Newbyth, East Lothian, EH40 3DU
Offers Over £310,000
Stunning 2 bedroom top floor apartment in mansion house with panoramic countryside views
Apartment F is a stunning two bedroom top floor apartment situated within the exceptional Georgian A Listed Old Mansion House at Newbyth in the heart of the East Lothian countryside. The magnificent building, built in 1818 for Sir David Baird, has a gothic inspired design with different elevations on each side which can be admired from the extensive shared garden grounds. The property has a designated single garage located within the grounds which can be accessed from the shared driveway or internally through the communal basement.
The apartment is accessed via a communal entrance vestibule with vaulted ceiling which leads on to an open courtyard with symmetrical arches on both ground floor and the galleried first floor landing. Access to the apartment is from a staircase to the rear of the open communal courtyard leading to the first floor landing. The spacious accommodation, which has excellent storage throughout, comprises – entrance hallway with three storage cupboards, impressive double aspect drawing room with an original fireplace inset with wood burning stove and a walk in cupboard within a corner turret, dual aspect windows maximise the wonderful views over the stunning gardens and open countryside; kitchen with an excellent selection of light wood floor and wall units with ample space for a dining table, double bedroom 1 with a further cupboard within a turret and en-suite shower room; double bedroom 2 with built in cupboard and large family bathroom with a four piece suite.
Situated close to Whitekirk which is a most attractive and unspoilt village situated in the heart of the East Lothian countryside, close to both East Linton and North Berwick. The village has an ancient and historic church and leisure facilities are available in North Berwick with many pleasant walks nearby in Binning Wood, the John Muir Country Park and the East Lothian coastline itself where there are excellent beaches. Local shops are available in East Linton while shops, restaurants, supermarkets and leisure facilities are available in both North Berwick and Haddington. There is good local schooling at primary and secondary level in the nearby North Berwick with school bus pick up from the top of the main road. Private schooling is available at Compass in Haddington, Belhaven Hill in Dunbar, Loretto in Musselburgh with further choices available in Edinburgh. There is easy access to the City Centre, the central Scotland motorway network and Edinburgh International Airport and there are good rail connections at Dunbar and at North Berwick.
The proprietors within the Old Mansion House share equally the communal grounds which surround the mansion house. The impressive grounds all well looked after and comprise of mature gardens with impressive shrubs and trees, large lawns and greenhouses.
The property has a designated single garage located within the grounds, which can be accessed from the driveway, or internally through the communal basement, which offers excellent storage. There is further parking available on the gravel driveway to the front of the property.
The carpets, blinds and light fittings throughout the property are included in the sale price together with the cooker, extractor hood, washing machine, dishwasher and fridge/freezer in the kitchen. The furniture within the apartment is available by separate negotiation.
The property has electric night storage heaters.
There is a Residents Association set up to cover all maintenance for the property as a whole. A monthly payment of £100 is currently being contributed by each of the flats (7 in total). Building insurance is separate from this and is calculated on the square footage of each flat.
From Edinburgh take the A1 east and exit the dual carriageway at the second exit for Haddington. Following the signs for the A199 signposted to East Linton. In the centre of East Linton, turn right onto Preston Road and head west out of East Linton. Turn left at the signposts for Newbyth/Lawhead and continue down the road, turning left up the drive at the signs for The Old Mansion/Newbyth Stables. Follow the drive all the way to the property. Flat F is located on the first floor landing, accessed from a staircase to the rear of the open communal courtyard.
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