Savills | Old Pencaitland Farm House, Pencaitland, Tranent, East Lothian, EH34 5DE | Properties for sale
2,965 sq ft(275.46 sq m)
Offers over £625,000

Old Pencaitland Farm HousePencaitland, Tranent, East Lothian, EH34 5DE

  • Sold

Key features

  • Sold in February 2020
  • Large dining kitchen with snug situated off
  • Superb conservatory overlooking the garden
  • Modern extension with master bedroom suite, boot room, utility room and study
  • Garden with lawns, summerhouse, potting shed, greenhouse and terrace
  • Driveway with access to double garage
  • Quiet village setting close to Edinburgh and the A1

Stone built farmhouse in a village setting with pretty garden and a superb blend of modern and traditional accommodation.

About this property

  • Old Pencaitland Farmhouse is a traditionally built stone property with a modern extension providing spacious and comfortable accommodation over two floors. The property has a number of period features throughout such as sash and case windows and decorative cornicing.

    The ground floor has a welcoming entrance hallway with doors off to the kitchen, dining room and bedroom. The dining room looks over the back patio and has a door to a short flight of steps leading to a superb conservatory with French doors opening into the garden. The kitchen is a wonderful space with a cosy snug situated off. There is room for a dining table and a range of base and wall mounted units with integrated Siemens appliances.

    Beyond the kitchen is the recently built extension which has a WC, utility room and large study with double doors out to the garden. A back door is also located here, adjacent to the garage and parking area.

    The staircase to the first floor passes by a set of French doors from which there are stone steps down to the garden. The large doors allow for lots of natural light to flood into both the ground and first floor hallways. The formal sitting room is triple aspect and on the west side of the house with views over the surrounding countryside. The room is heated by a wood burning stove set beneath a decorative timber mantelpiece in addition to period wall-mounted radiators.

    The master bedroom is situated in the modern extension where there is also an en suite bathroom and dressing area.. There are a further three bedrooms on the first floor which share a shower room.

    The gardens which surround Old Pencaitland Farmhouse are well stocked and mature. To the front is a gravelled area flanked by flower beds with a path leading to the front door. This is located adjacent to the driveway and a parking area which has plenty of space for cars and access to a double garage. Immediately behind the house and facing south is a spacious terrace which is ideal for outdoor dining and entertaining. The main area of garden faces west and gently slopes down from the patio, where there is a beautiful pond. In addition to the expanse of lawn are well stocked borders, a substantial timber greenhouse, potting shed, summerhouse and raised beds.


    Strictly by appointment with Savills - 0131 247 3738.

    Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage.

    Local Authority & tax band
    East Lothian Council Tax Band G.

    Conservation Area
    The Old Pencaitland Farmhouse is within the Pencaitland Conservation Area.

    Fixtures & Fittings
    All white goods, blinds and curtains and fitted floor coverings are included within the sale. All light fittings are excluded from the sale but will be replaced with pendants prior to completion of a sale.

    The first section of driveway is under shared ownership.

    Agents note
    There is a strip of land to the west of The Old Pencaitland Farmhouse which is zoned for development of 16 houses, included within the East Lothian Local Plan. There are no plans with East Lothian Council to develop this area.

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Local information

  • Old Pencaitland Farmhouse is situated in the heart of Pencaitland, a picturesque village within the highly desirable county of East Lothian. The nearby towns of Haddington and Tranent have a good range of services and facilities while Edinburgh, less than 16 miles away, has 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.
  • Old Pencaitland Farmhouse 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 Wallyford, Newcraighall and Longniddry also offer good commuter services. The A1 and A68 provide superb road links to Edinburgh city centre and the A720 City Bypass as well as access to the Scottish Borders.
  • 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 have a range of sports clubs and well equipped sports centres, including indoor swimming pools.

Additional information

  • Directions: The entrance to Old Pencaitland Farmhouse is located diagonally opposite the petrol filling station situated in the centre of Pencaitland. On entering keep to the right hand side and follow the driveway to the double garages.
  • EPC Rating = D