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A delightful three-bedroom semi-detached bungalow occupying a peaceful setting within a desirable area located on the southern side of the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Built in the 1980s, the charming property offers well-proportioned accommodation totalling an impressive 1136 square feet and benefits from having private gardens and off-street parking. Boasting a desirable and peaceful location, around a ten-minute walk from the bustling High Street with an excellent array of amenities, and to parks and riverside walks nearby, this property is sure to prove popular and early viewing comes highly recommended to fully appreciate the accommodation and location on offer.
Well-presented throughout in good decorative order, the internal accommodation comprises; bright and welcoming entrance hallway giving access to all accommodation and two extremely good-sized storage cupboards. The lovely and relaxing sitting room boasts of a large front facing window and features a recessed log burning stove giving the room a real warming focal point. Open to the sitting room is the formal dining area which also enjoys a front facing window and provides the perfect space for entertaining family and friends. The kitchen is fitted with a good range of wall and base units with laminate worktop surfaces incorporating a white composite sink unit. Integrated appliances include a gas hob, cooker hood, double electric oven, fridge, and freezer, whilst space and services are provided for a washing machine. The kitchen is flooded with natural light via a skylight, and a rear facing window and glazed back door. There are two comfortable double bedrooms positioned to the rear of the property which feature fitted wardrobes and enjoy views over the rear garden and leafy hills beyond. Whilst the third double bedroom features a window to the side, a skylight window, and a raised doorway giving accessed to the loft space. Completing the accommodation of this fantastic bungalow is the family bathroom which incorporates a WC, wash hand basin, a panelled bath with shower over, and a side facing opaque window allowing in the natural light.
Externally; there are private gardens to the front side and rear of the property. The front garden is mainly laid to decorative chips incorporating an array of mature shrubbery. To the side is a paved driveway which comfortably provides off street parking for two vehicles. A pathway to the side of the property leads round to the private rear garden which is arranged over two tiers including a bedding area for planting, a chipped area, and a paved patio offering the ideal spot for alfresco dining in the summer months. There is a timber garden summer house, and the garden is fully bound by timber fencing.
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. Telephone and broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, fitted light fittings, and blinds throughout, and integrated kitchen appliances will be included in the sale of the property.
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 C (69) with potential B (86).
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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