** Closing Date Set - Thursday 24th September 2020 at 12 noon **
A beautiful traditional semi-detached three-bedroom home named “Rosebud Cottage” situated on a popular residential street in the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Built around 1890, Rosebud Cottage offers the charm and character you would expect whilst tasteful upgrades provide for modern family living. The property is in immaculate decorative order throughout and offers accommodation over two floors totalling 996 square feet and benefits from having an extensive enclosed rear garden. This charming cottage has plenty to offer and early viewing is highly recommended.
The internal accommodation comprises; a bright and welcoming entrance hallway with large under stair cupboard which has been shelved providing excellent storage. Immediately to your left with a window overlooking Rosetta Road is a wonderful sitting room. Tastefully decorated, this spacious room features a multi fuel stove set on a black granite hearth giving the room a real focal point. Positioned at the rear is a modern and stylish dining kitchen. The kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units with contrasting worktops incorporating a sink positioned underneath a window overlooking the rear garden. Integrated appliances include a fridge freezer, a dishwasher and there is a free-standing modern gas range style cooker and a handy built in storage cupboard. The dining area is set to the end of the kitchen with a fantastic skylight above letting the natural light flood in, the perfect space for sit down family meals. Integral to the kitchen is a useful utility area with space for a washing machine and a tumble dryer and an external door gives access to the private rear garden. Positioned to the front of the cottage is a generous ground floor double bedroom with a front facing window which features lovely traditional shutters. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a contemporary family bathroom incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a p-shaped panelled bath with shower over. The bathroom benefits from having underfloor heating and there is an opaque window to the rear. On the first floor there is a hallway landing which gives access to eaves storage space and benefits from further fitted storage. Enjoying dormer windows to the front of the property there is a further two comfortable and spacious double bedrooms.
Outside; the pretty front garden is laid to lawn and planted with shrubs and flowers. A side gate gives access to the extensive private rear garden which is fully enclosed. Whilst mainly laid to lawn the rear garden enjoys a large paved patio area with ample space for outdoor furniture, perfect for alfresco entertaining in the summer months. There is an external brick built store which benefits from having power, a timber log store and a good size timber garden shed. The rear garden is bound by stone walling and timber fencing with shrub borders which also include an array of fruit trees.
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 and Arts Centre showcases local and international musical and artistic talent throughout the year. There are a number of popular festivals which take place annually including 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 to Edinburgh Airport for UK or overseas travel.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Mains gas fired central heating. Mixture of UPVC double glazed and single timber framed windows. Telephone and broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, fitted light fittings, curtains and blinds will be included in the sale of the property.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category D. Amount payable for the financial year 2020/2021 - £1,702.02. 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 D (61) with potential B (86).
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.