£130,000 Offers over
A charming solid stone main door two-bedroom ground floor flat situated in an established residential area just a short walk from the bustling high street of the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Built in around 1890, and located in the towns Conservation Area, this well-proportioned flat provides accommodation totalling an impressive 813 square feet. With a desirable location close to local amenities, we are sure this flat will prove popular, appealing to a wide range of buyers and early viewing is highly recommended.
The internal accommodation comprises; entrance vestibule leading into an inner hallway providing access to all accommodation. Positioned at the rear of the property with a side facing window overlooking Gibson place is the spacious sitting room which features traditional high ceilings and door to the side leads into a timer and glazed porch which gives access to the private and communal gardens. With a window to the rear, the kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units with contrasting worktop surfaces incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit. Integrated appliances include and electric oven and hob, whilst there is space for a washing machine and a fridge freezer. Built-in cupboards to one corner provide for extra storage. There are two generous double bedrooms to which both are positioned at the front of the property enjoying views over the mature front garden. Completing the accommodation is the sizeable bathroom which incorporates of a WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath with shower over. An opaque window to the rear allows in the natural light.
Externally; there is private gardens to the front and side of the property with a communal garden to the rear. The private front and side gardens are mainly laid with decorative chips with mature shrubbery, bound by stone walling. The communal garden to the rear is laid to lawn and is accessed at the side of the property. Parking is available on street to the front and side of the property.
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. 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 4 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.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, fitted light fittings and blinds will be included in the sale of the property.
Main’s water and drainage. Main’s electricity. Gas central heating. Aluminium double glazed casement windows and a timber single glazed window with aluminium secondary glazing in the bathroom. Telephone with broadband connection available.
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 D (63) with potential C (78).
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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