A very desirable and rarely available split level detached house offering spacious and comfortable accommodation over two floors totalling 2,277 square feet. The house is situated within a quiet cul-de-sac of only six houses in the heart of the historic Borders town of Peebles with the well-regarded town centre, which can be accessed easily by foot just a short walk away. This four-bedroom detached family home was built mid 1980’s and benefits from having three relaxing reception rooms, beautiful private gardens and an integral double garage.
The well-proportioned and neutrally decorated accommodation comprises; on the ground floor, entrance vestibule, welcoming hallway with useful storage cupboard, under stair cupboard and staircase leading to the upper level. At the rear of the house there is a breakfasting kitchen, utility room and dining room which has patio doors out to the garden. Overlooking the front garden there is a good sized family room and completing the accommodation on this level a handy guest cloakroom. On the split level landing there is a wonderful large double height dual aspect sitting room with balcony overlooking the garden. The sitting room has a feature gas fire surrounded by a brick mantlepiece. On the first floor, there is a hallway landing with storage cupboard, towards the rear of the house there is a master bedroom with en-suite shower room and a double bedroom. At the front of the house there are a further two double bedrooms and a well-appointed fully tiled family bathroom with separate shower cubicle. The master bedroom and two of the double bedrooms have fitted wardrobes. Access to the part floored attic is via a hatch in the first floor hallway landing which has a pull down ladder.
Externally, there is an open style garden to the front and side of the house which is mostly laid to lawn with some flower beds and shrub borders. There is a large mono blocked driveway, which can accommodate several vehicles and leads to the integral double garage with electrical operated roller door. At the rear of the house, there is a fully enclosed private garden, which is bounded by timber fences and stone walling. The rear garden has areas of lawn, shrub borders and flower beds. There is a pleasant paved patio area, providing a delightful space for alfresco dining. The rear garden includes a useful large timber shed.
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 borders 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. Timber framed double glazed windows. Telephone with broadband connection.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category G. Amount payable for year 2018/2019 - £2,981.11. The local authority is Scottish Borders Council, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA Tel: 01835 824 000.
Viewing is available 7 days a week by appointment by calling JBM Estate Agents on 01721 540170. Telephone lines are open 7 days a week, from 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 1pm Saturday and Sunday. You can also book your viewing appointment online by visiting our website, www.jbmestateagents.co.uk.
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 (72) with potential B (83).
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.
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:
Updated regulations from June 2017 require us, the Selling Agents, to preform checks on the property buyer. To comply with the necessary regulations, any offer presented to us must be accompanied with photographic evidence of the buyers identity and separate evidence of the buyers residential address before any acceptance of the offer can be confirmed. You should 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.