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A delightful two-bedroom maisonette flat positioned within a traditional solid stone terraced building located in the picturesque Borders town of Innerleithen. Originally constructed around 1879, this well-proportioned property offers practical accommodation totalling 637 square feet over two floors and benefits from having high ceilings, excellent storage space, and an area of private garden ground to the rear. Enjoying views over Leithen Water and an excellent location close to the High Street and excellent amenities, this wonderful flat is ideally suited to a first-time buyer, or an investment purchaser and is sure to be popular with early viewing highly recommended.
Accessed via an external stone staircase at the rear of the building, the internal accommodation comprises; entrance hallway with generous storage cupboard and staircase leading to the upper floor. Positioned to the front of the property is the bright and spacious sitting room which features a gas fire with timber surround, alcove display shelving with cupboard below, and a window providing tranquil views over Leithen Water. Accessed via the sitting room is the kitchen which is fitted with a range of modern wall and base units with laminated worktop surfaces incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit positioned below a rear facing window. There is space for a washing machine and an undercounter fridge and freezer, with integrated appliances including an electric oven and a gas hob with extractor fan above. Also enjoying views to the front and positioned adjacent to the sitting room is a comfortable single bedroom which could equally be used if required as a separate home study, or a dining area, perfect for entertaining. Completing the first-floor accommodation is the light and airy bathroom which incorporates a WC, wash hand basin, and a panelled bath with shower over, an opaque window to the rear allows the natural light to flood in. The attic floor which is reached by a turning staircase leads to an upper landing with useful eves storage cupboard, and a good-sized double bedroom with convenient and generous built-in storage. This bright and comfortable bedroom is of a good size and features a dormer window with fitted window seat which benefits from storage below and allows fantastic views over the hills and countryside beyond to the rear.
Externally, there is a section of private garden ground to the rear which is well kept enjoying areas laid to lawn surrounded by mature planted borders, a decorative chipped area, with a paved patio area providing the ideal space for alfresco dining in the summer months. This area enjoys the sunshine throughout the day. A timber shed and brick-built store below the external stairwell provides excellent outdoor storage, and the garden is fully bound by timber fencing. Unrestricted parking is available on street at the front of the property.
Situated in the picturesque and charming Borders town of Innerleithen, the main Border towns are easily reached while Edinburgh lies approximately thirty 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 Galashiels and there are a number of local theatre and music groups, notably St Ronan’s Silver Band and Tweeddale Pipe Band.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Mains gas fired central heating. UPVC double glazed windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, fitted light fittings, and blinds throughout will be included in the sale.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category A. Amount payable for the financial year 2012/2023 - £1,179.98. 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 E (50) with potential C (74).
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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