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Conveniently positioned on an established residential street close to the town centre, a charming semi-detached house with private gardens to the front, side and rear. Constructed around 1930, this traditional family house features three generous sized double bedrooms, a beautiful open plan lounge and dining room and benefits from having a sunny west facing aspect at the front along with a convenient off-street parking space. The modern and versatile accommodation, which is arranged over three floors, totals 1,341 square feet. The house is warmed by gas fired central heating and includes UPVC double glazing throughout. This superb house is sure to appeal to many buyers and early viewing is recommended.
Presented in good decorative order, the internal accommodation comprises: ground floor, entrance hallway with staircase to the upper floor and large walk in under stairs storage cupboard. With a dual aspect, there is a beautiful open plan style lounge and dining room. The lounge area features a bay window overlooking the front garden and has a feature timber fireplace with open fire. The dining room has a window at the rear which gives views over the garden and again has a feature timber fireplace with gas fire. Positioned at the rear of the house, there is a large breakfasting kitchen which features French doors that lead out to the rear garden. The kitchen is fitted with a good range of wall and base units, laminated worktops incorporating a sink. Integrated appliances include an electric hob, electric oven and a cooker hood. There is space for a washing machine, dishwasher and fridge freezer. On the first floor there is a hallway landing and cupboard which houses the gas fired combi-boiler. At the front, there is the master bedroom, complete with built in wardrobes and featuring a stylish en-suite shower room. This bedroom has lovely views over the town. Positioned at the rear of the house, with views over the garden is another good-sized double bedroom. Also, on this level is the family bathroom, which comprises a white three-piece suite with shower over bath. Completing the accommodation, on the attic floor, is the third double bedroom. This is a generous size and features Velux windows and has two large under-eaves storage cupboards.
Externally, there is private garden ground to the front, side and rear of the house. The gardens are bound by masonry retaining walls and timber fencing. The rear garden includes two levels of ground. One level has been decked and the upper level is mostly laid to lawn and includes a newly decked patio area. The garden also contains areas of planting with some herbaceous and shrub borders and includes a useful timber storage shed. There is off street parking available for one vehicle at the front of the house.
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, 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.
Mains water and drainage and mains electricity. Mains gas fired central heating. UPVC framed double glazed windows and doors.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category F. Amount payable for the financial year 2018/2019 - £2,500.58. 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 D (59) with potential C (79).
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.
Anti-Money Laundering Regulations:
Updated regulations from June 2017 require us, the Selling Agents, to preform checks on the property buyer. 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 evidence of the buyer’s residential address before any acceptance of the offer can be confirmed. We will be unable to proceed or mark the property as under offer without this information. You should 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 - 12' 9'' x 12' 3'' (3.89m x 3.73m)
Dining Room - 13' 8'' x 12' 4'' (4.17m x 3.76m)
Kitchen - 13' 6'' x 13' 3'' (4.11m x 4.04m)
Bedroom 1 - 10' 9'' x 10' 6'' (3.28m x 3.20m)
Bedroom 2 - 13' 7'' x 11' 7'' (4.14m x 3.53m)
Bedroom 3 - 14' 7'' x 11' 9'' (4.44m x 3.58m)
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