Superbly finished house with outstanding interiors, landscaped gardens, stabling & grazing
12 Letham Mains Holdings is a magnificent, renovated and extended property. The quality of finish internally is exceptional, having been renovated by the McMillan family. Previous projects carried out by the family include the restoration of Seton Castle and The Principal Apartment at Whittingehame House.
The accommodation extends to about 5,000 square feet and has a colonial ambiance, with louvred shutters on the windows and direct access to the conservatory and garden from many of the rooms.
The drawing room, conservatory and dining room / kitchen are in the heart of the house. One wing is dedicated to the luxurious principal bedroom suite. The other wing contains two further bedrooms served by a dressing room, two bathrooms and a shower room.
The drawing room has a Stovax fireplace, a large plasma television and display shelving. This has been complemented by a new conservatory with marble flooring which links to the kitchen and looks out over the grounds. The kitchen has an extensive range of wall and floor units which incorporate a 1½ bowl sink, two ovens, a large fridge freezer, a dishwasher and a washing machine. There is a freestanding island unit.
The principal bedroom suite has an anteroom with a linen cupboard and a large walk-in wardrobe. The dressing room has fully fitted, hand crafted furniture including a central dressing console and wardrobes and shoe racks inspired by the Christian Louboutin boutique in Paris. The en suite bathroom has a round spa bath, limestone walls and floor, a plasma screen television, double shower cubicle, bidet, WC and two basins with cabinets over and drawers below. The principal bedroom has a French door leading into the garden, a four poster bed, and bespoke, hand crafted, fitted furniture.
Bedroom 2 has extensive hand crafted bedroom furniture and a plasma screen television. There is an en suite shower room with a shower cubicle, WC and basin. The en suite bathroom has a bath with plasma screen television, a large shower cubicle, two basins with drawer space below, a bidet and a WC. The floor and walls are covered in stone tiling. Bedroom 3 has handmade shelving with hidden cupboard space behind and there is a large plasma screen television. There is a separate bathroom with large bath, twin basins and a plasma screen television.
Garage and Annexe
There is a garage opposite the house with three electric doors leading into a large garage space, with a cupboard housing the central heating system for the annexe. Adjoining the garage is a laundry with fitted cupboards and built in work benches with a Belfast sink.
The annexe has a sitting room with extensive bespoke fitted cupboards and shelving, the central part of which houses a pull down double bed, and there is a plasma screen television. The kitchen has a range of floor units which incorporate a 1½ bowl sink, a four ring halogen hob with extractor fan over, two Siemens ovens, a fridge and a washing machine. There is a wet room with a basin, WC and fitted cupboard.
12 Letham Mains Holdings has a high stone wall with an impressive entrance with double electric gates which leads past an all-weather tennis court to a parking and turning area with an ornate in the centre beside the house.
There is a brick paved pathway to the front door. Opposite the front door to the east of the house is a circular flower bed with a large, ornate central urn, and a gravel path around it.
Opposite the conservatory is a brick built garden house with a glazed roof and terrace beside. To the side is an orchard with a variety of trees. There are a number of large planters, each with a bay tree.
Grazing and Stables
12 Letham Mains Holdings is situated in grounds of approximately 4.9 acres. The bulk of this is a field to the west of the house which is in grass and ideal for equestrian use. A driveway leads to a stable block with four loose boxes, tack room, equine shower, WC and feed store. The building offers generous storage and can be used for multiple purposes, with secondary entrance as well.
Strictly by appointment with Savills - 0131 247 3738.
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Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Central heating from oil fired boiler.
Local Authority & tax band
12 Letham Mains Holdings is in East Lothian Council Tax band H.
Fixtures & Fittings
All integrated appliances are included in the sale.
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Extraordinary quality of interiors and understated exteriorsJamie Macnab