A beautiful four-bedroom detached family home enjoying an enviable tucked away position within an established residential development on the southern edge of the beautiful Borders town of Peebles. This attractive house, which was built by Bryant Homes in 1999, has a well-planned layout with accommodation arranged over two floors totalling 1,294 square feet and is ideally located just a short distance away from the High School and within comfortable reach of the well-regarded town centre.
Summary of accommodation:
Ground floor; entrance hallway, guest cloakroom/WC, sitting room, dining kitchen, utility room and a dining room. First floor; hallway landing, master bedroom with en-suite shower room, two further double bedrooms, single bedroom and a family bathroom. Externally; attached single car garage, driveway and private gardens to front, side and rear.
The well-appointed internal accommodation is arranged over ground and first floor and comprises: covered porch, entrance hallway with guest cloakroom/WC and large understair storage cupboard. The cloakroom has an opaque window and features a wash hand basin and a WC. At the front of the house there is an attractive large sitting room with bay window overlooking the front garden and two windows to the side. The main focal point to the room is the timber fire surround with marble back and hearth and gas coal effect fire. Positioned at the rear there is the spacious dining kitchen with double window overlooking the rear garden. The kitchen is fitted with a good range of wall and base units with complementary worktops incorporating a composite sink unit and tiled splashback. Integrated appliances include a double electric eye-level oven, gas hob, cooker hood and a dishwasher. An archway leads through to the handy utility room which has a side door out to the garden. There is a stainless-steel sink unit and space for a washing machine and a fridge. Also located at the rear, is the dining room, which is large enough for the whole family to dine. French doors open out to the private rear garden.
On the first floor, accessed via a turning staircase, there is a hallway landing with a large storage cupboard and access hatch to the roof space. You’ll find four relaxing bedrooms on this level. The spacious master bedroom, which is at the front of the house, is a bright room with double windows to the front and side. It has two built in wardrobes and a private en-suite shower room. The en-suite has an opaque window and comprises of a three-piece suite incorporating a wash hand basin, WC and a double shower enclosure. With views across the rear garden, there are two further double bedrooms, both are spacious rooms with one having a fitted wardrobe. The fourth bedroom, which is a large single bedroom, is located at the front of the house and has window overlooking the front garden. Completing the accommodation, located to the rear, is the family bathroom with double opaque window. The bathroom is part tiled and features a three-piece suite incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a bath with mixer shower over. The wash hand basin is built into a vanity unit with storage.
Externally, the house is set within a good-sized plot with garden ground to the front, side and the rear. The enclosed west facing rear garden offers a good degree of privacy and is mostly laid to lawn with shrub borders and includes a lovely paved patio area ideal for sitting out and a useful timber garden shed. At the front, the open style garden is again mostly laid to lawn with some planting and flower borders. There is a tarmacadam driveway, which provides off street parking for two vehicles and leads to the attached single garage with up and over door. The garage benefits from having power and light as well as a pedestrian access door at the rear.
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 & Arts Centre showcases local and international musical and artistic talent throughout the year and there are a number of popular festivals throughout the year to include 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 Edinburgh Airport for UK or overseas travel.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Gas fired central heating. UPVC double glazed windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
The communal areas of the development are managed by Greenbelt with an annual factoring charge of £203 payable in 2019/2020.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, curtains, blinds and fitted light fittings throughout the house will be included in the sale.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category F, with an annual charge of £2,585.21 payable for the year 2019/2020. 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 (72) 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.