An attractive traditionally built semi-detached house located within the Peebles town Conservation Area situated on the desirable Crossland Crescent. Full of character and originally built in the 1880’s this charming family home offers generous accommodation over two floors totalling an impressive 1,570 square feet and benefits from having a large attic room. Named “Bracklyn”, the house presents an exciting opportunity to purchase a rarely available, substantial solid stone family home. We are sure this beautiful house will prove extremely popular, so early viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the location and the accommodation on offer.
The internal accommodation comprises; entrance vestibule leading into a bright and welcoming hallway with a staircase to the upper floor, under stair storage cupboard and a further and useful large storage cupboard. Immediately to your left is the impressive sitting room which boasts of many original features and a bay window overlooking the pretty front garden. The hallway also gives access to the dining room which has a gas fire with a timber and tile surround giving the room a real focal point. The dining room also has a very generous storage cupboard and a door which leads into the adjacent kitchen. Fitted with a range of wall and base units with contrasting worktop surfaces, the kitchen enjoys a rear facing window overlooking the rear garden and a skylight letting the natural light flood in. There is space for a washing machine, cooker and a fridge. Off the kitchen is a timber and stone conservatory which has a door giving direct access out to the rear garden. On the upper floor there is a hallway landing with a hatch giving access to the attic room. Positioned to the rear is a generous double bedroom with a window overlooking the rear garden. Positioned to the front enjoying views over Crossland Crescent is a further two bedrooms, one single and the other a comfortable double. The attic room is a large space with a separate area with a wash hand basin. With the correct planning permission, this versatile space could be made into a further bedroom if required. Completing the accommodation is the family bathroom which incorporates a WC, wash hand basin and a jacuzzi bath with electric shower over. The bathroom has two fitted storage cupboards and an opaque window to the rear.
Outside; the front garden is mainly laid with decorative chips and planted with shrubs and a side gate gives access to the rear garden. The private enclosed rear garden has an area of lawn and a paved patio makes the perfect space for alfresco dining. There are many bedding areas planted with a range of shrubs, trees, and plants. The garden is bound by stone walling and hedging and includes a greenhouse and a useful stone outdoor store which houses the gas fired boiler.
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. The town offers an excellent array of amenities including banks, post office, a range of shops, supermarkets and restaurants, as well as schools at primary and secondary levels. There is also a swimming pool, leisure centre, theatre and an arts centre. The local area is particularly well served for recreational activities with excellent golf courses, fishing, walking and mountain biking all within easy reach. In the summer, Peebles really comes alive with residents treated to some spectacular events right on their doorstep, including the Beltane Week, Tweed Love Cycling Festival, Agricultural Show, Arts Festival, Jazz Festival and Highland Games. There is good access from Peebles to the other Border’s towns via the road network, with the A703 giving access to Edinburgh City Bypass, and the capital beyond. A regular bus service runs to and from Edinburgh and to neighbouring towns including Galashiels.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, fitted light fittings, curtains and blinds, washing machine and the cooker will be included in the sale of the property.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Mains gas fired central heating. Telephone and fibre broadband connection. UPVC double glazed sash and casement windows.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category E. Amount payable for year 2020/2021 - £2,195.19. 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 (58) with potential C (79).
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.
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.