Belvedere is a beautiful 4/5 bedroom family home set in stunning garden grounds of about 0.60 of an acre and situated only a 30 minute drive from Edinburgh City Centre. The property was traditionally built by the current owner about 25 years ago and offers very comfortable, well-appointed family accommodation located in some of the most beautiful countryside in the UK. Belvedere comprises of four very handsome public rooms and up to 5 bedrooms. The garden grounds are beautifully presented and are supported by ample parking and a large double garage.
Belvedere is a particularly lovely family home set in some of the most varied and beautiful countryside in the UK. Positioned 20 miles south of Edinburgh and only 3 miles north of Peebles, Belvedere forms part of a small enclave of property all positioned around the well-known Cringletie Hotel. The Cringletie Hotel is a luxury hotel offering everything from fine dining to Sunday lunches and is a popular venue for the residents of the hamlet.
Peebles, which is only 3 miles to the south of Belvedere is easily accessed either by car or the soon to be built bike track which will run parallel to the A703. The town has all the amenities one would expect from a thriving country town. Although there are two national supermarkets in Peebles, there are some truly fantastic local suppliers such as Cocoa Black Chocolatiers, Forsyths of Peebles Butcher, The Fat Batard Bakery and Coltman’s Kitchen & Deli that would love your support. There is a list of useful links below that might be of interest. Peebles also offers several medical practices, dentists, a library, art galleries and a museum. Schooling is well regarded in the immediate area with Primary education available in Eddleston and Peebles. The High School in Peebles is also very well regarded. Private schooling is available in Edinburgh and George Watson’s offer a bus service which stops at the bottom of the lane.
The area around Peebles has many attractions to explore like the medieval stronghold of Neidpath Castle, Traquair House or the gardens of Kailzie or Dawyck. The area offers some fantastic sporting pursuits including cycling, bowls, curling, golf, hill walking and fishing on the River Tweed, arguably the most famous salmon river in the world. In general, the Borders offer excellent riding facilities with Kailzie Equestrian offering livery and excellent hacking opportunities. There are also a number of local point to points, hunt meets and the annual Peebles Beltane Week.
The A703 offers swift and easy access up to Edinburgh and for those not wanting to negotiate the Edinburgh traffic there is a handy park and ride facility at Straiton. Edinburgh Airport is very easily accessed around the Edinburgh by-pass.