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Substantial detached period villa set in mature garden with parking

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Public Rooms
  • 2 Bath/Shower Rooms
  • Private Garden
  • Off-Street Parking
  • Gas Central Heating
  • EPC Rating F

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Beggars' Bush House comprises an extremely impressive detached period villa of great charm and character. The villa is set in its own extensive and mature private garden grounds with ample private parking. Extending to about 3765sq.ft, the versatile accommodation is laid out over two levels with a porch entrance with WC/wet room leading to an inner reception hall with oak panelled staircase, cloaks cupboard and fireplace. There is a spacious sitting room with a fireplace and a south facing bay window overlooking the front garden, a formal dining room with walk in cupboard, fireplace and a bay window overlooking the back garden, a family room with fireplace,bay window and shutters and a study with fireplace. There is a large kitchen breakfast room with a range of kitchen units, the central heating boiler, a free standing cooker and a walk in pantry. Beyond the kitchen is a separate utility room with two additional storage cupboards and a back door leading to the garden.

On the first floor there is an open landing area leading to 5 spacious bedrooms and a family bathroom. There is scope, subject to the required local authority consents, to add additional en suite shower rooms and/or bathroom. The property has part central heating and many period features including a fine staircase, bay windows, fireplaces and some window shutters.


Musselburgh is a thriving town steeped in history. The High Street has a mix of local shops, restaurants and banks. There is a variety of sporting and leisure amenities including the Musselburgh Golf and Race Courses. Although located approximately 6 miles to the east of Edinburgh city centre, there are regular train services from Musselburgh which takes approximately 8 minutes to Waverley Station. Wallyford Station (approximately a 10 minute train journey) is within walking distance and the shopping complex at Fort Kinnaird provides an extensive range of High Street retail shops including a Marks & Spencer store. The proximity of the City bypass and the A1 provides fast and easy access to Edinburgh Airport, the wonderful coastal and leisure facilities along the east coast and motorway links to the rest of the country. Musselburgh provides schools in both the state and private sector.


Outside there is a wonderful, well maintained garden to the front, side and rear of the villa with lawns, flower beds and borders and many mature trees and shrubs. There is an aluminum framed conservatory, a greenhouse, a garden shed and two stone built storage rooms.


There is hard standing parking for up to 4 cars located to the rear of the house with the potential, subject to the required local authority consents, to construct a garage.

Fixtures and Fittings

The light fittings, cooker and washing machine are included in the sale.  The large carved sideboard in the dining room is also available by separate negotiation. 


There is a gas fired central heating system throughout the ground floor and one room on the first floor.

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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