An extremely attractive detached family house built by Miller Homes in 2016 to an exceptional standard as their “Gala” house style, located within a modern development set on the northern edge of the popular Border town of Peebles. In-walk in condition, this stylish family home benefits from having four comfortable bedrooms, two relaxing reception rooms, ground floor shower room plus a beautiful breakfasting kitchen. The contemporary and well-designed layout which totals 1,602 square feet, is ideal for modern family living and early viewing of this superb home is highly recommended.
The internal accommodation comprises; welcoming entrance hallway with staircase to the first floor and a guest shower room incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a separate enclosed shower unit. There is under stairs storage and a further useful storage cupboard. To your left is a large dual aspect sitting room with a window overlooking the front garden and French doors that open out to the rear garden. Also located at the front is the impressive family / dining room. This versatile room features a lovely corner window. Positioned at the rear of the house, there is a well-appointed kitchen which is fitted with a range of base and wall units with contrasting worktop surfaces and a stainless-steel sink unit. The kitchen includes an integrated fridge freezer, electric oven, gas hob, cooker hood and a dishwasher. There is space for a table and chairs and French doors give direct access out to the rear garden. Completing the accommodation on the ground floor is the handy utility room, which includes a stainless-steel sink unit, worktop surface and floor units with space for a washing machine. On the upper floor there is a spacious hallway landing with two useful storage cupboards, one of which houses the hot water tank. Positioned at the rear is a large master bedroom with double fitted wardrobes and features a stylish en-suite shower room. The second bedroom is located at the front and is another good-sized double also featuring those lovely corner windows. There are two further double bedrooms, one with windows overlooking the front and the other positioned at the rear of the house with windows overlooking the rear garden. Completing the accommodation is the super family bathroom which has been part tiled and comprises of four-piece suite incorporating a sink unit, WC, bath and a separate shower cubicle. Access to the loft is via the access hatch in the hallway landing.
Outside; there are well maintained private gardens to the front, side and rear. The open style front garden contains an area of lawn and hedge borders. There is a monobloc driveway to the side of the house providing off street parking for two vehicles which leads to an attached double car garage accessed via a metal up-and-over door. A timber gate at the side of the house leads to the rear garden, which is fully enclosed by timber fencing. The rear garden boasts of beautiful views over the countryside and beyond. Whilst mostly laid to lawn there is a paved patio area which can be accessed from both the kitchen and the sitting room making the perfect place to enjoy alfresco dining and entertaining in the summer months.
The Royal Burgh of Peebles is a thriving market town and the third largest town in the Borders with a population of around eight thousand. 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. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
The communal areas within the development are managed by Hacking and Paterson Management Services, with an annual factoring charge of £132 payable in 2019/2020.
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 G, with an annual charge of £3,202.42 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 B (81) with potential B (89).
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.