A fantastic four-bedroom detached family house occupying a pleasant position within a sought-after residential area located in the picturesque Borders village of Cardrona. Presented in immaculate decorative order throughout, this ideal modern family home was built in the early 2000’s and provides well-proportioned accommodation over two floors totalling and impressive 1,418 square feet. Fully modernised to a high standard by the current owners, the property benefits from having an open plan dining kitchen, a lovely relaxing conservatory, the garage has been partially converted providing a fourth bedroom. With a pretty village location and excellent accommodation, early viewing is advised.
The well-proportioned internal accommodation comprises; a bright and welcoming entrance hallway with guest cloakroom/WC and staircase to the upper floor. The freshly decorated sitting room is of a generous size and has a large window to the front overlooking the gardens. To the rear of the sitting room is a door leading into the fully upgraded, stylish, open plan dining kitchen. Fitted with a range of modern wall and base units with contrasting worktop surfaces incorporating a sink unit and a five-ring gas hob and a breakfast bar. Integrated appliances include an eye level double electric oven, dishwasher, washing machine, and double fridge freezer which are side by side. The kitchen features two large storage cupboards, one housing the hot water tank and an external door to the side gives access out to the gardens. The dining area is of a good size and allows ample space for a dining table and chairs making the perfect space for entertaining family and friends. French doors from the dining area lead through to a beautiful and bright conservatory which enjoys views over the rear garden, perfect for relaxing in the daytime or in the evening with an aperitif. Completing the ground floor accommodation is bedroom four/study which has a side facing window and was converted from the garage by the current owners. Taking the stairs to the upper floor there is a hallway landing giving access to all first-floor accommodation, a sizeable storage cupboard and a ceiling hatch gives access to the loft. Positioned to the front is the good-sized master bedroom featuring fitted wardrobes and a modern, fully updated en-suite shower room incorporating of a WC, wash hand basin and a fabulous fully tiled walk-in shower. There is a further two double bedrooms, one positioned to the rear with a window overlooking the rear garden featuring a fitted wardrobe, whilst the other enjoys views to the front overlooking Plumerknowe Gardens, also featuring a fitted wardrobe. Finishing off the accommodation is the family bathroom which has an opaque window to the rear. Fitted with a modern three-piece suite incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a p-shaped panelled bath with shower over.
Externally there is private garden grounds to the front and rear of the property. The open style front garden is mainly laid lawn and a monobloc driveway provides of street parking for two vehicles. Also to the front of the property is a multi-purpose store located on what was part of the garage. The private enclosed rear garden is fully bound by timber fencing and whilst mainly laid to lawn, there are two timber decked areas making the perfect spaces for alfresco dining and entertaining in the summer months. A timber garden shed provides outdoor storage.
The house is located in the Tweed Valley in the beautiful village of Cardrona, the first new village in the Borders for 200 years. The village is widely viewed as one of the most prestigious residential locations in the Borders and benefits from having a village hall, café, children’s playground, pump “n” jump bike track and the four-star awarded Macdonald Hotel and Country Club. The Macdonald offers a full range of recreational and lifestyle facilities including a fitness centre, sauna, swimming pool and of course, the 18-hole 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 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 Peebles 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 runs to and from Edinburgh and to neighbouring towns including Galashiels.
Main’s water and drainage. Main’s electricity. Mains fired gas central heating. A mixture of UPVC and timber framed double glazed windows. Telephone and broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, fitted light fittings (excluding the dining room light), and blinds 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 F. Amount payable for the financial year 2021/2022 - £2,700.86. 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 (76) with potential B (87).
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.