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Venlaw Quarry Road, Peebles Offers Over £595,000

A stunning detached house enjoying an enviable hillside position with spectacular views over the attractive Borders town of Peebles. Originally built in the late 1970’s, the house was substantially modernised and refurbished in 2014 to an exceptionally high standard with masses of natural light incorporated into the design. Named “Rosedene”, the house provides contemporary accommodation totalling an impressive 2,475 square feet spread across three floors and benefits from having four comfortable bedrooms, stylish open plan living area as well as a large south facing balcony with an open outlook and a detached garage.

Summary of accommodation:

Ground floor; Entrance vestibule, utility room, reception hallway, master suite with en-suite bathroom, two double bedrooms and a wet shower room. First floor; Open plan sitting room/kitchen/dining room, double bedroom and a wet shower room. Second floor; Two large attic stores.  Eaves storage space.  Garage; Detached car garage with driveway in front.


The internal layout has been designed for modern living and entertaining and is presented in “walk-in” condition throughout.  The specification is to a very high standard and features underfloor heating and a zoned, centrally operated music system which extends to the master suite and to living area on the first floor.  The vestibule is a great space where you can take off your coats and shoes.  There is a window to the side garden and a Velux roof window.  A door gives access to the utility room, which has a worktop, sink and space for both a washing machine and a tumble dryer.  The hallway, which has a useful storage cupboard, provides access to three of the bedrooms all of which sit to the front of the house with southerly views.  The generous bright master suite has a delightful dual aspect with French doors on two sides that open out to the garden.   There is plenty of space for bedroom furniture and the suite benefits from having a walk-in cupboard and a beautiful well-appointed luxurious en-suite bathroom.  The fully tiled bathroom includes stylish high-quality fixtures and fittings incorporating a wash hand basin with vanity unit, WC, walk-in shower cubicle and a free-standing bath.  There is a chrome heated towel rail and window to the side.  The two other double bedrooms are both excellent sizes and feature fitted wardrobes and French doors that offer a peaceful outlook over the gardens towards the hills beyond.   Elsewhere on the ground floor, is a beautiful wet shower room, fully tiled and featuring a WC, wash hand basin with vanity unit, chrome heated towel rail and walk-in shower.  

Returning to the hallway, a contemporary staircase rises to the first floor giving access to the impressive open plan “L-shaped” kitchen/dining room and sitting room.  This is a magnificent space to entertain in and also to relax in with the family.  Three French doors give access onto the large south facing balcony to enjoy the stunning views across the town.  The kitchen is beautifully appointed and is fitted with an excellent range of wall and base units and Corian worktop surfaces.  There is a centre island with breakfast bar and integrated appliances include an eye level oven, combination steam oven, induction hob with retractable extractor fan, dishwasher and a fridge freezer.  The sitting room also has French doors on the opposite side which open out to the rear garden.  There is a good-sized double bedroom that sits to the rear of the house which features fitted wardrobes and window overlooking the rear garden.  Completing the accommodation on this level is another well-appointed fully tiled wet shower room with WC, wash hand basin, shower and chrome heated towel rail.   A staircase from the first floor provides access to the large attic space.  Currently split into two separate storage areas. The attic is fully floored and lined and provides great additional storage space.  

Externally, the house is set on a southern facing hillside position with gardens to the front, side and rear. The enclosed garden has been landscaped and is planted with a mixture of trees and plants and contains hedging and shrub borders. The garden is bounded by timber fencing and stone retaining walling.  At the front, there is a driveway, which provides off street parking for two vehicles.  There is a detached one and half size garage, which benefits from having an electrically operated up and over door.  


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 blinds, curtains and light fittings throughout the house will be included in the sale.  The washing machine and tumble dryer in the utility room will also be included.  


Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Mains Gas fired central heating. Telephone with broadband connection.  Aluminium 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.

Viewing Arrangements: 

Viewings of this property are strictly by appointment.  For more information or to arrange an appointment, please contact JBM Estate Agents on 01721 540170.

Home Report:

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.

EPC Rating: 

The Energy Efficiency Rating for this property is C (79) with potential B (86).

Closing Date:

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.

Important Note: 

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.    


Venlaw Quarry Road
Peebles EH45 8RJ
County: The Scottish Borders
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: 00000408

P: 01721 540170

Sitting Room

24' 1'' x 11' 7'' (7.34m x 3.53m)

Kitchen / Dining Room

25' 6'' x 12' 10'' (7.77m x 3.91m)

Master Bedroom

13' 10'' x 12' 7'' (4.22m x 3.84m)

Bedroom 2

11' 2'' x 10' 0'' (3.40m x 3.05m)

Bedroom 3

12' 3'' x 8' 10'' (3.73m x 2.695m)

Bedroom 4

10' 3'' x 10' 1'' (3.12m x 3.07m)


37' 1'' x 9' 0'' (11.30m x 2.74m)

Attic Storage 1

11' 3'' x 9' 3'' (3.43m x 2.82m)

Attic Storage 2

27' 1'' x 9' 3'' (8.25m x 2.82m)


17' 1'' x 15' 7'' (5.21m x 4.75m)

Venlaw Quarry Road
Peebles EH45 8RJ
County: The Scottish Borders
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: 00000408

P: 01721 540170
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