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Benrig is a charming traditional stone built four-bedroom detached cottage located in the heart of the picturesque Borders town of Peebles enjoying peaceful views over Eddleston Stream. The property has recently undergone full refurbishment, including a substantial rear extension, and a redesigned layout perfect for modern family living. With a beautiful neutral décor, and finished to an exceptionally high specification throughout, this fabulous house offers accommodation totalling 1,497 square feet over two floors and benefits from having private gardens to the front side and rear. This fabulous family home with riverside views is sure to prove popular, early viewing is highly advised.
The stylish and modern interior accommodation comprises; spacious and welcoming entrance hallway giving access to all ground floor accommodation and a staircase leading to the upper floor. The spacious and bright sitting room enjoys a dual aspect with a window to the front providing riverside views, and French doors to the rear giving access to the garden. The fabulous, stylish and contemporary dining kitchen which is set to the rear of the property is of a generous size, flooded with natural light via French doors to the side of the property. The kitchen is fitted with range of modern wall and base units with contrasting worktops incorporating a Stainless-steel sink unit, an electric hob, and a large breakfast bar, perfect for informal dining. Integrated appliances include an eye level electric oven, dishwasher, and a fridge freezer. A door gives access to the under stair storage cupboard which provides services for a washing machine. Open to the kitchen, the dining area allows ample space for a dining table and chairs, making the perfect space for entertaining family and friends. Also enjoying the peaceful views to the front is the master bedroom which features a private ensuite shower room which incorporates a WC, wash hand basin, and a separate shower enclosure. Completing the ground floor accommodation is the family bathroom incorporating of a WC, wash hand basin, and a P-shaped panelled bath with electric shower over. An opaque window to the rear allows in the natural light. On the first floor there is a large hallway landing which could easily be used as a study or play area, fitted cupboards provide excellent storage space. There are three comfortable double bedrooms, Two positioned to the front, and one to the rear.
Externally; there are private gardens to the front, side and rear of the property. The front garden is laid to decorative chips to one side, whilst the other is laid with attractive paving, the ideal space to sit and enjoy the riverside views. There is private driveway to the side of the property providing off-street parking. The rear garden has an area of lawn, and boasts of a beautiful paved patio accessed from both the sitting room and the dining kitchen which is of a generous size, perfect for alfresco dining and entertaining in the summer months.
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. The town offers an excellent array of amenities including banks, post office, a range of shops, supermarkets and restaurants, as well as schools at primary and secondary levels. There is also a swimming pool, leisure centre, theatre and an arts centre. The local area is particularly well served for recreational activities with excellent golf courses, fishing, walking and mountain biking all within easy reach. In the summer, Peebles really comes alive with residents treated to some spectacular events right on their doorstep, including the Beltane Week, Tweed Love Cycling Festival, Agricultural Show, Arts Festival, Jazz Festival and Highland Games. There is good access from Peebles to the other Border’s towns via the road network, with the A703 giving access to Edinburgh City Bypass, and the capital beyond. A regular bus service runs to and from Edinburgh and to neighbouring towns including Galashiels.
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Main’s water and drainage. Main’s electricity. Gas fired central heating. There are solar PV electrical panels with feed-in, providing lower energy bills. UPVC double glazed sash and casement windows and UPVC double glazed windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, light fittings and integrated items throughout the property will be included in the sale.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category C, with an annual charge of £1,522.75 payable for the year 2021/2022. 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 B (88) with potential B (88).
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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