Muirhill is a most impressive four-bedroom semi-detached Victorian house retaining many period features and charm throughout. Enjoying an ideal position within an attractive residential street in the beautiful market town of Peebles and conveniently placed for comfortable walking distance to the thriving town centre, golf course and local primary schools. Originally constructed around 1890 of solid stone and offering extensive family accommodation over three floors totalling 1,439 square feet.
Internally, the deceptively spacious and versatile accommodation comprises on the ground floor; entrance vestibule leading through to the hallway. At the front, there is a lovely sitting room with bay window overlooking the front garden. This relaxing room features beautiful original cornicing, feature timber fireplace and “Edinburgh” press cupboard. There are two good sized double bedrooms on this level, one situated to the front and one to the rear. The bedroom at the front also features an “Edinburgh” press cupboard. You will also find the main bathroom on this floor, which has been part tiled and incorporates a three-piece suite comprising of wash hand basin, WC and panelled bath with mains shower over. The bathroom features a useful linen storage cupboard. A staircase takes you to the first floor where the master bedroom is. This generous bright space comprises of the bedroom, dressing area with fitted wardrobes, and en-suite shower room with eaves storage. Four Velux windows flood this level with natural light.
On the lower ground level, there is a hallway landing, convenient guest cloakroom and a fabulous open plan “L-Shaped” family area comprising the kitchen, dining area and family room. The kitchen is fitted with a good range of modern wall and base units with laminate worktop surfaces and an inset stainless-steel sink unit. There is a walk-in pantry style cupboard and a stable style door leading to the side of the house. The kitchen has space for a range cooker, washing machine, dishwasher and a fridge freezer. There is also ample space for a dining table and chairs. The family room is a cosy space with a feature fireplace, there is glazed door which affords access out to the rear garden. Completing the accommodation on this level is the further generous double bedroom which has built in storage cupboards and window overlooking the rear garden.
Externally, there are delightful gardens to the front and rear of the house. The pretty front garden has two areas of garden with some planting and shrub borders and is bordered with a stone wall and metal railings. A pathway at the side of the house leads to the side entrance door and to the large east facing landscaped rear garden, which is fully enclosed and has an area of lawn, flower beds, mature shrub borders and a paved patio area. The garden is bounded by timber fencing and includes a timber summerhouse, shed and a log store. There is also an outside tap. 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, 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 D (59) with potential B (82).
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.