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8 bedroom detached house for sale

Priorwood, Polton Bank, Lasswade, Midlothian, EH18

Sold STC £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Handsome Georgian country house
  • Delightful grounds of about 4.35 acres
  • 2 elegant reception rooms
  • Study, playroom, party room/ bar and conservatory
  • Breakfasting kitchen
  • Master bedroom with en suite bathroom
  • 7 further bedrooms
  • 2 family bathrooms
  • Tree-lined tarmacadam driveway and turning circle
  • EPC Rating = F

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Handsome Georgian country house in delightful grounds of about 4.35 acres


Polton Bank is situated in Lasswade and links Lasswade to Loanhead over the River Esk. It is a well-established and sought after residential district approximately 2 miles from the city bypass and 7 miles south of Edinburgh city centre. There are excellent facilities in the area with good local shopping and schooling and a range of recreational and leisure facilities, as well as a number of golf courses including Kings Acre, Broomieknowe and Melville Golf Centre. The Esk Valley and Pentland Hills offer a variety of picturesque walks and the Hillend dry ski slope. Various excellent independent schools are within reach, including Merchiston, George Watson's College, Fettes College and Loretto. Lasswade is also well located for access to the City Bypass, with connections to Edinburgh Airport and the Central Scotland motorway network.


Priorwood is a handsome Georgian country house set in a leafy and tranquil location only seven miles from Edinburgh city centre. The property is set in delightful grounds of approximately 4.35 acre s which includes amenity woodland, a generous lawn and a paddock of about 3 acres. The house is approached by a private driveway leading to a large parking area and turning circle to the front of the house.

Internally, the property offers wonderful family living and reception space throughout the ground floor with grand proportions and light filled rooms, which retain much original charm with the many period features. Included in this is the large and welcoming reception hall with sitting area, dining room, elegant drawing room and the family kitchen. There is potential to create a self-contained flat where the playroom, party room and conservatory are located. On the upper floor there are six bedrooms in the main part of the house while there are a further two bedrooms in the guest apartment.

Also within the grounds, there is a sizeable garage and shed which offers excellent storage space. There is a wide variety of mature plants and shrubs providing wonderful colour while the trees all around the grounds are magnificent.

Fixtures & Fittings
All fitted floor coverings white goods are included in the sale. Some of the curtains and light fittings are not included in the sale.

The property is Category B listed.

Home Report & Energy Performance.
A copy of the full Home Report and Energy Performance Certificate is available on request.

Strictly by appointment with Savills - 0131 247 3719.

To be by mutual agreement.

Offers must be submitted in Scottish legal terms to the Selling Agents. A closing date for offers may be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the Selling Agents following inspection.

Purchase price
Within 7 days of the conclusion of Missives a deposit of 10% of the purchase price shall be paid. The deposit will be non-returnable in the event of the Purchaser(s) failing to complete the sale for reasons not attributable to the Seller or his agents.

BF 61029032

Square Footage: 5,647 sq ft
Acreage: 4.35 Acres


Turning off the city bypass at Junction 4, Lasswade Junction, turn right and follow Lasswade Road into Lasswade. Pass the Laird and Dog and cross over the River North Esk. Take the second right onto Polton Road, pass the Polton Inn and take the next right along Polton Bank. Continue along Polton Bank into the Esk Valley and Priorwood is entered through stone gatepiers on the left hand side.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
23 April 2017

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