An impressive four-bedroom detached family house built in 2013 by Taylor Wimpy benefitting from an open plan dining kitchen, separate study and a single detached garage. Enjoying a sunny corner position, this stylish home extends to 1,178 square feet and provides excellent family sized accommodation over two floors. Located within a modern residential development on the eastern edge of the picturesque Borders town of Peebles with both Priorsford Primary School and Peebles High School just a short walk away.
The internal accommodation of this modern house comprises; entrance hallway giving access to all ground floor accommodation. Positioned at the front, there is a good-sized sitting room featuring a bay window and double doors that lead through to the open plan dining kitchen. The dining area is of a good size and gives access to a useful under stair storage cupboard and enjoys French doors out to the private rear garden. The stylish kitchen, which is fitted with a good range of wall and base units, with complementary worktops incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit positioned underneath a window looking out over the garden. Integrated appliances include an electric oven, gas hob, cooker hood, dishwasher, fridge freezer and a washing machine. Elsewhere on the ground floor, positioned at the front of the house, is a convenient study which has a window overlooking the front garden. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a handy guest cloakroom/WC. On the first floor there is a hallway landing with storage cupboard. At the front of the house is the generous master bedroom which has a fitted wardrobe and a private en-suite featuring a wash hand basin, WC and a shower cubicle. Also positioned at the front is a second double bedroom which also has a fitted wardrobe. To the rear of the house is a further two double bedrooms, one with a fitted wardrobe and both with windows overlooking the rear garden. Completing the accommodation is the family bathroom, which is part tiled and features a white three-piece suite incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath with mixer shower over. Access to the loft is via an access hatch within the hallway landing. Outside; there is an open style garden to the front which is mainly laid to lawn with a side gate giving access to the fully enclosed rear garden. Bounded by timber fencing, the south facing rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with a paved patio area which can be accessed from the dining room and provides a delightful space for alfresco dining. There is monobloc driveway at the rear of the property which can accommodate two vehicles and leads to the detached single garage with a metal up and over door. Additionally, the property benefits from planning permission for a two-story extension. Further details are available to interested parties.
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. UPVC double glazed windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
The communal areas of the development are managed by Scottish Woodlands Trust with an annual factoring charge of £218 payable in 2019/2020.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, blinds and 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 F, with an annual charge of £2,684.87 payable for the year 2020/2021. 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 (79) with potential B (89).
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.