Glenside is an impressive traditional built semi-detached house, positioned on a prime residential street within the towns conservation area and located within easy reach of the town centre and all local amenities. This beautiful charming home, which retains many original features was built in around 1899 and is immaculately presented throughout. Carefully maintained by the current owners, the house offers excellent spacious accommodation over two floors and early viewing is highly recommended.
Internally, the comfortable and versatile accommodation which totals 1,532 square feet comprises: ground floor, entrance vestibule, hallway with guest cloakroom and beautiful spindled staircase leading to the first floor. Overlooking the front there is relaxing bay-windowed sitting room with feature cast iron gas fire with marble hearth and surround. Towards the rear of the house there is a large relaxing family room with feature modern wood burning stove with French doors that lead through to the bright, well-appointed dining kitchen. The stylish kitchen is fitted with a range of base and wall units, granite worktops and French doors out to the private rear garden. Within the kitchen there is a range cooker with gas hob and double electric oven, stainless steel cooker hood and splashback. There is an integrated dishwasher and space for a fridge freezer and a washing machine. Elsewhere on the ground floor there is a separate study which could be used to provide a fourth bedroom or a formal dining room.
On the upper floor there is a bright landing which has a sky light giving lots of natural light. There is also an airing cupboard, which houses the combination boiler. There are two generous sized double bedrooms, one overlooking the front and other at the rear, with fitted wardrobes. There is a further double bedroom located at the front of the house. Completing the accommodation is a well-appointed fully tiled family shower room which has a corner shower enclosure. The bathroom benefits from having underfloor heating.
Externally, there are well-maintained gardens to the front and rear. The pretty front garden is bounded by low stone walling with metal gates and includes some planting and shrub borders. There is a pathway at the side of the house which leads to the fully enclosed south west facing rear garden. The garden has been landscaped and includes a patio area and a large timber shed. At the bottom of the garden there is a small timber bridge with Eddleston burn running through. Unrestricted parking is available on street 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 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.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, blinds and light fittings throughout the house will be included in the sale, except the light fittings in the sitting room. The range cooker and integrated dishwasher will also be included in the sale.
Mains water and drainage and mains electricity. Mains gas fired central heating. Telephone with broadband connection. Mixture of UPVC double glazed sash and case windows and UPVC casement windows.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category F. Amount payable for year 2018/2019 - £2,500.58. 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 (67) with potential B (83).
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.