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A fantastic and unique two-bedroom traditional semi-detached cottage commanding an elevated position surrounded by open countryside located the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Originally constructed in around 1860, the property is full of charm and offers accommodation totalling 775 square feet. Occupying an idyllic location, just a short walk from the town centre, and access to the open countryside on the doorstep, this property is sure to be popular and early viewing comes highly recommended.
The freshly decorated internal accommodation comprises; entrance hallway giving access to all accommodation. Sitting room with dual aspect windows to the front and rear, and a feature wood burning stove giving the room a real focal point. The kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units with contrasting worktop surfaces incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit positioned below a rear facing window. Space and services are provided for a cooker, washing machine, and a fridge freezer. There are two double bedrooms, both are a comfortable size, one with a window to the rear, and one with a window to the side. Completing the cottage accommodation is the fully tiled bathroom which incorporates a WC, wash hand basin, and a panelled bath with mains shower over.
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.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, fitted light fittings, and the kitchen appliances in the cottage will be included in the sale.
Mains electricity. Oil fired central heating. Private water with ultraviolet filtration system. Mains drainage. Telephone and broadband connection. UPVC double-glazed windows.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes “The “Garage Cottage” has been assessed as band category D. Amount Payable for year 2023/2024 - £1,858.40. 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.
The Energy Efficiency Rating for the Garage Cottage is F (34) with potential C (74)
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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