Located within a quiet cul-de-sac in the heart of the of the Borders town of Innerleithen, a spacious two-bedroom main door flat. Built around 1935, the flat is positioned on the ground floor of a two-storey detached building within the town’s Conservation Area and offers generous accommodation totalling 665 square feet. It benefits from having energy efficient double glazing and is warmed by gas central heating throughout with the added benefit of a feature multi-fuel stove. The flat is well placed for the High Street and all the local amenities you would expect to find in the town including shops, bars, and restaurants. The flat is an excellent opportunity for an investor or first-time buyer and early viewing is recommended.
Summary of Accommodation:
Ground floor; entrance hallway, sitting room, kitchen, two double bedrooms and a shower room. Outside; private garden ground to front and rear.
The flat is accessed at the side of the property via a timber panelled double glazed door. The internal accommodation, which features striped wooden floors, comprises; entrance hallway with useful storage cupboard. The cupboard is a decent size, the perfect place for shoes and jackets and where you’ll find the combination boiler tucked away. Straight ahead at the end of the hallway is the relaxing sitting room which is a great size and has a double window to the front allowing plenty of natural light into the room. A real feature of the sitting room is the multi-fuel stove, which is seated upon a slate hearth. Adjacent to the sitting room is the kitchen which features a good range of fitted wall and floor units with solid wood worktops to three sides incorporating a composite ceramic sink unit and a stylish tiled splashback finishes the look. The well-proportioned bright kitchen has two single windows to the rear overlooking the rear garden. Integrated appliances include an electric oven, ceramic electric hob, with extractor above and a washing machine. There is space for a fridge freezer. There are two generous double bedrooms, one to the front and the other at the rear. The larger of the two bedrooms features a window overlooking the front garden, this bright and spacious room benefits from having a storage cupboard. The other bedroom has a window overlooking the rear garden. Completing the accommodation is the shower room which incorporates a WC, wash hand basin and a corner shower enclosure. There is an opaque window to the to the rear. Outside, there is private garden ground to the front and rear, which are bound by timber fencing. The rear garden includes a useful timber shed and a log store. The area to the side of the property is shared with the upper flat. Unrestricted parking is available on street in front of the flat.
Situated in the picturesque and charming Borders town of Innerleithen, the main Border towns are easily reached while Edinburgh lies approximately thirty miles to the North. The town offers a good range of local shopping, medical centre, post office, hotels, restaurants, and cafes, as well as a primary school. The neighbouring town of Peebles offers further facilities including the local High School, Tesco and Sainsbury’s supermarkets, swimming pool and leisure centre. Lying in the heart of the picturesque Tweed Valley, the town of Innerleithen makes both an ideal commuter choice and a central base for indulging in the various activities available nearby such as golf, fishing, hill walking and horse riding, not to mention the world-renowned mountain biking centres of Innerleithen and Glentress being on the doorstep. In addition, Innerleithen and the wider area of the Borders has a thriving Arts Community, with many Art Galleries and a wide variety of arts and crafts activities for all ages. There is a multi-screen cinema in nearby in Galashiels and there are a number of local theatre and music groups, notably St Ronan’s Silver Band and Tweeddale Pipe Band.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Gas central heating. Timber framed doubled glazed windows.
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:
Viewings of this property are strictly by appointment. For more information or to arrange an appointment, please contact JBM Estate Agents on .
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, blinds, curtains and fitted light fittings throughout the property will 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 C (70) with potential C (76).
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: , Fax . 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.