An impressive detached family home situated in a quiet cul-de-sac occupying a pleasant position within a modern development on the eastern edge of the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. This beautifully presented family home extends to over 1,916 square feet and provides excellent family sized accommodation over two floors with three relaxing reception rooms on the ground floor and four comfortable bedrooms on the first floor. The house has been carefully upgraded by the current owners and is ideal for a growing family and benefits from having a contemporary versatile layout as well as having a south facing rear garden.
Internally, the well-appointed accommodation comprises; ground floor: entrance hallway with guest cloakroom and spindled staircase to the upper floor. Overlooking the front garden there is a good sized sitting room with feature gas fire, dining room which opens through to a lovely conservatory giving direct access out to the garden. At the rear of the house there is a stylish contemporary kitchen with breakfast room. The kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units with complementary worktops and the breakfast room has patio doors out to the garden. There is also a handy utility room which has a convenient external door to the side garden. Elsewhere on the ground floor, the current owners have converted the garage into a generous family/games room which has the potential to provide a fifth bedroom. On the first floor there is a hallway landing with cupboard housing the hot water tank and access hatch to the loft. At the front of the house there is a superb master bedroom with walk-in cupboard and en-suite shower room. There is a second double bedroom with a storage cupboard. At the rear of the house there a further two doubled bedrooms, both of which have fitted wardrobes and a family bathroom.
Externally, the house is set within good sized garden ground to the front, side and the rear. The enclosed, south facing private rear garden is mostly laid to lawn with shrub borders and includes a paved patio area and plastic external store. At the front, the open style garden is again mostly laid to lawn with some planting and flower borders. There is a monobloc driveway, which provides off street parking several vehicles.
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 Forrest 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 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 fibre broadband connection. There is a 2.042W photovoltaic solar panel system generating electricity with a feed in tariff in place.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category G, with an annual charge of £2,981.11 payable for the year 2018/2019. 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 (70) with potential B (82).
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.