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61 Leithen Road, Innerleithen, EH44 6HY

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A delightful two-bedroom ground floor main door flat positioned within a traditional solid stone semi-detached building located in the picturesque Borders town of Innerleithen. Originally constructed in around 1890, this charming property offers practical accommodation totalling a well-proportioned 640 square feet and benefits from having private and enclosed garden ground to the rear.  Enjoying tranquil views over Leithen Water and an excellent location close to the High Street with excellent amenities, this wonderful flat is ideally suited to a first-time buyer, an investment purchaser, or those looking for a holiday home, and early viewing comes highly recommended.  

Decorated in neutral tones throughout, the internal accommodation comprises; main front door leading straight into the fantastic sitting room which is of a good size also allowing space for a small dining table and chairs, whilst an exposed original stone wall features an electric fire with timber surround giving the room a real focal point.  Accessed via the sitting room, the kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units with contrasting worktop surfaces incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit positioned below a rear facing window.  Integrated appliances include an electric oven, gas hob, and an extractor hood, whilst space and services are provided for a washing machine and a fridge freezer.  The kitchen gives access to a rear porch, which there on gives access to the private rear garden.  There are two bedrooms,  the principle is a comfortable double which benefits from a built in storage cupboard and a fitted double wardrobe, whilst the other is a generous single which could equally be used as a separate home study.  Both bedrooms enjoy front facing windows providing lovely views over Leithen waters and Pirn wood.  Completing the accommodation is the bathroom which incorporates a WC, wash hand basin, and a tiled surround bath with electric shower over.

Externally, the property benefits from having a private and enclosed garden to the rear which is well kept enjoying an area laid to lawn surrounded by paving slabs providing patio areas which allow the ideal space for relaxing and alfresco dining in the summer months.  The garden enjoys the sunshine throughout the day with a southwest aspect.  There is a timber garden shed providing excellent outdoor storage, and the garden is fully bound by timber fencing.  Unrestricted parking is available on street to the front of the property.

Location:

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.

Services:

Mains water and drainage.  Mains electricity.  Mains gas fired central heating.  Windows are of replacement timber and aluminium double glazed casement style units throughout.  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 2022/2023 - £1,179.98.  The local authority is Scottish Borders Council, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA Tel: 01835 824 000.

Viewing Arrangements: 

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.

EPC Rating: 

The Energy Efficiency Rating for this property is D (60) with potential C (71).

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

15' 6'' x 12' 0'' (4.72m x 3.66m)

Kitchen

13' 6'' x 6' 6'' (4.11m x 1.98m)

Bedroom 1

12' 11'' x 11' 8'' (3.94m x 3.56m)

Bedroom 2

8' 11'' x 7' 9'' (2.72m x 2.36m)


Location

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Leithen Road
Innerleithen EH44 6HY
County: The Scottish Borders
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 00001226
Scott Murray
JBM Estate Agents
P: 01721 540170
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