£470,000 Offers over
Situated with an elevated position on a desirable street, and enjoying lovely views overlooking the beautiful Borders town of Peebles, Bridgelands is a handsome four-bedroom Victorian semi-detached family house. Built around 1863 the house has been fully modernised to an extremely high standard with high quality finishes and an exceptionally stylish interior. Whilst retaining much of the original charm and character, such as high ceilings and fabulous cornicing, the house has been tastefully updated with modern family living in mind with a stunning open-plan kitchen and sitting room with relaxed dining area. Immaculately decorated throughout, this four-bedroom house offers versatile accommodation totalling an impressive 1,690 square feet. Early viewing of this fabulous family house is a must to fully appreciate the location and accommodation on offer.
The house is approached from the street via stone steps and a flagged pathway. The internal accommodation comprises; entrance porch leading into a bright and welcoming reception hallway with an original panelled staircase. Immediately to your right with a large front facing window is a lovely family room showcasing original features and a wood burning stove with original stone surround which gives the room a real focal point. This versatile room could easily be used as a formal dining room if required. The fabulous open-plan kitchen and sitting room boasts the full depth of the house with a bay window overlooking the front gardens. The newly fitted high quality kitchen enjoys an excellent range of wall and base units incorporating Quartz worktops with an under mounted stainless-steel sink unit and a tiled splash back. There is a large centre island unit with breakfast bar incorporating an induction hob with a stylish extractor fan above. Quality integrated appliances include an eye-level electric oven, dishwasher, and a fridge freezer. The sitting area is set in the middle of the room and boasts many original features including a central feature fireplace housing a wood burning stove. The dining area is currently set within the Victorian style box bay window enjoying views over the front garden and town beyond. This open plan space really is the heart of the home and is perfect for entertaining family and friends. Located at the rear, adjacent to the kitchen and accessed via the rear hallway is a useful utility room which is fitted with wall and base units with stainless steel sink and space for a washing machine and a tumble dryer. An external door from the rear hallway gives direct access out to the private rear garden. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a guest cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin.
Taking the stairs to the upper floor, you will find four relaxing bedrooms, three doubles and a single. The hallway landing is a beautiful bright space, with natural light filling the room from the decorative glass skylight. The master bedroom, which is located at the front is a generous size and features a well-appointed beautiful modern en-suite bathroom. The newly fitted bathroom is part tiled and incorporates WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath with separate shower handset. Across the landing is a further good-sized double bedroom enjoying a front looking aspect with views toward the town centre. With windows overlooking the rear garden, is the third double bedroom and single bedroom. Completing the accommodation is the newly fitted family shower room featuring a WC, wash hand basin and a shower enclosure.
Outside, there are mature private gardens to the front, side, and rear of the house. The gardens are well stocked and have been landscaped and include a number of seating areas. The gardens are fully enclosed and are bound by timber fencing and stone walling. A particular feature of the gardens is the raised decked patio, from which scenic views across the town can be seen. At street level, there is a detached garage which is accessed via a metal up and over door. The garage benefits from power and light. Additional parking is available on street in 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. 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. Timber single glazed sash and case windows throughout. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, blinds and light fittings throughout the house will be included in the sale.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category F, with an annual charge of £2,684.87 payable for the year 2020/2021. 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 (49) with potential B (82).
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:
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 - 23' 0'' x 11' 11'' (7.01m x 3.63m)
Kitchen - 12' 10'' x 12' 0'' (3.91m x 3.66m)
Family Room - 16' 3'' x 10' 11'' (4.95m x 3.33m)
Bedroom 1 - 12' 1'' x 11' 1'' (3.68m x 3.38m)
Bedroom 2 - 15' 2'' x 11' 10'' (4.62m x 3.61m)
Bedroom 3 - 13' 1'' x 10' 11'' (3.99m x 3.33m)
Bedroom 4 - 9' 4'' x 7' 4'' (2.84m x 2.24m)
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