Savills | Silverburn House, Penicuik, Midlothian, EH26 9LF | Properties for sale
2,355 sq ft(218.79 sq m)
Offers over £495,000

Silverburn HousePenicuik, Midlothian, EH26 9LF

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Spacious accommodation arranged over two floors
  • Cosy sitting room with wood burning stove
  • Dining room, sun room and living room
  • Spacious kitchen with pantry
  • 4 bedrooms (1 en suite) on the first floor along with a family bathroom.
  • Gravel driveway with single garage
  • Pretty garden with lawns, terraces and vegetable garden with potting shed and greenhouse
  • Superb setting at the foot of the Pentland Hills
  • 2.5 miles to central Penicuik and 4.5 miles to Edinburgh City Bypass

Wonderful family home set within beautiful gardens at the foot of the Pentland Hills

About this property

  • Silverburn House dates from around 1928 and occupies a lovely rural plot at the foot of the Pentland Hills with a superb outlook to the south. The property has spacious accommodation throughout with generously sized reception rooms on the ground floor and bedrooms with fantastic views at first floor level. The property has a spacious vestibule at the entrance, with a coat cupboard and door into the hallway. The hallway itself has a WC and cloakroom and leads to the kitchen and two of the reception rooms. The kitchen has space for a breakfast table and two generous cupboards as well as built in appliances which include an oven, dishwasher and electric hob.

    The sitting room overlooks the garden and has a wood burning stove as well as a good sized cupboard. A door leads into the sun room which opens to the garden and also into the dining room. Beyond is a further reception room which faces south and west allowing sunlight to stream in all afternoon. There are French doors which open out to the back patio. The first floor has a spacious landing and four bedrooms. The master bedroom looks south and has a superb aspect. It also has an en suite shower room with shower, WC and wash hand basin. It has a Velux window which looks up to the Pentland hills. There are a further three bedrooms and a family bathroom as well as excellent storage spaces off the landing and hallway.

    The grounds around Silverburn House are beautifully presented and provide year-round colour. The front garden has raised beds and a lawn which is sheltered by a mature hedge. Closer to the house and elevated above the lawn is a large patio with a water feature and space for outdoor dining. To the west of the house is a wild garden and to the east is a productive sheltered vegetable garden with a potting shed and greenhouse. The house is reached by gravel driveway from the road and there is space for parking several cars. At the bottom of the driveway is a single garage and garden store.

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Local information

  • Silverburn has a picturesque countryside setting just 4.5 miles from the outskirts of Edinburgh at the foot of the Pentland Hills. The house has a very rural feel and there are plenty of outdoor activities on the doorstep, but it also benefits from excellent access to the local town of Penicuik and Edinburgh itself.
  • The centre of the historic town of Penicuik, once a centre for paper mills, is 2.5 miles away. The town offers a wide range of shops, supermarkets, restaurants, cafés, primary and secondary schools and leisure facilities. These services are further enhanced in nearby Roslin, and Straiton which is located 4.4 miles away. All the fee paying schools in Edinburgh are within easy reach. The property is extremely well situated for access to the Edinburgh City Bypass (A720) and the city centre (9.5 miles). The bypass is around 4.5 miles to the north and gives access to the south, east and west of the city, Edinburgh International Airport and the motorway network. The A702 and A701 provide good links to the M74 to the south.

Additional information

  • EPC Rating = E