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A fantastic main door two-bedroom ground floor flat positioned just a footstep off the thriving high street of the picturesque Borders town of Innerleithen. Well-presented throughout, this bright and well-proportioned flat provides accommodation totalling 681 square feet and benefits from private south facing gardens, off-street parking, and a timber garage to the rear. Positioned within an attractive traditional stone building, originally constructed in 1890’s, this property is sure to prove popular appealing to a wide range of buyers, and early viewing is highly advised.
The internal accommodation comprises; welcoming entrance vestibule leading into a light and airy inner hallway. Positioned at the rear, the sitting room is of a decent size allowing ample space for a dining table and chairs if required and boasts of soaring ceilings with original cornicing. Adjacent to the sitting room is the lovely and bright kitchen with large rear facing windows providing views over the gardens. The kitchen is fitted with a good range base units with contrasting worktop surfaces incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit. There is space and services for a washing machine, cooker, and an undercounter fridge freezer. There is a built-in storage cupboard which also houses the boiler, and an external door gives direct access out the rear. With two large front facing windows is a comfortable double bedroom, whilst with a window to the rear is a decent size single bedroom. The accommodation is completed by the shower room with incorporates a WC, fitted vanity unit with wash hand basin, and an enclosed shower unit. A rear facing opaque window allows in the natural light.
Externally; there are generous private south facing gardens to the rear of the property. Accessed via a driveway at the side of the property, there is a large, chipped parking area providing off street parking, a green house, and a single timber garage provides excellent external storage space. Beyond is a private garden which has an area laid to lawn with planted borders of flowers, shrubs and bushes, and a paved patio area provides the ideal space for alfresco dining.
Situated in the picturesque and charming Borders town of Innerleithen, the main Border towns are easily reached while Edinburgh lies approximately 30 miles to the North. The town offers a good range of local shopping, medical centre, post office, hotels, restaurants, and cafes, as well as a primary school. The neighbouring town of Peebles offers further facilities including the local High School, Tesco and Sainsbury’s supermarkets, swimming pool and leisure centre. Lying in the heart of the picturesque Tweed Valley, the town of Innerleithen makes both an ideal commuter choice and a central base for indulging in the various activities available nearby such as golf, fishing, hill walking and horse riding, not to mention the world-renowned mountain biking centres of Innerleithen and Glentress being on the doorstep. In addition, Innerleithen and the wider area of the Borders has a thriving Arts Community, with many Art Galleries and a wide variety of arts and crafts activities for all ages. There is a multi-screen cinema in nearby in Galashiels and there are a number of local theatre and music groups, notably St Ronan’s Silver Band and Tweeddale Pipe Band.
Main’s water and drainage. Main’s electricity. Gas central heating. UPVC doubled and triple 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.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, blinds and fitted light fittings throughout the property will be included in the sale.
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 (68) with potential C (73).
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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