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3 bedroom bungalow for sale

The Steading, Pencaitland, Tranent, East Lothian, EH34

Offers Over £270,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming cottage
  • Accessible location in East Lothian village
  • Kitchen with breakfast area
  • Spacious sitting room
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Garden with decked patio
  • EPC Rating = C

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Charming three bedroom cottage with garden set in the heart of an East Lothian village


Edinburgh 15.4 miles, Haddington 6 miles, North Berwick 16.3 miles.

The Steading is situated in the heart of Pencaitland, a picturesque village within the highly desirable East Lothian area. The nearby towns of Haddington and Tranent have a good range of services and facilities while Edinburgh, less than 16 miles away, provides quick access to a more extensive range of amenities including an international airport, universities, cultural attractions and shops. Combined with its easy access to the coast and country, Pencaitland perfectly balances urban and rural life.

The Steading is well positioned for schools and has good transport links. Pencaitland Primary school is highly regarded and only a short walk from the property. Ross High in Tranent provides local secondary schooling. There is a direct bus service from Pencaitland to Edinburgh and Haddington and the train stations at Longniddry and Prestonpans also have good commuter services. The A1 provides a superb road link to Edinburgh City Centre and the A720 City Bypass.

The East Lothian countryside offers a wonderful quality of life, supporting a wide range of activities such as cycling, horse riding and field sports and is particularly well known for its quality links golf courses. The towns of Tranent, Haddington and North Berwick both have a range of sports clubs and well equipped sports centres, including indoor swimming pools.


Formally part of Wester Pencaitland Farm, The Steading was converted in 1983 to create a well proportioned cottage. This was further extended in 2008 to incorporate a new kitchen on the gable end.

The front door opens into the main hallway. Turning right leads to the main reception room currently used as a spacious sitting room with double glazed patio doors leading out on the decked terrace. An internal glass door leads to the kitchen where the curved wall is lined with fitted units leaving a central position for a dining table. Fitted within the base units are a gas cooker, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and boiler. The gas fired boiler was recently replaced and has a full warranty. The former exterior stone wall now creates a feature internal wall and provides great character to the room.

There are three bedrooms. The largest, master bedroom has en suite shower room. The second bedroom is currently used as a study and the third bedroom, located beside the family bathroom has superb wardrobe space. The bathroom has a WC, basin and bath with electric shower. A linen cupboard is accessed from the hallway which provides further storage.


Access to The Steading is through a gate set within a green wooden fence that borders the garden of the property. The gate opens up on to a large wooden decked patio, creating a private and sheltered outside area. Separated by a low fence is a further lawned garden area with raised beds. There is scope to build a garage at the end of the garden as was planned in the original conversion.


Mains water, gas, electricity, drainage.

The access and parking is shared with neighbouring properties. Maintenance arrangements are in place and is shared. Further details are available on request.

Local Authority
East Lothian Council, tax band E

Fixtures and Fittings
Standard fixtures and fittings to be included within the sale. The sitting room TV cabinet will be excluded from the sale but the fitted wall units will remain.

Square Footage: 989 sq ft



From Edinburgh, follow the A1 east. Take the exit to Tranent (A199). Continue through Tranent onto the Ormiston Road following signs to Pencaitland (B6355). On arriving in Pencaitland, at the crossroads turn right and continue through the village and over the bridge (A6093). Going past the Spar/ Gulf petrol station, the shared drive to The Steading is the first entrance on the left hand side of the road.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
24 September 2017

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