£695,000 Offers over
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McKercher House is a breath-taking architect designed house built in 2015 to ultra-high specification with Italian porcelain wall and floor tiles, stunning designer awarded fitted kitchen and bathrooms and energy efficient features such as underfloor heating and triple glazed windows. This substantial family home, which has been commended for its architecture by the local community council, has five spacious bedrooms, two with en-suite facilities, three beautiful spacious reception rooms and a convenient integral double garage. The house is located on a highly-desirable prime residential street on the southern edge of the historic town of Peebles and benefits from having an elevated position affording fine views over the town and scenic Tweed Valley. Both High School and Primary schooling is close by and the well-regarded town centre can be accessed easily by foot providing a full range of shops, facilities and excellent amenities.
The stunning contemporary accommodation, which has been designed to maximize space and comfort, is arranged over ground and first floor and comprises; on the ground floor, entrance vestibule, spacious hallway with staircase leading to the upper level, dining room, study, stunning open plan kitchen and living room with French doors out to rear garden. The beautiful kitchen features quality integrated appliances including full height fridge, full height freezer, induction hob, two eye level ovens, microwave, coffee machine and a useful boiling water tap, providing instant boiling water. A utility room with internal door into garage, shower room and a double bedroom completes the accommodation on this floor. On the first floor, there is a spacious landing, large vaulted ceiling sitting room with views over the rear garden and surrounding countryside, master bedroom suite with walk-in cupboard and en-suite bathroom, guest double bedroom with en-suite shower room, two further double bedrooms and a stylish family bathroom.
Externally, the house is set within a good-sized plot and has garden ground to the front and rear which is bounded by brick walls and timber fencing. The garden at front contains a lawn area and there is a large gravelled driveway, providing off street parking for several vehicles and leading to a double integral garage. At the rear, there is a fully enclosed private garden which has mostly been laid to lawn with some planting and flower beds. There is pleasant gravelled patio area providing a delightful space for alfresco dining and to enjoy the countryside views.
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. The town offers an excellent array of amenities including banks, post office, a range of shops, supermarkets and restaurants, as well as schools at primary and secondary levels. There is also a swimming pool, leisure centre, theatre and an arts centre. The local area is particularly well served for recreational activities with excellent golf courses, fishing, walking and mountain biking all within easy reach. In the summer, Peebles really comes alive with residents treated to some spectacular events right on their doorstep, including the Beltane Week, Tweed Love Cycling Festival, Agricultural Show, Arts Festival, Jazz Festival and Highland Games. There is good access from Peebles to the other borders towns via the road network, with the A703 giving access to Edinburgh City Bypass, and the capital beyond. A regular bus service runs to and from Edinburgh and to neighbouring towns including Galashiels. Distances: Edinburgh 24 miles, Galashiels 20 miles, Peebles Town Centre 1 mile. (All distances are approximate).
Mains water, drainage and electricity. Gas fired central heating. PVC triple glazed windows. Telephone and broadband connection with download speeds in excess of 19Mb/s.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category H. The local authority is Scottish Borders Council, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA Tel: 01835 824 000.
Viewing is available 7 days a week strictly by appointment by calling JBM Estate Agents on 01721 540170. Telephone lines are open 7 days a week, from 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 1pm Saturday and Sunday.
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 B (85) with potential B (85).
A closing date may be fixed. Prospective purchasers who have notified their interest through lawyers to JBM Estate Agents, in writing, will be advised of a closing date, 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.
Kitchen / Living Room - 31' 0'' x 18' 1'' (9.46m x 5.50m)
Study - 14' 2'' x 7' 6'' (4.33m x 2.29m)
Dining Room - 14' 2'' x 11' 0'' (4.32m x 3.35m)
Bedroom 5 - 10' 9'' x 10' 2'' (3.27m x 3.11m)
Master Bedroom - 18' 6'' x 11' 11'' (5.63m x 3.62m)
Bedroom 2 - 12' 5'' x 9' 11'' (3.79m x 3.01m)
Bedroom 3 - 11' 9'' x 10' 11'' (3.58m x 3.33m)
Bedroom 4 - 11' 7'' x 10' 4'' (3.52m x 3.16m)
Sitting Room - 18' 2'' x 17' 10'' (5.53m x 5.44m)
Double Garage - 18' 1'' x 17' 10'' (5.52m x 5.43m)
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