£260,000 Offers over
A delightful three-bedroom detached bungalow occupying a semi-rural hilltop location surrounded by idyllic open countryside located on the edge of the wonderful Borders village of Clovenfords. Built in 2011, 6 Whytbank Farm Cottages offers generous accommodation totalling an impressive 1,077 square feet and forms part of a small private development with differing range and style of properties including converted buildings dating back to the late 1800’s. Enjoying a tranquil location, sizable private garden grounds, and stunning views over the countryside and rolling hills beyond, this property is sure to prove popular to a wide range of buyers and early viewing comes highly recommended.
Freshly decorated in neutral tones throughout, the well-proportioned internal accommodation comprises; bright and welcoming entrance hallway giving access to all accommodation. Boasting beautiful triple aspect countryside views with windows to the front, side, and rear, the relaxing sitting room is of an extremely generous size and features a wood burning stove giving the room a real warming focal point. Adjacent to the sitting, the dining kitchen is fitted with a good range of wall and base units with tiled splashback and contrasting worktop surfaces incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit. Integrated appliances include an electric oven, hob, and dishwasher, and a fridge freezer. There is ample space for a dining table and chairs, perfect for entertaining family and friends, and a rear facing window fills the kitchen with natural light. There is a useful utility room with a window and external door to the rear which provides space and services for both a washing machine and a tumble dryer. Enjoying the fabulous open countryside views via a front facing window, the principal bedroom is a good size and features a private en-suite shower room, and a fitted wardrobe. There are two further comfortable bedrooms, of which positioned to the front, whilst the other is set to the rear and features fitted wardrobes. Completing the accommodation is the modern family bathroom which incorporates a WC, wash hand basin with vanity unit, a panelled double ended bath, and a rear facing opaque window allowing in the natural light.
Externally; there are private garden grounds to the front, side and rear of the property to which take full advantage of the panoramic countryside views. The sizable front garden enjoys a large area laid to lawn partially bound by timber fencing and hedging whilst a chipped driveway provides off street parking. The lawn follows on round to the side garden which there on leads to the rear garden which is fully laid to decorative chips incorporating a paved patio area, ideal for alfresco dining in the summer months. The private garden grounds enjoy afternoon sunlight through to evening providing the perfect alfresco space for relaxing and enjoying the beautiful surroundings.
Whytbank Farm Cottages are situated on the edge of the pleasant and peaceful village of Clovenfords which is nestled in the heart of the stunning Scottish Borders countryside. The village has a well-respected hotel with pub and restaurant, village shop, mobile post office and a modern purpose-built primary school which opened in 2012. Secondary schooling is provided in the neighbouring town of Galashiels, which is considered the centre of the Borders. There you will find a wide range of amenities including a Tesco, Asda, M&S as well as other independent and national shops. There is also a cinema, swimming pool, sports clubs, and other leisure facilities. Surrounded by stunning countryside there are many country pursuits on hand which include golf, rugby, fishing, hill walking and horse riding, not to mention the world-renowned mountain biking centres of Innerleithen and Glentress which are located nearby. With good links to the A7, the village it is a popular location for those looking to commute to Edinburgh, which is located 31 miles to the north. The new Borders Railway, which runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh with an approximate travel time to Edinburgh Waverley of under one hour, has a station in Galashiels and Stow which lie three and six miles away respectively.
Items to be included:
All fitted floor coverings, fitted light fittings, and integrated appliances are to be included in the sale of the property.
Mains water and drainage. Mains electricity. Oil fired central heating. Timber double glazed windows. Telephone and broadband connection.
Council Tax and Local Authority:
For Council Tax purposes this property has been assessed as band category D. Amount payable for the financial year 2023/2024 - £1,858.40. The local authority is Scottish Borders Council, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA Tel: 01835 824 000.
Viewings of this property are 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 (73) with potential B (84).
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.
Sitting Room - 18' 0'' x 15' 8'' (5.49m x 4.78m)
Kitchen/Dining - 13' 8'' x 10' 8'' (4.17m x 3.25m)
Bedroom 1 - 12' 1'' x 8' 3'' (3.68m x 2.51m)
Bedroom 2 - 12' 5'' x 6' 11'' (3.78m x 2.11m)
Bedroom 3 - 10' 4'' x 6' 11'' (3.15m x 2.11m)
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