An impressive three-bedroom detached family house with additional study, built by Taylor Wimpey in 2010 and enjoying a peaceful location within a modern development on the edge of the popular Border town of Peebles. This delightful home has been carefully reconfigured by the current owners. The ground floor has been remodelled with the garage being converted into a sitting room in May 2013 and a new fashionable kitchen being installed in July 2015. The house provides a comfortable layout ideal for modern family living and early viewing is highly recommended.
Summary of accommodation:
Ground floor; entrance hallway, guest cloakroom, study, dining kitchen and a sitting room. First floor; master bedroom with en-suite shower room, two double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Externally; driveway and private gardens to front and rear.
Internally, the stylish accommodation, which is in excellent decorative order throughout, comprises; entrance hallway with guest cloakroom and staircase to the upper floor. The cloakroom has an opaque window to the side and features a wash hand basin and a WC. At the end of the hallway, positioned at the rear of the house, is the beautiful spacious dining kitchen, the social hub of the house. It has French doors that lead out to the rear garden and also has a single window to side. The kitchen is fitted with an excellent range of contemporary wall and base units and boasts of complementary worktop surfaces incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit and glass splashback. Integrated appliances include an electric oven, microwave, gas hob, cooker hood, dishwasher, washing machine and a fridge freezer. There is ample space for a dining table and chairs. Adjacent to the dining kitchen is the sitting room, which has a triple window to the front. Offering plenty of room for furniture, this particular space is ideal for the family to enjoy and relax in come the evening. Elsewhere on the ground floor, is the study with a single window overlooking the front garden. Optionally, this room could also be used as a single bedroom, depending on your needs and requirements.
On the first floor, this is a hallway landing with a useful large airing cupboard. You’ll find three relaxing bedrooms. The large master bedroom, which has dual aspect with single windows to both the front and rear, features fitted wardrobes and a private en-suite shower room. There is an abundance of space for a king size bed and furniture to suit. The en-suite has an opaque window and comprises of a three-piece suite incorporating a wash hand basin, WC and a shower enclosure. There are two further double bedrooms, one to the front of the house with two single windows overlooking the front garden, and another positioned at the rear of the house with a double window to rear. Completing the accommodation is the family bathroom with single opaque window to the side. The bathroom has been part tiled and features a three-piece suite incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a bath with mixer shower over.
Externally, there are easily maintained gardens to the front and rear of the house. The open style front garden includes an area of lawn and there is a tarmac driveway providing off street parking for two vehicles. A timber side gate provides access to the low maintenance west facing rear garden. The rear garden is fully enclosed by timber fencing and includes a paved patio area and a decked patio as well as an area of artificial grass. There is also a useful large 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 & 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.
The communal areas of the development are managed by Scottish Woodlands with an annual factoring charge of £220 payable in 2019/2020.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, curtains, blinds and fitted light fittings throughout the house will be included in the sale. The garden shed will also 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 £2,114.40 payable for the year 2019/2020. 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 (78) with potential B (90).
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.