North Berwick, East Lothian, EH39 4AY
Offers Over £900,000
Stunning and spacious stone built 7 bedroom period house with gardens and garage
8 Dirleton Avenue offers a rarely available opportunity to purchase an impressive and spacious traditional stone built semi detached house in the heart of the popular town of North Berwick. The flexible accommodation is well maintained throughout with numerous period features including cornicing, shutters, staircase and fireplaces. Mature gardens surround the property on three sides and there is a garage and driveway to the rear. Sea views from the upper floor will add to the appeal.
The bright accommodation, arranged over three floors, comprises on the ground floor – entrance vestibule with tiled floor and window to the side; spacious and welcoming hallway with original staircase and glazed cupola; cloakroom with WC and sink; charming dining room to the front; bright sitting room with large bay window and a fireplace providing an attractive focal point; kitchen/breakfast room with an excellent selection of cream shaker style units, granite worktops, range cooker, walk in larder, ample space for a large dining table and wood burning stove inset within an original fireplace; rear hall with fireplace, two useful cupboards, door to the garden and utility room with further storage, pulley and sink; and on the first floor – landing; impressive drawing room with large bay window and original fireplace with marble surround; double bedroom 1 with sink; double bedroom 2; double bedroom 3 with fitted wardrobe and fireplace and bathroom fitted with a contemporary suite and shower over the bath; and on the 2nd floor – landing; double bedroom 4 with fireplace; double bedroom 5; double bedroom 6; double bedroom 7 with sea views and modern shower room.
North Berwick lies on the East Lothian coast within easy commuting distance of Edinburgh and is one of the most sought-after towns in the county. It has a busy high street, with a wide range of local shops and restaurants and there is a Tesco and Aldi supermarket on the outskirts. North Berwick has two excellent golf courses, a yacht club, rugby club, tennis courts, a swimming pool and sports centre, and a luxury spa club is situated at the Marine Hotel. The town provides excellent local primary schooling and the well-regarded North Berwick High school. Private schooling is available at Compass in Haddington, Belhaven Hill in Dunbar, Loretto in Musselburgh with further choices available in Edinburgh. East Lothian has many fine walks by the sea and inland. Edinburgh can be reached in about 45 minutes by car or by train in half an hour and there are extensive bus services.
The property benefits from enclosed mature gardens to three sides. The front garden has planted borders, a high hedge to the front and an area of lawn, the area to the side is laid to lawn and the rear garden is walled with a suntrap patio, further lawn and planted borders.
There is a large single garage with parking on the driveway for one car.
The carpets, blinds, sitting room and drawing room curtains, all light fittings (with the exception of the lights above the table in the kitchen and the ground floor hallway) are included in the sale price together with the Rangemaster range cooker, extractor hood, American fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and television in the kitchen.
The property benefits from gas central heating.
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