A handsome traditionally built semi-detached house located in an enviable position within the Peebles town conservation area and lying adjacent to the town centre and local amenities. This superb family house, which is situated on the desirable Crossland Crescent, was originally built around 1880 and has been tastefully and thoughtfully modernised by the current owners in 2018. Benefiting from a super versatile layout and offering generous accommodation over two floors totalling 1,595 square feet, the house presents an exciting opportunity to purchase a rarely available, substantial solid stone family home. We are sure this lovely house will prove extremely popular, appealing to the modern family, so early viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the location and the accommodation on offer.
Summary of Accommodation:
Ground floor; storm porch, entrance hallway, sitting room, guest WC, single bedroom, open plan kitchen and dining room, utility room and a study. First floor; hallway landing, two double bedrooms, single bedroom and a family bathroom. Externally; private garden ground to front, side and rear, and a monobloc driveway.
Internally, the stunning accommodation, which is in “walk-in” condition and stylishly decorated throughout, comprises on the ground floor; storm porch opening through to the generous hallway with guest WC and attractive spindled staircase leading to the upper floor. At the front of the house there is an impressive relaxing sitting room featuring an open fireplace surrounded by a stone and cast iron mantlepiece, high ceilings, ornate cornicing, picture rail and a double window with views to the pretty front garden. Positioned at the rear of house, there is single bedroom with window to rear. Also, at the rear, you’ll find the stunning open plan kitchen and dining room. The beautiful kitchen is well equipped and is fitted with a range of stylish floor and wall units, complementary Corian worktops incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit. There are quality integrated appliances including a dishwasher, fridge freezer, double oven, gas hob and a cooker hood. There are two sets of French doors and two windows affording access out to the private rear garden and beautiful decked patio.
Adjacent to the kitchen is the lovey bright dining room, which has plenty of space for a dining table and chairs. Accessed from the kitchen, there is the handy utility room with window to rear. There is laminated worktop space incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit, fitted base storage units and space for both a washing machine and tumble dryer. Completing the accommodation on this floor is a study which could be used as an additional bedroom, if needed. It has a single window overlooking the side and an external door providing access out to the side garden.
On the first floor there is a bright hallway landing, which is flooded with natural light from the roof skylight window. There are three bedrooms on this level, two generous double bedrooms and a large single bedroom. The larger of the two double bedrooms and the single bedroom are positioned at the front of the house. Both have windows overlooking the front garden. At the rear, you will find the other double bedroom with window to rear and the stylish family bathroom. The modern family bathroom, is fully tiled and finished to a very high standard, incorporating stylish fittings including a WC, wash hand basin, free standing bath, corner shower enclosure, chrome ladder heated towel rail, fitted storage cupboards and vanity mirror. The bathroom has an opaque window to rear.
Externally, there are well-kept private gardens to the front and rear of the house. The pretty front garden includes an area of flower beds, shrub borders and is bounded by stone walling and wrought iron fencing. A side gate provides access to the east facing rear garden, which is a further appeal of this house. It is fully enclosed by fencing and stone walling and offers plentiful space yet proving relatively low maintenance for those with busy lives. The rear garden offers lovely views over the town and countryside beyond and has a wonderful patio area, which can be accessed from the kitchen and dining room, perfect for alfresco dining. Off-street parking is available on the monobloc driveway to the front of 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 travel to many destinations and Edinburgh Airport for UK or overseas travel.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, blinds, curtains and fitted light fittings throughout the house will be included in the sale.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Mains gas fired central heating. Telephone with broadband connection. Mixture of timber framed single and double-glazed casement windows.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category E. Amount payable for year 2019/2020 - £2,114.40. 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 (69) 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.