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A delightful two-bedroom double fronted traditional stone built detached bungalow conveniently positioned on an established residential street located in the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Named “Cairnslea” this charming property was built in the 1930’s and is presented in excellent decorative order throughout and offers well-proportioned accommodation totalling 1,281 square feet, including the garage, with great potential for an attic conversion. Benefiting from a fabulous recently refurbished open-plan dining kitchen, a conservatory, private gardens, and off-street parking, this bungalow is sure to prove popular to a wide range of buyers. Early viewing is highly recommended.
The spacious and remodelled internal accommodation comprises; entrance vestibule leading into a bright and welcoming hallway which gives access to all accommodation. Positioned to the front is a bright and relaxing sitting room which features a large bay window providing views over the hills beyond, and a fabulous multi-fuel burning stove set within the original fireplace giving the room a real focal point. Accessed via the sitting room and positioned to the side of the property is the conservatory which enjoys windows to three sides and an external door to the rear giving access to the garden. Accessed via the sitting room and the hallway and positioned to the rear is the beautiful open plan dining kitchen. Fully upgraded and remodelled by the current owner, the kitchen is fitted with a range of stylish wall and base units with solid wood worktops incorporating an electric induction hob and a stainless-steel sink set below a side facing window. Integrated appliances include an electric oven and a designer ceiling mounted extractor fan. There is space for a washing machine, dishwasher and a fridge freezer. An external door to the side gives access to the private garden. The dining area is of a generous size with ample space for a dining table and chairs making the ideal space for entertaining family and friends and enjoys a window with views over the rear garden. There are two comfortable double bedrooms, one positioned to the front featuring a large bay window, whilst the other is positioned to the rear. Completing the accommodation is the shower room incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a 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 enjoys two sections of mature planting and shrubbery with a paved driveway to the side providing off street parking which leads to a timber lean to garage. The sizeable rear garden enjoys countryside views and is mainly laid to lawn with areas of mature planting and raised bedding planters. There are paved areas and a large timber decked area providing several spaces for alfresco dining in the summer months. There is a timber garden shed providing outdoor storage and the gardens are fully bound by timber fencing and hedging.
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 fired central heating. UPVC double glazed windows. Telephone with broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, blinds, and light fittings 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. Amount payable for the financial year 2021/2022 - £2,208.72. 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.
The Energy Efficiency Rating for this property is C (72) with potential B (84).
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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