Leithen Road, Innerleithen
Offers Over £55,000

Under Offer
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  • Desirable borders town location
  • Close to amenities, transport links
  • Delightful, leafy open views
  • Spacious, zoned interior
  • Versatile living area
  • Open plan kitchen
  • Shower room
  • Electric heating and double glazing
  • Attached outhouse
  • Shared and private garden
  • Unrestricted on-street parking

This first-floor studio conversion in the desirable Borders town of Innerleithen comes with an outhouse and private garden and enjoys a leafy open outlook. The property is well located for access to local shopping and amenities and there are excellent bus and road links to the nearby towns of Galashiels and Peebles.

The property is accessed from the shared rear garden grounds via a well-maintained stairwell. On opening the front door, you step into a bright and welcoming hallway neatly concealing a substantial storage cupboard and presented with neutral decor and snug carpeting, a style which is continued into the main living area. This elegantly proportioned open plan room is flooded with natural light from a large east-facing window which affords a lovely open view towards the Leithen Water and a stunning leafy tree belt. Features include traditional in-built shelving to the right of a focal point fireplace. This generous, flexible floorspace offers scope for a number of zoned configurations of comfortable lounge and bedroom furniture to suit the lifestyle and requirements of the new owner. The compact, well-equipped kitchen is conveniently tucked into an open recessed area which houses a wall of white cabinets complemented by co-ordinating worktops and splashback tiling and incorporating a freestanding electric cooker and fridge/freezer. Completing this versatile accommodation is a large shower room with a wash hand basin, WC and a tiled shower enclosure. Electric heating and double glazing ensure year-round warmth and comfort.

 Externally, the flat benefits from an attached outhouse providing fabulous additional storage. As well as a well-tended expanse of lawn which is enjoyed by all the residents, the flat also comes with a fenced, private garden which features an attractive mix of pebbled and slabbed areas providing a perfect low-maintenance setting for alfresco dining and enjoying the westerly sun. Unrestricted on-street parking is found in the direct vicinity.

 
Extras: Included in the sale are all fitted floor coverings, light fittings, freestanding electric cooker and fridge/freezer. Some items of furniture may be available by separate negotiation. 

EPC Rating: D

 
Innerleithen, Scottish Borders

Lying close to the banks of the River Tweed and nestled amongst rolling hills, the former mill and spa town of Innerleithen enjoys an idyllic Scottish Borders setting. The town is served by a local supermarket, a library, a health centre, a bank, a pharmacy, a post office and several independent shops including bakeries and a butcher. A selection of eateries is also on offer, whilst further amenities can be found a short drive away in the charming market town of Peebles. The town’s scenic surroundings provide endless opportunities for outdoor pursuits such as fishing, walking and cycling, while nearby Glentress Forest Park boasts a treetop adventure course. Innerleithen also hosts its own park and a local history museum at St Ronan's Wells. Primary and nursery schooling is provided locally at St Ronan’s Primary School, followed by secondary education at Peebles High School. Commuting to the capital takes approximately an hour by road, whilst Galashiels – located 20 minutes’ drive from Innerleithen – provides fast and frequent rail connections as part of the recently re-opened Borders Railway.

Kitchen/Living/Bedroom
17' 4'' x 16' 9'' (5.28m x 5.10m)

Shower Room
7' 1'' x 6' 6'' (2.16m x 1.98m)


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Leithen Road
Innerleithen EH44 6HX
County: The Scottish Borders
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: BS176

T: 01721 721515
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