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4,947 sq ft(459.59 sq m)
Offers over £895,000

Carberry Mains FarmhouseCarberry, Musselburgh, Midlothian, EH21 8PX


    Key features

    • Excellent transport links to Edinburgh
    • Superb views over open farmland to the Firth of Forth and beyond
    • Recently renovated to a high standard throughout
    • Well-proportioned reception rooms
    • Ample parking space and wrap around lawn

    Impressive and spacious renovated farmhouse with elevated countryside views to the coast

    About this property

    • A traditional farmhouse that dates back to 1857, Carberry Mains Farmhouse is a wonderful family home with spacious rooms and characterful features throughout.

      Entering through a vestibule into an open entrance hall, a bright orangery is situated to the right, while a snug family room currently used as a games room is located to the left. Two large reception rooms are situated to the rear of the property, enjoying the northerly views to the Firth of Forth and beyond to Fife. Both rooms feature working open fireplaces, and the drawing room has dual aspect windows also looking out over the garden. A series of stores, an office, and hidden back staircase to the first floor are located further down the hall. At the heart of the property is a large, recently renovated, open-plan kitchen with dining and seating areas. The traditional country farmhouse style base and wall cabinets are complemented by a two oven cream AGA. A pantry, WC and utility room are all accessed from the kitchen.

      Stairs lead up to the first floor landing, where seven bedrooms are located. The master bedroom features fitted wardrobes and an en suite shower room. The six other well –proportioned bedrooms are serviced by a family bathroom and shower room.

      Outside, a generous gravel driveway provides ample space for parking and turning, while flowerbeds border the boundary. A lawned garden wraps around the west and north of the property with a low lying fence allowing the spectacular view to be enjoyed from all aspects. A tall hedge provides privacy from the road.


      GENERAL REMARKS

      Viewings
      Strictly by appointment with Savills - 0131 247 3756.

      Services
      Mains water, sewerage and electricity, oil fired boiler. Solid wood fireplaces. Private water pipe connects to mains water supply, meter installed.

      Local Authority and tax band
      East Lothian Council tax band G

      Fixtures and Fittings
      Standard fixtures and fittings are included in the sale. Furniture may be available for separate negotiation.

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    Local information

    • Situated on the brow of a hill overlooking the East Lothian countryside, Carberry Mains Farmhouse enjoys spectacular views over to the Firth of Forth. Despite the rural outlook, the property is well situated for access to a range of services and amenities nearby. The nearby village of Whitecraig (0.7 miles) offers a primary school, post office, shop and bus services into Edinburgh, while Musselburgh (2.5 miles) offers a greater range of services including medical practices, supermarkets, restaurants and bars, primary and secondary schooling. Local independent schooling includes Loretto School (Age 8-18) in Musselburgh, and The Compass Primary School in Haddington.
    • The River Esk runs to the west of the property and provides scenic walks and bike trails. Just to the north of the property is the exceptional mansion house and estate of Carberry Tower, which offers restaurants, formal gardens and accommodation, whilst the nearby Dalkeith Country Park offers a wide range of activities for the whole family. while Newbattle Golf Course and Musselburgh Old Golf Courses are located nearby, with all the renowned East Lothian courses within an easy drive.
    • Edinburgh is conveniently accessed by car on the A1, by a number of bus routes nearby, and by train from Wallyford (2.3miles). All the fee paying schools in Edinburgh are within reach, as are the multitude of cultural attractions the city has to offer. The international airport is about 16 miles away.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From Edinburgh, head east on the A1. Exit the A1 for Wallyford/ Dalkeith. At the T junction turn right onto the A6094. At the roundabout take the first exit. Carberry Mains is the first property on the left. The driveway is behind a low stone wall and hedge.
    • EPC Rating = F