Rarely available, an attractive and deceptively spacious detached bungalow built by well-regarded housebuilder Manor Kingdom in 2000 to an exceedingly high standard with quality fixtures and fittings throughout. Located on a sought-after street within the beautiful Borders village of Cardrona, this executive home enjoys a prime location and benefits from having ceilings rising to nine feet, three comfortable bedrooms and modern open-plan living space with splendid views of the beautifully landscaped gardens, golf course and the stunning surrounding countryside.
Summary of Accommodation:
Ground floor; entrance vestibule, hallway, open plan sitting room/family room/kitchen, utility room, guest cloakroom, master bedroom with en-suite shower room, two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. External; integral double garage, private garden ground to front, side and rear, and a monobloc driveway.
Immaculately presented, the internal accommodation, which is on one level and extends to an impressive 2,070 square feet comprises; covered porch, entrance vestibule leading through to the wide welcoming hallway which has two useful large storage cupboards. Across the hallway accessed via part-glazed French doors, is the generous open plan sitting room/family room. There is a feature contemporary wood-burning stove with stone hearth and patio doors providing access out to the rear garden. A half-glazed door from the sitting room leads through to the bright separate formal dining room, which has stunning feature windows affording fine views across the rear garden. There is a glazed side door providing access outside. The kitchen sits to the rear and is well-appointed, it is fitted with a fantastic range of wall and base units and features a breakfast bar and laminated worktop surfaces with complementary tiled splashback. High-quality integrated appliances include an eye-level double electric oven, gas hob, extractor hood, dishwasher, and a fridge freezer. There are windows overlooking both the rear and side gardens. The adjacent convenient utility room has a further range of base and walls 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. The rear hallway has an internal door into the large double garage and a convenient guest cloakroom with WC, wash hand basin and an opaque window to side garden. At the end of the hallway you will find the generously proportioned master bedroom suite with large private en-suite shower room. The bedroom features double fitted wardrobes and has a triple window enjoying peaceful views on to the rear garden. The en-suite, which is tiled to half height has a double opaque window to the side. It features beautiful fitted storage cabinets and incorporates a shower cubicle with mixer shower over, vanity wash hand basin and a WC. The two further generous bedrooms are located at the front of house and both have triple windows with views onto the front garden. The bedrooms feature fitted wardrobes. Completing the accommodation is the spacious, fully tiled family bathroom with double opaque window to side. The bathroom features a panelled corner bath with shower handset, vanity wash hand basin and a WC.
Externally, there are well-maintained private landscaped gardens to front, side and rear. The house is approached via a large monobloc driveway which can accommodate several vehicles and leads to an integral double garage with electric up and over door. The garage benefits from having an integral door into the house, double opaque window to the side and useful storage shelving. The open style front garden is mostly laid to lawn with some planting and pretty flower beds. There is gated access to a large enclosed rear garden, which contains an area of lawn, flower beds and borders which are planted with a range of plants, flowers and shrubs. The impressive rear garden enjoys a good degree of privacy and backs onto the championship golf course. There is a paved patio area beside the family room and dining room, perfect for taking in the air and to enjoy alfresco dining. The rear garden also includes a lovely timber garden summerhouse which benefits from having power and light. There is also a useful timber garden shed and a timber log store.
The house is located in the stunning Tweed Valley village of Cardrona, the first new village in the Borders for over two hundred years. The village is widely viewed as one of the most prestigious residential locations in the Borders and benefits from having a village hall, cafe, children’s playground and a Macdonald Hotel and Country Club. The Macdonald offers a full range of recreational and lifestyle facilities including a fitness centre, sauna, swimming pool and a championship golf course. Cardrona provides the perfect alternative to the stress and hassle of city living. You will enjoy village life in a most scenic and picturesque setting. A short distance away, the thriving market town of Peebles, three miles west of Cardrona, offers an excellent array of amenities including banks, post office, a range of independent shops, supermarkets and restaurants, as well as schools at primary and secondary levels. The local area is particularly well served for recreational activities with excellent golf courses, fishing, walking and mountain biking all within easy reach. There is good access from Cardrona 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, which stops in Cardrona, runs to and from Edinburgh and to neighbouring towns including Galashiels.
From Peebles High Street, take the A72 towards Innerleithen. Continue past the Macdonald Hotel and Country Club turning right signposted into Cardrona village. At the first roundabout take the first exit to Cardrona and at the second roundabout take the first exit onto Cardrona Way. Continue along this road and take the first left onto St. Brydes Way. Number 7 is located on the left-hand side. For those with satellite navigation the postcode of the house is EH45 9LL.
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, curtains 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 the financial 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.
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 (73) with potential B (83).
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.