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An attractive traditional stone built semi-detached three-bedroom cottage full of character located just a short walk from the bustling High Street in the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Enjoying a beautiful outlook towards the River Tweed, this delightful property offers well-proportioned accommodation totalling 1,195 square feet over two floors retaining many original features whilst tasteful upgrades allow for modern family living. Boasting of a fabulous open-plan dining kitchen family area, and enjoying an extremely central location with an array of excellent amenities nearby, this property is sure to prove popular to a wide range of buyers and early viewing comes highly advised.
Presented in immaculate decorative order throughout, the internal accommodation comprises; entrance vestibule leading into a welcoming inner hallway with turning spindled staircase to the upper floor incorporating an extremely generous storage cupboard below. Positioned to the front, the relaxing formal sitting room enjoys a timber panelled bay window offering views over to the River Tweed and features original ornate cornicing, and a working open fire giving the room a real warming focal point. Positioned to the rear with patio doors leading out to a walled garden, the contemporary open plan style kitchen, dining and family area is a fantastic versatile room offering ample space for both lounge and dining furniture, perfect for modern living and entertaining. The kitchen is fitted with an excellent range of stylish wall and base units with contrasting worktop surfaces incorporating a white ceramic sink unit positioned below a rear facing window and a Velux window. Quality Integrated appliances include a ceramic hob, double electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, and a fridge freezer. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a single bedroom which could equally be used as a separate home study enjoying natural light via a side facing window. Up on the first floor there is a small hallway landing giving access to all accommodation. Positioned to the front with a bay style dormer window, the principal bedroom enjoys the same views to the River Tweed beyond and features excellent fitted wardrobe space and a private en-suite shower room with electric shower. There is a further comfortable double bedroom which benefits from having fitted wardrobes and features a rear facing window overlooking the walled garden. The accommodation is completed by the contemporary, fully tiled family bathroom incorporating a WC, wash hand basin, and a P-shaped panelled bath with mains shower over.
Externally; there are beautiful private gardens to the front, and rear of the property. The front garden enjoys an area laid to lawn, and a block paved patio area providing the perfect space for relaxing in the summer months enjoying those Riverside views. The private walled rear garden is a manageable size with raised bedding areas and a paved patio area offering the ideal space for alfresco dining and entertaining in the summer months. The rear garden benefits from having a generous brick outbuilding providing excellent 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 9,000. 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. Gas fired central heating. UPVC double glazed windows and Timber Velux windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, blinds, light fittings throughout, and integrated kitchen appliances will be included in the sale of the property. Please note, the stained glass panel within the dining area will not 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 £2,395.69 payable for the year 2023/2024. 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 D (58) with potential B (83).
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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