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A delightful and spacious first floor main door one-bedroom flat situated within an established residential area located in the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Built in around 1922, this well-proportioned property offers accommodation totalling 623 square feet and benefits from having a recently upgraded modern, and stylish shower room. Located approximately a ten-minute walk from the bustling high street with an array of excellent amenities, 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 pathway to the side of the property, and in excellent decorative order throughout, the internal accommodation comprises; ground floor entrance with stairwell leading up to a bright and airy first floor hallway landing which features a generous cupboard providing that all important storage space. Positioned with a large window to the front of the property is a generous and relaxing sitting room with a tasteful décor featuring a gas fire with timber surround, and an Edinburgh press style storage cupboard. The kitchen is fitted with a range of base units with contrasting worktop surfaces incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit positioned below one of two, rear facing windows. Space and services are provided for a washing machine, cooker, and a fridge freezer. The kitchen benefits from a large built in storage cupboard to which also houses the hot water tank. With a window overlooking Dalatho crescent to the front of the property, the bedroom is of a generous size and features recessed display shelfing and allows ample space for an array of furniture. The accommodation is completed by the fabulous and stylish shower room which is finished with contemporary black fixtures and fittings and incorporates a WC, vanity unit wash hand basin, a shower unit with mains shower, whilst a rear facing opaque window fills the room with natural light. Roof space access is available via a ceiling hatch in the landing with a pull-down ladder.
Externally; there is an area of private garden ground to the rear of the property which is accessed via a shared pathway to the side. The garden is fully laid to decorative chips providing ample space for both outdoor lounge and dining furniture and features a fabulous summer house providing the perfect space to enjoy an aperitif on a summers evening. The property benefits from having off street residents parking situated to the rear of the property which can be accessed directly from the garden.
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. UPVC double glazed windows. Telephone and broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, blinds, fitted light fittings throughout, and the timber garden summer house 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, with an annual charge of £1,179.98 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 (69) with potential C (74).
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.
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, JBM Estate Agents reserve the right to resume viewings.
Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive and it should not be assumed that the property remains as photographed. Any error, omission or misstatement shall not annul the sale, or entitle any party to compensation or recourse to action at law. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents, including for its current use.
JBM Estate Agents have not tested any services, equipment, or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise and ought to seek their own professional advice. All descriptions or references to condition are given in good faith only. Whilst every endeavour is made to ensure accuracy, please check with JBM Estate Agents on any points of especial importance to you, especially if intending to travel some distance. No responsibility can be accepted for expenses incurred in inspecting properties which have been sold or withdrawn.
These particulars and any plans are believed to be correct, but they are in no way guaranteed. Any error, omission or misstatement shall not annul the sale or entitle any party to compensation nor in any circumstances give grounds for action at law.
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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