An attractive and extended semi-detached family house occupying a pleasant cul-de-sac location within a popular modern residential development on the eastern edge of the Borders market town of Peebles. Built in 2001 and offering a comfortable versatile layout over two floors totalling 1,273 square feet, this spacious house offers a well-planned layout and has three relaxing bedrooms and benefits from having an integrated single garage and an appealing rear garden. The house is well placed for nearby schooling, with Priorsford Primary School nearby and is within comfortable reach of the town centre.
Summary of accommodation:
Ground floor; entrance hallway, guest cloakroom, sitting room, kitchen and a dining room. First floor; master bedroom with dressing area and en-suite shower room, two double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Externally; integrated single car garage, driveway and private gardens to front and rear.
Internally, the well-appointed accommodation comprises; ground floor: entrance hallway with guest cloakroom and staircase to the upper floor. The cloakroom features a wash hand basin and a WC. Positioned at the front, there is a good-sized sitting room with window overlooking the front garden and handy under stairs storage cupboard. Double French doors open through to the super open plan style kitchen and dining room. The kitchen is fitted with a good range of wall and base units with complementary worktops and tiled splashback. Integrated appliances include an electric eye-level oven, microwave electric hob, cooker hood and a dishwasher. There is ample space for a dining table and chairs and a free-standing fridge freezer. The kitchen has a window that looks out over the rear garden. An archway leads through to the dining room, which is a bright space with two sets of French doors which provide a lovely outlook across the garden and access out to a delightful covered decked patio area.
On the first floor there is a hallway landing with storage cupboard. At the front of the house there is a lovely spacious master bedroom with dressing area featuring double fitted wardrobes. There is window overlooking the front and a lovely en-suite shower room, which has been fully tiled and incorporates a WC, wash hand basin and a shower cubical. The second double bedroom is also located at the front of the house and features a fitted wardrobe. The third double bedroom, which is located at the rear is a delightfully bright room with two sets of windows overlooking the rear garden. Completing the accommodation is the family bathroom, which is part tiled and features a three-piece suite incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a bath with mixer shower over.
Externally, the house benefits from having good sized garden ground to the front and rear. The enclosed private rear garden is mostly laid to lawn with shrub borders and includes a covered decked patio area. This lovely space provides a choice of relaxing seating areas to enjoy the outdoors. At the front, the open style garden contains an area of lawn and there is a gravelled driveway, which provides off street parking for vehicles and leads to the integrated single garage. The garage benefits from having power and light and has a metal up and over door. The rear of the garage has been fitted with storage cabinets and features a sink and there is space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. There is also a convenient pedestrian door accessed from the rear garden.
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 Forest 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 as 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 and drainage. Mains electricity. Gas fired central heating. Mixture of PVC and timber double glazed windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
The communal areas of the development are managed by Greenbelt with an annual factoring charge of £222 payable in 2019/2020.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, curtains, blinds and fitted light fittings throughout the house will be included in the sale.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category E, with an annual charge of £2,114.40 payable for the year 2019/2020. 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 C (70) 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:
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.