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A delightfully spacious two-bedroom main door first floor flat with private garden built in the 1920’s situated within an established residential area located in the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Presented in immaculate decorative order throughout, this flat offer well-proportioned accommodation totalling a generous 752 square feet and benefits from a newly fitted kitchen and bathroom, and an attic space ideal for conversion subject to the necessary planning consents. Just a short walk away from the bustling High Street with excellent local amenities, this flat would appeal to a wide range of buyers and early viewing comes highly recommended.
Entered at ground level, the freshly decorated and newly carpeted internal accommodation comprises; entrance vestibule with staircase to the upper hallway landing with built in cupboard providing that all important storage space. The hallway also gives access to the fully floored loft space which benefits from power and light. The sitting room is a lovely bright and comfortable room offering ample space for both lounge and dining furniture and features a fuel burning stove set on a slate hearth giving the room a real focal point. The fabulous newly upgraded kitchen is fitted with an excellent range of modern wall and base units with contrasting worktop surfaces and matching splashback incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit. Integrated appliances include an electric hob and oven, whilst space and services are provided for a washing machine and a fridge freezer. The kitchen is flooded with natural light enjoying dual aspect windows to the front and side of the property. There are two comfortable bright and airy double bedrooms positioned to the rear of the property to which one benefits from fitted storage, whilst both boast of fabulous countryside views over the Venlaw hills. Completing the accommodation is the newly fitted contemporary bathroom finished with stylish wet wall panelling incorporating a WC, wash hand basin, and an enclosed bath with shower over, with a side facing opaque window allowing in the natural light.
Externally, there is private garden grounds to the side and rear of the property. The side garden enjoys a large decorative paved patio bordered by low level walling providing the perfect space for alfresco dining and relaxing in the summer months. The rear area of garden is paved with concrete surrounded by decorative chips and benefits from a lockable, brick built good sized outdoor store/workshop with power and light providing secure outdoor storage, ideal for the keen motor and mountain bikers. There is a communal garden area mainly laid to lawn with areas of mature planting. Unrestricted parking is available on street to the front 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.
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 floor coverings and light fittings throughout the property will be included in the sale.
Main’s water and drainage. Main’s electricity. Instantaneous electric wall mounted heaters. UPVC double glazed windows. Telephone and broadband connection.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category A. Amount payable for year 2022/2023 - £1,179.98. The local authority is Scottish Borders Council, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA Tel: 01835 824 000.
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 E (46) 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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