Stunning individually designed 4 bedroom detached house on large plot in village location


Key Features

  • Large Mature Gardens
  • Village Setting
  • Unique and Spacious House
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Public Rooms
  • 3 Bath/Shower Rooms
  • Private Garden
  • Driveway
  • Gas Central Heating
  • EPC Rating C

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Colonsay is an impressive, bright and spacious 4 bedroom individual detached property designed with large windows and easy access to the outside to maximise and take advantage of the wonderful mature and private gardens which surround the property. The accommodation provides flexibility and has been upgraded to modern standards with underfloor heating, double glazing and bespoke features and has a large kitchen, sitting room and excellent storage throughout. The property is situated within the popular village of Pencaitland and close to local amenities.

The accommodation, arranged over two floors, comprises on the ground floor - spacious and welcoming hallway with bespoke staircase and feature windows; stunning double height sitting room with mezzanine snug flooded with light from large glazed windows to the front and bi-fold doors to the rear garden and having a wood burning stove which provides an attractive focal point; double aspect kitchen/dining room with an excellent selection of cream units, island unit and ample room for a large dining table; bright conservatory with a door to garden; utility room with further storage, a door to the garden and incorporting a shower room with corner shower; double bedroom 2 with door to garden and en suite with toilet and basin; double bedroom 3 to the front with a double aspect and contemporary bathroom with a large bath and useful airing cupboard; staircase leading to a large landing which could be used as a study area; double bedroom 4 with walk in cupboard and access to a loft area with a window overlooking the rear garden; mezzanine snug which is a tranquil space to enjoy the open aspect and maximises the stunning outlook to the front and rear garden; master bedroom suite with a large double bedroom with Juliet balcony, access to the loft, dressing room with fitted wardrobes leading to a modern shower room with large shower.


Pencaitland is an attractive rural village set in the wooded countryside of East Lothian close to Haddington and Gifford. The village has a local shop, post office and a pub and there are excellent walks in the area. There is a good village primary school and secondary schooling is available at nearby Haddington or Tranent. Private schooling is available at Compass in Haddington, Belhaven Hill in Dunbar, Loretto in Musselburgh with further choices available in Edinburgh. A Tesco supermarket is available in Haddington some 10 minutes away by car and there is also a supermarket in Tranent. There is easy access to the City Centre some 40 minutes away, the City Bypass and Edinburgh International Airport.


The mature gardens benefit from planted borders with an excellent selection of shrubs, perennials and trees.  A large sandstone patio runs along the back of the house and there is a pergola planted with mature climbers with patio below.  The gardens will be particularly appealing to potential purchasers looking to embrace the rural lifestyle and offer excellent privacy with spacious lawns and various attractive areas to sit and enjoy the privacy. There is also a treehouse with a slide. The area to the front of the house is mainly laid to lawn with mature trees underplanted with various bulbs. Certain stone artefacts in the garden will be excluded from the sale.


A large gravel driveway to the front provides ample parking for up to 8 cars and there is a hybrid electricity charging point.

Fixtures and Fittings

The carpets, curtains, blinds and lights fittings throughout are included in the sale price, together with the 5 ring gas hob, 2 single ovens, extractor hood, American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. The individual wall cupboard in the utility room and the wooden bathroom cabinet in the shower room off the utility are specifically excluded from the sale as are the wall mounted televisions.


The property benefits from gas central heating with underfloor heating to the ground floor, is fully double glazed and there is an alarm.


Please note that satellite navigation systems do not take you to the property. On entering Pencaitland from Haddington follow the road through Pencaitland, pass the Winton Arms on the left hand side and shortly after this there are large black gates to Winton Castle on the right.  Turn right and go through the gates.  Colonsay is the first house on the right hand side.

Interested parties are advised to request their own solicitor to note interest with us as soon as possible after viewing. The Seller shall not be bound to accept the highest or any offer. These particulars do not form part of any contract and the statements or plans contained herein are not warranted nor to scale. Approximate measurements have been taken by sonic device at the widest point. Services and appliances have not been tested for efficiency or safety and no warranty is given as to their compliance with any Regulations. Only offers using the Combined Standard Clauses will be considered. Offers received not using these clauses will be responded to by deletion of the non-standard Clause and replaced with the Combined Standard Clauses.

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