A beautiful five-bedroom detached family house with double integral garage occupying a peaceful position within a prestigious and highly desirable development on the southern side of the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Built by CALA Homes in 2010 as their “Naismith” house-type, the property is finished to an extremely high standard and offers accommodation totalling an impressive 2,890 square feet over two floors. Presented in immaculate decorative order throughout, this wonderful home is ideal for modern family living with three relaxing reception rooms and five comfortable bedrooms. Just a short walk from the town centre, with excellent local amenities, and conveniently placed for both the Primary and Secondary Schools, this property is sure to prove popular. Early viewing is highly recommended.
The extensive and well-proportioned internal accommodation comprises; entrance vestibule leading into a bright and welcoming hallway with staircase to the upper floor, two generous storage cupboards and a guest cloakroom with WC and Wash hand basin. Positioned to the front is the charming, light, and spacious formal sitting room which features a large bay window overlooking the pretty front gardens, and a beautiful limestone surround gas fire gives the room a real focal point. French doors lead through to the formal dining room which can also be accessed via the hallway and enjoys a window providing views over the rear garden. The open-plan kitchen family room also enjoys the rear garden views with a large window in the kitchen and French doors in the family room. The fully updated kitchen is fitted with a range of stylish wall and base units with contrasting worktop surfaces incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit, gas hob, and a breakfast bar. Quality integrated Siemen’s appliances include a double electric oven, cooker hood, dishwasher, and an American style fridge freezer. Adjacent to the kitchen is the utility room which is fitted with matching wall and base units incorporating space and plumbing for a washing machine and a tumble dryer. There is a side facing window with a stainless-steel sink unit below and internal door gives access to the garage with an external door giving access out to the rear garden. The family room is of a good size and is an extremely versatile space allowing for informal dining or a relaxing lounge area. Completing the ground floor accommodation enjoying views over Jubilee Park is a separate study, perfect for those working from home and benefits from a fitted storage cupboard. On the upper floor there is a hallway landing which gives access to all accommodation. The master bedroom is a bright and spacious room featuring a large bay window allowing the natural light flood in. There is a walk-in wardrobe and a fabulous upgraded private en-suite bathroom with separate shower unit. Adjacent to the master bedroom is a comfortable guest bedroom with a window to the front and features fitted wardrobe’s and a private en-suite shower room. There are a further three double bedrooms, two of which have rear facing windows, whilst the other is positioned to the front and all benefit from fitted wardrobes. Completing the accommodation is the family bathroom which is incorporates a WC, wash hand basin, panelled bath, and a separate shower unit. Modern tiling finishes the look.
Externally, the property is set within good sized gardens lying to the front, side, and rear. The open style front garden is mainly laid to lawn with shrub and flower edges, a paved patio area with decorative chips, and a monobloc driveway leads to a double integral garage. The landscaped rear garden is mostly laid to lawn with a large paved patio area making the perfect space for relaxing and alfresco dining and entertaining in the summer months. The rear garden is fully bound by timber fencing and stone walling with decorative chipped and shrubbery borders.
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 & 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.
Main’s water and drainage. Main’s electricity. Gas fired central heating. UPVC double glazed windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
The Jubilee Park development is factored and managed by Charles White Limited with a quarterly charge of approximately £70.00 for the upkeep of the communal areas.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings throughout the property will be included in the sale. The curtains and blinds 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 £3,220.87 payable for the year 2021/2022. 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 (77) with potential B (85).
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: 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.