Beautifully presented, an impressive five bedroom mews house set in secluded woodlands and accessed by a private road just off the B7062 in the tranquil hamlet of Old Cardrona, 4 miles east of the popular Borders town of Peebles. Forming part of a traditional stone built mews building, which was originally constructed in the 1890’s and converted into residential use in the late 1980’s. This stunning family home, which benefits from UPVC double glazing throughout, combines both traditional and modern features and has a versatile layout arranged over two floors totalling a comfortable 1,425 square feet.
The internal accommodation, which has been maintained to a high standard by the current owners, comprises: ground floor, entrance hallway with useful under stair storage space and cupboard. Overlooking the front, there is a wonderful bright and spacious open plan dining kitchen and family room. The country style kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units and included an electric oven, hob, and Belfast sink. There is a delightful wood burning stove and staircase giving access to the first floor. At the rear of the house there are two good sized double bedrooms and a shower room with utility area. On the first floor there is a hallway landing with two storage cupboards, one of which houses the hot water tank. Towards the front of the house there is a large sitting room and a double bedroom and at the rear of the house, there are a further two spacious double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Externally, there is a private enclosed garden adjacent to the house, which is bounded by timber fencing. The garden is mostly laid to lawn and includes a decked patio area, a handy timber shed and lovely timber summerhouse.
Old Cardrona is located in the stunning Tweed Valley near to the village of Cardrona, the first new village in the Borders for over 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, cafe, children’s playground and The 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, 4 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 runs to and from Edinburgh and to neighbouring towns including Galashiels.
Private water and private drainage. Mains electricity. Oil fired central heating. Telephone with fibre broadband connection. UPVC double glazed windows.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category E. Amount payable for year 2017/2018 - £1,470. The local authority is Scottish Borders Council, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA Tel: 01835 824 000.
Viewing is available 7 days a week strictly by appointment by calling JBM Estate Agents on 01721 540170. Telephone lines are open 7 days a week, from 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 1pm Saturday and Sunday.
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 D (63) with potential A (97).
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:
Updated regulations from June 2017 require us, the Selling Agents, to preform checks on the property buyer. To comply with the necessary regulations, any offer presented to us must be accompanied with photographic evidence of the buyers identity and separate evidence of the buyers residential address before any acceptance of the offer can be confirmed. You should 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.