A splendid four-bedroom detached home enjoying a great sunny corner position within an executive residential development on the western edge of the beautiful Borders town of Peebles. Built by Bryant Homes in 2000 this family house provides spacious and flexible family accommodation totalling some 1,995 square feet over two floors. Benefitting from having an integral double garage, large conservatory, private gardens and within easy walking distance of the High School and the town centre, early viewing of this house is highly recommended.
Summary of Accommodation:
Ground floor; entrance hallway, sitting room, dining room, conservatory, guest cloakroom/WC, 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. Externally; integral double car garage, driveway and private gardens.
Internally the modern accommodation, which is presented in excellent condition throughout, comprises; ground floor, covered porch, welcoming entrance hallway with guest cloakroom, useful under stairs cupboard and spindled staircase to the upper floor. At the front, there is a bright spacious sitting room with feature living flame gas fire and attractive timber surround. A lovely bay window overlooks the front garden and French doors lead through to the formal dining room at the rear. A great space to entertain in, doors lead through to the large conservatory which offers views over the attractive rear garden and benefits from French doors that open onto a patio area. At the rear of the house is the kitchen with double windows affording views across the rear garden. Renovated seven years ago, the stunning kitchen is fitted with an excellent range of stylish floor and wall units and features laminated worktop surfaces to three sides. There is a stainless-steel sink unit and quality integrated appliances include a five-burner range cooker with extractor hood over, fridge freezer and a dishwasher. An archway leads to the breakfast room, which provides space for a more informal dining setting, with ample space for a table and chairs and there is a window overlooking the rear garden. Adjacent to the breakfast room is a handy utility room which has a worktop incorporating a sink. There is space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. There is also fitted storage cupboards and window overlooking the garden. A real bonus is the internal door given access to the integral double garage. There is also a half glazed external door giving access to the side of the house. Completing the accommodation on the ground floor and located at the front of the house is a further reception room currently setup as a study, but with potential to be utilised as a fifth double bedroom if needed.
The accommodation on the upper floor comprises; hallway landing with airing cupboard housing the hot water tank. At the front is the comfortable bay windowed master suite with twin fitted wardrobes and a well-appointed en-suite shower room, which has been part tiled and features a WC, vanity wash hand basin with fitted storage below and a shower cubical with mixer shower over. There are three further generous double bedrooms all with fitted wardrobes. One at the front overlooking the front garden and the other two at the rear. Completing the accommodation is the family bathroom which includes a three-piece suite with WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath with mixer shower over. Access to the main attic is via a hatch in the upstairs hallway landing. There is also a second loft, which is accessed via a pull-down ladder from the hatch in the utility room, providing great additional storage space.
Externally, the house is set within attractive private gardens to the front and rear. The open style front garden is laid mainly to lawn with some trees and flower borders. A side gate gives access to the private west facing rear garden, which is enclosed by timber fencing and laid mainly to lawn, with mature shrub and flower borders. There is a delightful large paved patio, perfect for alfresco dining, which can be accessed from the conservatory. There is also a timber garden shed and a convenient outside tap. Ample off-street parking is provided by a tarmacadam driveway which leads to the integral double garage which itself benefits from twin up and over doors, power and light, and an internal door giving access into 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. 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 4 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
Viewings of this property are strictly by appointment. For more information or to arrange an appointment, please contact JBM Estate Agents on 01721 540170.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, blinds, curtains and light fittings throughout the house will be included in the sale. The range cooker, washing machine and tumble dryer will also be included.
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 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.
The communal areas of the development are managed by Greenbelt with an annual factoring charge of £170 payable in 2019/2020.
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 (76) with potential B (85).
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.