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13 Elcho Street, Peebles, EH45 8LQ.

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A delightful main door traditional two-bedroom first floor flat situated on a pleasant residential street in the conservation area of the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Built in around 1900, this well-proportioned flat provides accommodation totalling 590 square feet and benefits from a fantastic, fully floored and lined attic space, perfect for conversion into further accommodation subject to the necessary planning consents.  Boasting of a central location within easy reach of the town centres excellent amenities, this property would make an ideal purchase for a first-time buyer, holiday home or investment purchaser, and early viewing is highly recommended.

Accessed at ground floor level, the internal accommodation comprises; entrance vestibule with a staircase leading to the first-floor hallway which gives access to all accommodation.  With a window to the front of the property overlooking Elcho Street, the good-sized sitting room is a light and airy room which features a lovey natural wooden corner display unit, and original cornicing.  Located at the rear, the kitchen is fitted with a good range of wall and base units with contrasting laminated worktop surfaces incorporating a white composite sink unit, with a tiled splash back finishing the look.  There is space for a washing machine, fridge freezer, and a cooker.  There is a window to the rear overlooking the private garden which fills the room with natural light.  The larger of two bedrooms a comfortable double located to the rear of the property  which boasts of extensive fitted wardrobes and benefits from a walk in storage cupboard.  The second bedroom is located to the front of the property and also features generous fitted wardrobes and storage space.  Completing the accommodation is the bathroom which incorporates a WC, wash hand basin, and a panelled bath with electric shower over.  The fabulous attic space is accessed via a ceiling hatch in the hallway and is of a generous size benefiting from being fully floored and lined, and, from having electric lighting, a radiator, eves storage space, and a Velux window letting the natural light flood in.  

Externally; there is an area of private garden ground to the rear of the property.  Accessed via a pathway to the side of the property, the extremely low maintenance private garden is fully laid to decorative paving with a raised bedding planter providing the perfect space for flowers and shrubs.  There is a timber shed providing external storage, and the garden is fully bound by timber fencing.       

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.  Gas fired central heating.   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 may be available through separate negotiation.  

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.

EPC Rating: 

The Energy Efficiency Rating for this property is C (74) with potential C (78).

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

12' 10'' x 8' 9'' (3.91m x 2.67m)

Kitchen

8' 3'' x 6' 8'' (2.51m x 2.03m)

Bedroom 1

12' 3'' x 8' 9'' (3.73m x 2.67m)

Bedroom 2

10' 4'' x 8' 9'' (3.15m x 2.67m)


Location

Elcho Street
Peebles EH45 8LQ
County: The Scottish Borders
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 00001080
Scott Murray
JBM Estate Agents
P: 01721 540170
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