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A delightful and spacious two-bedroom semi-detached house occupying a generous corner plot positioned within an established residential area located in the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Built in around 1935, the property offers well-proportioned accommodation totalling 872 square feet over two floors and benefits from generous private and enclosed gardens to the front side and rear. Just a short walk from the bustling high street and all other local amenities, this property would appeal to a wide range of buyers and early viewing is highly advised.
The spacious internal accommodation comprises; welcoming entrance hallway with a staircase to the upper floor with a generous and useful storage cupboard below with space and services for a washing machine, and window to the rear providing natural light. Positioned to the front, the sitting room enjoys a window overlooking the front garden and is a light and airy room featuring alcove storage with glazed shelving above. A charming electric fire set on a decorative hearth and surround gives the room a real focal point. Accessed via the sitting room, the dining kitchen is fitted with a good range of wall and base units with laminate worktop surfaces incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit. Integrated appliances include an electric oven, electric hob, and undercounter fridge and freezer. The dining area is a bright and relaxing space with a window overlooking the garden at the rear, and French doors to the side give direct access to the garden. The ground floor accommodation is completed by the family bathroom which features a fitted vanity unit incorporating a WC and a wash hand basin, and there is a panelled bath with electric shower over. An opaque window to the rear allows in the natural light. On the first floor there is a bright and airy hallway landing with generous sized linen cupboard providing excellent storage. There are two double bedrooms on this level, one positioned to the front of the property boasting lovely hilltop views, whilst the other is located to the rear enjoying views over the rear garden and the countryside beyond.
Externally, there are private and enclosed well-maintained gardens to the front, side, and rear of the house. The front garden which is a good size is mainly laid to lawn with areas planted with shrubs and flowers. The generous rear garden is also mainly laid to lawn with mature planted borders. Accessed from the dining area is a paved patio which makes the perfect spot for alfresco dining in the summer months. There is a timber workshop to the side of the property providing excellent outdoor storage space. The gardens are fully bound by a mixture of 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 central 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 property 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 D (61) with potential C (76).
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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