An attractive, rarely available three-bedroom detached bungalow located within a sought-after residential area on the south side of the popular Borders town of Peebles. Conveniently situated near Priorsford Primary the house is also within comfortable walking distance to the High School and the well-regarded town centre. Built in the 1970s and set on a quiet no-through road, the house offers bright comfortable accommodation extending to 1,270 square feet and has been significantly improved by the current owners. It offers well-proportioned rooms including a bright relaxing sitting room and benefits from having attractive private gardens and a detached garage. This lovely bungalow is sure to appeal to many buyers and early viewing is highly recommended.
Internally, the well-presented and freshly decorated accommodation comprises: entrance vestibule with handy storage cupboard leading to an internal “L” shaped hallway. Positioned at the front, is the generous sitting room which features a wood burning stove and benefits from a large picture window with attractive views overlooking the front garden. There is a door affording access to the dining room which has a window overlooking the charming rear garden. Also, at the rear of the house is the spacious breakfasting kitchen, which is fitted with a range of stylish wall and floor units, worktop surfaces and integrated appliances including an electric oven, cooker hood, gas hob, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. There is space for a breakfast table and chairs, and there is a door leading through to the rear porch which is established as a utility room with sink, space for a washing machine and a tumble dryer. A door from the porch affords access out to the rear garden. There are three generous double bedrooms. The master suite which benefits from an en-suite shower room is located at the rear of the house with views over the garden. The other two bedrooms are located at the front. Completing the accommodation is the family bathroom including a WC, hand basin and mixer shower over bath. The attic, which is accessed from a hatch in the hallway, has been floored and provides additional storage space.
Externally there are attractive enclosed gardens to the front, side and rear. The pretty front garden is accessed via a wooden gate and is laid partly to lawn with shrub and flower borders and is enclosed by a wooden picket fence. The rear garden, which is mostly laid to lawn and is one of the main features of this property, includes a paved patio area. At the side, there is a large driveway which can easily accommodate parking for two vehicles, leading to the detached single garage. The garage benefits from power and light has an electrically operated metal up and over door. There is also a pedestrian door at the side of the garage.
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.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Mains gas fired central heating. UPVC double glazed windows. Telephone and broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets and light fittings throughout the house will be included in the sale. The integrated appliances, washing machine and tumble dryer will also be included.
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 C (69) 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.