A delightful four-bedroom semi-detached house benefiting from an elevated position within a popular residential area on the northern edge of the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Built in around the 1950’s and in immaculate decorative order throughout, this house offers comfortable and versatile accommodation totalling an impressive 1,249 square feet over two floors. Boasting of generous private gardens to the front side and rear and fantastic views over the hills and countryside beyond, this property is sure to prove popular. Early viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the accommodation on offer.
Accessed at the side of the property, the internal accommodation comprises; welcoming entrance hallway with convenient under stairs storage cupboard and staircase to the upper floor. Positioned at the front is a bright and spacious sitting room which features a bay window and a multi fuel stove set on a slate hearth giving the room a real focal point. Also enjoying a front facing window is bedroom four which is a generous size. This versatile room could equally be used as a formal dining room, study or playroom if required. Accessed via the sitting room and positioned at the rear of the house is the kitchen diner. The kitchen is fitted with an excellent range of stylish wall and base units with contrasting worktop surfaces incorporating an electric hob, a breakfast bar and a sink unit positioned underneath a rear facing window. Integrated appliances include an eye level double electric oven, cooker hood, and a dishwasher. The dining area is of a good size with ample space for a dining table and chairs. Accessed from the kitchen is the utility room which has a range of wall and base units incorporating a stainless-steel sink and there is space for a washing machine, tumble dryer and a fridge freezer. Adjacent to the utility room is the sunroom which gives access to a guest cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin and an external door gives access to the private gardens. On the upper floor there is a hallway landing which gives access to all accommodation. Positioned at the front, enjoying beautiful views is the bright and spacious master bedroom. There are two further double bedrooms, one positioned to the front and the other to the rear with a window overlooking the rear garden and a fitted wardrobe. Completing the accommodation is the family bathroom incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a corner panelled bath with shower over.
Outside; there are private gardens to the front, side and rear of the house. The front garden includes an area of lawn, with some shrub and flower borders. At the side of the property there is a pathway leading to the fully enclosed west facing rear garden and a chipped driveway providing off street parking leading to a new timber garage. The lovely rear garden includes an area of lawn, a raised flower bed with plants and shrubs and patio area making the perfect space for alfresco dining. The gardens are bound by a mixture of timber fencing, stone walling and hedging.
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, blinds and fitted light fittings 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 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 C (69) with potential C (80).
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.