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24 Biggiesknowe, Peebles, EH45 8HS

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A charming two-bedroom main door first and upper floor flat positioned within an original stone-built terrace building located on a historic lane in the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Constructed in around 1900 on one of the oldest streets in the town, this delightful property offers well-proportioned accommodation totalling a generous 794 square feet over two floors and enjoys views over Eddleston water.  Although just a short walk from the high street with excellent amenities, Biggiesknowe is an exceptionally quiet one-way street hidden from the hustle and bustle making this flat an ideal purchase for a first-time buyer, holiday home, or an investment purchaser, and early viewing comes recommended.  

Accessed via a stone stairwell to the front of the property, the internal accommodation comprises; entrance hallway with a generous storage cupboard and a staircase leading to the upper floor with further storage space below.  Positioned at the rear, the sitting room is of a generous size and enjoys a peaceful, open outlook with views over Eddleston water and boasts soring ceilings allowing a light and airy feel.  Adjacent to 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.  Space and services are provided for a fridge freezer, cooker, washing machine, a dishwasher, and a window to the rear fills the room with natural light.  Enjoying a window overlooking Biggiesknowe at the front of the property is a comfortable double bedroom featuring a fitted cupboard, and an original cast iron fireplace gives the room an eye-catching focal point.  Completing the accommodation on this level is the shower room which incorporates a WC, wash hand basin, an enclosed shower unit, and a front facing opaque window allows in the natural light.  The upper floor hallway landing enjoys natural daylight via a rear facing Velux window which when open provides beautiful roof top views.  The landing also has a useful space which could be used as a separate study area, an eves cupboard providing extra storage space, and gives access to a further comfortable double bedroom which features a front facing Velux window.  

Externally; there is a section of private garden positioned below the external stone stairwell which is laid to paving bordered by red stone chips and mature planting, the perfect space for relaxing outdoors in the summer months. 
 
Location:

The Royal Burgh of Peebles is a thriving market town and the third largest town in the Borders with a population of around 9,000.  The town offers an excellent array of amenities including banks, post office, a range of shops, supermarkets and restaurants, as well as schools at primary and secondary levels.  There is also a swimming pool, leisure centre, theatre and an arts centre.  The local area is particularly well served for recreational activities with excellent golf courses, fishing, walking and mountain biking all within easy reach.  In the summer, Peebles really comes alive with residents treated to some spectacular events right on their doorstep, including the Beltane Week, Tweed Love Cycling Festival, Agricultural Show, Arts Festival, Jazz Festival and Highland Games.  There is good access from Peebles to the other Border’s towns via the road network, with the A703 giving access to Edinburgh City Bypass, and the capital beyond.  A regular bus service runs to and from Edinburgh and to neighbouring towns including Galashiels. 

Services:

Mains water and drainage.  Mains electricity.  Gas fired central heating.  There are double glazed windows in a variety of styles.  Telephone and broadband connection.  

Items to be included:

All fitted floor coverings, fitted light fittings, blinds throughout, and the kitchen appliances will be included in the sale of the property.

Council Tax and Local Authority: 

For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category A.   Amount payable for year 2022/2023 - £1,134.79.  The local authority is Scottish Borders Council, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA Tel: 01835 824 000.

Viewing: 

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 C (74) with potential C (78).

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

14' 8'' x 12' 5'' (4.47m x 3.78m)

Kitchen

7' 0'' x 6' 7'' (2.13m x 2.01m)

Bedroom 1

13' 7'' x 11' 7'' (4.14m x 3.53m)

Bedroom 2

12' 5'' x 11' 8'' (3.78m x 3.56m)


Location

Biggiesknowe
Peebles EH45 8HS
County: The Scottish Borders
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 00001238
Scott Murray
JBM Estate Agents
P: 01721 540170
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