A traditional solid stone main door two-bedroom upper villa positioned on a highly desirable street benefitting from many original features, private rear garden, and a single detached garage. In need of modernisation the property was built in around 1870 and is located in the towns Conservation Area providing accommodation totalling an impressive 874 square feet. We are sure this flat will prove extremely popular appealing to a wide range of buyers and early viewing is highly recommended.
Accessed at ground floor level at the rear of the property, the internal accommodation comprises; entrance hallway with staircase to the upper level leading into a generous inner hallway providing access to all accommodation and featuring traditional flooring and ceiling window. Positioned at the front is the spacious sitting room which boasts of high ceilings and large windows overlooking Crossland Crescent. Open to the sitting room is the dining area which can also be accessed from the hallway and features traditional Parkay flooring. Positioned to the side of the property is the kitchen which is fitted with a good range of wall and base units with contrasting worktop surfaces incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit set under a side facing window. There is space for a cooker, washing machine and a fridge freezer, and built-in cupboards provide for extra storage. The kitchen benefits from having a Velux window to the rear, filling the room with natural light. There are two very generous double bedrooms, one positioned to the front which features an Edinburgh press cupboard and the other to the rear which features fitted wardrobes and a window overlooking the rear garden. Completing the accommodation is the shower room which incorporates of a WC, wash hand basin and a large walk-in shower unit. There is fitted storage cupboards and an opaque window to the rear. Externally; there is private gardens to the side and rear of the property. The side garden enjoys a generous timber decking area which makes the perfect space for alfresco dining and two timber out houses provide for external storage. The rear garden is mainly laid with decorative chips and there is some shrub and planted borders. There is a single detached garage at the rear of the garden which provides off street parking and is accessed via Cross Road at the rear of the property. The rear garden is bound by timber fencing and stone walling.
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.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, fitted light fittings, curtains and blinds will be included in the sale of the property.
Main’s water and drainage. Main’s electricity. Main’s gas. Electric wall panel heating. UPVC double glazed sash and casement windows. and UPVC double glazed windows. Telephone with broadband connection available.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category D. Amount payable for year 2020/2021 - £1,713.09. 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 F (33) with potential C (71).
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.