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A substantial and attractive detached house built by Miller Homes in 2004, offering versatile and spacious family accommodation totalling 2,890 square feet. Named Dunslair, this family house is situated in the beautiful and sought-after Borders village of Cardrona and is within easy reach of the thriving market town of Peebles, which is just three miles west of the village. This fantastic five-bedroom home which also features a family room and conservatory, is ideal for modern family living and entertaining.
Internally, the well-appointed accommodation is arranged over two floors and presented in immaculate decorative order throughout. On the ground floor the accommodation comprises; entrance vestibule leading to a bright and welcoming entrance hallway with convenient guest cloakroom, and split-level staircase leading to the first floor. At the front of the house is the generous sitting room including a feature fireplace with living flame gas fire. This room features a lovely bay window overlooking the front garden and flows beautifully into the dining room and conservatory beyond. The spacious dining room, which easily accommodates a large dining table and chairs, provides access to both the kitchen/family room and the super conservatory. The conservatory which has been added by the current owners affords views over the attractive rear gardens and benefits from French doors giving access onto the patio. There is a modern breakfasting kitchen with adjacent family room. The kitchen itself features a range of stylish floor and wall units, plenty of laminated worktop surfaces plus a gas hob, electric oven and a variety of built in appliances, including fridge freezer, dishwasher and cooker hood. There is ample space for a breakfast table and chairs, and French doors giving access onto the patio and rear garden. Adjacent to the kitchen is the family room but could also be used as a home office. Accessed from this room and completing the accommodation on this level is a handy utility room which has a sink and space for a washing machine, there is also a door giving access to the rear garden, and a useful internal door to the integrated double garage.
On the first floor there is a large hallway landing affording access to the five well-appointed double bedrooms. The hallway benefits form having three useful storage cupboards. The large master bedroom with overlooks the front of the house benefits from an en-suite shower room, as does the guest bedroom which is positioned at the rear of the house. Three further good-sized double bedrooms, two of which feature fitted wardrobes. Completing the accommodation is the family bathroom featuring a three-piece suite with mixer shower attachment.
Externally, the house is set within private gardens to the front, side and rear. At the front, the house is reached via a monobloc driveway, leading to a double integrated garage with up and over door. The open style front and side gardens are laid mainly to lawn with some trees and mature shrub borders. A side gate provides access to the large private rear garden, which is again laid mainly to lawn with trees and mature shrub borders and bounded by timber fencing. The garden offers lovely countryside views and includes a timber summerhouse, there is also a large patio area perfect for enjoying the views and for alfresco dining.
Dunslair 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, shop, café, children’s playground 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
Mains water, drainage and electricity. Gas fired central heating. UPVC double glazed windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All curtains, blinds, light fittings and fitted carpets throughout the house will be included with the sale. All integrated appliances within the kitchen and the timber summerhouse will also be included.
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 (75) with potential A (94).
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.
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