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A fantastic opportunity to purchase a three-bedroom detached house occupying a corner position set within a popular and friendly retirement development in the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Formerly the wardens house, this delightful and spacious home offers an impressive 1,176 square feet over two floors and benefits from a ground floor bedroom with en-suite wet room. The property lies within well kept shared gardens and also offers private residents parking. Viewing should not be missed to fully appreciate the accommodation on offer.
The internal accommodation comprises; entrance vestibule leading into a welcoming inner hallway which can also be accessed via a wheelchair friendly entrance to the side of the property. There is a staircase to the upper floor, a linen cupboard, and a walk in storage cupboard. The bright and spacious sitting room enjoys windows to the three sides enjoying views over the hills of Ven Law. Adjacent to, and accessed from the sitting room, the kitchen is fitted with a range of modern wall and base units with contrasting laminate worktops. Integrated appliances include an electric hob, extractor fan, and an eye level electric oven, whilst there is space for a washing machine and a fridge freezer. There is a stainless-steel sink unit positioned below a rear facing window, and an external door provides access to the shared gardens. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a comfortable double bedroom which features fitted wardrobes and a private en-suite wet room incorporating a WC, wash hand basin, and an electric shower. On the first floor there is a hallway landing which gives access to all upper accommodation. With a dual aspect enjoying windows to the front and rear of the property is a comfortable double bedroom which features fitted wardrobes. There is a single bedroom with a front facing window featuring a fitted storage cupboard. The accommodation is completed by the family bathroom which incorporates of a WC, wash hand basin, and a panelled bath electric shower over. An opaque window to the rear allows in the natural light.
Externally; there is a shared garden grounds surrounding the property. The gardens at Rose Park are owned by all residents and are well-maintained all year round, perfect for sitting out and relaxing in the summer months. Private residents parking is provided within the development.
Hanover Housing Association Scotland manage the Rose Park development, there is currently a monthly service charge of £100 payable per property. This includes the cost of the housing development manager who is onsite 10 hours per week, 24-hour alarm cover, buildings insurance, and the upkeep of the communal areas including the shared landscaped gardens within the development. The service charge is reviewed annually. Residents of Rose Park must be a minimum of 60 years of age.
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 four 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 floor coverings, blinds and fitted light fittings throughout the property will be included in the sale.
Main’s water and drainage. Main’s electricity. Gas central heating. Timber double glazed windows. Telephone and broadband connection available.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category D. Amount payable for year 2021/2022 - £1,713.09. 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, however, there is no requirement for the seller to fix a closing date when more than one interest is noted. JBM Estate Agents is entitled to accept their client’s instructions to accept an incoming offer without having a closing date and without giving other parties who may have noted interest an opportunity to offer. Prospective purchasers who have notified their interest through their lawyers to JBM Estate Agents, in writing, will be advised of a closing date if set, 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.
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