A spacious three-bedroom semi-detached house benefiting from an elevated position within a popular residential area on the northern edge of the Borders town of Peebles. The house, which extends to 1,035 square feet, is located near to Peebles golf course and within easy reach of the town centre and all the local amenities it has to offer.
The internal accommodation which is in need of modernisation and cosmetic upgrade comprises; entrance hallway with convenient under stairs storage cupboard and staircase to the first floor. There is a bright dual aspect sitting room which features a timber fireplace with electric fire, window overlooking the front which offers attractive views across Peebles to the countryside beyond, plus patio doors which open out onto the south west facing rear garden. Positioned towards the rear of the house is the dining room which includes large storage cupboards, a window to the side elevation, and access through to the kitchen. The bright sunny kitchen benefits from windows to the side and rear, it is fitted with a range of wall and base units, and appliances including a double electric oven, electric hob and extractor. There is space for a washing machine, fridge and freezer. A serving hatch gives handy access into the dining room and a glazed door affords access to the side of house and the rear garden. Completing the accommodation on this level is the family bathroom, which comprises a three-piece suite with shower over bath. On the upper floor is a hallway landing and an airing cupboard housing the hot water tank. There are two generous double bedrooms, one of which is dual aspect and the benefits from fitted wardrobes, and the other with a window overlooking the rear of the house. There is a third generous single bedroom, which has a useful storage cupboard and a window overlooking the side of the house.
Externally, there are private gardens to the front, side and rear of the house. The front garden includes an area of lawn, with some shrub and flower borders, there is also a pleasant patio area with attractive views across Peebles and the hills beyond. A pathway at the side of the house leads to a further pleasant patio area and around to the fully enclosed south west facing rear garden. The pretty rear garden includes an area of lawn, shrub and tree borders and another patio area, and is enclosed by hedging and timber fencing. There is also timber garden shed. Ample on street parking is available on roadside outside the house as well as two off street parking spaces located at the side of the house.
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, Agricultural Show, Arts Festival, Jazz Festival and Highland Games. There is good access from Peebles to the other border’s 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.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, blinds and light fittings throughout the house will be included in the sale.
Mains water and drainage and mains electricity. Mains gas fired central heating. Telephone with broadband connection. Mixture of aluminium double glazed windows and wooden single glazed windows.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category C. Amount payable for year 2019/2020 - £1,458.01. 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 D (57) with potential B (81).
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:
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.