3 bedroom detached house for sale
Fauldhouse, Bathgate, West Lothian
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Built in around 1875 as the Manager's House for the Levenseat Quarry, Levenseat House is a stone built house beneath a slate roof and it enjoys an elevated position at the foot of Worm Law. There are a good number of well proportioned reception rooms on the ground floor with traditional features such as original flooring, open fire places and ceiling roses.
The breakfasting kitchen lies to the back of the house together with a cosy sitting room with a multi-fuel burner adding character to the room. The sitting room has direct access to the garden via full length windows providing the perfect opportunity for alfresco dining or entertaining.
The main bedroom accommodation lies on the first floor with a well proportioned master bedroom with fitted wardrobes, and 2 further double bedrooms. A fourth bedroom could be created in either the study or the sitting room if required.
Energy Efficiency Rating F
Levenseat House an elevated position with views across neighbouring farmland, with the town of West Calder lying to the east and the villages of Fauldhouse and Shotts to the north and west. The surrounding countryside is known for its rolling hills and accessibility to both Edinburgh and Glasgow.
The A71 trunk road affords good access to West Edinburgh and the South. Junction 4 and 5 of the M8, Glasgow to Edinburgh motorway, are nearly equidistant being 6½ miles and 7½ miles respectively and connects into the national motorway network. Alternatively there is a mainline train station at Fauldhouse with regular trains to both cities. West Calder provides local shopping facilities while Bathgate and Livingston has a wide range of shopping and leisure facilities. Both Edinburgh and Glasgow offer extensive ranges of retail and cultural facilities.
There is a good range of primary and secondary schools locally at Fauldhouse, West Calder and Livingston. There is a wide selection of private schools in Edinburgh and Glasgow with Clifton Hall School at Newbridge being only 15½ miles away. The rural surroundings of Levenseat House have attracted people from both Glasgow and Edinburgh wishing to live in a friendly rural community.
The Pentland Hills lie to the South-East and offer a great variety of outdoor pursuits including walking, cycling and riding. Outside the gates of Levenseat is a road leading up to Leven Seat and onto Worm Law, perfect for dog walking or riding. There is the Greenburn golf course at Fauldhouse in addition to courses at Harburn, Deer Park, Livingston and the championship course at Dalmahoy Country Club.
Levenseat House sits in the middle of approximately 1.3 acres of garden. With 2 terraces it provides ample opportunity to sit out for enjoying the summer weather. For dog owners there is a secure area with two dog kennel units. To the east of the house is a generous area of lawn with mature trees and which is dissected by the gravel driveway leading to house.
The outbuildings consist of the following:
work shop / coal and log shed
2 Garden sheds