An attractive linked-detached double fronted house built in 2016 by Miller Homes to an exceptional standard, as their “Kennaway” house-style. Located on a generous corner plot at the highest elevation within a modern executive residential development on the northern edge of the beautiful Borders town of Peebles. This stunning house, which is immaculately presented, benefits from having four well-proportioned comfortable bedrooms on the first floor and three wonderful bright reception rooms as well a fabulous breakfasting kitchen on the ground floor. Designed to provide a contemporary and versatile layout, which totals 1,817 square feet including the garage, this wonderful house is ideal for modern family living and early viewing is highly recommended.
Summary of Accommodation:
Ground floor; entrance hallway, guest cloak room, sitting room, dining room, breakfasting kitchen, utility room and a study. First floor; hallway landing, master bedroom with en-suite shower room, three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Outside; private garden ground to front, side and rear, driveway, and a semi-detached single car garage.
The house is entered via a half-glazed door with opaque window to the side, stepping into a wide welcoming entrance hallway. The hallway has a staircase rising to the upper floor, substantial under stairs storage cupboard and a convenient guest cloakroom, which incorporates a WC and a wash hand basin. To your immediate left, at the front of the house, is the wonderful generous sitting room. This beautiful relaxing room has a triple window overlooking the front garden and an archway leading through to the elegant dining room at the rear. The dining room is a good size and features French doors that open out to the private rear garden. Accessed from either the hallway or the dining room is the well-appointed breakfasting kitchen. The kitchen is fitted with an excellent range of stylish base and wall units which include space saving inserts and storage solutions. There is a high-quality granite work surface to two sides of the room incorporating an undermount sink unit which is positioned underneath the rear facing triple window. Finishing of the stylish look is the brick effect splashback tiling. Quality integrated appliances include an eye level double electric oven, electric hob, cooker hood, and a dishwasher. There is space for an American style fridge freezer. The breakfasting area offers informal dining featuring a built-in table seating four underneath a triple window affording views over the rear garden and hills. Off the kitchen is the handy utility room which has an external door providing access out to the garage and off-street parking. Behind modern sliding doors there is excellent storage space incorporating fitted shelves, hanging rail and services for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Elsewhere on the ground floor, set to the front of the house is the study, which features a lovely bay window with views over the front garden and Gypsy Glen. The study could also equally be used as a tv/family room or even as a fifth bedroom if circumstances needed.
Taking the stairs to the upper floor there is a generous galleried hallway landing with a storage cupboard, which also houses the hot water tank. You’ll find four comfortable double bedrooms on this floor. With views to the front is the impressive master bedroom which features a built-in double wardrobe, additional storage cupboard and stylish private en-suite shower room. The en-suite, which is part tiled, has an opaque window to the side and features a three-piece suite incorporating a WC, wash hand basin, and a separate shower cubical. The second bedroom, also located at the front, is another good-sized double bedroom, and features a fitted double wardrobe and a large window overlooking the front gardens. There are two further double bedrooms, both positioned at the rear of the house with windows that overlook the rear garden and the countryside beyond. Completing the accommodation, found to the rear is the well-appointed family bathroom with single opaque window. The bathroom is part tiled and features a four-piece suite incorporating a WC, wash hand basin, panelled bath, and a separate shower enclosure. Access to the roof space is via the access hatch in the hallway landing.
Externally, there are well kept private gardens to the front, side, and rear of the house. The open style front garden contains an area of lawn and shrub borders. There is a monobloc driveway at the side of the house, which is shared with the neighbouring house. This provides off street parking for two vehicles and leads to a semi-detached single car garage which is accessed via a metal up-and-over door. The garage benefits from having power and light and there is also a pedestrian side door providing access to the rear garden. A timber gate at the side of the house leads to the landscaped rear garden, which is fully enclosed by timber fencing. The rear garden is mostly laid to lawn, with shrub borders and planting. There is a flagstone style paved patio area, which can be accessed from dining room, a perfect place to enjoy alfresco dining in the summer months.
The Royal Burgh of Peebles is a thriving market town and the third largest town in the Borders with a population of around eight thousand. 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 fibre broadband connection. Intruder alarm system.
The communal areas within the development are managed by Hacking and Paterson Management Services, with an annual factoring charge of £132 payable in 2019/2020.
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 G, with an annual charge of £3,202.42 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 (80) with potential B (87).
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.