking, horse riding and golf facilities that the area has to offer. There is a swimming pool, and the Gytes Leisure Centre offers a wide variety of leisure activities to suit adults and children. Glentress Forest and its popular mountain biking routes are approximately 4 miles east of Peebles offering excellent biking facilities. For those who enjoy the creative arts, the Eastgate Theatre & Arts Centre showcases local and international musical and artistic talent throughout the year and there are a number of popular festivals throughout the year to include the week-long Beltane Festival which is steeped in the history of Peebles and follows a traditional format, an Arts Festival, Agricultural Festival, Rugby Sevens and TweedLove Bike Festival, to name just a few. The High Street of Peebles has a wide selection of independent retailers and highly regarded restaurants as well as a number of high street favourites. The town also has a health centre, dentists, vets, banks, and supermarkets as well as primary and secondary schools. Peebles is ideally situated within commuting distance of Edinburgh which can be reached by private or public transport. There is a frequent bus service running to and from Edinburgh as well as services for Biggar, Galashiels, and nearby local towns. The A703 gives easy access to the Edinburgh City Bypass for onward travel to many destinations and Edinburgh Airport for UK or overseas travel.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, blinds and fitted light fittings throughout the property, and the washing machine, double wardrobe, and corner work station, will be included in the sale.
Main’s water and drainage. Main’s electricity. Gas central heating. UPVC sash and casement style double glazed windows. Telephone with broadband connection available.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category B. Amount payable for year 2021/2022 - £1,332.40. 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 (64) with potential C (76).
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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