£162,500 Fixed price
A charming one-bedroom terraced traditional stone built cottage located close to the High Street situated in the heart of the picturesque Borders village of West Linton. Dating back to the late 1800’s and named “Curwen Cottage”, this delightful one-bedroom property currently offers spacious accommodation totalling 731 square feet, however benefits from full and approved planning permission to convert and renovate into a beautiful professional architect designed two-bedroom home. With a fantastic location close to excellent amenities and endless opportunities to create an interior of choice “Curwen cottage” has plenty to offer and is sure to appeal to a wide range of buyers. Early viewing is highly recommended.
Freshly decorated in neutral tones throughout, the internal accommodation comprises; welcoming entrance hallway giving access to the sitting room, bedroom, and shower room. The sitting room is of a generous size with a front facing aspect and features a window seat, shutters, and a fire surround. Although the original open fire is no longer in place, the recess and chimney remain allowing an open fire or a wood/multifuel burning stove to be installed if desired. Accessed via the sitting room featuring a window to the rear, the kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units with contrasting worktops incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit. Integrated appliances include an electric oven, ceramic hob, and a cooker hood, whilst space and services are provided for a washing machine and a fridge freezer. The comfortable double bedroom is positioned to the front of the property and also features a window seat and shutters, whilst benefitting from generous fitted storage and wardrobe space. The shower room is situated in the centre of the property and incorporates of a WC, wash hand basin and an corner shower unit. A fixed timber access stair fitted in the kitchen gives access to two attic rooms. Both of these rooms have Velux windows to the front and rear of the property allowing natural light flood in. The approved plans and drawings for the property create a spacious open plan sitting room kitchen, a double bedroom, and a shower room on the ground floor, and a double bedroom and bathroom on the first floor. Approved plans and drawings can be viewed on the Scottish Borders Council website using reference number - 21/01666/FUL. Externally; although there are no gardens with the property, there is an array of parks, riverside walks, and leisure facilities on the doorstep. Parking is available on street to the front of the property.
Located in an area of outstanding natural beauty at the foot of the Pentland Hills, the property is situated in the historic village of West Linton, which is a charming 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 is 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.
Main’s water and drainage. Main’s electricity. Electric boiler space heating system. Timber double glazed sash and case windows and double glazed skylights. Telephone and broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, fitted light fittings, and the washing machine 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 B. Amount payable for the financial year 2022/2023 - £1,376.64. 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 (62) with potential B (91).
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.
Sitting Room - 15' 11'' x 12' 2'' (4.85m x 3.71m)
Kitchen - 12' 9'' x 6' 6'' (3.89m x 1.98m)
Bedroom 1 - 11' 10'' x 9' 0'' (3.61m x 2.74m)
Attic Room 1 - 10' 5'' x 8' 9'' (3.17m x 2.67m)
Attic Room 2 - 10' 9'' x 8' 7'' (3.28m x 2.62m)
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