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A fabulous three-bedroom detached bungalow occupying a pleasant position on a highly desirable street in the picturesque Borders town of Innerleithen. Built in the 1950’s, this South facing property benefits highly from having PV solar panels with a feed in tariff providing a generous payback, and of course lower energy bills, further benefiting from a security alarm and CCTV system. With the edition of a side extension, the property offers well-proportioned accommodation totalling 739 square feet and enjoys private gardens, a large driveway, and a single garage. Within comfortable walking distance to the High Street and all the excellent local amenities on offer, this bungalow is sure to prove popular and early viewing comes highly advised.
Presented in excellent decorative order throughout, the internal accommodation comprises; entrance vestibule leading into a welcoming inner hallway giving access to all accommodation. Immediately to your left, the sitting room enjoys a large front facing window overlooking Montgomery Street and features recessed display shelving, and a timber surround gas fire set on a natural granite hearth gives the room a real focal point. Positioned at the rear, the kitchen is fitted with a range of modern wall and base units with contrasting worktops incorporating a graphite composite sink unit. Integrated appliances include an electric oven, gas hob, electric extractor fan, a fridge freezer, and there is space and services for a washing machine. An partially glazed external door allows in the natural light and gives direct access to the rear garden. Adjacent to the kitchen is the family/dining room which enjoys a dual aspect featuring French doors to the front, and a window to the rear, the ideal space for entertaining family and friends. The Master bedroom is a bright and spacious room with a front facing window and benefits from having wall to wall fitted wardrobes. There are a further two bedrooms positioned at the rear of the property, one a comfortable double which features a built in storage cupboard, whilst the other is a comfortable single, and both enjoy views over the rear garden. The accommodation is completed by the fantastic recently upgraded stylish shower room which comprises a fitted storage and vanity unit incorporating a wash hand basin, a WC, and a shower unit. A rear facing opaque window allows in the natural light.
Outside is sure to delight with well-maintained private garden ground to the front, side, and rear of the property. The front garden enjoys an enclosed section to which is laid with decorative chips, bound by timber fencing and can be accessed directly from the family/dining room. A monobloc driveway to the front which follows on up the side of the property provides off street parking for several vehicles and leads to a fully secured single garage which benefits from power and light. The secure rear garden is fully enclosed by timber fencing, and whilst there is an area laid to lawn, the garden is mainly laid to decorative monobloc which provides several areas for alfresco dining and relaxing in the summer months. There is an outdoor tap, and an external door giving direct access into the garage.
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 and Solar powered electricity. Mains gas fired central heating. UPVC double glazed windows. Telephone and broadband connection.
Items to be included:
All fitted floor coverings, blinds, and light fittings throughout the property, and the washing machine will be included in the sale.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category C. Amount payable for year 2021/2022 - £1,522.75. 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 B (84) with potential A (93).
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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