£350,000 Offers over
A charming and unique four-bedroom detached family house built in 2000 occupying an excellent location situated on the southern side of the picturesque Borders town of Peebles. Named “Keswick Cottage” this delightful property offers generous accommodation totalling an impressive 1,496 square feet over two floors. Benefiting from well-proportioned living space and four sizeable bedrooms, this home is perfect for modern family living and is within easy reach of the town’s primary and secondary schools. Early viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the accommodation on offer.
Presented in neutral tones throughout, the internal accommodation comprises; entrance vestibule with a generous fitted storage cupboard and leads into a welcoming hallway with staircase to the upper floor with storage cupboard below, and a guest cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin. Entered via French doors from the hallway is the sitting room, which enjoys a dual aspect with a large window to the front, and French doors to the rear allowing in lots of natural light. The sitting room is of a good size and features a gas fire set on a marble hearth with a timber surround, giving the room a real focal point. Positioned to the front, also enjoying a dual aspect with windows to the front and side of the property, is the dining room which is the perfect space for entertaining family and friends. The breakfasting kitchen, which can be accessed via the hallway and the dining room, is fitted with an excellent range of wall and base units with contrasting worktops incorporating a gas hob and a stainless-steel sink unit positioned below a rear facing window. Integrated appliances include an electric oven and an extractor hood situated above the gas hob, there is space for a dishwasher, and a microwave situated above the oven. The kitchen allows ample space for a table and chairs for informal dining. A door from the kitchen leads into a useful utility room which is fitted with a base unit incorporating a stainless-steel sink and there is space for a washing machine and a fridge freezer. An external door gives direct access to the rear garden. On the upper floor, there is a hallway landing with a ceiling hatch which provides access to the attic space. Positioned to the front is the generous master bedroom which features generous fitted wardrobes and a private en-suite shower room with Velux window incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a separate shower enclosure. There are a further three double bedrooms, one with a window to the front overlooking Kingsmuir Drive which features a fitted wardrobe, and two positioned to the rear with a leafy outlook overlooking the rear garden to which one benefits from fitted wardrobes. Completing the accommodation is the spacious family bathroom incorporating a WC, wash hand basin, separate shower unit, and a panelled bath. A Velux window allows in the natural light.
Externally, there is private garden ground to the front, side, and rear of the house. The front garden is laid to decorative chips and bound by hedging. Double gates to the side of the house lead to the side garden which is laid to decorative chips and provides of street parking. There is a large, paved patio and a timber shed provides outdoor storage. To the rear of the property there is a large timber decked area which can be accessed directly from the sitting room and makes the perfect space for alfresco entertaining in the summer months or to simply relax. The gardens are bound by timber fencing.
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.
Main’s water and drainage. Main’s electricity. Gas fired central heating. Timber double glazed windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, blinds and light fittings throughout the house, and the dishwasher, fridge freezer, washing machine and microwave 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 2021/2022. 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 C (75) with potential B (83).
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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