- Home Report valuation £480,000 - copy available upon request
Positioned on an enviable plot within a quiet cul-de-sac, an attractive detached family house built in 2000 to a very high standard and carefully maintained by the current owners. Offering remarkably spacious accommodation over two floors totalling 2,803 square feet, this modern house benefits from having five comfortable bedrooms plus a separate study, three relaxing reception rooms and an integrated double garage. Situated within a desirable residential development on the southern edge of the picturesque and popular Borders town of Peebles, the house is conveniently placed for Priorsford Primary School, Peebles High school and the highly regarded town centre, which can be reached comfortably on foot or via the convenient local town bus service which passes through Whitehaugh Park.
Internally, the well-appointed and tastefully decorated accommodation, comprises; ground floor, large reception hallway with guest cloakroom, two useful under stair cupboards and a spindled staircase leading to the upper floor. At the front of the house, entered through French doors, there is a large and impressive dual aspect sitting room, with feature inglenook fireplace, a bay window overlooking the front and patio doors affording views and access to the rear garden. From the hallway, French doors give access to the formal dining room which has a window overlooking the rear garden, plus a semi-glazed door providing access out to the garden. Towards the rear of the house, there is a generous bright kitchen with adjacent breakfast room. The kitchen is fitted with a range of floor and wall units, and integrated appliances including electric oven, microwave, gas hob, cooker hood, fridge, freezer and a dishwasher. The breakfast room has space for a large table and has patio doors opening out to the garden. Located off the breakfast room with a window overlooking the rear garden is a useful family room. Accessed off the kitchen, there is also a useful utility room which has a sink, space for a washing machine and tumble dryer, plus a useful internal door into the garage. Completing the accommodation on this floor, there is a study at the front of the house, which could also be used as an additional bedroom.
On the first floor there is a galleried hallway landing which has two useful storage cupboards. There is a master bedroom suite, comprising of a large bedroom, separate dressing room and en-suite shower room. There are three further good sized double bedrooms and a single bedroom, two with fitted wardrobes, and one featuring an en-suite shower room. There is a well-appointed partially tiled family bathroom which has a separate shower cubical. The large attic space can be accessed via a hatch on the upstairs landing and from the dressing room.
Externally, the house has generous garden ground to the front, side and rear. Easily maintained, the gardens are primarily laid to lawn with some mature shrubs and trees. The large rear garden also benefits from two paved areas accessed from the sitting room and breakfast room. At the front of the house there is a large block paved driveway, suitable for parking several vehicles and providing access to the double garage with twin electric up and over doors and a pedestrian door to the side garden. A side gate provides access to the rear garden and wooden double gates provide access to a large gravelled parking area at the side of the garage suitable for a caravan or boat.
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 and 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 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.
Mains water, drainage and electricity. Gas fired central heating. UPVC double glazed windows. Telephone and broadband connection. Intruder alarm system.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category G. Amount payable for the financial 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 strictly 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.
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 (73) with potential C (80).
From Peebles High Street head west and at the roundabout, take the first exit and cross over Tweed Bridge. Travel along Kingsmeadows Road for appropriately a mile before turning right into Whitehaugh Park. Number 111 is located towards the end of the development, at the sixth turning on the right. For those with satellite navigation the postcode of the property is EH45 9DB.
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 certified photographic evidence of the buyer’s identity and separate evidence of the buyer’s residential address before any acceptance of the offer can be confirmed. We will be unable to proceed or mark the property as under offer without this information. 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.