** Home Report Valuation £430,000 dated August 2019 - Copy available upon request **
An impressive modern detached family house located in the sought-after Borders village of Cardrona, enjoying an enviable position overlooking the village green. Built in 2002, this timber framed executive family house boasts a comfortable versatile layout ideal for family living across two floors with spacious accommodation totalling 2,775 square feet. Beautifully presented throughout, the house benefits from having four relaxing bedrooms, a convenient study, a games room and from having an attached double garage.
The well-appointed internal accommodation comprises; on the ground floor, entrance vestibule with space for shoes and jackets. Welcoming hallway with under stair storage cupboard, beautiful spindled staircase to the upper floor and guest WC. With a dual aspect, there is a splendid sitting room with bay window overlooking the front garden and views to the village green and triple windows overlooking the rear garden. The sitting room features lovely cornicing, ceiling roses and also features an attractive stone fireplace with gas fire, a real focal point of the room. Positioned in the middle of the house and accessed through French doors from the hallway is the dining room. This is a good-sized room which is perfect for entertaining, as well as enjoying a sit-down family meal together in the evening, there is plenty of space for a large dining table and chairs. French doors give direct access out to the rear garden, again this room features detailed cornicing and has a ceiling rose. The breakfasting kitchen has three separate windows that overlook the rear garden. There is plenty of worktop surface space, a stainless-steel sink unit and a good range of wall and base storage units. Integrated appliances include a dishwasher, electric cooker, gas hob, cooker hood above as well as an under-counter fridge and freezer. There is a useful utility room, which has a stainless-steel sink unit and there is space for both a washing machine and a tumble dryer. An external door provides access out to the side garden. Elsewhere on the ground floor, you’ll find a study, which is great space for those needing to work from home. There is a window overlooking the side garden. The study also has the potential to be a fifth bedroom, for those who may require a bedroom at ground level.
On the upper floor, there is a spacious hallway landing with two useful storage cupboards. At the front of the house there is a fantastic sized master bedroom suite with dressing area and a stylish en-suite bathroom. This generous sized room has a dual aspect, with widows to front and side. The en-suite has been part tiled and features a bath with shower handset, separate shower cubical and “his and hers” wash hand basins with fitted storage below. There are three further double bedrooms, all with fitted wardrobes. Two are located at the rear of the house and the other at the front. Completing the accommodation is the family bathroom, which is fully tiled and includes a three-piece suite incorporating a panelled bath with shower handset, WC, wash hand basin and fitted storage cupboards. The attic has been partially floored and is accessed via the hatch in the upper hallway landing.
Externally, there is substantial well-maintained garden ground to the front, side and rear of the house. The open style front garden which is mostly laid with lawn and contains some shrub borders and planting. The north west facing garden, which provides a good deal of privacy, is bounded by timber fencing and is fully enclosed and contains an area of lawn with shrub borders and hedging. At the front of the house is the driveway, which can accommodate two vehicles and leads to the attached double garage, which has twin metal up and over doors. The garage benefits from having power and light and makes for great additional storage space.
A real benefit of this house is the separate annex accommodation located above the garage. This is accessed from a staircase within the garage and provides a useful space which offers a wide range of options including a games room, “teenager space” as well as potential self-contained “granny” accommodation, subject to the necessary planning approval being obtained.
The property 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, mains drainage and mains electricity. Mains gas fired central heating. Telephone with fibre broadband connection. Timber framed double glazed windows. Intruder alarm system.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets and light fittings throughout the house will be included in the sale.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category G. Amount payable for year 2017/2018 - £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 (70) with potential C (78).
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”. 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.