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Aberlady, East Lothian, EH32 0PZ
Sold Offers Over £950,000
Stunning and spacious 6 bedroom modern country home with outbuildings, large garden and paddock
Kilberry House offers a rarely available opportunity to purchase an extensive 6 bedroom detached modern family home with outbuildings, large mature gardens and a paddock of approximately 2 acres. There are outstanding countryside views from the house and gardens. The layout, which provides generous reception areas, offers great flexibility and is extremely well presented throughout. The property is situated in a sought after location with excellent access to the coast, local amenities and Edinburgh.
The accommodation, which benefits from quality fixtures and fittings throughout, is arranged over two floors and comprises – entrance vestibule; welcoming hallway with tongue and groove panelling and feature lighting; bright and stunning drawing room with high ceilings, contemporary Neville Johnson fitted shelving and a fireplace providing an attractive focal point, large windows overlook the gardens and patio doors give access to the patio; dining room with full height glazing overlooking the garden; adaptable study/family room to the rear; spacious kitchen/dining room fitted with an excellent selection of Christopher Howard painted units with granite worktops, Corian sink unit, 5 oven cream electric Total Control Aga and a generous island unit and ample room for a large table, this room opens into a bright sitting room with a corner fireplace and glazed doors lead to the garden; rear hall with door to the driveway gives access to a walk in larder; utility room, WC and boot room. From the main entrance hall, which has a cloakroom with WC and sink, an inner hall with useful cupboard provides access to further flexible accommodation comprising snug overlooking the rear garden; double bedroom 5 with dressing room and en suite bathroom with separate shower; double bedroom 6 with fitted wardrobes and en suite shower room; and on the first floor – galleried landing; master bedroom with balcony overlooking the open fields, large dressing room with fitted wardrobes and contemporary en suite bathroom with twin sinks, freestanding bath and shower cubicle; walk in storage room which could be used a study or snug; double bedroom 2 with fitted wardrobes; double bedroom 3 with fitted wardrobes, double bedroom 4 with a feature port hole window and family shower room fitted with a modern suite.
Situated close to the beautiful coastal conservation village of Aberlady which 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. The village offers good local amenities, is served by two hotels with restaurant facilities and local shops. Aberlady has a local primary school with nursery and the property is within the catchment area for the well-regarded North Berwick High School. Private schooling is also available at Compass in Haddington, Belhaven Hill in Dunbar, Loretto in Musselburgh with further choices available in Edinburgh. The market town of Haddington, five miles to the south, offers a wide range of shops, restaurants, supermarkets and leisure facilities. 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 gardens will be particularly appealing to buyers wishing to embrace the rural lifestyle and are enclosed by hedging and fencing. There are lawned gardens with mature planted borders to the rear with a sheltered stone patio. A fenced vegetable garden has a green house and raised beds. To the front there are further lawns and planted borders. The paddock extends to approximately 2 acres and is enclosed. A double garage and stabling are accommodated in the building adjacent to the main house. It has a floored loft (which could be developed further subject to obtaining necessary permissions) is accessed by an exterior stairway. There are two full sized loose boxes and a smaller stable, each with water. The stable yard leads to a further timber stable block with two larger loose boxes next to the paddock and the flood lit manège (60m x 20m) with rubber spring ride shred.
Electric gates give access to a monoblocked driveway to the front with ample parking and a double garage.
The carpets, curtains, blinds and light fittings throughout are included in the sale price together with the electric Total Control 5 oven Aga, extractor hood, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and the greenhouse in the garden.
The property benefits from oil fired central heating and there is electric underfloor heating to some rooms, it is double glazed throughout and there is an alarm. Drainage is to a septic tank.
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