An impressive modern detached family house located in the sought-after Borders village of Cardrona, enjoying an enviable corner position at the heart of the village. Built in 2004 by Miller Homes, and extending to 2,331 square feet, this executive house boasts a comfortable, versatile layout ideal for family living. A well-proportioned house, it benefits from five double bedrooms on the first floor, two of which are en-suite, two large public rooms on the ground floor and a fantastic open plan kitchen, dining and garden room.
Summary of accommodation:
Ground floor; entrance vestibule, hallway, sitting room, family room, open plan kitchen/dining room and garden room, utility room and guest cloakroom/WC. First floor; hallway landing, master bedroom with en-suite shower room, guest double bedroom with en-suite shower room, three double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Externally; open style garden to front and side, enclosed rear gardens, driveway and a detached double garage.
Internally, the well-appointed accommodation is arranged over two floors and presented in good decorative order throughout. On the ground floor the accommodation comprises; entrance vestibule with windows to both sides and door leading through to the welcoming entrance hallway with convenient guest cloakroom/WC and staircase leading to the first floor. At the front of the house is the generous sitting room including a beautiful feature fireplace with living flame gas fire, a real focal point. This splendid room features a dual aspect with a double window overlooking the front garden and French doors that open out to the rear garden. Also, at the front of the house, again with a dual aspect, is the bright large family room. With a double window to front and a double and a single window to the side. If needed, this room could also be used as a formal dining room, which could easily accommodate a large dining table and chairs. At the rear of the house, there is a modern open plan style kitchen and dining room with a garden room. The kitchen itself features a double window overlooking the rear garden, a triple window to the side garden and a single window to the front. The lovely kitchen is fitted with a range of stylish floor and wall units and laminated worktop surfaces to three sides incorporating a sink unit and a breakfast bar. Integrated appliances include a double electric oven, microwave, gas hob, cooker hood, fridge freezer and a dishwasher. The dining area has a double window overlooking the rear garden and there is a door opening out to the garden. There is ample space for a dining table and chairs, and French doors from the garden room giving access onto the patio and private rear garden. Adjacent to the kitchen is the utility room, which has laminated worktops to two sides incorporating a sink unit and there is space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. There is also a door giving access out to the side garden.
On the first floor there is a large hallway landing affording access to the five well-appointed double bedrooms. The hallway benefits form having a useful linen cupboard which also houses the hot water tank. The spacious master bedroom, which is at the rear of the house, is a bright room with double window to the side and single window to the rear. It has four built in wardrobes and a private en-suite shower room. The en-suite has two opaque single windows to the rear garden and comprises of a three-piece suite incorporating a wash hand basin, WC and a shower enclosure. The guest double bedroom is located at the front of the house, with double window overlooking the front garden and has a double wardrobe. There is an en-suite shower room, with opaque window to front, featuring a three-piece suite incorporating a wash hand basin, WC and a shower enclosure. There are three further good-sized double bedrooms, all of which feature fitted wardrobes. One is located at the front of the house and benefits from having a bright dual aspect, with double window to front and a single window to side. Another bedroom is located in the middle of the house and features a single window to the side garden and the final double bedroom is located at the rear house and features a triple window overlooking the rear garden. Completing the accommodation, located to the rear is the family bathroom with single opaque window. The bathroom is part tiled and features a three-piece suite incorporating a WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath with shower handset.
Externally, the house is set within private gardens to the front, side and rear. At the rear, there is a monobloc driveway and a detached double garage with twin up and over doors. The open style front and side gardens are laid mainly to lawn. A side gate provides access to the large private rear garden, which is again laid mainly to lawn with shrub borders and it is bounded by timber fencing and masonry walling. The rear garden offers lovely countryside views and includes a large patio area perfect for enjoying the views and for alfresco dining.
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 and drainage. Mains electricity. Gas fired central heating. Timber double glazed windows. Telephone and fibre broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted carpets, curtains, blinds and fitted light fittings throughout the house will be included in the sale. The washing machine in the utility room will also be included in the sale.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category G, with an annual charge of £3,082.61 payable for the year 2019/2020. 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 (74) with potential B (81).
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.