A highly desirable detached modern house with garden room offering comfortable and well-proportioned accommodation designed for today’s busy family life over two floors totalling 1,754 square feet. Built in 2014 by Taylor Wimpey as their Rosewood house style, this executive four-bedroom home benefits from having a separate dining room, convenient study and a detached double garage. The house is situated within a modern development on the eastern edge of the historic Borders town of Peebles with both Priorsford Primary School and Peebles High School just a short walk away. Additionally, the well-regarded town centre can be accessed easily by foot or by using the convenient town bus service, providing a full range of shops and other excellent amenities.
Summary of Accommodation:
Ground floor; entrance hallway, dining room, study, sitting room, sunroom, kitchen, utility room and a guest cloakroom. First floor; hallway landing, master bedroom with en-suite shower room, guest double bedroom with en-suite shower room, two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Externally; private garden ground to front, sides and rear, large monobloc driveway and a detached double garage.
Internally, the beautiful accommodation, which is in “walk-in” condition and neutrally decorated throughout, comprises on the ground floor; welcoming spacious entrance hallway with engineered oak flooring with guest cloakroom and a large understair storage cupboard. The hallway with new composite solid white door is inviting and sits truly central to this home. The cloakroom has an opaque window to the front and features a wash hand basin and a WC. Positioned at the front of the house there is a light and airy dining room, featuring a bay window overlooking the front garden. There is plenty of space for the whole family to dine. Also located at the front is a study, which has a window overlooking the garden. At the rear of the house there is a brilliant sized sitting room with window to side. This is such a sociable space, with electrical focal point fireplace, creating a warming ambience to this spacious room. French doors open through to the relaxing garden room, featuring windows to all sides to appreciate the outstanding views and UPVC French doors out to the rear garden Also located at the rear of the house is the stylish fitted kitchen with window overlooking the rear garden. The kitchen has a good range of modern wall and base units, and there are laminated worktops that incorporate a stainless-steel sink unit. The combination boiler can be found tucked neatly in a cupboard in the corner. Integrated Zanussi appliances include a dishwasher, fridge freezer, double oven, gas hob and a cooker hood. Adjacent to the kitchen is a handy utility room which has a matching composite solid white door out the side garden. There are fitted base units and a laminated worktop incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit and there is space for a washing machine and a tumble dryer.
On the first floor, accessed via a turning staircase, there is a landing hallway with airing cupboard and access hatch to the roof space. You’ll find four comfortable bedrooms on this level. At the front of the house there is a spacious master bedroom with window overlooking the front garden and offering an abundance of space for a king size bed and furniture to suit. It has two fitted wardrobes and a private en-suite shower room. The en-suite has an opaque window to the side and features a wash hand basin, WC and shower enclosure. Also, at the front of the house there is a guest double bedroom with a window to front and featuring a fitted wardrobe and a private en-suite shower room. The en-suite has an opaque window to the front and features a wash hand basin, WC and shower enclosure. At the rear of the house, you will find a further two great sized bedrooms, with more than enough space for double beds and storage options. Both the bedrooms have windows to the rear which provide a wonderful outlook with views to wake up to in the morning. Completing the accommodation is the modern family bathroom with opaque window to rear. The bathroom is part tiled and finished to a very high standard, incorporating stylish fittings including a WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath.
Externally, there is a fully enclosed garden to the front which contains an area of lawn surrounded by flower beds. There is a large mono block driveway, which can easily accommodate four vehicles and leads to the detached double garage which benefits from having an electric automatic sectional white door. A wooden gate at the side of the house provides access to the rear, where you will find a fully enclosed private garden which is bounded by timber fencing. The east facing rear garden has been landscaped and has areas of lawn, shrub borders and flower beds. There is a pleasant timber decked patio and a paved patio area, providing a delightful space for alfresco dining. The views from the rear are a delight, offering picturesque views of the surrounding rolling hills in the distance. On a clear day, one can see for miles, displaying a pleasing outlook from both the ground floor level and bedroom windows to the rear.
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 property 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 G. Amount payable for year 2019/2020 - £3,082.61. 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 (79) with potential B (87).
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.