** Closing Date Set - Tuesday 6th April at 12noon - All Formal Offers to be Submitted to the Selling Agents **
A charming two-bedroom semi-detached house built in around 2003 enjoying a peaceful setting within a highly desirable residential development located in the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. In immaculate decorative order throughout, the house offers accommodation totalling 730 square feet over two floors and benefits from having a conservatory and mature private and enclosed rear garden. Approximately a ten-minute walk away from the town centre and local amenities, this property would appeal to a wide range of buyers. Early viewing is highly recommended.
The internal accommodation comprises; entrance hallway with staircase to the upper floor. To your immediate right, with a large window overlooking the pretty front garden is a bright, spacious, and relaxing sitting room. This is a good size room which also provides access to a useful under stair storage cupboard. Accessed via the sitting room is the Breakfasting kitchen which is fitted with a range of wall and base units with contrasting worktop surfaces. Integrated appliances include an electric oven and a gas hob with extractor above. There is space for a washing machine and a fridge freezer and ample space for a small table and chairs. A white composite sink unit is positioned below a rear facing window. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a fabulous conservatory which is positioned at the rear of the property and is accessed via the kitchen. The conservatory is of a generous size and gives direct access to the private rear garden. On the first floor there is a hallway landing which gives access to all first-floor accommodation. Positioned at the front, there is the lovely master bedroom which features a fitted wardrobe and a built-in storage cupboard. Two windows to the front of the property provide this room with views over the hills and countryside beyond. Located at the rear is the second bedroom which enjoys a window overlooking the rear garden. Completing the accommodation is the shower room incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a separate shower cubicle. There is rear facing opaque window.
Externally, there is private gardens to the front, side, and rear of the house. The open style garden to the front is mainly laid to decorative chips with planted shrubbery and a paved driveway provides off street parking. There is a covered carport to the side of the property accessed via timber gates which benefits from an external power point and outdoor tap. The private and fully enclosed rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with two paved patio areas, one directly off the conservatory and the other to the rear which makes a lovely space for enjoying alfresco dining in the summer months. Mature planted borders surround the garden and all fully bound by timber fencing. Two timber sheds’ provide outdoor storage.
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.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, fitted light fittings and window coverings throughout the property will be included in the sale.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category D, with an annual charge of £1,713.09 payable for the year 2020/2021. 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 (74) with potential B (92).
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.