With views overlooking open farmland and over Edinburgh as far as the city skyline and Arthur’s Seat, this beautiful four bedroom family home is a steading conversion set in a quiet, exclusive development of similar style properties in the rural setting of Blackburn, West Lothian.
The house is perfect for families and equestrian enthusiasts, and provides excellent access to both Edinburgh and Glasgow, which are both within commuting distance. It is also very close to Livingston and the designer outlet and bars and restaurants on offer. So there is no wonder this beautiful home was featured in The Scotsman’s selection of three of the best grand family homes in West Lothian.
- This beautiful home is located in the most idyllic rural setting and surrounded by large outdoor space;
- There is extensive accommodation available, with four bedrooms, three reception rooms and an outdoor BBQ cabin;
- The setting is perfect for al fresco entertainment, so if garden parties are your style, you will enjoy the BBQ cabin with rotisserie grill;
- Do you love horses? This might be the perfect location for you, with the adjacent paddock for your equestrian companions.
The property is designed and presented to an exceptionally high standard and is entered via a courtyard setting. The spacious dining hall provides access to all rooms on the ground floor as well as a large storage cupboard. The living room is flooded by natural light with floor to ceiling windows, Velux windows and patio doors out to the gardens. There is a feature Scandinavian wood burning stove which creates a fantastic space for relaxing or entertaining. The dining kitchen, with a doorway out to the gardens, has a selection of floor and wall mounted units, the integrated appliances include a four ring Neff hob with extractor hood and light, oven, microwave, dishwasher and there is ample space for a dining table. The utility room has an additional sink and a washing machine. There is a downstairs WC with wash hand basin.
The oak staircase leads to the upper landing with storage cupboard as well as ample space for a desk to create a study area. The master bedroom is fitted wardrobes and en suite bathroom, and there are two further double bedrooms upstairs and the fourth bedroom is downstairs. There is a family bathroom comprising bath with electric shower over, wash hand basin and WC.
Why our client has loved living here:
“The house provides a welcome rest from city living and is very well located for commuting to both Edinburgh and Glasgow. The Barbecue hut is amazing and is a brilliant space for entertaining friends.”
To the outside of the property, the beautifully maintained gardens are mainly laid to lawn and easily maintained with stunning views over the rural farmland. There is an exceptional addition of a wooden barbecue hut with fully fitted rotisserie charcoal grill and fully ventilated cooking chamber.
The house is environmentally sustainable with triple glazing, solar powered water heating and an electric vehicle charging point.
There is also a surround sound system within the house and cat-five wired with ceiling speakers in many of the rooms. There is an iPod dock in the wall of the living room which completes full connectivity and entertainment throughout the house.
The traditional town centre offers an impressive mix of shops, bars and restaurants, and many other amenities including an 18 hole golf course, sports centre, swimming pool and tennis courts. Each year the town hosts many events, most notably the Newlands Day Procession, Bathgate Highland Games and a weeklong music festival each September.
A good range of schools are available from nursery to secondary level, with West Lothian College of Further Education situated in nearby Livingston along with Livingston Designer Outlet for a selection of shops, restaurants, family entertainment and gyms. Bathgate is within easy commuting distance of Edinburgh and Glasgow. There is a centrally located railway station which provides a regular service to Edinburgh and Glasgow City Centres. There are excellent road links to both the M8 and M9 motorways, whilst Edinburgh airport offers frequent domestic and international flights.
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