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Violet Bank, Peebles
Fixed £175,000

8 Violet Bank, Peebles, EH45 8HA

Sold STC
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A delightful and spacious two-bedroom semi-detached house occupying a pleasant position within an established residential area located in the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Built in the 1960’s, the property offers well-proportioned accommodation totalling 824 square feet over two floors and benefits from private front and rear gardens with beautiful countryside views. Just a short walk from the Halyrude Primary School, the bustling High Street, and all other local amenities, this property would appeal to a wide range of buyers and early viewing is highly advised.  

Well-presented with a fresh décor throughout, the internal accommodation comprises; welcoming entrance hallway giving access to all accommodation, a useful storage cupboard, and a staircase to the upper floor.  Decorated in modern grey tones, the sitting room is of a generous size and enjoys a large window overlooking the front garden.  The kitchen is fitted with a good range of wall and base units with laminate worktop surfaces incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit positioned below a rear facing window which enjoys views over the hills beyond.  There is space and services for a cooker, washing machine, dishwasher, and a fridge freezer.  A rear hallway, accessed via the kitchen, gives access to a generous storage cupboard, and an external door gives direct access to the private rear garden.  On the first floor there is a hallway landing with linen cupboard which also houses the hot water tank.  There are two comfortable double bedrooms on this level, one positioned to the front of the property, whilst the other is located to the rear which features fitted wardrobes and enjoys lovely views over the countryside and hills beyond.  Adjacent to the bedroom positioned to the front of the property is a large walk-in store cupboard providing excellent storage space.  Completing the accommodation is the family shower room which incorporates of a WC, wash hand basin, and a separate shower unit.  An opaque window to the rear allows in the natural light.   

Externally, there are private gardens to the front, side, and rear of the property.  The front garden is mainly laid with decorative chips with areas planted with mature shrubs and bushes and is bound by stone walling and timber fencing.  A pathway to the side of the property leads to rear garden.  With lovely countryside views, the private rear garden enjoys the sun from early morning to late afternoon and is mainly laid with decorative chips with areas of mature planting.  There are two areas of timber decking, one of which is bound by bamboo fencing to three sides providing a private seating area, ideal for alfresco dining in the summer months.  The rear garden is fully bound by timber fencing.  A garden shed provides outdoor storage.  


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.


Main’s water and drainage.  Main’s electricity.  Gas central heating.  UPVC double glazed windows.  Telephone and fibre broadband connection.  

Items to be Included:

All fitted floor coverings and fitted light fittings throughout the property will be included in the sale.  The kitchen appliances can also be included in the sale of the property.   

Council Tax and Local Authority: 

For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category B, with an annual charge of £1,332.40 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.

Viewing Arrangements: 

Viewings of this property are strictly by appointment.  For more information or to arrange an appointment, please contact JBM Estate Agents on 01721 540170.

Home Report:

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.

EPC Rating: 

The Energy Efficiency Rating for this property is C (74) with potential B (81).

Closing Date:

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.   

Important Note: 

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.    


Sitting Room

13' 9'' x 11' 7'' (4.19m x 3.53m)


14' 8'' x 8' 0'' (4.47m x 2.44m)

Bedroom 1

10' 9'' x 10' 1'' (3.28m x 3.07m)

Bedroom 2

11' 9'' x 11' 8'' (3.58m x 3.56m)


Violet Bank
Peebles EH45 8HA
County: The Scottish Borders
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 00000782
Scott Murray
JBM Estate Agents
P: 01721 540170
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