An extremely attractive detached family house built by Miller Homes in 2015 to an exceptional standard as their “Gala” house style. Enjoying a good sunny corner plot location within a modern development set on the northern edge of the popular Border town of Peebles, this stylish family home benefits from having four comfortable bedrooms, two relaxing reception rooms plus a beautiful spacious dining kitchen. The contemporary and well-designed layout, which totals 1,624 square feet, is ideal for modern family living and early viewing of this superb home is highly recommended.
The immaculate and bright internal accommodation, which is arranged over two floors and presented in “walk-in” condition, comprises: welcoming entrance hallway with guest cloakroom, under stairs storage and two further storage cupboards. At the front of the house there is a large dual aspect sitting room. This beautiful room has a window overlooking the front garden and French doors that open out to the rear garden. Also located at the front is the impressive family / dining room. This quirky versatile room includes an unusual corner window. Positioned at the rear of the house, there is a well-appointed kitchen which is fitted with a range of base and wall units and features laminated worktop surfaces and a stainless-steel sink unit. The kitchen includes an integrated fridge freezer, electric oven, gas hob, cooker hood and a dishwasher. There is ample space for a dining table a chairs. A real delight of this room is the French doors affording access out to the rear garden. Completing the accommodation on the ground floor is the handy utility room, which includes a stainless-steel sink unit, worktop surface and floor units. There is space for a washing machine.
On the upper floor there is a spacious hallway landing with two storage cupboards, one of which houses the hot water tank. There a four generous comfortable double bedrooms. The large master bedroom which has built in twin wardrobes features a stylish en-suite shower room is positioned at rear of the house. The second bedroom, located at the front, is another good-sized double bedroom, this room again features the quirky corner windows. There are two further double bedrooms, one with windows overlooking the front and the other positioned at the rear of the house with windows overlooking the rear garden. Completing the accommodation is the super family bathroom which has been part tiled and comprises of four-piece suite incorporating a sink unit, WC, bath and a separate shower cubicle. Access to the loft is via the access hatch in the hallway landing.
Externally, there are well maintained private gardens to the front, side and rear of the house. The open style front garden contains an area of lawn and shrub borders. There is a tarmacadam driveway at the side of the house providing off street parking for two vehicles and leading to a detached double car garage which is accessed via a metal up-and-over door. There is also a pedestrian side door. A timber gate at the side of the house leads to the west facing landscaped rear garden, which is fully enclosed by timber fencing. The rear garden is mostly laid to lawn, with some shrub borders and planting. There is a paved patio area, which can be accessed from both the kitchen and the sitting room, a perfect place to enjoy alfresco dining in the summer months.
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. 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.
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 (80) with potential B (88).
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”.