8 Craigerne Drive is a highly desirable detached family house offering spacious and comfortable accommodation spread over two floors totalling a remarkable 1,907 square feet. Built by CALA Homes in 2002 to an exceptional standard and incorporating many stylish features throughout, this contemporary home includes four generous bedrooms, two with en-suite and three relaxing reception rooms. Situated at the end of a peaceful cul-de-sac within a most desired estate on the southern edge of the popular market town of Peebles, the house boasts an excellent sizeable plot with open views to rear and internal viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the quality and accommodation this outstanding house has to offer.
Summary of Accommodation:
Ground floor; entrance vestibule, reception hallway, sitting room, dining room, breakfasting kitchen, family room, utility room and a guest cloakroom. First floor; hallway landing, master suite with en-suite bathroom, guest double bedroom with en-suite shower room, further two double bedrooms and a family bathroom. External; private garden ground to front, side and rear of house. Large monobloc driveway and a detached double garage.
The versatile and well-presented internal accommodation comprises; entrance vestibule with two useful storage cupboards leading into the bright spacious reception hallway. The hallway gives access to all ground floor accommodation and features a beautiful spindled staircase leading to the upper floor. There is a handy under stairs storage cupboard. French doors lead into the stunning dual aspect sitting room which is a wonderful bright room featuring a multi-fuel burning stove and triple windows at each side overlooking both the front and rear gardens. Positioned at the rear of the house is the breakfasting kitchen which is a generous size and features a wide range of fitted wall and base units. There are laminated worktop surfaces along two sides of the room incorporating a gas hob and a stainless-steel sink positioned under the large window overlooking the rear garden. Integrated appliances include dishwasher, fridge freezer and a double electric oven. The adjacent convenient utility room has a further range of fitted base units and there is space for both a washing machine and a tumble dryer. There is useful worktop surface space incorporating a sink unit and an external door providing access out to the side garden. Through a feature archway is the relaxing family room with French doors that open out to the private rear garden. Elsewhere on the ground floor, found at the front of the house is the generous dining room with a triple window overlooking the open gardens and driveway. This versatile room could also be used as a fifth bedroom if needed. Completing the ground floor accommodation is the guest cloakroom which incorporates a WC and a wash hand basin.
On the upper floor there is a spacious galleried hallway landing and four comfortable bedrooms. The hallway landing features a linen storage cupboard. The beautiful large master suite enjoys a window to the front and has a separate dressing area which includes two double “his and hers” fitted wardrobes and a private en-suite bathroom. The luxury bathroom, which is tiled to half height, has a double opaque window to the rear and features a four-piece suite incorporating a large vanity unit with WC, wash hand basin, panelled bath and a separate shower cubical. The guest double bedroom also boasts a front view window and is a generous size. It features a fitted double wardrobe and a private en-suite shower room. The part tiled en-suite has a single opaque window to the front and fittings include a WC, wash hand basin and a shower enclosure. With views across the rear garden, there are two further double bedrooms, both are spacious rooms and include fitted wardrobes. Completing the accommodation, found to the front is the family bathroom with single opaque window. The bathroom is part tiled and features a four-piece suite incorporating a WC, wash hand basin, panelled bath, and a separate shower enclosure.
Externally, there are private fully enclosed landscaped gardens to the rear and side of the house which contains shrub borders, areas of lawn, planting, and a paved patio area. The west facing rear garden is bound by fencing and includes a timber summer house and a useful timber garden shed. To the front of the house there is an open style garden which contains area of lawn and some planting. There is a large monobloc driveway which provides off street parking for several vehicles and leads to a detached double garage with twin sectional doors. The garage features power and light and a pedestrian side door.
The Royal Burgh of Peebles is a thriving market town and the third largest town in the Borders with a population of around eight thousand. 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 four 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. UPVC double glazed windows. Telephone with fibre broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, blinds, and light fittings 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 G. Amount payable for year 2019/2020 - £3,082.61. The local authority is Scottish Borders Council, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA Tel: 01835 824 000.
The Energy Efficiency Rating for this property is C (72) with potential B (83).
A Home Report incorporating a Single Survey, Energy Performance Certificate and Property Questionnaire is available. Please contact us to request a copy.
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 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.