Occupying a quiet location within an executive residential development on the south side of the Borders town of Peebles, a magnificent detached house built by Cala homes in 2011 to an exceptional high standard as their “Scott” house-style. This impressive home provides spacious family sized accommodation totalling 3,253 square feet and benefits from having five comfortable bedrooms, three relaxing reception rooms plus a study, making it is ideal for modern family living and entertaining. Presented in walk-in condition, the house is conveniently placed for the High School as well as the highly regarded town centre with all the excellent amenities it has to offer.
Internally, the spacious and well-appointed accommodation, which is arranged over two floors, comprises; on the ground floor, entrance vestibule, large reception hallway with spindled staircase to the upper floor and guest cloakroom. Located at the rear of the house, there is spacious sitting room with a feature fireplace and gas fire. There is a large window overlooking the rear garden. French doors lead through to an elegant formal dining room with feature window overlooking the garden. There is a beautiful kitchen featuring a range of stylish floor and wall units, and a variety of built in appliances, including a multi-function single oven, combination microwave oven, five ring burner gas hob, cooker hood, dishwasher, and American style fridge freezer. There is a breakfast bar and an adjoining comfortable family room with French doors giving access out to the rear enclosed garden. There is also a handy utility room, with a sink and space for washing machine and tumble dryer, and internal door into the garage. Completing the accommodation on the ground floor, located at the front of the house, is a study, which also could be used as an additional bedroom.
On the first floor, there is a large galleried landing featuring a snug recess area. The accommodation on this level comprises with a stunning master bedroom suite with dressing area featuring fitted wardrobes and steps down into the spacious bedroom area with French doors an attractive Juliet style balcony overlooking the front of the house. There is a large well-appointed en-suite bathroom with bath, separate shower cubical, plus “his and hers” twin sinks. There is a generous guest double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and an en-suite shower room. A further three double bedrooms, two with fitted wardrobes. There is also a superb spacious family bathroom with useful fitted storage cupboards and separate shower cubicle.
Externally, the house is set within generous garden ground to the front, side and rear. At the front, the house is reached via a large block paved driveway with space to park several vehicles. There is an integrated double garage with twin metal up and over doors. The east facing rear garden and side gardens are laid mainly to lawn with some trees and mature shrub borders. The gardens are fully enclosed by timber fencing making it suitable for both pets and young children and includes a paved patio area.
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 19 miles, Peebles Town Centre 0.5 mile. (All distances are approximate).
Mains water and drainage. Main electricity. Mains 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 H. Amount payable for year 2018/2019 - £3,692.34. 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 (77) with potential B (85).
From Peebles High Street head west and at the roundabout, take the first exit and cross over Tweed Bridge. Take the second right onto Springhill Road and travel along onto Glen Road. At the end of the road, turn right onto Glen Crescent and continue along onto Jubilee Park. Number 22 is located on the left-hand side. For those with satellite navigation the postcode of the property is EH45 9BF.
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 buyer’s identity and separate evidence of the buyer’s 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