Located within a desirable residential development on the northern edge of the beautiful Borders town of Peebles, an attractive four-bedroom detached family house. Built around 2000, the house occupies a good sunny position within a quiet cul-de-sac and benefits from having a well-appointed modern kitchen, conservatory and private gardens. It offers superb family accommodation over two floors totalling 1,501 square feet and early viewing is highly recommended.
Internally, the spacious accommodation comprises; on the ground floor, covered entrance porch, welcoming hallway with guest cloakroom and under stairs storage cupboard. Overlooking the front of the house there is a generous bay windowed sitting room with dining area at the rear. The sitting room has a delightful gas fire which is surrounded by a stone and timber mantlepiece. Positioned at the rear of the house is the wonderful bright dining kitchen, which is fitted with a range of modern wall and base units, quartz worktops and an under mounted stainless-steel sink. Integrated appliances include a double electric oven, cooker hood, gas hob and a dishwasher. There is also space for a free-standing fridge freezer and a washing machine, and ample space for a dining table and chairs. Patio doors lead through to the large conservatory, which is fully double glazed and benefiting from having French doors which open out onto the private west facing rear garden. On the upper floor there is a hallway landing with storage cupboard housing the hot water tank. To the front of the house, there is the lovely master bedroom which has fitted wardrobes and convenient en-suite shower room. There is also a single bedroom. Positioned at the rear, there are a further two generous double bedrooms, both with fitted wardrobes. Completing the accommodation, is the family bathroom which incorporate a three-piece suite, WC wash hand basin and a panelled bath.
Externally, there are private gardens to the front, side and rear of the house. The open style front garden is laid mainly to lawn with some shrub and flower borders, whilst a side gate provides access to the west facing rear garden which enjoys plenty of sunshine in the afternoon and into the early evening. The rear garden enjoys a high degree of privacy being fully enclosed by timber fencing. There is a delightful decked patio area, a paved patio area, and a useful timber shed. Off street parking is provided on the gravelled/slabbed driveway at the front of the house, which can accommodate two vehicles and leads to a detached single garage with metal up and over door and benefits from having power and light.
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.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, blinds and some 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 F. Amount payable for year 2019/2020 - £2,585.21. The local authority is Scottish Borders Council, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA Tel: 01835 824 000.
Viewings of this property are strictly by appointment. For more information or to arrange an appointment, please contact JBM Estate Agents on 01721 540170.
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 (73) with potential B (84).
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.