4 bedroom detached house for sale

The Sycamores, Kings Road, Longniddry, East Lothian, EH32

Under Offer £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Family house set in large garden
  • Village location close to coast
  • Walking distance to train station
  • 3 reception rooms
  • 4 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms
  • Kitchen with pantry and utility room
  • Double garage
  • EPC Rating = F

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Attractive coastal property situated in sought after East Lothian village with excellent rail link to Edinburgh

Location

Edinburgh 15 miles, Edinburgh Airport 23 miles, Glasgow 59 miles

The Sycamores occupies a prime position on one of Longniddry's most sought after addresses, King's Road: a peaceful, leafy street adjacent to the golf course and within easy walking distance of the train station. The station is on the North Berwick to Edinburgh railway line with a journey time to Edinburgh Waverley of around 20 minutes. Edinburgh is also easily accessible via the A1 dual carriageway, as is Edinburgh Airport.

Longniddry is a peaceful yet vibrant village with many amenities including, post office, petrol station, dentist, veterinary practice, library and a community centre. Like many coastal towns within East Lothian, Longniddry has a long sandy beach. This stretch of local coastline is known as Longniddry Bents, popular in the summer months with local families, holidaymakers, picnickers, horse riders, ramblers and dog walkers alike. The shallow bay is also a favoured location for windsurfers, kite surfers and sea kayakers. There is a primary school in the village which feeds to Preston Lodge High School. Private schooling is available locally at The Compass School in Haddington and Loretto in Musselburgh, with a large selection of other private schools available in Edinburgh, many of which provide bus services from East Lothian.

The East Lothian countryside provides for a wide range of activities such as cycling, horse riding and field sports and it is particularly well known for its quality links golf courses, including Longniddry Golf Course which lies adjacent to The Sycamores. Also nearby are Muirfield, host to The Open Championship, Luffness, Archerfield Links and the three Gullane courses.

DIRECTIONS

From Edinburgh follow the A1 eastbound, taking the exit onto the A198 towards North Berwick/ Cockenzie. At the roundabout, take the second exit for the A198, at the second roundabout take the third exit for the A198 towards Longniddry. Upon entering Longniddry, take the third left onto Links Road, following the road to the left. Take the third left onto King's Road, The Sycamores is the third property on the right.

Description

An attractive and well maintained property dating from 1930s, The Sycamores looks out over the clubhouse of Longniddry's golf course and beyond to the coast. The property is set back from King's Road, with a gravel driveway sweeping from the street to the main entrance on the north side of the property. The drive loops around the house and through the in-and-out garage. There is also a pedestrian access from the street through a separate gateway with a pathway leading through the large south facing garden towards the house.

The main entrance opens into a vestibule and reception hall with the original hardwood parquet floor which continues into the wood panelled dining room. There is a spacious L-shaped drawing room with a fireplace and quiet nook perfectly proportioned for a writing desk.

There is an everyday entrance on the south side of the house positioned in the extension which was added in the late 1960s. This leads through an internal porch and hallway to a sitting room with double glazed dual aspect windows and up a few steps to the kitchen. Off the hall there is a utility room with fitted store cupboards, a washing machine and a sink. Opposite the utility room is a coal hole and a pantry with built in store cupboards. The kitchen is fitted with vintage English Rose metal cabinetry which has magnificently stood the test of time. There is an electric cooker and dishwasher.

Also on the ground floor is a large bedroom as well as a bathroom with WC, wash basin and a shower over the bath.

Stairs with a wrought iron banister lead up to the first floor. The master bedroom has views over the golf course and beyond to the Firth of Forth. This room has plenty of storage space within extensive fitted wardrobes. Two further bedrooms, both with good wardrobe space, are also located on the first floor in addition to the family bathroom which has WC, wash basin and bath. A linen cupboard is located on the first floor landing.


GARDEN

Surrounding the property is a beautifully presented garden, the majority of which is south facing, which extends to just under 0.6 acre. In addition to the expanse of lawn to the front and rear of the house, there are a variety of landscaped herbaceous borders, rose beds, shrubberies and beautiful mature trees. An wooden gate leads from the garden on the north side of the house onto the golf course.

The large double garage, which has electric doors on both sides, provides a link through so that no turning circle is required for vehicles. It provides good storage space in addition to the two garden stores.


DIRECTIONS

From Edinburgh follow the A1 eastbound, taking the exit onto the A198 towards North Berwick/ Cockenzie. At the roundabout, take the second exit for the A198, at the second roundabout take the third exit for the A198 towards Longniddry. Upon entering Longniddry, take the third left onto Links Road, following the road to the left. Take the third left onto King's Road, The Sycamores is the third property on the right.


GENERAL REMARKS

Services
Mains electricity, drainage and water. Central heating provided by oil fired boiler, which also supplies hot water. Electric heating in sitting room, utility room and downstairs hall.

Local Authority
East Lothian Council tax band H

Fixtures and Fittings
All standard fixtures and fittings to be included in the sale with the exception of the lantern light in the reception hall, chandelier light in the dining room and all garden furniture.

Solicitor
Francis Wishart
Wisharts Law
12 Nelson Mandela Place
Glasgow
G2 1BT

Square Footage: 2,626 sq ft
Acreage: 0.58 Acres

Directions

DIRECTIONS

From Edinburgh follow the A1 eastbound, taking the exit onto the A198 towards North Berwick/ Cockenzie. At the roundabout, take the second exit for the A198, at the second roundabout take the third exit for the A198 towards Longniddry. Upon entering Longniddry, take the third left onto Links Road, following the road to the left. Take the third left onto King's Road, The Sycamores is the third property on the right.

More information from this agent

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 August 2016

Nearest stations

  • Longniddry (0.6 mi)
  • Prestonpans (3.1 mi)
  • Wallyford (4.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

Nearest schools

Use the school checker

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Savills, Edinburgh

Wemyss House 8 Wemyss Place Edinburgh EH3 6DH

0131 291 0073 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

Floorplans


To view this property or request more details, contact:

Savills, Edinburgh

Wemyss House 8 Wemyss Place Edinburgh EH3 6DH

0131 291 0073 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

Map & Street View

Nearest stations

  • Longniddry (0.6 mi)
  • Prestonpans (3.1 mi)
  • Wallyford (4.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Savills, Edinburgh

Wemyss House 8 Wemyss Place Edinburgh EH3 6DH

0131 291 0073 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

Disclaimer - Property reference EDS160202. The information displayed about this property comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. This property advertisement does not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Savills, Edinburgh . Please contact the selling agent or developer directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.

Map data OpenStreetMap contributors.