An attractive and modern three-bedroom semi-detached house benefiting from a great elevated position. Located within a quiet residential street on the northern edge of the picturesque Borders town of Peebles, the house was built around 1980 and offers a comfortable layout over two floors extending to 1,046 square feet. Benefiting from having an open aspect to the front, the house is warmed by gas fired central heating and benefits from having energy efficient UPVC double glazed windows. This family house offers easy access to the countryside nearby and is well placed for comfortable walking distance to the town centre and early viewing of this super family home is highly recommended.
The internal accommodation, which is in good decorative order throughout comprises; entrance porch, hallway with convenient under stair storage cupboard. Overlooking the front there is a good-sized sitting room which features a timber fireplace with electric fire. Positioned at the rear of the house is the impressive dining kitchen with patio doors out to the private garden. The stylish kitchen is fitted with a range of modern wall and base units, laminated worktop surfaces and includes double electric oven, five-ring gas hob, cooker hood and splashback. There is an integrated dishwasher, space for a fridge freezer and ample space for a large dining table and chairs. Elsewhere on the ground floor there is handy utility room which has space for a washing machine and tumble dryer, and door affording access out to the garden. Completing the accommodation on the ground floor is a walk-in storage cupboard and a guest WC. On the upper floor there is a hallway landing with storage cupboard. There are three double bedrooms, one overlooking the front and the other two at the rear of the house. Two of the bedrooms feature fitted wardrobes. Completing the accommodation is the family bathroom which has been part tiled and comprises of three-piece suite with an electric shower over the bath.
Externally, there are well-maintained gardens to the front and rear. The pretty front garden includes an area of lawn, some planting and shrub borders. There is a pathway at the side of the house which leads to the fully enclosed south east facing rear garden. The private garden, which is not overlooked, includes an area of lawn, patio area and a garden timber shed. 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.
Mains water and drainage and 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 C. Amount payable for year 2018/2019 - £1,411.04. 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 (75) with potential B (87).
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.