£80,000 Guide price
Rose Park is a small friendly retirement development located just off Rosetta Road on the north side of the beautiful Borders town of Peebles. With beautiful relaxing communal grounds, this one bedroom flat offers comfortable spacious accommodation designed for ease of access. Warmed by electric heating and energy efficient double glazing the flat is situated on the first floor and benefits from having its own front door and views across the development and surrounding area.
Forming part of a two story end-terraced building built in 1987, the bright internal accommodation briefly comprises: entrance door at ground level with staircase leading to the first floor, hallway with two useful storage cupboards, good sized lounge with two windows overlooking the development, kitchen, double bedroom and a shower room. Externally, this is a covered entrance porch with a brick bin store. There are landscaped communal gardens surrounding the development and a drying area. There is also a parking area in the centre of the development.
The Rose Park development is managed by Hanover Housing Association Scotland and there is currently a monthly service charge of £82 payable per property. This includes the cost of the housing manager service, 24 hour alarm cover, buildings insurance and upkeep of the communal areas including the landscaped gardens within the development. The service charge is reviewed annually.
The Royal Burgh of Peebles is a thriving market town and the third largest town in the Borders with a population of around 8,000. 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, Agricultural Show, Arts Festival, Jazz Festival and Highland Games. There is good access from Peebles to the other borders 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.
Mains water and drainage and mains electricity. Electric heating. Telephone with fibre broadband connection. Timber framed double glazed windows.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category C. Amount payable for year 2017/2018 - £1,375.18. The local authority is Scottish Borders Council, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA Tel: 01835 824 000.
Viewing is available 7 days a week strictly by appointment by calling JBM Estate Agents on 01721 540170. Telephone lines are open 7 days a week, from 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 1pm Saturday and Sunday.
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 C (74) with potential B (82).
A closing date may be fixed. Prospective purchasers who have notified their interest through lawyers to JBM Estate Agents, in writing, will be advised of a closing date, 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:
Updated regulations from June 2017 require us, the Selling Agents, to preform checks on the property buyer. To comply with the necessary regulations, any offer presented to us must be accompanied with photographic evidence of the buyers identity and separate evidence of the buyers residential address before any acceptance of the offer can be confirmed. You should 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.
Lounge - 15' 9'' x 12' 2'' (4.80m x 3.70m)
Kitchen - 9' 10'' x 7' 7'' (3.00m x 2.30m)
Shower Room - 6' 11'' x 6' 7'' (2.10m x 2.00m)
Bedroom - 13' 9'' x 10' 10'' (4.20m x 3.30m)
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