£160,000 Fixed price
A traditional double upper two-bedroom flat with box bedroom occupying a very central location close to the High Street of the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Positioned within a solid stone end terraced building constructed in 1872, the property provides accommodation totalling an impressive 1,172 square feet over two floors and benefits from fresh décor throughout. Retaining some original features, this flat enjoys an open plan modern kitchen, dining and sitting room, and a master bedroom with en-suite. An ideal purchase for a first-time buyer, professional couple or an investment purchaser, early viewing is highly recommended.
The internal accommodation comprises; ground floor entrance vestibule with staircase leading to an upper hallway with a useful utility cupboard and a staircase leading to the second floor. The dual aspect open-plan kitchen, dining, sitting room boasts of two large front facing windows with fabulous timber panelling, and a further window to the side of the property. This generous size room features traditional soaring ceilings and cornicing, and a wood burning stove gives the room a real focal point. The Kitchen area is fitted with an excellent range of stylish wall and base units with contrasting worktop surfaces incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit. Integrated appliances include a gas hob, electric oven, and a cooker hood. There is space for a fridge freezer, and ample space for a dining table and chairs. Positioned at the rear is a comfortable double bedroom with a window to the side of the property. This versatile room could equally be used as a separate dining or family room if required. Completing the accommodation on this level is the family bathroom incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath with shower over, with two side facing windows allowing in the natural light. The second-floor landing has a good-sized eves cupboard providing excellent storage space. Positioned at the rear is the dual aspect Master bedroom with a window to one side and a feature dormer bay window to the other and features an en-suit shower room. The private en-suite incorporates of a WC, wash hand basin and a separate shower unit. Completing the accommodation is a box bedroom which enjoys a dormer bay window to the front of the property providing rooftop views and makes the ideal space for a home study or children’s bedroom.
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, Tweed Love Cycling Festival, Agricultural Show, Arts Festival, Jazz Festival and Highland Games. There is good access from Peebles to the other Border’s 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.
Main’s water and drainage. Main’s electricity. Gas fired central heating. Telephone and fibre broadband connection. Mixture of UPVC double glazed and timber single glazed windows.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category B. Amount payable for year 2021/2022 - £1,332.40. 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 E (50) with potential C (73).
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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