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A fabulous four-bedroom detached family house situated within a highly desirable modern development on the edge of the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Built in 2013 by Taylor Wimpey as their Silkwood house style, this four-bedroom home enjoys a comfortable layout offering accommodation totalling 1,888 square feet over two floors including the garage. Offering beautiful scenic views to the rear, both Priorsford Primary School and Peebles High School just a short walk away, and the well-regarded town centre which provides a full range of excellent amenities, this property is sure to prove popular, early viewing is highly advised.
Internally, the tastefully decorated and well-presented accommodation comprises; welcoming entrance hallway with staircase to the upper floor with generous storage cupboard below, and a good sized downstairs cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin. Positioned to the front is the spacious sitting room with feature bay window overlooking Kittlegairy Avenue. Glazed French doors lead into the formal dining room which makes the perfect space for entertaining family and friends and opens through to the garden room which boasts of panoramic views over the hills and countryside beyond. External French doors give direct access to the rear garden. Accessed via the hallway, the stylish kitchen is fitted with a good range of modern wall and base units with contrasting worktops incorporating an undermounted sink unit positioned below a rear facing window, and a gas hob. Integrated appliances include an eye level electric oven, extractor fan, and a dishwasher. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a handy utility room with services for a washing machine, an external door to the side, and an internal door into the double integral garage. On the first floor, there is a bright gallery style hallway landing giving access to all accommodation, a useful airing cupboard, and a ceiling hatch gives access to the loft space. Featuring a bay window to the front of the house is the generous master bedroom with fitted wardrobes and an en-suite shower room incorporating a WC, wash hand basin, and separate shower unit. There are a further three double bedrooms, two positioned to the rear, and another to the front of the house to which two feature fitted wardrobes. The accommodation is completed by the stylish family bathroom incorporating a WC, wash hand basin, and a panelled bath with mixer shower over. An opaque window to the rear allows in the natural light.
Externally, there are private gardens to the front, side, and rear of the house. The open style front garden has an area laid to lawn and a monobloc driveway provides off street parking for two vehicles and leads to a double integral garage. A gated pathway to the side of the property leads to the private and enclosed rear garden. Mainly laid to lawn, the rear garden also enjoys a paved patio area and a large split level decked area both of which make the perfect spaces for alfresco dining and entertaining in the summer months. Fully bound by timber fencing, the rear fence has been lowered to provide outstanding views over the hills and countryside of the fabulous Tweed Valley.
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 and fibre broadband connection.
The communal areas of the development are managed by Scottish Woodlands Trust with an annual factoring charge of £223 payable in 2020/2021.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, blinds and light fittings 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 G, with an annual charge of £3,220.87 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 (80) with potential B (88).
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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