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A delightful traditional solid stone main door two-bedroom ground floor flat offering countryside views situated on an established street in the wonderful Borders village of Walkerburn. Built in the 1920’s, this well-proportioned flat provides accommodation totalling 581 square feet and benefits from private garden grounds to the front and rear. In need of modernisation and cosmetic upgrade allowing an interior décor of choice, we are sure this flat will appeal to a wide range of buyers and early viewing is highly recommended.
The internal accommodation comprises; entrance vestibule with a cupboard housing the boiler and providing excellent storage space. Enjoying a dual aspect with a window to the front and rear of the property is the spacious sitting room which features traditional soaring ceilings and has ample space for a dining table and chairs if required. There is a gas fire with timber surround which is currently disconnected. The kitchen is accessed via a rear hallway and is fitted with a range of wall and base units with laminated worktop surfaces incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit positioned below a side facing window. Integrated appliances include an electric oven and hob, whilst there is space for a fridge freezer and a washing machine. There are two double bedrooms, one of which is accessed via the sitting room with a rear facing window, whilst the other is accessed via the rear hallway and offers beautiful views over the hills and countryside of the Tweed Valley. The accommodation is completed by the bathroom which has an opaque window to the side of the property and incorporates a WC, wash hand basin, and a panelled bath.
Externally; there are private garden grounds to the rear of the property with a small private section of garden planted with mature plants and shrubs to the front. Accessed via a communal path at the side of the property, the private section of garden to the rear is laid to lawn, bound by timber fencing, and hedging. The rear garden also allows for off street parking and can be accessed via Hall Street at the rear of the Village Hall
The small village of Walkerburn lies in the heart of the beautiful Tweed Valley. The village is well located for country pursuits including mountain biking, fishing, shooting, golf, and hill walking. There is a primary school and nursery within the village whilst secondary education can be found at Peebles High School. Walkerburn is well served with a post office/village shop, café, village hall and a hotel. The County Town of Peebles lying some 8 miles to the west has a wide variety of shops and recreational facilities including the Peebles Hydro hotel, the Eastgate Theatre and a swimming pool. The market town of Galashiels, approximately 10 miles east has a cinema and several high street shops including Asda, Tesco, Marks & Spencer and Next.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, fitted light fittings, window coverings, the fridge freezer and the washing machine will be included in the sale of the property.
Private water and private drainage. Main’s electricity. Gas fired central heating. Telephone connection. Timber single 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 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 C (70) 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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