A fantastic four-bedroom semi-detached house pleasantly positioned within a highly desirable and established development located in the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Built in the 1990’s, the property has been tastefully remodelled and extended by the current owners offering well-proportioned accommodation totalling 1,037 square feet over two floors, and enjoys a charming and enclosed private garden to the rear. Just a short walk away from the high street and local amenities, this property would appeal to a wide range of buyers. Early viewing is highly advised.
In immaculate decorative order throughout, the internal accommodation comprises; entrance hallway with staircase to the upper floor. The sitting room is of a good size with a feature archway and flooded with natural light via a large window to the front, and a bay style window with door to the rear. The sitting room also gives access to a useful under stairs storage cupboard. The dining kitchen is fitted with a range of stylish wall and base units with solid wood worktop surfaces incorporating a Belfast sink. Integrated appliances include an electric oven, gas hob with extractor above, dishwasher, and there is space for a washing machine and an American style fridge freezer. The dining area is bright and spacious and features a large Velux window and a rear facing window with views over the pretty garden. There is ample space for a dining table and chairs, perfect for entertaining family and friends, and a glazed external door gives direct access out to the private rear garden. Completing the ground floor accommodation with a window overlooking the front garden is a comfortable bedroom which features a private en-suite shower room. On the first floor there is a hallway landing giving access to all first-floor accommodation and a useful, partially shelved storage cupboard which also houses the hot water tank. A ceiling hatch gives access to the floored loft providing excellent storage space. Positioned at the front, is the lovely master bedroom which features double fitted wardrobes, and a private en-suite shower room incorporating a WC, wash hand basin, and a separate shower unit. Located at the rear there are a further two bedrooms, one double and one single, to which both enjoy windows overlooking the rear garden. Completing the accommodation is the family bathroom incorporating a WC, wash hand basin, and a panelled bath. There is rear facing opaque window allowing in the natural light.
Externally, there is private gardens to the front, side, and rear of the house. The open style front garden has an area laid to lawn with mature planting, a tarmac driveway providing off street parking, and a paved pathway to the side giving access to the rear garden. The charming and private, fully enclosed rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with two paved patio areas providing the ideal space for alfresco dining. The rear garden is fully bound by timber fencing and mature planting. There is a timber shed providing useful 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.
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, fitted light fittings and fitted blinds 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 E, with an annual charge of £2,208.72 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 C (70) with potential B (86).
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.