A beautifully presented detached family house built by Taylor Wimpey in 2008 and enjoying a superb corner position within a quiet modern development on the south side of the town. The house offers flexible spacious accommodation over two floors totalling 1,268 square feet, with four comfortable bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower room and three relaxing public rooms. The current owners have re-modelled the ground floor with the garage being converted in 2016 to create a fantastic spacious dining room, great for family dining and entertaining. Early viewing of this family home is highly recommended.
Summary of accommodation:
Ground floor; entrance hallway, guest cloakroom/WC, sitting room, kitchen, family room and a dining room. First floor; hallway landing, master bedroom with en-suite shower room, three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Externally; driveway, open style garden to front and enclosed private garden to rear.
Internally, the bright and well-appointed accommodation comprises on the ground floor, entrance hallway with convenient guest cloakroom, staircase to the upper floor and a handy under-stair storage cupboard. The cloakroom features a wash handbasin and a WC. To your immediate right, positioned at the front of the house, there is a good-sized sitting room with window overlooking the front garden. Positioned at the rear, enjoying a southerly aspect, there is a fantastic kitchen and adjoining family room. The kitchen, which has a window overlooking the rear garden and a door affording access outside, is fitted with a great range of wall and base storage units with complementary worktops incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit, breakfast bar and tiled splashback. Integrated appliances include an electric oven, gas hob, cooker hood, dish washer, washing machine and a fridge freezer. An archway leads through to the stunning family room, which is a great room to relax in with French doors that open out to the enclosed sunny rear garden. Completing the ground floor accommodation adjacent to the kitchen is the dining room, which is large enough for the whole family to dine and has a window to the front.
Upstairs on the first floor there is a hallway landing with useful linen cupboard and access hatch to the loft space. Positioned at the front, there is the lovely master bedroom with a window to the front. It features a built-in wardrobe and a private en-suite shower room. The en-suite, which has been part tiled, has an opaque window to the side and comprises of a three-piece suite incorporating a wash hand basin, WC and a double shower enclosure. With views across the rear garden, there are two further double bedrooms, both are spacious rooms with one having a fitted wardrobe. The fourth bedroom is located at the front and has a window overlooking the front garden and features a shelved alcove. Completing the accommodation, is a beautiful part tiled bathroom, which comprises of WC, wash hand basin and panelled bath with mixer shower over with screened panel. There is an opaque window to rear.
Externally, there are easily maintained gardens to the front and rear of the house. The open style front garden includes an area of lawn. A timber side gate leads to the private fully enclosed south facing rear garden, which contains an area of lawn and a paved patio area. There is a useful large timber storage shed at the side of the house, which can be accessed from both the rear and the front of the house. It benefits from having power and light. Convenient parking is provided on tarmacadam driveway at the front, which provides off street parking for two vehicles.
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, blinds, curtains and fitted light fittings throughout the house will be included in the sale.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category F, with an annual charge of £2,585.21 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 (77) with potential B (89).
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.