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A delightfully quirky first floor two-bedroom flat situated just off the bustling high street in the heart of the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Originally constructed in the 1890’s, this quaint property offers well-appointed accommodation totalling 512 square feet and benefits from a modern fitted kitchen and shower room. Centrally located with an array of excellent amenities on the doorstep, and in addition to being a charming permanent residence, this flat would potentially make a perfect holiday home, or an excellent buy to let, and early viewing comes highly recommended.
Accessed via a shared stairwell just off the High Street, the internal accommodation comprises; Bright relaxing sitting room, which is positioned to the rear of the property and is of a good size featuring ornate cornicing, and a large side facing bay window. The Stylish kitchen is fitted with a range of modern wall and base units with contrasting worktop surfaces incorporating a grey composite sink unit below a side facing window. Integrated appliances include an eye level double electric oven, four ring induction hob, and an extractor hood, whilst space and services are provided for a washing machine, dishwasher, and a fridge freezer. There are two bedrooms, one comfortable double, and one comfortable single, both of which have side facing windows and benefit from fitted wardrobe/storage space. A cupboard in the rear hallway houses the boiler and provides that all important storage, whilst completing the accommodation is the updated modern shower room with vanity unit wash hand basin, WC, and a large double headed shower unit.
Externally; There is a shared courtyard garden area, whilst there are an array of parks, riverside walks, and leisure facilities on the doorstep. Parking is available on street to the front of the property, Tweed green to the rear, or nearby in the East Station public car park which is free of charge Sunday to Friday.
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. 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 four 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.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Gas fired central heating. Timber single glazed windows. Telephone and broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, blinds, fitted light fittings 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 B, with an annual charge of £1,376.64 payable for the year 2022/2023. The local authority is Scottish Borders Council, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA Tel: 01835 824 000.
The Energy Efficiency Rating for this property is C (76) with potential C (80).
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.
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 to 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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