5 bedroom detached house for sale

Longridge, Bathgate, West Lothian

Offers Over £599,500

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Burnhead House is an excellent family house which is situated in a convenient location near Bathgate. The original part of the house was the manse for Longridge and is thought to date from 1777. In recent years the house has been comprehensively renovated and extended by the current owners and now provides well-balanced accommodation arranged over ground and first floors, presented to an exceptional standard. The house is situated in approximately 7.83 acres of amenity land and has an excellent range of outbuildings, including a garage block, and a kennel.

The house has accommodation arranged over the
ground and first floors. On the ground floor there
are four principal reception rooms, which include
a dining room, drawing room, a sitting room and a
family room. The kitchen is impressive and has a
breakfast bar, extensive units and integrated
appliances. This leads into a large conservatory,
the utility room and a WC. There are also two
ground floor bedrooms, both en suite, which are
accessed off the family room.

The first floor accommodation is split. Accessed
by a separate stair, from the family room, is the
master bedroom suite. This has a large walk-in
wardrobe, a dressing room and a magnificent en
suite bathroom, with large Jacuzzi bath. The other
two bedrooms are in the original part of the house
and are served by a shared bathroom.

EPC Band F.

Outside
Burnhead House is approached from the main road through electric wrought iron gates which lead to a parking and turning area to the side and rear of the house. To the west of the property, there is a garage block. The garage is currently used as a gymnasium. Adjacent to this is an office, with a wc and kitchenette and on the first floor, there are two further offices and a shower room.

To the west of the garage block is a substantial outbuilding, currently used as a kennel. The main garden lies to the south of the house, has two lawns, box hedging and some mature trees. At the north side of the formal grounds, there are two large lawns separated by a leylandii hedge. Beyond this is a large area of rough land, a mixture of white grass and heather.

Burnhead House occupies a rural setting in the
West Lothian, to the south of Whitburn and about
6 miles from Bathgate. The local towns of Fauldhouse, Longridge and Stoneyburn provide for everyday amenities while Bathgate and Livingston offer a wider range of facilities, including medical, leisure, the Almondvale Shopping Centre and the McArthur Glen Designer Outlet Village. The property lies between Edinburgh and Glasgow and both cities offer a comprehensive range of high street shopping, restaurants and cultural opportunities to be expected of two of Scotland’s major centres of commerce.

There is good, local state schooling with primary
schools in Longridge, Fauldhouse and West Calder with secondary schooling in Whitburn and Blackburn. There is a wide selection of independent schools in Edinburgh, with Clifton Hall School at Newbridge.

Burnhead House is ideally placed for access to central Scotland's motorway network via the M8 and M9, providing access to Edinburgh, Glasgow
and Stirling. There is a railway station in Fauldhouse which has regular services to Edinburgh Waverley and Glasgow Central. There
are 2 nearby Park & Rides, Ingliston and Hermiston, operating services into Edinburgh.
Edinburgh Airport has regular flights to many UK,
European and international destinations.

The beautiful, rolling countryside of West Lothian
has attracted people wishing to live in a rural
community yet have easy access to Edinburgh,
Glasgow and central Scotland. The Pentland Hills Regional Park lies to the southeast and has a variety of hill walks, cycle tracks and pony treks.
There are several local golf courses in the area including Deer Park in Livingston and the championship course at Dalmahoy. Fishing can be found on nearby lochs and reservoirs including Beecraigs, Linlithgow and Harperrig, and field sports are available on the Harburn Estate. The Edinburgh International Climbing Arena can be found at Ratho and the Kirknewton airfield is home to a gliding school.


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29 November 2014

Nearest stations

  • Breich (0.6 mi)
  • Fauldhouse (2.0 mi)
  • Addiewell (2.6 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Breich (0.6 mi)
  • Fauldhouse (2.0 mi)
  • Addiewell (2.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Strutt & Parker, Edinburgh

28 Melville Street Edinburgh EH3 7HA

0131 291 0066 Local call rate

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