Oakbank House is located on the outskirts of the small village of Cardrona on the B706 approximately 4 miles east of Peebles. The property is a semi-detached 1½ storey stone villa built around 1880. It has stone and brick detailing and a pitched slate roof with dormer windows.
The accommodation, extending to about 125 sqm set over two floors. It is in need of refurbishment and modernisation although many of the original period features remain such as fireplaces and surrounds, panel doors and window shutters.
Externally, the property is accessed directly off the road with parking limited to a narrow layby immediately adjacent. Private garden grounds surround the property on three sides with a mix of stone walls and post and wire fencing enclosing the boundary.
The grounds extend to about 0.156 acres.
Cardrona Village sits on the banks of the River Tweed, close to the exclusive MacDonald Cardrona hotel and country club together with a championship golf course. There is a village shop and café for everyday needs.
The historic county town of Peebles has a wide range of amenities including two supermarkets, a leisure centre and swimming pool and a further golf course. The Borders provides first class riding and walking country with three riding stables located in the immediate vicinity, and numerous walking trails. There is a mountain bike circuit at Glentress Forest and some challenging fishing on the River Tweed.
Within the catchment area are three primary schools namely St Ronans, Halyrude and Priorsford. Peebles High School has an excellent reputation.