5 bedroom detached house for sale

Meiklerig Farmhouse, Stenton, Dunbar, Stenton, East Lothian, EH42 1TF

Under Offer £725,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Extensive parking All weather tennis court Courtyard Outbuildings Gardens stores Aboretum field Extensive storage Walled gardens Approximately 6 acres of garden ground EPC Rating F

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Description

Meiklerig Farmhouse is a magnificent five bedroom Georgian farmhouse in a delightful rural location on the eastern edge of the lovely Conservation village of Stenton. Set within approximately six acres of grounds which includes an all-weather tennis court and enjoying outstanding views over the East Lothian countryside, this magnificent property has been sympathetically renovated and extended to create a delightful family home with spacious living accommodation which retains many fine period features including open fireplaces, mantelpieces, panelled doors and windows with working shutters. The well presented accommodation comprises, on the ground floor - vestibule, entrance hall; sitting room; dining room; large kitchen/family room with underfloor heating and an excellent selection of handmade elm units with beech worktops and central island unit, family area with views across the walled garden to the west and French doors giving access to a south facing patio; utility room; large walk in cupboard; inner hall leading to a rear extension comprising study with dressing room off and master bedroom suite with walk in wardrobe and bathroom with bath with shower over, WHB, WC and heated towel rail; and on the first floor - landing; four further double bedrooms and a wetroom with shower, WHB and WC. Plans have been drawn up to add a single storey extension to the rear of the kitchen, providing a guest bedroom suite, additional study, laundry, WC and boot room.

Location

Stenton is an attractive and picturesque conservation village in the heart of the beautiful East Lothian countryside with both the Lammermuir Hills to the south and the fine coastline to the north being. Pressmennan woods provide some delightful walks along forest trails and around the lake. Edinburgh city centre is within easy commuting distance by car or by train from nearby Dunbar station. Stenton has an excellent primary school. Additional facilities are available in East Linton where there are good local shops catering for everyday requirements and several pubs/restaurants. More comprehensive shopping and recreational facilities are available at either Dunbar or Haddington.

Gardens and Grounds

The extensive garden grounds extend to approximately six acres which have been divided into various areas. There is a flagstone patio which makes the most of the south facing aspect and is ideal for summer dining. A well-tended lawn leads onto an arboretum field with a pond. There is a walled garden incorporating a kitchen garden to the side of the house and an all-weather tennis court. To the rear there is a courtyard with various useful outbuildings.

Garages and Parking

There are two single garages and a driveway with parking for several cars.

Fixtures and Fittings

The carpets and light fittings throughout the property are included in the sale price together with Britannia range cooker with cooker hood above, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washing machine. The two garden sheds and tool shed are also included in the sale price. The shepherd's hut may be available by separate negotiation.

Services

The property is heated by oil central heating together with a solid fuel stove in the study and working fireplaces throughout. There is also underfloor heating in the rear extension and the kitchen/family room. The property is partially double glazed in the rear extension and kitchen and there are working shutters.

Directions

From Edinburgh take the A1 towards Dunbar. At the Thistly Cross roundabout take the fourth exit, onto the B6370 signposted for Stenton and Garvald. Follow the road into Stenton and take the first turning on the left, then take the next turning on the left, along a farm road. The property is found on the right hand side, beyond the farm buildings.


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27 September 2016

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  • Dunbar (4.4 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Dunbar (4.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Simpson & Marwick, North Berwick

88 High Street, North Berwick, EH39 4HE

01620 694004 Local call rate

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