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Mill House, Land & Silverwitch Kennels, Penicuik, Midlothian

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Added on 25/11/2020
Ballantynes, Edinburgh
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Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Private road access
Ample parking areas
Detached 3-bedroom family home with garage
Separate functioning kennels
Iconic chimney within grounds
Private gardens with lawn sections, trees, shrubs and flowerbeds, paths & garden pond
Leafy landscaped surroundings
Easy access to woodland walks
Including a section of the River Esk with fishing rights

Mill House:
A fully detached and secluded family home accessed via the private road which winds down towards the river. Mill House has parking area to the front as well as having it's own integrated garage with power and running water. The property opens into the entrance hallway which in turn grants access to the main public rooms and also has the staircase leading to the upper levels. The spacious living room has light flooding in from both side and has a feature stone brick wall with fireplace. The dining kitchen feels modern yet retains the character of the property with a selection of wall & base units on one side along with the integrated white goods, then ample space for dining on the other. The kitchen also has access to the garage along with the two additional outbuildings, previously used as the original kennels prior to the standalone unit being formed in more recent years. These outhouses are connected to the main building however designed to work separately when needed as they have their own access along with electrics, heating and running water. Finally on this level, the property also has a shower room.

The upper levels are afforded natural light via the large window over the landing and on the first level, there are two double bedrooms, the master having large wardrobes. The family bathroom has a stylish three piece suite. The third double bedroom is found on the second level with unrestricted views.

The property is complemented by oil fired central heating which was recently upgraded and double glazing in the main rooms, making this a very warm and comfortable home.

The gardens surrounding contain the parking area made up of chip stones. There is the flower beds on tiered levels along with the large lawn sections to the side are rear of the buildings which also hold storage sheds.

A fully functional business set up and used currently as dog kennels. The building is made up of two rows internal kennels each with their own outside space. Fully secure and sized to cater for small, medium and larger dogs. Fully secure. There is also an entrance office space, utility room and a customer / staff bathroom. The building is serviced with heating, electricity and water.

Approx. 6-acres in size, the plot houses Mill House, Silverwitch Kennels and is also where you will find an old towering chimney stack from yesteryear which is visible from afar. There is also a private pond where you will spot a whole host of wildlife as is the case with the walkways within the grounds looking over the woodlands and the river. Our plot also contains part of the River Esk which is ideal to wind away days fishing and bird spotting.

Mill House is found off the B7026 / Westerhaugh between Auchendinny and Penicuik. Easy commuting distance of Edinburgh City Centre. Surrounded by open rolling countryside and farmland.

Many amenities nearby with a selection of retailers in both
Penicuik with Tesco's and Lidl supermarket and also there is Straiton Retail Park with a Sainsbury's supermarket, Marks & Spencer Simply Food, Asda superstore and the well known Ikea.

Education is also available nearby with Glencorse Primary School, Beeslack High School and Penicuik High School, which also has a leisure centre with swimming pool and gym.

Glencorse Golf Course and Midlothian Ski Centre are only a short drive and The Pentlands Regional Park is also ideal for keen walkers.

The new park & rise in Straiton has frequent bus services running to the City Centre and surrounding areas, and, in addition, there is a regular direct bus service from Auchendinny as well. You are also perfectly places for easy access to links to all parts of the City Centre, the City Bypass.

Please note that the property is to be sold as seen and any offers to be submitted via a Scottish solicitor.



Mill House, Land & Silverwitch Kennels, Penicuik, Midlothian


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Eskbank Station5.5 miles
  • Curriehill Station6.3 miles
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