Savills | Salters House, Dalkeith, Midlothian, EH22 2EH | Properties for sale
2,584 sq ft(240.06 sq m)
Offers over £620,000

Salters HouseDalkeith, Midlothian, EH22 2EH

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in May 2020
  • Well-proportioned family home over two floors
  • Presented in immaculate order throughout
  • Wonderful private gardens and off-street parking
  • Set on the outskirts of Dalkeith with local amenities to close by
  • Easy access to Edinburgh city centre, bypass and central Scotland motorway network

Charming Victorian family home with wonderful gardens and within easy reach of Edinburgh.

About this property

  • Salters House is a charming Victorian villa set on the outskirts of the popular town of Dalkeith in Midlothian.

    The property has maintained many of the original features and period character, including detailed cornicing and attractive fireplaces, whilst our clients have renovated and upgraded the property to suit every day modern living. The accommodation is set over two floors, with a good balance of reception spaces and bedrooms, ideal for family living and entertaining.

    The principal reception rooms are situated at the front of the property, with a bay-windowed sitting room and dining room of equal proportions. There is an additional reception room which could be used as an office, playroom, gym or fifth bedroom.

    There is a large, country-style kitchen with Belfast sink and range cooker which is has all the modern necessities whilst complimenting the period features. A utility room, larder and downstairs W.C. complete the ground floor accommodation.

    There is an exceptional bathroom on the half landing, which has a freestanding bath and separate shower. There are four well-proportioned double bedrooms on the first floor, one of which has an en suite. There is an additional room which could be used as a nursery or dressing room. The property has far reaching views from the first floor, over the Dalkeith Estate towards Arthurs Seat and beyond.

    The property benefits from a fantastic, and very private, walled-garden, which is mainly laid to lawn with planted borders and mature trees. The garden is fully enclosed, making it excellent for families with young children. There is off-street parking and a car port for two cars. Electric gates open into the drive.

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Local information

  • Salters House is situated on the outskirts of Dalkieth, a well-established and sought after residential district, approximately eight miles south of Edinburgh city centre. There is a Sainsburys Local close by, ideal for everyday essentials, whilst the local area has a wide range of amenities, including restaurants, bars, banks and a leisure centre with swimming pool and gym. There is a large Tesco supermarket at Eskbank whilst Dobbies Garden Centre, Fort Kinnaird and Straiton Retail Park are also nearby.
  • The surrounding countryside offers a wide range of leisure opportunities with a number of excellent golf courses nearby, including Newbattle, Kings Acre and Broomieknowe, whilst there is easy access to East Lothian's golf-coast. There is a horse riding school in Lasswade and an equestrian centre at nearby Oxenfoord. The Pentland Hills offer a variety of picturesque walks and the Midlothian Snow Sports Centre at Hillend. The property overlooks the Dalkeith Country Park and Estate, with the very popular Fort Douglas play park and shops and café at Restoration Yard, whilst Vogrie Country Park is also nearby.
  • The new Dalkeith High School is only a short distance away, whilst Edinburgh's top independent schools and Loretto in nearby Musselburgh are easily accessible. There are excellent public transport services, with buses into Dalkeith and the city centre, as well as the new Borders Railway line which stops at nearby Eskbank and Shawfair, with Park & Ride facilities, offering a direct link into Edinburgh Waverley. The property is also well located for access to the city bypass, with connections to Edinburgh Airport and the Central Scotland motorway network.

Additional information

  • EPC Rating = D