A wonderful four-bedroom detached family house built by Miller Homes in 2015 located within a modern executive residential development on the northern edge of the picturesque town of Peebles. This fabulous home is well presented throughout and benefits from a separate study, a wonderful bright open plan family kitchen/diner and has been fitted with solar panels providing lower energy costs. Designed to provide a contemporary and versatile layout totalling 1,357 square feet over two floors, this lovely house is ideal for modern family living and early viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the accommodation on offer.
The internal accommodation comprises; bright and welcoming entrance hallway with staircase to the upper floor, under stairs storage cupboard and a convenient guest cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin. To your left, positioned at the front of the house, is a lovely bright sitting room which features a bay window to the front and French doors to the rear leading through to the dining area. Positioned at the rear is the contemporary open-plan kitchen diner. The kitchen is fitted with a good range of contemporary wall and base units with contrasting worktop surfaces incorporating a stainless-steel sink which is positioned underneath one of two windows overlooking the rear garden. Integrated appliances include an eye level electric oven, gas hob and a cooker hood and there is space for a dishwasher, tumble dryer and an American style fridge freezer which is available to purchase under separate negotiation. Just off the kitchen is a useful laundry room fitted with base storage units with space and plumbing for a washing machine. A convenient external door gives access out to a side pathway. The dining area enjoys French doors leading directly out to the private rear garden and with ample space for a dining table and chairs this is the perfect space for entertaining family and friends. Completing the ground floor accommodation with a window overlooking the front garden is a separate study, perfect for those working from home. The upper floor has a gallery hallway landing with a storage cupboard. With views to the front is the generous master bedroom which features a spacious walk-in wardrobe and a stylish en-suite shower room incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and shower enclosure. The second bedroom is also located to the front and is another good-sized double. There are two further bedrooms positioned at the rear of the house with windows overlooking the rear garden. Completing the accommodation is the part tiled four-piece family bathroom incorporating a WC, wash hand basin panelled bath and a sperate shower enclosure. Access to the roof space, which has been partially floored is via the access hatch in the hallway landing.
Outside; there are low maintenance private gardens to the front and rear of the house. The open style front garden is laid to artificial lawn with areas of decorative chips. There is a shared monobloc driveway which provides off street parking and leads to a single semi-detached garage with a metal up-and-over door. The garage benefits from having power and light and there is a convenient pedestrian side 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 is mainly laid with artificial lawn with beautiful chipped area including shrubs and plants. There is a paved patio area where the current owners have a wonderful hot tub which is available to purchase under separate negotiation. There is plenty space for a garden table and chairs giving the perfect place to relax and enjoy alfresco dining 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. There is a 3.6 kW solar panel array to the front roof slope of the property. The switch gear is located within the roof space. Gas fired central heating. UPVC double glazed windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection. Electronic security alarm system.
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. As mentioned in the description, the American style fridge freezer and the hot tub are available under separate negotiation.
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 C (80) with potential B (82).
A closing date may be fixed, however, there is no requirement for the seller to fix a closing date when more than one interest is noted. JBM Estate Agents is entitled to accept their client’s instructions to accept an incoming offer without having a closing date and without giving other parties who may have noted interest an opportunity to offer. Prospective purchasers who have notified their interest through their lawyers to JBM Estate Agents, in writing, will be advised of a closing date if set, unless the property has been sold previously.
Formal offers should be submitted to the Selling Agents in Scottish legal form to 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.