£155,000 Offers over
A spacious two-bedroom end terraced house occupying an elevated position with generous private garden grounds located within an established residential area in the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. In need of modernisation, the property was built in the mid 1960’s and offers accommodation totalling 740 square feet over two floors. Full of potential, the interior allows the new owner to create a home of personal choice and benefits from private gardens to the front, side and rear. Approximately just a ten-minute walk into the bustling town centre with excellent amenities, riverside, and parkland walks, and Schooling at both levels, this property is sure to prove popular to a wide range of buyers and early viewing comes highly recommended.
The well-proportioned internal accommodation comprises; entrance hallway with staircase to the upper floor and a door providing access to the sitting room. Enjoying a large front facing window overlooking Glensax Road, the sitting room is of a generous size and features a large, and all important storage cupboard. Positioned to the rear, the dining kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units with laminated worktops incorporating a stainless-steel sin unit positioned below a window overlooking the rear garden. Space and services are provided for a cooker, washing machine, and a fridge freezer. There is ample space for a dining table and chairs, and an external door to the side of the property gives access out to the private gardens. Up on the first floor there is a hallway landing with ceiling hatch giving access to the attic space. There are two comfortable double bedrooms, one positioned to the rear, and the other to the front of the property to which benefits from two fitted storage cupboards. The accommodation is completed by the family bathroom which incorporates a WC, wash hand basin, and a corner panelled bath with mixer style shower over. The bathroom features a side facing opaque window allowing in the natural light.
Externally, With excellent potential to create off-street parking, the front and side garden is fully laid to decorative chips whilst being fully enclosed by both timber and iron fencing. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with areas of mature planting and is fully bound by timber fencing and hedging.
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.
Main’s water and drainage. Main’s electricity. Gas fired central heating. Aluminium double glazed windows. Fibre broadband connection available.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, fitted light fittings, and blinds throughout the property will be included in the sale.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category B, with an annual charge of £1,376.64 payable for the year 2022/2023. 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 B (84).
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.
Sitting Room - 15' 5'' x 12' 0'' (4.70m x 3.66m)
Kitchen / Dining Room - 15' 1'' x 8' 5'' (4.60m x 2.57m)
Bedroom 1 - 11' 9'' x 11' 1'' (3.58m x 3.38m)
Bedroom 2 - 12' 8'' x 9' 7'' (3.86m x 2.92m)
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