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8 bedroom detached house for sale
Kingswood, 27 King's Road, Longniddry, East Lothian
- Beautifully presented house
- Sizeable family accommodation
- Fronting Longnidry Golf Course
- Wonderful grounds of c. 1 acre
- Self contained 1 bedroom flat
Longniddry is at the heart of East Lothian. This is a county celebrated for its fertile soil, spectacular sea views, rolling fields and parkland. The property is within in easy reach of Edinburgh, some 15 miles away, either by car or by train from Longniddry. Edinburgh Airport is approximately 23Â½ miles away and provides an increasing variety of both domestic and international flights. There is good local schooling at Aberlady Primary School and North Berwick Secondary School. Nearby, The Compass in Haddington and Belhaven Prep School in Dunbar have excellent reputations and Loretto Junior and Senior Schools are also convenient, at Musselburgh. A wide choice of private schools is found in Edinburgh.
The surrounding countryside provides a wonderful quality of life. Famous for golf, the area has a wealth of courses including Muirfield, regular host to The Open, Gullane 1, 2 and 3, Luffness, Craigielaw, Longniddry, Archerfield and the West Links at North Berwick. There is also ample scope for other outdoor actives including riding, walking and sailing. Musselburgh Racecourse has a growing reputation and there are pony clubs for the younger equestrian enthusiasts.
Kingswood is an impressive and beautifully presented house offering spacious and comfortable family accommodation set over two principal floors. The house is set in wonderful and beautifully maintained grounds extending to about 1 acre fronting Longniddry Golf Course to the north. With all round aspects, the property benefits from plenty of natural light and having undergone various extensions and modernisation, it is a superb family home.
The entrance vestibule opens through a timber and glazed door to the welcoming reception hall from where the principal reception rooms are accessed and the stairs rise to the upper floor. The drawing room lies at the east of the property and extends from front to back with both south and north facing aspects over both gardens. It is a bright room and has the conservatory with access to the terrace and garden, and the billiard room off. The elegant dining room is also situated off the hallway, and connects to the luxury breakfasting kitchen with a lower level informal dining area with family room off, both of which have French windows opening to the rear decked terrace. The study lies to the front of the house. There are three bedroom and a family bathroom on this floor, as well as access to the sizeable double garage. There is also a self contained flat, with separate access to the rear of the house, comprising a sitting room, kitchen, bedroom and shower room.
The upper floor landing gives access to four further bedrooms, two of which share a 'Jack and Jill' shower room. There is also a family bath and shower room at this level. There is superb light on this floor as well as beautifully open aspects and views over front and rear gardens.
Externally, the house is well screened by a row of mature trees, and is set well back from the road by an easily maintained front garden and a sweeping gravelled driveway, providing ample parking and leading to both the double garage and the front of the house. A paved terrace borders the rear of the property, and leads to the wonderful and sizeable garden. Laid principally to lawn, there are a number of colourful flower beds with a number of mature plants and shrubs, whilst beautifully maintained hedges and flower beds section the garden into three parts, with an orchard and pond in the east section.
There is approved planning consent for the extension of the conservatory and billiards room to create fabulous family space with a superb bedroom with en suite bathroom and balcony above.
Fixtures & Fittings
All fitted carpets, curtains, light fittings and white goods are included in the sale.