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A fabulous solid stone two-bedroom main door maisonette with private rear garden located just a short walk away from the bustling High Street of the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Presented in immaculate decorative order throughout, this elegant and contemporary property offers well-appointed accommodation totalling an impressive 924 square feet over two floors. Built in the 1800’s this property is full of traditional charm whilst tasteful and stylish upgrades allow for modern family living. With an excellent location and modern interior, this property is sure to prove popular and early viewing is highly advised.
Accessed via an external staircase at the rear of the property, the bright and well-proportioned internal accommodation comprises; welcoming entrance hallway giving access to all first-floor accommodation, and spindled staircase to the upper floor. Positioned to the rear of the property is a bright and relaxing sitting room featuring a window overlooking the rear garden, and an Edinburgh press style storage cupboard. Enjoying a window overlooking March Street to the front is the stylish dining kitchen, fitted with a range of modern wall and base units complemented by natural quartz worktops incorporating a stainless-steel under mounted sink unit. Quality integrated appliances including an electric oven, gas hob, cooker hood, dishwasher, and a fridge freezer. The kitchen benefits from having ample space for a dining table and chairs, perfect for entertaining family and friends. Adjacent to the kitchen with an opaque window to the front is the fabulous modern bathroom incorporating a WC, vanity wash hand basin unit, and a p-shaped bath with mains wall mounted shower over. Completing the accommodation on this level is the useful utility room with base units incorporating a circular stainless-steel sink, with space and services provided for a washing machine. On the upper floor there is a light and airy hallway landing with a front facing Velux window and eves cupboard provides that all important storage space. There are two comfortable bedrooms, the principle is positioned to the rear and features a double dormer window overlooking the rear garden, and a private and fully tiled en-suite shower room incorporating a WC, compact vanity wash hand basin unit, and a double width shower enclosure with wall mounted mixer shower over. Whilst the second double bedroom is located to the front of the property and features two Velux windows providing rooftop views.
Externally, there is an area of private south facing garden ground to the rear of the property which enjoys an area laid to lawn, decorative chipped area, and a paved patio area providing the perfect space for alfresco dining and relaxing in the summer sun. There is a useful brick built multiuse store within the rear garden providing excellent external storage. On-street parking is available to the front of the property.
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.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, blinds and fitted light fittings throughout the property will be included in the sale.
Main’s electricity. Main’s gas fired central heating. Main’s water and drainage. Telephone with broadband connection. UPVC double-glazed windows and timber framed double glazed Velux windows.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category B. Amount payable for year 2021/2022 - £1,332.40. 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 (73) with potential C (77).
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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