A highly desirable and rarely available split-level detached house offering spacious and comfortable accommodation over two floors totalling 2,312 square feet. Situated within an exclusive cul-de-sac of only six houses in the heart of the historic Borders town of Peebles with the well-regarded town centre easily accessed by foot just a short walk away. Built around 1984 and recently renovated and modernised including a new roof, windows / doors, electrical rewiring and new plumbing, an extended and refitted kitchen and refitted bathrooms, this family home benefits from having four comfortable bedrooms, three relaxing reception rooms and beautiful mature private gardens. Internal viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the quality and accommodation this special property offers.
Summary of accommodation:
Ground floor; entrance hallway, sitting room / bedroom five, shower room, and a kitchen / dining room / family room. First floor; large sitting room, hallway landing, master bedroom with en-suite shower room, three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Externally; private gardens located to front, side and rear of the house. Large gravelled driveway and an integral single garage.
The well-proportioned and neutrally decorated accommodation comprises; on the ground floor, large entrance hallway with useful fitted storage cabinets, integral door to garage and stairs leading to the upper hallway. With a dual aspect, there is a superb dining kitchen which features a stunning kitchen with centre island and fitted with an excellent range of wall and base units. There is complementary worktop surface space to three sides of the room incorporating an insert sink unit. Quality integrated appliances include a double electric oven, induction hob with extraction unit, dishwasher, washing machine and large American-style fridge freezer with chilled water / ice dispenser. There is plenty of space for a large dining table and chairs. There is an external door providing access out to the side garden and also sliding patio doors opening out to a paved patio area, providing a delightful space for alfresco dining. Adjacent to the kitchen is a sitting room which features a large picture window overlooking the rear garden. This room could also be used as a fifth bedroom if needed. Completing the accommodation on this level is the shower room which includes a WC, wash hand basin and a shower cubicle with mixer shower over. On the mezzanine floor there is a wonderful large double height dual aspect sitting room with balcony overlooking the rear garden. The sitting room has a feature wood burning stove surrounded by a brick mantlepiece. On the first floor, there is a hallway landing which provided access to the four bedrooms. Towards the rear of the house there is a master bedroom with a private en-suite shower room. The bedroom features a window to the side and the en-suite, which has an opaque window to the rear, features a WC, wash hand basin and a shower cubicle with electric shower over. There is another good-sized double bedroom at rear, which features a window overlooking the rear garden. At the front of the house you’ll find the two other spacious double bedrooms, both with windows overlooking the gardens. Completing the accommodation, positioned at the rear, is the well-appointed fully tiled family bathroom with corner bath. The bathroom features an opaque window to rear. All of the bedrooms feature convenient fitted storage. Access to the part floored attic is via a hatch in the first-floor hallway landing.
Externally, there is an open style garden to the front and side of the house which is mostly laid to lawn with some flower beds and suburb borders. There is a large gravelled driveway, which can accommodate several vehicles and leads to the integral single garage with a metal up and over door. The garage can also be accessed via the internal door located in the ground floor hallway. Through an archway there is access to the rear garden, which is fully enclosed and bounded by timber and wire fencing. The rear garden has areas of lawn, shrub borders, and flower beds. To the side of the house, accessed by a side gate, there is a large fenced area with a useful timber garden shed.
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 with fibre broadband connection.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category G. Amount payable for year 2019/2020 - £3,082.61. 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 C (77) with potential B (84).
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.