Innerwick, East Lothian, EH42 1SE
Offers Over £565,000
Detached period family home of great character set in delightful East Lothian village.
Innerwick House is a fine, detached, five bedroom period house of great charm and character. Set in its own garden grounds within the delightful village of Innerwick, the house benefits from excellent natural light and enjoys wonderful far reaching views towards the East Lothian coastline. Over the past two years the current owners have undertaken a significant and detailed refurbishment programme including the upgrade of bathrooms, new flooring throughout both the ground and third floors, a new central heating boiler and radiators, a new consumer board along with some new wiring, the overhaul of windows and doors, the installation of a bespoke, modern 'Kobod' kitchen and a complete internal redecoration. Today the property makes for a wonderful family home and offers extensive and flexible accommodation on three levels with many retained period features including window shutters, cornice work, fireplaces and natural timber floors.
The accommodation is as follows:
Ground floor - entrance hall; a bespoke, open plan, split level kitchen/breakfast/family room with a large island unit incorporating a breakfast bar, a full range of handmade kitchen units with matching work surfaces, a 4m long kitchen island with 10 full pan drawers, waste disposal and a 'Quooker' tap with instant boiling and filtered water, a set of French doors leading out to the garden and a large informal family area with a stable door also leading to the garden and a fine carpeted staircase with a large picture window leading to the first floor. Leading off the kitchen via a short flight of steps is a conservatory set in an elevated position with double doors to a walled patio area enjoying fine sea views. Moving back into the house from the kitchen/family room there is a spacious dining room, a cozy children's playroom, a comfortable snug room with concealed storage, a fireplace and a log burning stove, a charming guest double bedroom with a door leading out to the garden and with a contemporary, modern en suite bathroom with separate shower and completing the ground floor accommodation, a utility room plumbed for a washing machine and tumble dryer.
Middle floor – Main entrance hall and inner hallway with two astragal windows with shutters; a magnificent and elegant drawing room with a bay window with sea views and open fireplace with a marble surround, a spacious and well-proportioned family room, presently used as a study with two windows and a fireplace with an open fire and two shelved recesses, a master bedroom with three windows and en-suite shower room, double bedroom 3 and a large family bathroom with a low level window and deep bath with handheld shower over, separate shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.
Second floor – From the first floor a secondary staircase leads up to a landing area with linen cupboard and two further delightful bright and spacious children's bedrooms both with windows enjoying views to the coast.
Innerwick is situated near the mile long, sandy beach at Thorntonloch with links to the John Muir Coastal Trail running from nearby Dunglass to Musselburgh. Innerwick has a village hall, historic church and an idyllic primary school, with Dunbar Grammar school only 10 minutes away. The famous Belhaven Hill School offering day and boarding (7-13 year olds) is about 5 minutes away and Loretto School (0-18 years old) is 25miles away and runs a private bus service to the area.
Nearby Dunbar offers a wide selection of shops, bars, cafes and restaurants, sports centre and swimming pool and East Links Family Farm Park is close by. Gullane and North Berwick are about 20 minutes drive and offer a variety of recreational activities including golf and water sports. Access to the A1 provides easy access by car to Edinburgh, while from Dunbar railway station there are regular connections to Edinburgh and London. There is an hourly bus from Innerwick which takes about 16 minutes to Dunbar and about an hour to Edinburgh. Trains from Dunbar to Edinburgh Waverley take about 20 minutes.
There is a spacious garden which is partially laid to lawn with herbaceous borders. In addition there is a walled and paved seating area ideal for alfresco dining outside the conservatory.
Garage and Parking
There is a single garage with excellent storage which is attached to the house and parking on the driveway for several cars.
The fitted carpets, light fittings, blinds, the Bosch oven, dishwasher and the induction hob are included in the sale.
The ceiling light fittings in the 1st floor study, the master bedroom and Bedroom 3 are not included in the sale.
Some furniture may also be available by separate negotiation.
The property is served by an oil fired central heating system. There is partially double glazing.
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