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Ormiston, East Lothian, EH35 5NJ
Sold Offers Over £630,000
Impressive 4 bed detached house with outbuildings set in approximately 1 acre of garden grounds
Tyneside Villa, built in 1886, offers a rare opportunity to purchase a delightful 4 bedroom detached period house set within approximately one acre of mature walled gardens and having various outbuildings which could be used for a variety of purposes. The property retains many original features including fireplaces, a striking staircase and ornate cornicing which add to the appeal. The flexible and spacious accommodation is well presented and benefits from large rooms, high ceilings and an open outlook to the front and rear.
The accommodation is arranged over two floors and comprises on the ground floor – vestibule with original tiled floor; welcoming entrance hall with elm wood flooring and impressive staircase, useful under stairs cupboard and side door to the garden with stained glass panels; delightful double aspect sitting room with a large bay window and original fireplace with a working fire; charming living room to the front with a bay window and fireplace with working fire; dining room to the rear looking out on to the gardens; potential study (presently used for ironing) with window to the rear; kitchen/breakfast room fitted with hand built wooden units, a walk in pantry and ample room for a dining table; rear hallway with door to garden; WC; boiler room and laundry room with two sinks, a pulley and further storage; and on the first floor – large landing with cupboard with fitted ladder leading to a large floored loft; double bedroom 1 with a fireplace and open aspect; double bedroom 2 to the rear; double bedroom 3 to the front with an en suite shower room; double bedroom 4 to the rear, and family bathroom with a white suite.
Situated on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Ormiston and set within the beautiful East Lothian countryside. Ormiston has an excellent primary school, a doctor's surgery and a selection of shops catering for everyday requirements. Further schooling and shopping facilities are available at nearby Tranent and there are a wide choice of restaurants in the surrounding area. Private schooling is available at Compass in Haddington, Belhaven in Dunbar, Loretto in Musselburgh with further choices available in Edinburgh. The village is within commuting distance of Edinburgh with excellent road connections and the A68, City Bypass and the A1 just a short drive away.
The extensive and extremely private gardens, which amount to approximately one acre, surround the property and will be particularly appealing to purchasers looking to embrace the rural lifestyle. To the front a large weeping ash creates impact and the borders are planted with shrubs, trees and perennials. The rear partially walled garden has a brick patio and there are various areas to sit and enjoy the aspect. There is also a greenhouse, large vegetable beds, numerous fruit trees, strawberry and raspberry beds, areas of lawn and herbaceous borders. To the side of the property are various brick built outbuildings which include a coal house, garden shed, workshop, two single garages, wood store and stable. There is power, light and water to the outbuilding areas and solar panels are fitted to the flat roof of the outbuildings.
There is a large driveway to the front and side with ample parking and there are two single garages.
The stair carpet, all fitted carpets, blinds and light fittings (excluding the light fittings of the kitchen and dining room but including the original chandeliers in the hall and landing) are included in the sale price together with the induction hob, double oven, fridge, washing machine and dishwasher. The spice rack in the kitchen and the grandfather clock in the hall are excluded and will be removed. The greenhouse is also included in the sale price. Some items of furniture may be available by separate negotiation.
The property benefits from oil central heating and solar panels fitted in 2012 which generate electricity for domestic consumption with the surplus sold to the National Grid. There is also an alarm linked to the police.
When coming from Tranent go down Ormiston Main Street, bear left and drive past the primary school (which will be on the right hand side), bear left and go up the hill (over little bridge). At the top of hill turn right onto the A6093, travel approximately half a mile and Tyneside Villa is the first house on the left hand side after Humbie Road.
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