A superb four-bedroom detached executive house built by Cala Homes in 2006 as their “The Eardley” house style benefiting from an integrated double garage and a lovely north west facing rear garden. With an enviable corner position within the beautiful picturesque village of Cardrona, this family home is presented to the market in excellent decorative condition and enjoys fantastic views of the surrounding countryside. Finished to a very high standard and offering well-proportioned versatile accommodation across two floors totalling 2,499 square feet, ideal for modern family living.
Summary of Accommodation:
Ground floor; entrance vestibule, hallway, sitting room, family room, dining kitchen, utility room and a double garage. First floor; hallway landing, master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, guest double bedroom with en-suite shower room, two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Externally; private garden ground to front, side and rear of house and mono-block driveway.
Internally, the bright well-appointed accommodation comprises; entrance vestibule with space for shoes and jackets. Through to welcoming hallway with spindled staircase to upper level and under-stair storage cupboard. Discreetly set off the hallway is the generous WC. Double doors give access to the spacious dual aspect sitting room, prefect for the whole family to relax. A stone mantelpiece with gas fire, adds a warming focal point to the room and there are windows overlooking the front and side gardens. The second reception room at the front of the house is the family room, which has window overlooking the garden. This room could also be the formal dining room, if needed. To the rear of the house is the generous open plan style kitchen and dining room, allowing for a fantastic entertaining space or a sit-down family meal together in the evening. The stylish kitchen has a large window that overlook the rear garden and there are French doors that open out to 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 an electric cooker, gas hob and a cooker hood above. There is space for a fridge freezer as well as a dining table and chairs. There is a useful utility room, which has a stainless-steel sink unit, fitted base storage units and space for both a washing machine and a tumble dryer.
Upstairs, the high standard of accommodation continues, with a spacious hallway landing and four comfortable bedrooms. At the front of the house there is a fantastic sized master bedroom suite with dressing area, double fitted wardrobes and French doors featuring a Juliette balcony. The en-suite bathroom has been part tiled and features a WC, panelled bath, shower cubical and a wash hand basin with fitted storage below. There is a guest double bedroom with window overlooking the front. This bedroom benefits from having a fitted wardrobe and an en-suite shower room, which has been part tiled and includes a WC, shower cubical and a wash hand basin with fitted storage below. Positioned at the rear of the house, there are two further good-sized double bedrooms. One has a fitted wardrobe, and both have windows that overlook the rear garden and countryside views beyond. The accommodation upstairs is completed by a stylish family bathroom which features a white contemporary suite incorporating a WC, wash hand basin, panelled bath and a separate shower cubicle. The attic is accessed via the hatch in the hallway landing.
Externally, the house is surrounded by greenery, there is substantial well-maintained garden ground to the front, side and rear of the house. The attractive front garden is bound by dry stone walling and timber fencing and is laid with lawn and contains mature shrub borders and planting. A side gate leads to the large north west facing rear garden, which provides a high degree of privacy. It is bounded by timber fencing and is fully enclosed and contains an area of lawn with shrub borders and a vegetable garden. There is a wonderful decked patio area with a pergola over, timber summer house and a useful outside tap. At the front of the house there is a mono-block driveway, which can accommodate two vehicles and leads to the integrated double garage, which has twin metal up and over doors and makes for great additional storage space. The garage benefits from having a pedestrian door at the rear and has power and light.
The house is nestled in the Tweed Valley in the beautiful village of Cardrona, the first new village in the Borders for two hundred 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 and mains drainage. Mains electricity. Mains gas fired central heating. Telephone with fibre broadband connection. UPVC double glazed windows. Intruder alarm system.
The communal areas of the development are managed by the Priesthope Owners Association with an annual factoring charge of £50 payable in 2019/2020.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, blinds, curtains (except sitting room, dining room and guest bedroom) and light fittings throughout the house will be included in the sale. The integrated appliances in the kitchen will be included.
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 (76) with potential B (86).
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.