A well-presented two-storey semi-detached house located on a popular residential street and within comfortable walking distance to Peebles town centre. Built in the 1920’s, this practical and spacious house is presented in good decorative order throughout and benefits having two great sized double bedrooms as well as private gardens, off street parking and a handy garage. It is sure to appeal to first time buyers and families, and early viewing is highly recommended.
Summary of Accommodation:
Ground floor; entrance hallway, sitting room, kitchen and a bathroom. First floor; hallway landing and two double bedrooms. Externally; private garden ground to front, side and rear, gravelled driveway and an attached single garage.
Internally, the well-proportioned accommodation, which is arranged over ground and first floor, comprises; entrance hallway with staircase leading to the upper floor and an under-stair storage cupboard. At the front of the house there is a relaxing sitting room featuring an attractive fireplace with gas fire. There is a double window with views to the pretty front garden. Adjacent to the sitting room is the kitchen, with single window overlooking the rear and external door out to the garden. The kitchen is fitted with a range of floor and wall units, laminated worktops incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit. Integrated appliances including a fridge, electric oven, gas hob and a cooker hood. Completing the accommodation on this floor is the bathroom, which has a single opaque window to the rear. The bathroom has been fully tiled and features a three-piece suite incorporating WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath with mixture shower over. Upstairs, which is accessed via a turning staircase, there is a hallway landing with convenient storage cupboard. You will find two double bedrooms on this level, both are generous sizes and offer plenty of space for bedroom furniture. One positioned at the front of the house with a double window overlooking the front garden and the other at the rear with a double window overlooking the rear gardens.
Externally, there are private gardens to the front, side and rear of the house. The front garden includes an area of lawn, shrub borders and is bounded by hedging and fencing. A side gate provides access to the side and rear gardens. Fully enclosed by fencing the rear garden includes various areas of shrub borders and there is a paved patio area. Off-street parking is available on the gravelled driveway to the front of the house. There is an attached single garage, which is accessed via a metal up and over door. There is also a large cellar which is a further appeal of this house. The cellar has power and light and is currently used as a store, containing the gas boiler and a washing machine.
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 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. UPVC double glazed windows.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category C. Amount payable for year 2019/2020 - £1,458.01. 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 (73) 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.