Enjoying an enviable quiet position within an established residential development, this fabulous and welcoming four-bedroom detached home offers stylish modern accommodation over two floors totalling 1,188 square feet. Built to a high standard by Bryant Homes in 1999, the house boasts a stunning contemporary layout and benefits from a recently installed conservatory as well as excellent off-street parking. Carefully extended and modernised over the past few years, this well-presented family home is located on the southern edge of the beautiful Borders town of Peebles and is conveniently placed for easy access to the High School and to all the attractions offered by the town centre.
The house, which is approached by a driveway shared with just one other house, offers comfortable well-appointed accommodation and is presented in excellent decorative order throughout. Arranged over ground and first floor, the internal accommodation comprises: covered entrance porch opening through to a spacious hallway with convenient guest cloakroom and an under stairs cupboard. Positioned at the front of the house, an attractive and spacious sitting room with bay window overlooking the front garden and woodland outlook. This elegant room is well-proportioned offering ample space for furniture and features an attractive focal point fireplace with gas fire. Across the hallway, there is a double bedroom, which could also be used as a practical home office. Positioned at the rear of the house is a stunning dining kitchen which is fitted with an excellent range of wall and standing units and laminated worktop surfaces across two sides. Integrated appliances include an eye-level double electric oven, gas hob with stainless steel cooker hood above, dishwasher and a fridge freezer. There is space for a washing machine and ample space for a dining table and chairs. The dining area has French doors that lead through to triple-aspect conservatory which is a great space to sit and enjoy the views over the rear garden. The conservatory features French doors affording access out to the west facing rear garden.
On the upper floor there is a hallway landing with a cupboard that houses the hot water tank. There is also an access hatch to loft, providing additional useful storage space. There are three generous bedrooms on this level. The master bedroom, which is positioned at the front of the house, features built in wardrobes and has a stylish en-suite shower room, which has been fully tiled. Two further double bedrooms can be found at the rear of the house along with the beautiful well-appointed family bathroom, which is again fully tiled and incorporates WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath with mixer shower over.
Externally, there is well-maintained private garden ground to the front, side and the rear of the house. The enclosed rear garden is mostly laid to lawn with shrub borders and includes a small paved patio area, ideal for sitting out and there is also a useful timber garden shed. At the front, the open garden is again mostly laid to lawn with some planting and flower borders. There is a tarmacadam driveway, which provides off street parking for one vehicle and leads to a semi-detached single garage with a metal up and over door. The garage benefits from power and light and there is also a pedestrian side access door. There is an additional gravelled driveway at the opposite side of the house, which can accommodate two vehicles.
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 (except the sitting room), blinds and light fittings throughout the house will be included in the sale. The washing machine in the kitchen will also be included.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Mains Gas fired central heating. Telephone with broadband connection. UPVC double glazed windows.
The communal areas of the development are managed by Greenbelt with an annual factoring charge of £170 payable in 2018/2019.
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 (70) with potential B (86).
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.