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** Home Report valuation £160,000 - copy available upon request **
An absolutely charming two-bedroom back-to-back two-story house peacefully tucked away yet occupying a central location just a stone’s throw from the bustling High Street of the picturesque Borders town of Innerleithen. Built in the 1920’s, this quaint property offers cosy accommodation totalling 535 square feet over two floors and benefits from having an extremely generous area of private garden ground. Boasting a fabulous location close to all local amenities, parks, and riverside walks, this property would make an ideal purchase for a first-time buyer, holiday home or investment purchaser, and early viewing comes highly recommended.
Accessed via a shared pathway off Chapel Street, the delightful internal accommodation comprises; entrance hallway with staircase to the upper floor incorporating a useful storage cupboard below. With a window to the front, the sitting room is of a good size with ample space for both lounge and dining furniture, and features a recessed archway, and a gas live flame fire with stone surround giving the room real focal point. Open plan to sitting room, the kitchen area is fitted with a range of modern wall and base units with contrasting worktop surfaces incorporating a composite sink unit positioned below a side facing window. Integrated appliances include an electric oven and hob, whilst space and services are provided for a fridge, and a washing machine. Up on the first floor there is a hallway landing with a Velux window allowing the natural light to flow through. There are two bedrooms, a comfortable double which benefits from having useful built in storage space, and a generous single bedroom, both of which enjoy rear facing windows. Completing the accommodation is a modern shower room which incorporates a WC, wash hand basin, a separate walk-in shower unit, and two front facing windows allowing in the natural light.
Externally; there is a generous area of private garden ground accessed via a pathway leading from the front of the property. The garden enjoys areas laid to a mixture of lawn, decorative chips, and paving. The paved areas provide the ideal spots for both outdoor lounge and dining furniture allowing alfresco dining and relaxing in the summer months. There is a large timber garden shed/workshop and a brick and glazed potting shed/greenhouse, both of which benefit from power. On street parking is available on surrounding streets.
Situated in the picturesque and charming Borders town of Innerleithen, the main Border towns are easily reached while Edinburgh lies approximately 30 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 in Galashiels and there are a number of local theatre and music groups, notably St Ronan’s Silver Band and Tweeddale Pipe Band.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Gas fired central heating. UPVC double glazed windows and timber double glazed Velux windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, blinds, light fittings throughout, and both integrated, and free-standing 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, with an annual charge of £1,238.93 payable for the year 2023/2024. The local authority is Scottish Borders Council, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA Tel: 01835 824 000.
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.
The Energy Efficiency Rating for this property is D (65) with potential B (87).
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: 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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