A highly desirable detached family home situated in a quiet cul-de-sac within a modern development on the edge of the historic Borders town of Peebles. This executive four-bedroom property was built in 2009 by Bryant Homes in their Silkwood house style and boasts generous accommodation over two floors totalling 1,879 square feet. The property benefits from easy access to both Priorsford Primary School and Peebles High School, just a short walk away, and to Peebles town centre, which can be accessed easily on foot or using the convenient town bus service that passes through Kittlegairy. This versatile and attractive home is sure to prove popular and early viewing is recommended.
Internally, the well maintained and beautifully presented accommodation comprises; on the ground floor, a welcoming entrance porch leads to the hallway with staircase to the upper level and a generous downstairs guest cloakroom. At the front of the house is a spacious sitting room with feature fireplace and bay window overlooking the front garden. The sitting room affords access to a formal dining room which in turn opens through to the bright relaxing garden room which features French doors out to the private rear garden. A stylish fitted breakfasting kitchen is located at the rear of the house with integrated appliances including an electric oven and gas hob, fridge freezer and a dishwasher. Completing the accommodation on this level, is a handy utility room with space for a washing machine and tumble dryer and convenient doors to both the side garden and internally into the integrated double garage. On the first floor, there is a bright hallway landing with airing cupboard, giving access to the four comfortable double bedrooms. The generous master bedroom, which has a bay window overlooking the front of the house, features an en-suite shower room and fitted wardrobes. There is also a further double bedroom with fitted wardrobes overlooking the front of the house and positioned at the rear, there are two further double bedrooms. Completing the accommodation is the stylish family bathroom with a white three-piece suite.
Externally, there is an open style garden to the front which contains an area of lawn. There is a tarmac driveway, which can accommodate two vehicles and leads to the double garage benefiting from twin up and over doors, light and power. At the side and rear of the house, there is a fully enclosed private garden, which is bounded by timber fencing. The west facing rear garden is mostly laid to lawn and includes a paved patio area providing a delightful space for alfresco dining and to enjoy the air.
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 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. Distances: Edinburgh 24 miles, Galashiels 20 miles, Peebles Town Centre 1 mile. (All distances are approximate).
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Gas fired central heating. UPVC double glazed windows. Telephone and broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All floor coverings 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 G. Amount payable for year 2017/2018 - £2,981.11. 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 (78) with potential B (88).
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 perform 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 from notifying you of the fact that any such report has been made.