A bright and spacious two-bedroom end-terraced home located in a popular residential area on the south side of the Borders town of Peebles. Constructed around 1960, the house is situated on a large sunny corner plot on a quiet street, within easy reach of local schools and the town centre. Benefiting from having a generous sitting room, two comfortable double bedrooms, plus box room and a south easterly facing aspect at the front. Requiring some cosmetic upgrades internally, the house offers the opportunity to extend and is sure to appeal to many buyers.
The internal accommodation, which is arranged over two floors and totals 784 square feet, comprises: ground floor, entrance hallway with staircase to the upper floor and under stairs storage cupboard. At the front of the house is an ample dual aspect sitting room with living flame gas fire. At the rear of the house there is a bright dining kitchen which has a door out to the rear garden and ample room for a dining table. On the first floor there is a hallway landing with a large storage cupboard/ box room. There are two well-proportioned double bedrooms, one with fitted wardrobes. Completing the accommodation is the family bathroom, comprising a white three-piece suite with electric shower over bath.
Externally, there are private gardens to the front, side and rear of the house. The front garden is laid mainly to lawn with shrub borders. The rear garden, which is bounded by masonry walls and timber fencing, is mostly laid to lawn with some herbaceous and shrub borders. There is also a patio area and useful timber storage shed. Ample on-street parking is available in front 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 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.
Mains water and drainage and mains electricity. Mains gas fired central heating. UPVC framed double glazed windows and doors.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category B. Amount payable for the financial year 2018/2019 - £1,234.66. 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 D (68) with potential B (85).
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.