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4 bedroom detached house for sale
By Kirknewton, West Lothian
Wester Causewayend House dates back to the early 1700's and has been extended and altered over the years to create the lovely home that can be seen today. The property is built of stone beneath a slate roof and many original features are in evidence, including 4-pane sash and case windows, carved stone surrounding the front door and an engraved marriage stone dated 1739.
Internally the accommodation comprises well proportioned bright rooms, many of which have lovely open views over the surrounding countryside and Pentland Hills beyond. The layout of the property makes it an ideal family home with ample room to spread throughout the house. The heart of the home is the large farmhouse kitchen which has bespoke fitted units with wood and granite worktops. The large yet cosy sitting room is ideal for quiet family nights or formal entertaining. Also on the ground floor there is a good sized master bedroom with en suite and walk-in store and bedroom 5/study.
A lovely curved stone staircase gives access to the first floor where there are a further three bedrooms and a bathroom.
We understand that an application for a windfarm of approximately 20 turbines is likely to be submitted to planning soon. It would be 1 1/2 to 2 miles west of the property and roughly parallel to the front of the building. We do not believe that it is going to be visible from inside the house or the back garden.
Wester Causewayend House is listed grade B as being of architectural and historic interest.
West Lothian Council, West Lothian House, Almondvale Boulevard, Livingston EH54 6QG. Tel: 01506 775 000.
Mains electricity, mains water, private drainage system and oil-fired central heating. Broadband is available either via a mobile network or satellite service.
Note: The services and systems have not been checked by the selling agents.
Wester Causewayend House has been placed in Band D for Council Tax purposes.
Strictly by appointment with Strutt & Parker LLP, telephone 0131 226 2500.
West Causewayend House is situated in the hamlet of Harperrig on the edge of the Pentland Regional Hills Park.
The village of Kirknewton (5 miles) caters for most every day requirements with a grocery shop, a bank and a post office. Primary and secondary education is available at Kirknewton and nearby Balerno. Many private schools are within easy reach including Merchiston Castle School, Clifton Hall Schoool, Mary Erskine and George Watsons College.
Livingston (11 miles) has a wide range of shops and services, including the Almondvale Shopping Centre. In addition, there are sports and leisure facilities and a public hospital.
Both Edinburgh and Glasgow are easily accessible making it a very attractive location for commuting. The M8, M9 and Edinburgh bypass are all only a short distance away and
there is also a train station at Kirknewton with regular services into Edinburgh. Edinburgh International airport (13 miles) has regular flights to a range of UK, European and world
There are several local golf courses, including the Championship course at Dalmahoy and the popular Deer Park Course at Livingston. There is hill walking and mountain biking in the Pentland Hills, trout fishing in lochs and
reservoirs, including Beecraigs, Linlithgow and Harperrig, and field sports available at nearby Harburn Estate.
A key feature of Wester Causewayend House is the private walled garden situated to the rear of the property which has a large area of lawn bordered by mature flowering shrubs and bushes. A large patio overlooks the rear garden and is the ideal place for al fresco dining and to enjoy the views. There is a small area of garden to the front of the property and a path leads around to a further area of garden, where there are soft fruit bushes, shrubs and trees.