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An extremely attractive three-bedroom semi-detached traditional stone-built Lodge House dating back to the late 19th century located in the heart of the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Named “Priorsford Lodge” and full of the traditional charm and character you would expect, the property has been tastefully upgraded and extended by the current owners providing a stylish and modern family home. Presented in immaculate decorative order throughout, the property offers versatile accommodation totalling an impressive 1,423 square feet over two floors and benefits from a low maintenance private garden to the rear. This handsome home has plenty to offer including a town centre location and is sure to be popular to a wide range of buyers. Early viewing comes highly advised.
Enjoying a contemporary décor throughout whilst retaining original features, the internal accommodation comprises; entrance vestibule leading into a warm and welcoming hallway with staircase to the upper floor. With a large window overlooking the leafy front terrace is a bright and spacious open plan living and dining room which provides the perfect space for entertaining family and friends and features a wood burning stove giving the room a real focal point. Accessed via the dining area, the stylish kitchen is fitted with an excellent range of modern wall and base units with complimentary stainless-steel worktop surfaces. Integrated appliances include an induction hob, electric oven, dishwasher, washing machine, and a fridge freezer. Adjacent to the kitchen is the fabulous, good size extension providing a bright and relaxing family room boasting a large skylight and bifold doors allowing access to the rear garden and is a fantastic addition to the property. Featuring a large front facing window is a comfortable double bedroom enjoying a pretty outlook which could equally be used as a formal dining room. Completing the ground floor accommodation is the stunning and spacious family bathroom featuring a free-standing roll top bath perfect for relaxing, a WC, a wash hand basin, and a separate shower cubical. A rear facing opaque window fills the room with natural light. On the upper floor, with a Velux window, is a spacious hallway landing which gives access to all first-floor accommodation. The principal bedroom is of a generous size and enjoys a bay style dormer window allowing a leafy outlook to the front of the property, and a Velux window to the rear. There is a further bedroom also located to the front which is a comfortable single and features a generous walk-in storage cupboard. Completing the accommodation of this delightful Lodge House is a beautiful shower room with stylish tiling incorporating an automatic WC, wash hand basin, and a corner shower unit.
Externally, there are private gardens to the front and rear of the property. An open style paved terrace garden to the front partially bound by traditional stone walling giving an idyllic area to relax and enjoy an aperitif. The private enclosed rear garden can be accessed from the family room, and externally at the side of the property. The rear garden is extremely low maintenance mainly laid with slate chippings, whilst a paved patio provides the perfect space for alfresco dining in the summer months. The garden is fully bound by stone walling and timber fencing. Unrestricted off-street parking is available adjacent to 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 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 four miles east of Peebles offering excellent biking facilities. For those who enjoy the creative arts, the Eastgate Theatre and Arts Centre showcases local and international musical and artistic talent throughout the year. There are a number of popular festivals which take place annually including 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 to Edinburgh Airport for UK or overseas travel.
Mains water and drainage. Main’s electricity. Main’s Gas fired central heating. Mixture of UPVC double glazed and timber framed windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, fitted light fittings, and blinds throughout 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. Amount payable for the financial year 2022/2023 - £2,281.69. 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 E (53) with potential E (53).
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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