** Closing Date Set - 12noon on Wednesday 25th November **
A charming two-bedroom end terraced house built in the 1890’s boasting an excellent position in the heart of Peebles town centre located in a quiet vennel just off the High Street. Named “Kirkby” the house enjoys a comfortable layout offering accommodation totalling 813 square feet over two floors. Benefitting from a lovely conservatory and a secluded private garden, this property is sure to appeal to many purchasers. To fully appreciate the accommodation on offer, early viewing is highly recommended.
The internal accommodation comprises; entrance hallway which gives access to the sitting room, shower room and kitchen. The sitting room is of a good size and features a timber painted fireplace giving the room a real focal point. Just off the sitting room is a generous storage space which could equally be used as a small study area. An opening leads to a small hallway with stairs to the upper floor. Positioned at the rear, the kitchen is fitted with a good range of wall and base units with contrasting worktop surfaces incorporating a Belfast sink and an electric hob. Integrated appliances include an electric oven, cooker hood, and a washing machine. Additionally, there is an under-counter fridge and freezer. A door from the kitchen leads into a bright and spacious conservatory which has a built-in storage cupboard housing the boiler and an external door provides access to the rear garden. Completing the accommodation on the ground floor is the shower room which incorporates a WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle with electric shower. On the first floor, there is a hallway landing leading to both bedrooms. A double aspect bright and comfortable double bedroom, and a smaller sized single bedroom. Outside; there is an easily maintained south east facing private garden which is mainly laid with decorative chips with a paved area and shrub borders and is enclosed by timber fencing. Parking is available nearby in the East Station public car park which is free of charge Sunday to Friday.
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.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Gas fired central heating. UPVC double glazed windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, fitted light fittings and blinds throughout the house will be included in the sale.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category B. Amount payable for year 2020/2021 - £1,323.79. 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 (68) 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.
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.