A magnificent executive detached family home built in 2002 to an exceptionally high standard by well-regarded housebuilder Manor Kingdom, occupying a highly desirable position within the picturesque Borders village of Cardrona. This luxury house, totalling an impressive 2,656 square feet, provides accommodation over two floors and is in impeccable decorative order throughout. Boasting a stylish sitting and dining room, open plan kitchen and family room, four generous and well-proportioned double bedrooms, double integral garage, all set within generous and well-established gardens, this home is perfect for modern living. Early viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the impressive accommodation and desirable location on offer.
The internal ground floor accommodation of this fabulous home comprises; entrance vestibule leading into an impressive and welcoming entrance hallway. The sitting and dining room featuring large windows; to the front of the property there are stunning views of the rolling hillside and to the rear, the garden view provides a calm oasis. The bright and spacious sitting room features a marble surround with a living flame log gas fire, giving this room a real focal point. The sitting and dining room flows through with beautiful parquet flooring, a practical yet durable luxury choice; providing the perfect space for entertaining family and friends. The wonderful split level breakfasting kitchen and family room provides a social space; the modern kitchen is fitted with an excellent range of wall and base units, complete with integrated appliances, including a double oven, ceramic hob with extractor over, dishwasher and fridge freezer. Dining on this level provides a slight elevated view of the patio and garden and two steps lead down into the dual aspect family room with patio doors opening out to the rear garden. The accommodation on the ground floor also has a convenient guest cloakroom incorporating a WC and wash hand basin, a good-sized utility room, which also provides access to the integral double garage and from the utility room, an external door leads out to the side and rear gardens. The southwest position is perfect for all day sun and evening sunsets.
A most impressive solid wood panelled staircase leads to the bright upper floor gallery landing which offers ample space for a study area or upper floor lounge. The serene principal suite features a walk-in wardrobe and expansive rear garden views, an additional dressing area with further built-in double wardrobe and a delightful five-piece en-suite shower room with a front facing opaque window. A further two generous double bedrooms present rear garden views and are complete with fitted double wardrobes. Boasting views over the hills and countryside to the front, there is a large guest bedroom featuring a fitted double wardrobe and a private en-suite shower room. Completing the upper floor accommodation is the well-appointed large family bathroom which incorporates a corner bath, separate rainfall shower, WC, and a wash hand basin. Throughout the upper floor there is a generous feeling of space.
Externally; providing parking for several vehicles, the house is approached via a large monoblock driveway which leads to the double integral garage. The delightful open style front garden is laid to lawn and complemented by mature trees and landscaping. A timber side gate provides access to the private and secluded rear garden. Fully enclosed, the rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with an abundance of mature flowering shrubs and trees, including a well-established apple tree. A delightful walled patio area, which can also be accessed from the family room, is perfect for alfresco dining on a summer’s evening. Two further paved patios provide further seating areas. The garden offers extensive space for play as well as privacy and tranquillity, a truly perfect setting for enjoying contemporary family living.
20 St. Bryde’s Way 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 regarded as one of the most prestigious residential locations in the Borders and benefits from having a village hall; a cafe; a children’s playground and a ‘pump and jump’ bike park. The River Tweed pathway, close to the property, provides a scenic walking or jogging route. Elevated at the entrance to the village, the Macdonald Hotel and Country Club offers a full range of recreational and lifestyle facilities, including a fitness centre, sauna, swimming pool and a championship 18-hole golf course. The nearby famous Glentress mountain biking trails, as well the Go Ape Multi-activity-Centre, offers great adventures, or walking the Glentress and Cardrona Forest provides a calming scenic alternative. Cardrona village therefore offers the perfect country-side lifestyle. 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. There is good access from Cardrona to other Border 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 the village, 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. Continue down this road and number 20 is located on the right-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 framed double glazed windows. Telephone with fibre broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings and blinds throughout the property will be included in the sale. Additional items may be available by separate negotiation.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category H. Amount payable for the financial year 2020/2021 - £3,968.30. 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 (72) with potential B (82).
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.