Located within a popular family area in the sought-after Borders village of Cardrona three miles east of the market town of Peebles, an impressive three-bedroom detached house with attached garage and spacious accommodation totalling 1,067 square feet over two floors. Built in 2002, this double storey timber framed house is set within a peaceful development and features a large dining kitchen which has patio doors that lead out to a fabulous west facing rear garden, perfect to enjoy alfresco dining in the summer months. We are sure this modern home will prove very popular, appealing to many types of buyers looking for a semi-rural setting, so early viewing is highly recommended.
The internal accommodation, which has recently been re-decorated, comprises covered arched porchway, entrance hallway with guest cloakroom and staircase to the upper floor. At the front of the house there is a comfortable sitting room which features a window overlooking the front garden. There is an electric focal point fire which is surrounded by a timber and synthetic stone mantelpiece and an under stairs storage cupboard. Access leads through to the good-sized dining kitchen. The kitchen is fitted with a range of stylish fitted base and wall units and features laminated worktop surfaces with a stainless-steel sink unit, integrated electric cooker and gas hob, cooker hood and glass splashback. There is space for a free-standing fridge freezer, dishwasher and washing machine as well as amble space for a dining table and chairs. Patio doors afford access out to the lovey decked patio and private gardens. On the first floor, you find three comfortable bedrooms, two double bedrooms and a single bedroom all with scenic views. The hallway landing includes a cupboard which houses the hot water tank and access to the loft via an access hatch. Positioned at the front of the house, the master bedroom features a stylish part tiled en-suite shower room. The bedroom has a window that looks out over the front gardens and the hills beyond and includes a fitted wardrobe. The second double bedroom, located at the rear, this room again features a fitted wardrobe and has a window overlooking the rear garden. The third bedroom, which is a single room or could also be used as a home office, has windows overlooking the front garden and features a storage cupboard. Completing the accommodation is the family bathroom which incorporates a wash hand basin, WC and a panelled bath with electric shower over.
Externally, there are well maintained private gardens to the front and rear of the house. The open style front garden contains an area of lawn and shrub borders. There is a blocked paved driveway at the front of the house providing off street parking for two vehicles and leading to the single car garage. The garage is accessed via a metal up-and-over door and benefits from power and light. An iron gate at the side of the house leads into the landscaped rear garden, which is fully enclosed by timber fencing and hedging. The sunny rear garden includes an area of lawn, with shrub borders, and a raised decked patio area which can be accessed from the dining kitchen. There is an outside tap and a timber shed.
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, café, children’s playground, pump “n” jump bike track 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 carpets, curtains, blinds and light fittings throughout the house will 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 E. Amount payable for year 2019/2020 - £2,114.40. The local authority is Scottish Borders Council, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA Tel: 01835 824 000.
Viewings of this property are available 7 days a week 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 (63) with potential B (84).
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”.