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A superb four-bedroom detached home enjoying an enviable position within a quiet cul-de-sac on an executive residential development on the edge of the beautiful Borders town of Peebles. Originally built by Bryant Homes in 1999 the house provides spacious and flexible family accommodation totalling some 1,904 square feet over two floors. Benefitting from a detached double garage, large conservatory, private gardens and a great location within easy walking distance of the High School and the town centre, early viewing of this house is highly recommended.
Internally, the modern accommodation, which is presented in excellent condition throughout comprises; ground floor, covered porch, welcoming entrance hallway with guest cloakroom, useful under stairs cupboard and spindled staircase to the upper floor. There is a bright dual aspect sitting room with feature living flame gas fire and wooden surround. A lovely bay window overlooks the front garden and French doors lead through to large conservatory at the rear. A further door from the sitting room affords access to the charming dining room, which has a bay window overlooking the rear garden and leads through to the stunning dining kitchen. The kitchen is fitted with a range of stylish floor and wall units, and integrated appliances including electric double oven and cooker hood, gas hob, fridge freezer and dishwasher. There is ample room for a dining table and chairs, and windows overlooking the rear garden and side of the property. Adjacent to the kitchen is a handy utility room with a sink, space for a washing machine and tumble dryer and a glazed external door giving access to the side of the house. At the rear of the house is the large conservatory which offers views over the attractive rear garden and benefits from French doors onto a patio area, being fully double glazed and benefitting from central heating. Completing the accommodation on the ground floor and located at the front of the house is a further room currently used a study, but with potential to be utilised as a fifth bedroom. On the upper floor, there is a hallway landing with airing cupboard housing the hot water tank. At the rear is the comfortable master suite with twin fitted wardrobes and a well-appointed en-suite bathroom with bath and separate shower cubicle. There is also a guest bedroom with fitted wardrobes and convenient en-suite shower room. There are two further generous double bedrooms both with fitted wardrobes overlooking the front of the property. Completing the accommodation is the family bathroom which is partially tiled and includes a three-piece suite with WC, wash hand basin and a bath with shower handset. Access to the attic is via a hatch in the upstairs hallway landing.
Externally, the house is set within attractive private gardens to the front and rear. The rear garden is enclosed by timber fencing and laid mainly to lawn, with some shrub and flower borders, there is a large paved patio, perfect for alfresco dining, and a greenhouse. The open style front garden is laid mainly to lawn with some trees and flower borders. A side gate gives access to the rear garden. Ample off-street parking is provided by a tarmacadam driveway which leads to the detached double garage which itself benefits from twin up and over doors, electric power and light, and a side pedestrian door giving access to 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 and Arts Centre showcases local and international musical and artistic talent throughout the year. There are a number of popular festivals which take place annually including 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 to Edinburgh Airport for UK or overseas travel.
Viewings of this property are strictly by appointment. For more information or to arrange an appointment, please contact JBM Estate Agents on 01721 540170.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, blinds, curtains and light fittings throughout the house will be included in the sale.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Mains gas fired central heating. Telephone with broadband connection. UPVC double glazed windows.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category G. Amount payable for year 2019/2020 - £3,082.61. The local authority is Scottish Borders Council, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA Tel: 01835 824 000.
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 (76) 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.