A stylish mid-terraced house, built by Taylor Wimpey in 2013, as their “The Chester” house style. Enjoying a bright, peaceful position with an open outlook at the front, this well presented three-bedroom house is situated within a popular modern development on the edge of the Borders town of Peebles, approximately a twenty-minute walk away from the town centre and serviced by a local bus route.
Summary of accommodation:
Ground floor; entrance hallway, guest cloakroom/WC, sitting room and a kitchen. First floor; hallway landing, two double bedrooms, single bedroom and a family bathroom. Externally; open style garden to front and enclosed private garden to rear.
The bright and well-appointed accommodation, which is arranged over two levels and totals 730 square feet, comprises: on the ground floor, entrance hallway with convenient guest cloakroom/WC and staircase to the upper floor. With scenic views to the front there is a well-appointed fully integrated kitchen, featuring a range of fitted wall and base units, stainless steel sink unit and laminated work top surfaces. The integrated appliances include an electric oven, gas hob and cooker hood, dish washer, washing machine and a fridge freezer. There is space for a breakfasting bistro table and chairs if required. Located at the rear of the house there is a spacious bright sitting room with ample space for a dining table and chairs. The sitting room benefits from having a window that overlooking the rear garden and French doors that open out to a private west facing rear garden to enjoy the afternoon sun in. This room also benefits from having a useful under stair storage cupboard. Whilst on the first floor there is a hallway landing with useful linen cupboard and access hatch to the loft space. Positioned at the front, there is the lovely master bedroom which features a built-in wardrobe and window with views to the front. Located at the rear, there is a further bright double bedroom with window to rear and a third single bedroom. The single bedroom, which could be used as study or a nursery has a window to rear. Completing the accommodation, is a beautiful part tiled bathroom, which comprise of WC, wash hand basin and panelled bath with electric shower over with screened panel. There is an opaque window to front.
Externally, there are easily maintained gardens to the front and rear of the house. The open style front garden includes an area of lawn and the private fully enclosed south facing rear garden contains an area of lawn and a paved patio area. Access to the rear garden can be made via the timber gate at the rear or via the French doors from the sitting room. There is ample residents and visitors parking to the side of the house.
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.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Gas fired central heating. UPVC double glazed windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
The communal areas of the development are managed by Scottish Woodlands with an annual factoring charge of £220 payable in 2019/2020.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, blinds, curtains and light fittings throughout the house will be included in the sale.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category C, with an annual charge of £1,458.01 payable for the year 2019/2020. 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 B (81) with potential A (94).
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.