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A delightful two-bedroom semi-detached house with a single detached garage occupying a generous corner plot within a popular residential area located in the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Boasting of a fashionable and contemporary décor throughout, this family home offers well-proportioned accommodation totalling 833 square feet over two floors and benefits from generous private and enclosed gardens to the front side and rear. Approximately a ten minute walk from the town centre and all local amenities, this property would appeal to a wide range of buyers. Early viewing is highly recommended.
The well-proportioned internal accommodation comprises; welcoming entrance hallway with a staircase to the upper floor with a good size storage cupboard below. Positioned to the front, with a window overlooking the front garden is the sitting room, which is a light and airy room featuring a large built in storage cupboard and a stone surround open fire place, giving the room a real focal point. The Kitchen, accessed via the sitting room, has a range of stylish and bespoke, hand built, solid wood base units with solid wood worktop surfaces incorporating a composite sink unit positioned below a rear facing window. Solid timber shelving provides further storage, and integrated appliances include an electric oven and hob. There is space for a washing machine and undercounter fridge. A door leads into a rear porch where there is a fitted base unit housing an undercounter freezer and an external door gives access to the rear garden. Completing the ground floor accommodation is the family bathroom which incorporates of a WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath with mixer shower over. Stylish tiling finishes the look, and an opaque window to the rear allows in the natural light. On the first floor there is a bright and airy hallway landing with useful linen cupboard. There are two double bedrooms on this level, one positioned to the front of the property boasting lovely views over Venlaw, whilst the other is located to the rear enjoying views over the rear garden.
Externally, there are private and enclosed gardens to the front, side and rear of the house. The front garden which is a good size is mainly laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders. The generous rear garden is also mainly laid to lawn with an area of flowers and shrubs and a planting area at the rear makes the perfect vegetable patch.
There is a single detached garage to the side of the property with an adjacent brick built out-house providing excellent outdoor storage space.
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. Electric panel heating. UPVC double glazed windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, fitted light fittings and blinds 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 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 F (38) with potential C (79).
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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