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A wonderful opportunity to purchase an executive detached house built by well-regarded housebuilder Manor Kingdom in around 2004 to an exceptionally high standard with quality fixtures and fittings throughout, allowing luxurious living. Occupying a highly desirable position within the beautiful Borders village of Cardrona, this well-appointed family home provides accommodation totalling an impressive 2692 square feet over two floors. Backing onto the Macdonald Cardrona Golf Course, the property occupies a prime position in a beautiful setting surrounded by picturesque countryside allowing spectacular views. With a fully upgraded breakfasting kitchen plus three generous reception rooms, this property is ideal for modern family living and early viewing should not be missed.
Entered via a covered porch area with double front doors, the internal accommodation comprises; generous vestibule which gives access into the stunning central entrance hall which features a panelled timber staircase to the upper floor, and a guest cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin. With a dual aspect, the large drawing room enjoys views to the front and rear, with a designer fireplace housing a wood burning stove giving the room a real focal point. French doors give direct access to the rear garden. There are double doors leading through to the dining room, which is an attractive room with countryside views providing the ideal space for entertaining family and friends. The generously sized kitchen has been tastefully modernised to a high specification by the current owner with a range of stylish wall and base units and black granite worktops incorporating an undermounted sink with instant hot water tap. Integrated appliances include an induction hob with retractable extractor fan, Miele double eye level oven’s, fridge freezer, and a dishwasher. Off the kitchen is a useful larder providing fantastic storage space and leads through to the spacious utility room with wall and base units with space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. An external door to the side of the property gives access to the garden. Completing the ground floor accommodation is the wonderful sitting room which features a bay window with views over the front garden.
The solid oak staircase gives access to the first-floor galleried landing incorporating a generous study area and gives access to four bedrooms and the family bathroom. The Master Bedroom features a large bay window overlooking the front of the property and benefits from a convenient dressing area with fitted wardrobes, and a fully upgraded en-suite shower room. Adjacent to the master bedroom is a guest bedroom featuring patio doors to a Juliet balcony, fitted wardrobe and an en-suite shower room. The remaining two bedrooms are both of generous proportions and benefit from fitted wardrobes, one with views over the front garden, whilst the other enjoys golf course views to the rear. The accommodation is completed with the family bathroom which is a fantastic space with a large corner bathtub and fitted vanity unit incorporating a WC, wash hand basin, and a bidet.
Externally; decorative gates give access to a large monobloc driveway which provides parking for several vehicles and leads to a double detached garage. The front gardens are mainly laid to lawn with some colourful shrub borders. The private, enclosed, and extensive rear garden, is again mainly laid to lawn with a paved patio area providing the ideal space for alfresco dining. There is a generous size timber summer house, perfect for relaxing with an aperitif in tranquil surroundings. The position within Cardrona, allows for spectacular uninterrupted views across the the Cardona golf course and surrounding countryside making this garden perfect for entertaining in the summer months.
5 Castle Knowe Way is located in the stunning Tweed Valley village of Cardrona, the first new village in the Borders for over 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, cafe, children’s playground and a Macdonald Hotel and Country Club. The Macdonald offers a full range of recreational and lifestyle facilities including a fitness centre, sauna, swimming pool and a 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 independent 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 Cardrona 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, which stops in Cardrona, runs to and from Edinburgh and to neighbouring towns including Galashiels.
Main’s water and drainage. Main’s electricity. Gas fired central heating. UPVC framed double glazed windows. Telephone with fibre broadband connection.
Items to be Included:
All fitted floor coverings, fitted light fittings and blinds throughout the property will be included in the sale.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category H. Amount payable for the financial year 2021/2022 - £3,990.44. 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 (82).
A closing date may be fixed, however, there is no requirement for the seller to fix a closing date when more than one interest is noted. JBM Estate Agents is entitled to accept their client’s instructions to accept an incoming offer without having a closing date and without giving other parties who may have noted interest an opportunity to offer. Prospective purchasers who have notified their interest through their lawyers to JBM Estate Agents, in writing, will be advised of a closing date if set, 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.
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