Craigengar is a beautiful five-bedroom detached family house with comfortable accommodation across four levels totalling an impressive 3,119 square feet. Situated in the idyllic rural hamlet of Lamancha near to the popular town of West Linton, the house offers good access to Edinburgh and is approximately fifteen miles south of the Edinburgh City Bypass. Built in 2003, this stunning family house enjoys a peaceful location forming part of a small development and benefits from having an integrated double garage as well as private landscaped gardens.
Summary of Accommodation:
Ground floor; Entrance hallway, sitting room, cloakroom and a double bedroom with en-suite shower room. Upper ground floor; Dining kitchen, family room and a utility room. First floor; Master bedroom with en-suite shower room, family bathroom and a double bedroom. Second floor; Study and two double bedrooms. Externally; Double integrated garage, driveway and private gardens.
The spacious and well-presented accommodation comprises; covered external porch leading into a welcoming entrance hallway with beautiful spindled staircase which leads to the first floor and useful under stairs storage cupboard. Overlooking the front garden is the attractive sitting room, which is a well-proportioned room with bay window and single window to the front enjoying lovely views. There is a feature fireplace with living flame gas fire, a real focal point to the room. Elsewhere on this level is a generous size guest double bedroom, which has a window to the side. This room features a convenient en-suite shower room with a white suite incorporating a wash hand basin, WC and a tiled shower cubical. There is also a guest cloakroom on this level which is fitted with a white WC and wash hand basin.
On the upper ground floor level, you will find a hallway landing. French doors lead through to the extremely spacious dining kitchen. This is a bright room with a bay window with a door that leads outside to the rear garden and a perfect space where you can entertain your guests, and all enjoy a sit-down meal together in the evening. The kitchen is fitted with an excellent range of modern wall and base units and complimentary worktops incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit. Integrated appliances include a five-burner stainless steel gas hob with stainless steel cooker hood over, double eye-level oven and a dishwasher. A real feature of the kitchen is the centre island with built in storage and wine rack. There is ample space for a free-standing fridge freezer as well as a dining table and chairs. The kitchen area also features a treble window which affords views across the rear garden. A door from the kitchen leads through to the handy utility room, fitted with a range of wall and base storage units and a laminated worktop with stainless steel sink unit. There is space for a washing machine. The utility room has a window to the side and door leading out to the rear garden. Elsewhere on this level is the family room. This is a great space to relax in and is a bright spacious room with sliding patio doors leading to a decked patio area.
Rising to the first floor there is a spacious landing filled with natural light from the Velux window. There is a linen cupboard which houses the hot water tank. Located at the front of the house is the dual aspect master bedroom with windows overlooking the front and side. This is great sized room with fitted wardrobes as well as allowing plenty of space for bedroom furniture. The modern en-suite shower room features a wash hand basin with vanity storage, WC and a walk-in shower cubical. There is an additional good-sized double bedroom with window to the front and built in wardrobes. Completing the accommodation on this level is the main family bathroom, which is fitted with a white four-piece suite incorporating a wash hand basin, WC, bath and a separate shower cubical.
Whilst on the second floor you will find a study and two further generous double bedrooms, both of which have windows overlooking the rear garden and views of the countryside beyond. Both the bedrooms feature fitted wardrobes, with one also having an additional storage cupboard. The study has a Velux window to the rear.
Externally, there is attractive landscaped gardens to the front and rear. The private rear garden which borders open countryside, provides stunning scenic views. There is a lovely paved patio and a decked patio area, providing a wonderful spot for outside entertaining. There is an outside tap and a side store, which benefits from having electricity. The gardens are of low maintenance due to having artificial grass laid. There is a large blocked driveway to the front, allowing ample parking for several vehicles. There is an integrated double car garage with up and over metal door. The garage benefits from having both power and light as well as an internal door to inside the house on the ground level.
Craigengar is located in the delightful rural hamlet of Lamancha, approximately 15 miles south west of Edinburgh. The nearby conservation village of West Linton provides a larger selection of local services including a health centre, bank, post office, restaurant and local shops. Close by there is the famous Whitmuir organic farm with restaurant and the Lamancha Hub with many local classes and events. From the top of the street there is a daily school bus services to the highly reputed Newlands primary school and Peebles high school which both have an excellent reputation. Other good facilities nearby can be found in Penicuik and Straiton, which includes a Marks and Spencer, Sainsburys and Asda supermarkets. The area provides an abundance of country sports including hill walking and mountain biking in the Pentlands and Glentress, salmon fishing on the River Tweed, shooting and a good selection of golf courses nearby as well as cultrural opportunities in West Linton. The property offers good access to the M74, connecting to the M6 and motorway south and both Edinburgh City Centre and Edinburgh Airport are approximately 30 minutes away by car.
Heading South from Edinburgh, take the A701 and travel through Penicuik and continue southwards until you reach the Leadburn junction. Turn right at the junction onto the A701 signposted for Moffat. Continue on this road for approximately three miles and when you see our for-sale board, turn left, signposted for Lamanch Hub. Craigenagr is located towards the end of the street on the left-hand side. For those with satellite navigation, the postcode of the property is EH46 7BD.
Mains water. Private drainage. Mains electricity. Telephone with broadband connection. LPG gas fired central heating. UPVC double glazed windows and timber Velux windows.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets and light fittings throughout the house will be included in the sale. The American fridge freezer will also be included. Some blinds and curtains are available by separate negotiation. The sofa in the sitting room and the furniture in the guest bedroom on the ground floor is also available by separate negotiation.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category G. Amount payable for 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 D (58) with potential C (74).
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”.