Glendale is a highly desirable detached house located on an exclusive street within the beautiful village of Cardrona, three miles east of the popular market town of Peebles. This stunning family house offers generous and flexible living space with five relaxing public rooms and five comfortable bedrooms, totalling some 4,082 square feet. Built by Manor Kingdom in 2000 to an exceptional standard, this substantial home benefits from having lovely landscaped gardens, with impressive views overlooking the golf course and countryside beyond. It has a large double garage and two substantial loft spaces, one of which offers the opportunity for conversion into a self-contained flat, subject to the necessary planning approval.
Immaculately presented and benefiting from well-designed layout with lots of natural light, the internal accommodation comprises; entrance vestibule with storage cupboard and leading to a spacious reception hallway with guest cloakroom and attractive wood panelled staircase. Towards the rear of the house, there is a generous sitting room with feature fireplace and open gas fire. There are steps down into a snug, currently used as a music room and also steps into a sun room which itself provides access to a large conservatory affording views over the lovely rear garden. There is also a generous family room with views over the rear garden and patio doors providing access. There is a large open-plan style kitchen and breakfast room. The kitchen is fitted with a range of high-quality wall and base units, a breakfast island, and integrated appliances including a dual fuel range cooker and oven, electric cooker hood, dishwasher, warming drawer, microwave/multi-oven, wine coolers and fridge freezer. The adjacent breakfast area easily accommodates a dining table with six chairs, and there is ample storage, plus a side door to the rear garden. Additionally, the kitchen also provides access to the adjacent TV room, a desirable and sociable space which has views and access via patio doors to the rear garden. Adjacent to the kitchen is a handy utility room which has a range of fitted units, sink, space for a washing machine and tumble dryer, and a door providing convenient internal access to the large double garage, which benefits from twin up and over electrically operated doors. At the front of the house is a spacious formal dining room with views over the front garden. Completing the accommodation on this level, there is a beautiful fully fitted study.
The first floor is reached via an attractive split-level staircase, leading to a bright hallway landing with linen cupboard and affording access to the five well-appointed bedrooms. At the rear of the house is the spacious and impressive master suite, featuring a balcony overlooking the golf course, a large walk in wardrobe and a modern en-suite bathroom including a corner bath, shower and bidet. Also, at the rear is a further double bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and en-suite shower room. At the front of the house are three double bedrooms with en-suite shower rooms, one of which has a walk-in wardrobe and provides access to the substantial over garage loft space totalling some 415 square feet. The fourth bedroom has a large balcony overlooking the front garden, and access to a Jack and Jill bath and shower room which also serves as the family bathroom.
Externally, the house is approached via a large monobloc driveway with parking for several cars and leading to the integrated double garage. There are impressive landscaped gardens to both the front and rear of the house. The front garden is walled and laid mainly to lawn with some tree and shrub borders. The private rear garden, which offers superb views over the countryside beyond, has areas of lawn, tree and shrub borders and raised flower beds. There are also patio areas, perfect for taking the air and alfresco dining. Side gates provide access from the front to the rear garden whilst another affords direct access onto the adjacent championship golf course.
Glendale is located in the stunning Tweed Valley 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, newly renovated “pump and jump” cycle track 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, 3 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, plus annual historical and traditional events. 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.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Mains gas fired central heating. Double glazed windows. Telephone and broadband connection.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category H. Amount payable for the financial year 2018/2019 - £3,692.34. 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 C (76) with potential B (82).
Items to be Included:
All curtains, blinds, carpets and light fittings throughout. All integrated appliances within the kitchen. The washing machine and tumble dryer in the utility room will also be included. Other items may be available under separate negotiation.
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 certified photographic evidence of the buyer’s identity and separate evidence of the buyer’s residential address before any acceptance of the offer can be confirmed. We will be unable to proceed or mark the property as under offer without this information. 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.