Aberlady, East Lothian, EH32 0RX
Offers Over £545,000
Unique & individual detached house with flexible annexe cottage, south facing gardens & view
Rowen and Willow Cottage offer a rare opportunity to purchase a unique and individual detached house with a separate annexe cottage situated within a popular village location with outstanding views over the East Lothian countryside. The main house is well presented throughout and the addition of the cottage annex offers a variety of options depending on the purchaser's needs. The current owner runs a successful holiday rental business (www.willowcottageaberlady.co.uk). This flexible space could also be used for family members or incorporated into the main property to create one large house. The main house currently has four bedrooms and the cottage has two bedrooms. There are charming south facing mature gardens and off street parking which add to the appeal. Local amenities are available within easy walking distance of the house.
The flexible and spacious accommodation is arranged over two floors and comprises in the main house : Ground floor - welcoming entrance hall with cupboard and lockable door to the annexe; kitchen/dining room to the front fitted with an excellent selection of painted units with ample room for a large dining table; the bright living room has 3 large picture windows overlooking the gardens and a fireplace providing an attractive focal point; the conservatory provides another flexible living space with direct access to the garden; double bedroom 3 and double bedroom 4 and bathroom with white suite; and on the first floor - master bedroom with large wardrobes; double bedroom 2 and bathroom with white suite.
The charming cottage also has accommodation arranged over two floors and comprises - contemporary open plan living/dining/kitchen with vaulted ceiling, the kitchen is fitted with an excellent selection of white units; modern shower room; double bedroom 2 overlooking the courtyard garden; and on the first floor - landing; double bedroom 1 and en suite bathroom.
The beautiful coastal conservation village of Aberlady, on the southern shores of the Firth of Forth, lies approximately 30 minutes by car or by train from Edinburgh. The East Lothian coastline is one of natural beauty with Aberlady Bay itself being a famous Nature Reserve. Kilspindie and Craigielaw golf courses are both close to the property whilst the famous Muirfield, Gullane, Luffness and Longniddry golf courses are all nearby. The village itself offers good local amenities and is served by two hotels with restaurant facilities, local shops and a primary school with a nursery. The property is within the catchment area for North Berwick High School and Loretto Private School in nearby Musselburgh. The market town of Haddington, 5 miles to the south, offers a wide range of shops, supermarket facilities and sports centre, with further shops, restaurants and supermarket available in nearby North Berwick. There are numerous golden sandy beaches close by including Gullane Bents and Yellowcraigs/Broad Sands. Drem and Longniddry train stations, the City Bypass and the Central Scotland Motorway network, together with Edinburgh International Airport, are all within easy reach.
The charming gardens are enclosed with stone walling and fencing with an excellent selection of mature shrubs and trees, including productive fruit trees, a lawn and attractive gravel patio. There is also an attractive enclosed courtyard accessed from the cottage which has a stone and gravel patio and planted borders.
To the front of the property there is parking for two cars on a cobbled driveway.
The carpets, curtains, blinds and light fittings throughout are included in the sale price together with the cooker, dishwasher and washing machine, and the shed in the garden. The appliances in the annexe are also included and comprise gas hob, extractor hood, oven, dishwasher, fridge and washer/dryer. The furnishings in the cottage may be available by separate negotiation.
The property benefits from gas central heating and partial double glazing.
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