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Garvald, East Lothian, EH41 4LW
Sold Offers Over £365,000
Unique 3 bedroom cottage with wonderful views, contemporary extension and attached stone barn
Zephyrs is a stunning and unique 3 bedroom cottage with spacious, well presented accommodation situated in a rarely available rural location on the outskirts of Garvald. The current owners have added a contemporary extension which has been cleverly designed to maximise the open views over the countryside toward the Firth of Forth and beyond. There is an attached stone barn which could be developed in a variety of ways subject to the necessary consents.
The charming accommodation which benefits from various bespoke features is arranged over two floors and comprises – entrance porch with fitted storage and porthole window; welcoming hallway with flagstone floor, fitted shelving and utility area; large kitchen/dining room fitted with an excellent selection of hand built painted units and oak worktops, there is ample room for dining and a feature opening in the wall incorporates the view; bright and spacious sitting room with a contemporary wood burning stove providing an attractive focal point, large fully opening bifold doors with stunning views and an exposed brick wall all add to the appeal of this delightful room; double bedroom 3 with fitted storage; shower room fitted with a modern suite; a bespoke staircase leads to the first floor – generous landing with a cosy sitting/snug area with a wood burning stove; double bedroom 2 with en suite bathroom; master bedroom with vaulted ceiling, large full height windows to front with uninterrupted views; ensuite bathroom and dressing area.
Nunraw is situated on the outskirts of Garvald which is an attractive village situated, 10 minutes south east of Haddington. Easy access is available to Edinburgh via the A1 dual carriageway from Haddington. Garvald has a pub, post office, church, the Nunraw Monastery and an active village hall with a range of activities. Schooling is available at Yester Primary School in nearby Gifford with secondary schooling available at Knox Academy, Haddington or Dunbar High. Private schooling is available at Compass in Haddington, Belhaven Hill in Dunbar, Loretto in Musselburgh with further choices available in Edinburgh. The nearby village of Gifford is well served by local businesses including a newsagent, Co-op supermarket, 2 cafes and 2 hotels with bars. A monthly farmer's market and major supermarkets are available in Haddington and Dunbar. Train services are available from Dunbar (main East Coast line from Kings Cross to Edinburgh and Glasgow). The A1 from Dunbar provides road links to the Scottish Borders and beyond
There is an attractive sheltered courtyard garden to the side with a decked patio and raised beds. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with planted borders, excellent privacy and direct countryside views.
There is parking for up to three cars in the gravel courtyard driveway. The stone barn has a pedestrian door from the courtyard and double doors from the private road would provide access for cars if required.
Fixtures and Fittings
The carpets, curtains, blinds and light fittings throughout are included in the sale price together with the electric cooker with a double oven and the shed in the garden.
The property benefits from oil central heating, is fully double glazed and there is a septic tank which is specifically for this property that is registered with SEPA.