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Leithen Road, Innerleithen
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3 Leithen Road, Innerleithen, EH44 6HX

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A fantastic opportunity to acquire an extremely spacious three-bedroom end terrace maisonette flat positioned within a traditional solid stone terraced building centrally located in the picturesque Borders town of Innerleithen. Originally constructed in the 1890’s, the property offers well-proportioned accommodation totalling an impressive 1,704 square feet over two floors and boasts of stunning Tweed Valley views. Retaining some original features such as cornicing and timber window shutters, the property is now in need of modernisation allowing the new owner to design and configure an interior of choice making the property their own. Offering an abundance of space with an excellent location close to the High Street and excellent amenities, this property is sure to be popular and early viewing comes highly recommended.  

Accessed via an external stone staircase at the rear of the building, the generous and versatile internal accommodation comprises; light and airy entrance with staircase leading up to the upper floor hallway landing and a generous walk-in cupboard providing that all important storage space.  Enjoying a dual aspect with seated windows to the front and side of the property is the sitting room which features a gas fireplace, a separate arched area, and soaring ceilings with original cornicing.  Accessed via the sitting room is a useful separate home study, ideal for those working from home whilst enjoying views up Leithen road via a rear facing window.  This room could equally be used as a fourth bedroom if required.  The kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units with laminated worktop surfaces incorporating a composite sink unit positioned adjacent to a rear facing window.  Integrated appliances including an electric oven and an electric hob with extractor fan above, whilst space and services are provided for a dishwasher and a fridge freezer.  A formal dining area open to the main hallway enjoys a front facing window allowing a separate space for entertaining.  Adjacent to the dining area is the principle bedroom which is a generous size and features a front facing bay style window, recessed shelving, original cornicing, and a private en-suite bathroom with a rear facing window.  Completing the first floor accommodation is the spacious family bathroom incorporating a WC, wash hand basin, and a panelled bath with shower over,  and a side facing window allowing in the natural light.  An enclosed staircase from the first floor hallway leads up to a second floor hallway landing and a further useful walk-in storage cupboard.  There are two comfortable double bedrooms located to the front of the property to which both feature generous fitted wardrobes and enjoy fabulous views over the rooftops and the beautiful Tweed Valley countryside beyond.  The accommodation of this extremely versatile property is completed by a generous attic room to which could easily be converted into a further comfortable double bedroom or a further reception room.  

Externally: there is a small section of private garden to the front of the property which is laid to decorative chips and there is a small timber store providing some outdoor storage.  

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.  Mixture of both single and double glazed UPVC and timber windows.  Telephone and broadband connection.  

Items to be Included:

All fitted floor coverings, fitted light fittings throughout, and the kitchen appliances 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 the financial year 2022/2023 - £1,573.31.  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 (61) with potential B (82).

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' 11'' x 12' 6'' (4.85m x 3.81m)

Dining area

8' 9'' x 6' 3'' (2.67m x 1.90m)

Kitchen

11' 9'' x 10' 0'' (3.58m x 3.05m)

Study

10' 11'' x 5' 9'' (3.33m x 1.75m)

Bedroom 1

13' 2'' x 12' 6'' (4.01m x 3.81m)

Bedroom 2

13' 5'' x 13' 2'' (4.09m x 4.01m)

Bedroom 3

12' 3'' x 11' 6'' (3.73m x 3.51m)

Attic room

12' 10'' x 11' 11'' (3.91m x 3.63m)


Location

Leithen Road
Innerleithen EH44 6HX
County: The Scottish Borders
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: 00001284
Scott Murray
JBM Estate Agents
P: 01721 540170
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