£145,000 Offers over
Located in the heart of the conservation town of West Linton and just a few steps off the Main Street, an attractive and quirky one bedroom cottage with accommodation over two floors. Originally built around the 1890’s and named “Thistl Do” this charming property is in excellent decorative order throughout and offers internal accommodation totalling 559 square feet. The property has the added bonus of a separate garden room which also benefits from having its own convenient shower room and a beautiful courtyard garden. Being so close to the local amenities on offer, this property would suit a wide range of buyers, investment purchasers, first time buyers or an excellent holiday home. Early viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the charm and accommodation this cottage has to offer.
The internal accommodation of this charming cottage comprises; ground floor open-plan sitting room/kitchen and dining area. The modern kitchen is fitted with an excellent range of wall and base units with an integrated electric oven, fridge and contrasting worktops incorporating a stainless steel sink and an electric ceramic hob. There is a useful storage cupboard and the partially glazed front door lets in the natural light. The sitting room area has an electric wall mounted fireplace giving the room a nice focal point and a timber spindled staircase giving access to the first floor. Open to the sitting room is a bright dining area with French doors leading out to the private walled courtyard. On the first floor there is a hallway landing and directly to your right is a double bedroom with fitted storage and a Velux window to rear. Completing the first floor accommodation is a stylish modern bathroom incorporating a WC, wash hand basin, P-shaped panelled bath with shower over. The separate and additional garden room which is accessed via the courtyard is a generous size and could easily be used as a second bedroom as it benefits from having its own private shower room incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and separate shower enclosure. The wonderful private walled courtyard is laid with paving slabs and chips. There is raised flower beds around the edges planted with a mixture of flowers and shrubs. This is a beautiful and peaceful outdoor space, perfect for alfresco dining in the summer months or to simply sit back, relax and enjoy an aperitif.
Located in the historic village of West Linton, which is a picturesque conservation village and offers a good range of facilities to suit daily requirements including a post office, chemist, health centre and excellent nursery and a primary school. There is also a pub, restaurant, supermarket, and a delicatessen. More extensive facilities including secondary schooling are available in both Biggar and Peebles, both within easy reach. A wide choice of leisure pursuits are available in the vicinity including fishing on the nearby River Tweed, tennis courts, bowling green, horse riding and golf courses. The area also enjoys fantastic social activities including a writer’s group, West Linton Tennis Club and the West Linton Horticultural Society. The village is conveniently situated on the A702 approximately thirteen miles south of the Edinburgh City Bypass, providing easy access into the city. The A702 also gives access to the M74 and the south making it an ideal base for commuters.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Electric central heating. Timber doubled glazed windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category A. Amount payable for year 2020/2021 - £1,134.68 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.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, blinds and fitted light fittings throughout the property will be included in the sale. At no additional cost, the furniture that is currently in the property can also be included in the sale.
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 A (93).
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:
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.
Sitting Room / Kitchen - 16' 5'' x 11' 0'' (5.00m x 3.35m)
Dining Room - 6' 0'' x 5' 0'' (1.83m x 1.52m)
Bedroom 1 - 9' 5'' x 9' 0'' (2.87m x 2.74m)
Garden Room - 11' 9'' x 9' 0'' (3.58m x 2.74m)
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