Tucked away in a peaceful cul-de-sac location, this desirable three bedroom end-terrace bungalow occupies a pleasant sought after position on the south side of the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Built around the mid 1970’s and offering accommodation totalling an impressive 1360 square feet the house is presented in excellent decorative order throughout. The property benefits from a spacious comfortable layout, and boasts a lovely relaxing sunroom, beautiful well-maintained mature gardens and a single garage.
The tastefully decorated internal accommodation comprises; bright and welcoming entrance hallway with access hatch to the loft. With a large window overlooking the pretty front garden is a generous sized sitting room which features an electric fire with wooden surround and gives the room a real focal point. A door from the sitting room leads into the excellent addition of the sunroom. With windows to the front and side and French doors to the rear, this room is lovely and bright and offers a great versatile space. Open to the sitting room and located at the rear is a wonderful dining room with a large picture, floor to ceiling window overlooking the beautiful rear garden. This room is perfect for entertaining family and friends and there is a door giving access to the adjacent kitchen. Located at the rear, the kitchen has a wide range of wall and base units to three sides with contrasting worktop surfaces incorporating a gas hob and a sink, which is positioned underneath a rear facing window. Integrated appliances include an electric oven and a dishwasher. There is a useful storage cupboard and space for a small table and chairs. The utility room has space for a fridge freezer and a washing machine and there is an external door giving direct access out to the private rear garden. To the front of the house there is a generous single bedroom with a fitted wardrobe and window to the side and a good sized double bedroom with a large window overlooking front garden and also with a fitted wardrobe. Located at the rear is another good size double bedroom with double fitted wardrobes and a fabulous outlook to the rear. There is a family bathroom incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath with hand held mixer shower. Completing the accommodation is the added bonus of a modern separate shower room incorporating of a WC, wash hand basin and a corner shower unit.
Outside there is a beautiful mature open style garden to the front and side of the property mostly laid to lawn with stunning planted borders. The magnificent private rear garden has been well maintained and is laid to lawn with areas of mature planting. There is a large paved patio area featuring a red brick barbeque, perfect for alfresco dining and entertaining in the summer months. There is a metal shed which benefits from having power. With its luscious plants, shrubs, flowers and trees and the sound of the River Tweed in the background, this garden does not disappoint. Located nearby, the property also benefits from having a single terraced garage with metal 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. 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 four 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 broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, blinds, curtains and light fittings throughout the property will be included in the sale.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category E, with an annual charge of £2,195.19 payable for the year 2020/2021. 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 (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.