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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Humbie, East Lothian

Offers Over £795,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Reception rooms
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Master bedroom suite with dressing room, en suite bathroom and nursery
  • 3 Double bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Gardens
  • Pond
  • Summerhouse
  • Double Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Lammerlaw House is a superb, contemporary
house built in a traditional style. The property
occupies the most wonderful position with
magnificent views out over open fields to the north
and fabulous southerly views over spectacular
rolling countryside towards the Lammermuir Hills.

The house has extensive accommodation
arranged over ground and first floors. There is a first-rate balance of reception rooms and bedrooms, and the house is ideal for modern family life.

The accommodation is approached through a
front door which leads into a spacious reception
hall. This has a large cloaks cupboard, and
leads into all of the principal reception rooms.
These include a drawing room with an open
fireplace with an ornate tiled surround and
decorate mantelpiece.

From here, double doors open into a superb
sun-room by Mozolowski & Murray. This has
double doors which lead directly out into a
west-facing patio.

There is a large study, which could easily be
used as a downstairs bedroom, a cloakroom
and, at the east end of the house, a large formal
dining room with an open fire, decorative tiled
surround and a timber carved mantelpiece. This
has wonderful views out over the garden and
surrounding countryside, and a double door
which leads out into the patio.

The kitchen is adjacent to the dining room.
This has an excellent selection of wall and floor
units, which incorporate a two-oven gas-fired
Aga, a Belfast-style sink, an integrated fridge,
freezer and dishwasher. There is also ample
room for a dining table. The kitchen is served
by a large walk-in larder and a door leads into
a utility room/side hall. This has floor units with
space and plumbing for a washing machine and
tumble dryer, as well as a stainless steel sink.

On the first floor, the bedroom accommodation
is accessed from a large landing which has an
airing cupboard. The master bedroom faces
west and benefits from a dressing room, which
leads into the en suite bathroom. This has a
corner bath with a shower over, a WC, bidet
and basin in a vanity unit with cupboard space
above. There is also a further study/nursery
situated off the bedroom.

There are three further first floor bedrooms,
which are all good-sized double rooms. One
benefits from an en suite bathroom with a bath
with shower over, WC, bidet and basin. The
other two bedrooms are served by a family
bathroom, again with a bath with shower over,
WC, bidet and basin.

Lammerlaw House is approached through an
electric gate, with the drive leading to a parking
area at the western side of the house. There is a
double garage with up-and-over doors.

The principal garden lies to the south of the
house and is beautifully laid out. Immediately to
the west of the house there is a patio surrounded
by raised shrub beds; an ideal place to enjoy the
evening sun. Behind this to the west is a coppice
which has been planted by the current owners
and includes a variety of trees including acer,
monkey puzzle, Scots pine, copper beech and
rowan. The garden immediately to the south of
the house has a formal element with rose beds
surrounded by boxed hedging.

At the centre of the garden are three magnificent
sycamore trees, which provide shelter and shade.

Beyond these is a large lawn, which slopes down
to a beautiful pond which has been planted with
a number of peripheral water-loving plant species
and is overlooked by an octagonal summerhouse.

Lammerlaw House is situated approximately
1.3 miles north of Humbie, a charming hamlet
nestled beneath the Lammermuir Hills, and is
ideally placed for access to Edinburgh, The
Borders and the East Lothian coastline. Humbie
caters for every day amenities and has an
exceptional village shop called Humbie Hub
which caters for every day needs as well as
having a delicatessen and café and provides
a great focal point for the local community.
Nearby Haddington caters for a wider range
of amenities with many specialist shops,
supermarkets, banking and professional
services, a library and a good range of cafes,
pubs and restaurants. The Aubigny Sports
Centre has a good range of sporting activities
for all the family along with swimming pool.
The town also hosts an annual agricultural and
country show. Edinburgh has a great array of
cultural and historical attractions, along with
shopping centres, and transport links around
the country.

There is excellent schooling locally with a
primary in Humbie, and secondary schooling
in Tranent. In addition, the Compass School
in Haddington and Loretto in Musselburgh,
together with many other private and public
schools in Edinburgh, offer a wide choice
to parents.

The property is ideally placed for easy access
north and south via the A68 or A1. For those
who travel into Edinburgh regularly, there is
a Park & Ride at Sheriffhall and stations at
both Gorebridge and Eskbank. The main east
coast mainline station is at Dunbar, which
has a regular service to London. Edinburgh
airport (23.3miles) serves UK, European and
international destinations.

For the outdoor enthusiast there is no shortage
of activities in the area. The Lammermuir Hills
has many hill walks, trekking and a variety
of field sports. The John Muir Way, which
extends for almost 73km linking East Lothian
with Edinburgh and the Scottish Borders
offers magnificent scenery and provides the
opportunity to experience the local flora and
fauna. For the golfing enthusiast, Gifford
and Vogrie Park are 9-hole courses, whilst
East Lothian is well known for its quality links
courses, including Muirfield, Gullane, Luffness
and North Berwick.

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08 March 2017

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