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Glensax Avenue, Peebles Guide Price £145,000

A delightful and spacious two-bedroom mid-terraced home situated in a quiet cul-de-sac within an established residential area on the south side of the Borders town of Peebles. Constructed around 1955, the house boasts of having an elevated positioned on the street benefiting from having a lovely outlook at the front towards the countryside and the hills beyond.  It is conveniently placed close to schools and is within comfortable reach of the town centre and excellent local amenities.  Sure to appeal to first-time buyers, professionals, and young families, early viewing is highly recommended. 

Summary of accommodation:

Ground floor; entrance hallway, storage cupboard, sitting room / dining room and a kitchen.  First floor; hallway landing, two double bedrooms and a bathroom.  Outside; garden ground to front and rear.  


The house is set back from the road and is approached along the garden path and is accessed at the front via a set of external steps through a timber door.  The internal accommodation, which has been freshly redecorated throughout, comprises; welcoming entrance hallway with staircase to the upper floor, a window to the front and a large storage cupboard, the perfect place for shoes and jackets.  To your immediate right there is a glazed door which leads into the generous sized sitting room / dining room which promises versatile space for lounge furniture and seated dining.  This double aspect room has large window to the front letting in lots of natural light and patio doors to the rear providing access to the rear garden.  A real focal point to the room is the electric fire.  Accessed from the sitting room through a timber and glazed panelled door is the kitchen.  Fitted with a range of wall and base units and contrasting laminated worktop surfaces with tiled splashback along two sides of the room incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit adjacent the rear facing window.  There is space for a washing machine, fridge freezer and integrated appliances include a gas hob, electric oven, and a dishwasher.  There is a glazed door giving access out to the rear garden.  Taking the stairs to the upper floor there is a hallway landing giving access to all first-floor accommodation.  You’ll find two generous double bedrooms, one located to the front of the house which benefits from excellent built in storage, ample space for free standing furniture and a window overlooking the front garden.  Positioned at the rear of the house is the other generous sized double bedroom with window overlooking the rear garden.  Finishing off the accommodation is the fully tiled bathroom which has an opaque window to the rear fitted with a three-piece suite incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath with shower over.   Access to the roof space is via the hatch in the hallway landing.  The roof space has been floored providing additional storage. 

Externally, there is private garden grounds to the front and rear.  The front garden includes an area of lawn and paved patio area, positioned underneath the sitting room window.  There is off street parking for one vehicle.  The south west facing rear garden is bound by timber fencing and masonry walling.  The garden includes an area of lawn and a decked patio area, which can be accessed from both the sitting room and the kitchen, perfect for alfresco dining.  The rear garden also includes a useful timber garden shed.  


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 and Arts Centre showcases local and international musical and artistic talent throughout the year.  There are a number of popular festivals which take place annually including 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 to Edinburgh Airport for UK or overseas travel. 


Mains water and drainage.  Mains electricity.  Mains fired gas central heating.  UPVC framed double glazed casement windows.  Double glazed timber patio sliding doors.  Telephone and broadband connection.  

Items to be Included:

All fitted floor coverings, fitted light fittings and blinds will be included in the sale.   

Council Tax and Local Authority:

For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category A.  Amount payable for the financial year 2020/2021 - £1,134.68.  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 D (65) with potential B (85).

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.    

Glensax Avenue
Peebles EH45 9AN
County: The Scottish Borders
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: 00000468

P: 01721 540170

Sitting Room / Dining Room

18' 9'' x 10' 6'' (5.71m x 3.20m)


10' 3'' x 8' 8'' (3.12m x 2.64m)

Bedroom 1

13' 2'' x 9' 1'' (4.01m x 2.77m)

Bedroom 2

12' 8'' x 9' 6'' (3.86m x 2.90m)

Glensax Avenue
Peebles EH45 9AN
County: The Scottish Borders
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: 00000468

P: 01721 540170
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