Front Exterior
0.81 Ha(2 Ac)
Offers over £1,200,000(35.451.609.868 ₫)

MemblandGifford, Haddington, East Lothian, EH41 4JH


    Key features

    • Outstanding views
    • Beautifully presented accommodation
    • Lovely gardens and grounds
    • Close to popular village of Gifford
    • In catchment area of Yester Primary School
    • Attractive surrounding countryside

    Exceptional family house with open views towards the Lammermuir Hills.

    About this property

    • Membland is an exceptional family home set in an elevated position with superb open views to the south towards the Lammermuir Hills. It has recently been upgraded and extended which has brought the house to a very high standard with beautifully presented accommodation and a layout ideal for modern day family living. Entering the property through a large hall, with stairs leading up to the first floor, access is provided to three main reception rooms. A snug sitting room, well-proportioned drawing room, and open plan kitchen with dining area all maximise on the southerly views towards the Lammermuir Hills. The kitchen features fitted base units, a black five door Aga, and a sizeable pantry.

      From the hall to the rear of the property, there is a cloakroom, laundry room, larder and boiler room. A large open play room is located in what was previously a garage, and opens up on to the boot room and rear door access, with a Jack-and-Jill WC also connecting them. A back staircase leads up to the first floor.
      The main staircase leads up to the first floor landing, where six bedrooms, two bathrooms, a separate WC, and office/ studio space are all located. The master suite comprises of a spacious bedroom with dual aspect views, a dressing room and en suite bathroom.

      The house is approached by a gravel drive to large parking area. The main garden areas are to the south and east of the house with sweeping lawns interspersed with herbaceous borders and a variety of trees and shrubs. On the western boundary there is an area of mature woodland. There is a small paddock area to the south of the house where an all-weather tennis court is also located. The paddock can be accessed by a track from the south west.

      GENERAL REMARKS

      Viewings
      Strictly by appointment with Savills - 0131 247 3756.

      Services
      Mains water and electricity, private drainage and oil fired boiler.

      Local Authority & tax band
      East Lothian Council tax band H

      Fixtures & Fittings
      All fitted carpets and integrated appliances are included in the sale.

      View payable LBTT Calculator for this property

    Local information

    • Membland is situated approximately 1.4 miles to the west of the picturesque village of Gifford, which is one of the most sought after villages in East Lothian. Nestled between the Lammermuir Hills and Haddington it provides excellent local services with a Co-operative store, a newsagent/post office, two hotels/pubs, a tea room, garage, church, a lovely park with a play area and the highly regarded Yester Primary School, which in 2016 was listed in Tatler's good schools guide as one of the top primary schools in the UK. The Compass private primary school and Knox Academy secondary school are located 5 miles away in the town of Haddington, while Loretto School (prep and senior), Musselburgh and Belhaven Hill School (prep), Dunbar are also located nearby.
    • Gifford has a thriving local community with a number of active clubs and groups including a cricket club, bridge club, mini rugby, horticultural society, art and theatre groups.
    • The historic market town of Haddington provides more extensive amenities including a Tesco supermarket, leisure centre and an extensive range of shops and restaurants.
    • The area provides an excellent quality of life and a variety of recreational activities. The Lammermuir Hills have wonderful walking and cycling, whilst sailing and fishing can be enjoyed on the Whiteadder Reservoir. The links golf courses of East Lothian are within easy reach, while Gifford boasts two courses, Castle Park and Gifford Golf Club.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From Edinburgh, head east on the A1. Take the second exit for Haddington, taking the third exit at the roundabout to cross over the A1. Passing through Haddington, on the B6368 head south. Once over the River Tyne, take the first right on the B6368. Continue on this road for about 3.6 miles. Membland is the first property on the left, with a tall hedge boundary and wooden fence entrance.
    • EPC Rating = D