Savills | Toft House, 26 Marmion Road, North Berwick, East Lothian, EH39 4PG | Properties for sale
2,120 sq ft(196.95 sq m)
Offers over £740,000

Toft House26 Marmion Road, North Berwick, East Lothian, EH39 4PG

  • Sold

Key features

  • Sold in October 2019
  • Superb open plan kitchen and dining room with sea views
  • Corner plot with driveway and south facing garden
  • Excellent location close to North Berwick High Street, the West Link and High School
  • Close to the train station (0.3m) with regular services into Edinburgh
  • Sun room with sea views over the garden
  • 5 double bedrooms and 2 bath / shower rooms
  • Renovated to a high standard throughout

Superb home in central North Berwick with outstanding views over the West Bay to the Harbour and Bass Rock

About this property

  • Toft House is an attractive red sandstone building which sits in an elevated plot with views over the town centre and magnificent coastline. The house has been fully refurbished in recent years to a high standard and outside there are well kept and landscaped gardens with a double driveway. Whilst the property has been modernised it retains a number of period features such as double glazed sash and case windows, decorative cornicing and fireplaces with original tiled surrounds.

    The open plan kitchen / dining room is an impressive and bright space with superb views, which is ideal for entertaining. To one end is a modern fully fitted kitchen with integrated appliances which include a gas hob, fridge freezer, oven, microwave Opposite is the dining area which has a bay window and fireplace.

    The sitting room is south facing and has a living flame gas fireplace with tiled surround and decorative mantelpiece. It opens through to the sun room which is fully glazed and takes in views over the town.

    Off the hallway are a family bathroom, guest bedroom and utility room along with a staircase up to the bedrooms. There are 4 double bedrooms, 2 of which take in the coastal views over the golf course and town with the other 2 facing south and west. There is a family shower room located by the bedrooms which has a walk in shower, wash hand basin and WC.

    Toft House has a superb landscaped garden and a large driveway for several cars. The south facing garden is laid to lawn and has a pedestrian gate onto Marmion Road. There is a patio which catches the mid-day and afternoon sun, which is ideal for outdoor dining and entertaining. Down a short flight of stairs is the large gravel driveway and there is an further lawn beyond, which is borders by a mature hedge and stone wall providing privacy. There are double gates onto Bank Street and a garden store, useful for garden furniture and sports equipment.

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This house ticks all the boxes for me. Close to the beach and golf course with the town centre also on the door step.

Andrew ThomsonProperty agent

Local information

  • Situated on the Golf Coast of East Lothian, North Berwick has been consistently voted one of the best places to live in both Scotland and the wider UK. It is a highly regarded coastal town, overlooking the Firth of Forth with spectacular views over to Fife and the Bass Rock. The town boasts magnificent sandy beaches, excellent golf courses and water sports facilities, all based around the vibrant town centre which has a good range of local shopping, restaurants, services and schools.
  • Within easy reach of the main A198 towards Edinburgh, the A1 and the railway station, the property is superbly located for commuters. The railway station is less than a 10 minute walk from the property providing direct access to Edinburgh in 30 minutes. The local secondary school, North Berwick High School, is a great draw to the town and there are good primary schools. There are three well regarded independent schools in East Lothian: The Compass in Haddington (primary), Belhaven Hill in Dunbar (preparatory) and Loretto in Musselburgh (3-18). All the fee paying schools of Edinburgh are accessible and many have direct bus services from East Lothian.

Additional information

  • EPC Rating = E