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Enjoying a peaceful secluded corner position, a stunning three-bedroom detached bungalow with generous accommodation totalling 1,449 square feet. Located in the sought-after Borders village of Cardrona, the house is within easy reach of the thriving market town of Peebles, just three miles west of the village. Built in 2002, this single storey house was carefully extended by the current owners in 2008 and features a fabulous open plan kitchen and family room with delightful wood burner stove and doors that open out to a decked patio area, perfect to enjoy alfresco dining in the summer months. We are sure this lovely home will prove extremely popular, appealing to many types of buyers, so early viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the location and the accommodation on offer.
The bright internal accommodation is tastefully decorated throughout and is presented in “walk-in” condition. Finished to a high standard and featuring lovely timber panelled doors, door frames and skirting boards, the accommodation comprises: welcoming entrance hallway with two useful storage cupboards. At the front of the house there is a spacious sitting room which features a bay window overlooking the front garden. French doors lead through to the good-sized dining room which in turn leads through to the impressive double height open plan kitchen and family room. A real focal point of this room is the wood burning stove, which is seated upon an attractive Morso glass hearth. The well-appointed kitchen is fitted with a range of stylish base unites and features solid oak wood worktop surfaces, ceramic sink unit and a centre island incorporating a breakfast bar. There is a six-ring Smeg range cooker with stainless steel splashback and cooker hood. Integrated appliances include a fridge freezer and a dishwasher. A real delight of this room is the doors affording access out to the decked patio and the private garden beyond. Accessed from the dining room, you’ll find a convenient utility room, which includes useful storage cupboards and provides space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Elsewhere you find three comfortable bedrooms. Positioned at the rear of the house, the master bedroom features a stylish part tiled en-suite shower room. The bedroom has windows that look out to the side and includes a fitted wardrobe. The second bedroom, located at the front, is another good-sized double bedroom, this room again features a fitted wardrobe and has windows overlooking the garden. The third bedroom, which is a generous singe room or could also be used as a home office, has windows overlooking the front garden and again features a fitted wardrobe. Completing the accommodation is the family shower room which incorporates a sink unit, WC and a stylish tiled shower cubicle. Access to the loft is via the access hatch in the hallway landing.
Externally, there are well maintained private gardens to the front and rear of the house. The open style front garden contains two areas of lawn and shrub borders. There is a blocked paved driveway at the side of the house, which is shared with the neighbouring house, this provides off street parking for several vehicles and leads to a semi-detached double car garage. The garage is accessed via twin metal up-and-over doors and benefits from power and light. A timber gate at the side of the house leads into the landscaped rear garden, which is fully enclosed by timber fencing. The rear garden is mostly laid to lawn, with some shrub borders, small fruit trees and a raised planted area surrounded by slate chippings. There is an outside tap.
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, 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.
Items to be Included:
All fitted curtains, blinds and light fittings throughout the house will be included in the sale. The Smeg range cooker, and the washing machine and tumble dryer will also be included in the sale.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Mains gas fired central heating. Telephone with broadband connection. Timber framed double glazed windows.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category F. Amount payable for year 2019/2020 - £2,585.21. 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 D (66) with potential B (83).
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:
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”.