** Home Report valuation £230,000 - copy available upon request **
An impressive three-bedroom detached house built by Taylor Wimpey in 2014 as their “Tatherton” house style. Enjoying a peaceful corner plot location within a modern development set on the western edge of the popular Border town of Peebles, this stylish family home benefits from a comfortable flexible layout over two floors totalling 1,122 square feet.
The internal accommodation, which is beautifully appointed and presented in good decorative order throughout, comprises: entrance hallway with guest cloakroom. Overlooking the front there is a well-appointed kitchen which is fitted with a range of base and wall units and features laminated worktops surfaces and a stainless-steel sink unit. The kitchen includes an integrated fridge freezer, electric oven, gas hob, cooker hood, washing machine and a dish washer. Towards the rear of the house there is a large sitting room which has ample space for a dining table. There are French doors that open out to the rear garden and a useful under stair storage cupboard. On the upper floor there is a bright hallway landing with airing cupboard. With views to the front and back there is a spacious master bedroom with built in wardrobes and a stylish en-suite shower room. There is a good-sized double bedroom with windows to front and a further double bedroom position at the rear of the house with window overlooking the rear garden. Completing the accommodation is the family bathroom which has been part tiled and comprises of three-piece suite with a shower over the bath.
Externally, there are easily maintained gardens to the front and rear of the house. The open style front garden contains an area of lawn, planting and shrub borders. There is a blocked paved driveway providing off street parking for two vehicles and leading to an integral single car garage which is accessed via a metal up-and-over door. A pathway at the side of the house leads to the west facing rear garden, which is fully enclosed. The rear garden is mostly laid to lawn, with some shrub borders and there is a chipped patio area.
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, curtains, blinds 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 E. Amount payable for year 2019/2020 - £2,114.40. 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 (79) with potential B (90).
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.