Built in the early 1900’s, Hazelbank occupies a pleasant location on an established street on the northern side of the market town of Peebles. Full of character and charm, this solid stone traditional built semi-detached house retains many original features, including original doors, ornate cornicing and flooring. With two spacious reception rooms and three relaxing bedrooms the house provides versatile accommodation over two floors totalling 1,359 square feet and is sure to appeal to many buyers.
Internally, the well-presented accommodation comprises; ground floor, entrance vestibule leading through to the hallway with useful under stair storage cupboard and staircase to the first floor. At the front of the house there is a generous bay window sitting room with beautiful ornate cornicing and ceiling rose. This cosy room features a modern multi-fuel stove surrounded by an attractive stone and timber mantelpiece. At the rear of the house is a large dining room/family room, with a window overlooking the rear garden and walk-in storage cupboard. Access through to the bright kitchen featuring a range of floor and wall units and laminated surface worktops. Integrated appliances including a gas hob and a gas oven, with space for a washing machine and fridge freezer. There is window overlooking the rear garden and door giving access to the private rear garden.
On the first floor there is a bright hallway landing. To the front of the house there is a generous double bedroom with a window overlooking the front of the house. There is also a good-sized single bedroom. Another double bedroom and the shower room are situated at the rear of the house. The modern shower room which has been fully tiled, features a walk-in shower cubical. Access to the loft is via a hatch in the hallway landing. The loft has been fully floored and provides additional storage space. The cellar is accessed via a separate external door underneath the kitchen, which benefits from having mains power and lighting as well as having a timber framed window.
Externally, the house is set within mature gardens to the front and rear. At the front of the house, the pretty garden contains a large flower bed and a smaller flower bed along the path to the front door. A side gate provides access to the private rear garden which is laid mainly to lawn with gravelled paths, trees and mature shrub borders. The gardens are fully enclosed by brick walling and timber fencing making them suitable for both pets and young children. There is a timber framed carport to the side of the house, along with a gravelled driveway providing convenient off-street parking. Further 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. 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 Forrest 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 and 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 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. Mains gas fired central heating. UPVC double glazed sash and case windows. Timber single glazed sash and case window in the entrance vestibule. Telephone and broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, blinds and curtains will included in the sale. Light fittings throughout will also be included. Other items may be available under sperate negotiation.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category E. Amount payable for the financial year 2018/2019 - £2,045.59. 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 (61) 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 perform 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.