A highly desirable detached family house with garden room offering scenic views over the stunning Tweed Valley, situated within a modern development on the edge of the historic Borders town of Peebles with both Priorsford Primary School and Peebles High School just a short walk away. This executive four-bedroom home was built in 2013 by Taylor Wimpey as their Silkwood house style and has comfortable layout over two floors totalling 1,888 square feet. The well-regarded town centre, which can be accessed easily by foot or using the convenient town bus service that passes through Kittlegairy, provides a full range of shops, facilities and excellent amenities.
Internally, the tastefully decorated and well-presented accommodation comprises; on the ground floor, welcoming entrance porch, hallway with staircase leading to the upper level and a good sized downstairs cloakroom, spacious sitting room with bay window overlooking the front garden, dining room which opens through to the garden room featuring panoramic views and French doors out to the garden, stylish fitted breakfasting kitchen with integrated appliances and completing the accommodation on this level, a handy utility room with side door to outside and internal door into the integral double garage. On the first floor, there is a landing with airing cupboard, towards the front of the house there is a master bedroom with en-suite shower room, and a double bedroom. Overlooking the rear, there is a further two double bedrooms and a stylish family bathroom with shower over the bath.
Externally, there is an open style garden to the front which contains an area of lawn. There is a mono blocked driveway, which can accommodate two vehicles and leads to the integral double garage benefiting from twin up and over doors. At the rear, there is a fully enclosed private garden, which is bounded by timber fences. The east facing rear garden is mostly laid to lawn and includes a paved patio area providing a delightful space for alfresco dining and to enjoy the countryside views.
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. Distances: Edinburgh 24 miles, Galashiels 20 miles, Peebles Town Centre 1 mile. (All distances are approximate).
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Gas fired central heating. UPVC double glazed windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category G. Amount payable for year 2017/2018 - £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 (79) with potential B (88).
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.