A wonderful opportunity to purchase a three-bedroom detached bungalow with an attached double garage situated within a desirable cul-de-sac on the south side of the popular Borders town of Peebles. Built in 1979 and named “The Ponderosa”, the property provides accommodation across one level totalling an impressive 1,334 square feet including the garage. Positioned on a generous plot with mature gardens to the side and rear, this property offers a wealth of potential and possibilities to extend up and out, subject to the necessary consents. The property is conveniently placed close to Priorsford Primary and is also within comfortable walking distance to the High School and the well-regarded town centre.
The internal accommodation, which is in need of modernisation, comprises; entrance hallway with two useful storage cupboards and also gives access to all the accommodation on offer. At the end of the hallway and positioned to the front is a spacious sitting room featuring a large triple window looking out over the front gardens making this room lovely and bright. Adjacent to the sitting room and also positioned to the front is a good-sized kitchen. With double aspect windows to the side and front of the property, the kitchen has a range of wall and base units to two sides. There is space for a washing machine, fridge freezer, dishwasher, and a cooker with extractor above and has ample space for a table and chairs. Across the hallway and positioned to the rear is the third bedroom, which is currently used as a dining room and has patio doors leading into a single glazed conservatory with double doors out to the rear gardens. Also located at the rear with windows overlooking the gardens are two generous double bedrooms. One benefiting from a three-piece en-suite shower room incorporating of a WC, wash hand basin and walk-in shower and the other featuring a fitted wardrobe. Completing the accommodation is the family bathroom with opaque window to the rear and incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath with shower over. There is a loft which is accessed via a hatch and pull-down ladder located within the hallway ceiling and has been floored to provide superior storage. The loft benefits from good ceiling height offering an excellent opportunity for conversion, subject to necessary planning permission.
Outside; there is mature private gardens to the front, side and rear of the property. The open style front garden has an area of shrubs and planting with a gravelled driveway providing off street parking and access to the garage which benefits from electric up and over door. The garage additionally benefits from having a pedestrian door to the rear. There are extensive private garden to the side of the property which is mainly laid to lawn and bound by timber fencing and hedging. To the rear and other side of the property there is an area of lawn and a gravelled pathway leading back round to the front.
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 four 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. Single glazed aluminium windows in the conservatory. Telephone and broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, blinds and light fittings throughout the property will be included in the sale.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category E, with an annual charge of £2,195.19 payable for the year 2020/2021. 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 (69) with potential B (85).
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.