Offering picture-perfect country living with an easy commute to the city centre, this three-bedroom, end-terraced Victorian villa with delightful garden grounds enjoys an idyllic setting in the conservation village of West Linton.
Offering delightful riverside and country walks on the doorstep and only a short stroll to cafés, shops and the school, this end-terraced Victorian villa enjoys quintessential country living within a short commute of Edinburgh city centre. Set in the conservation village of sought-after West Linton, the property will make an ideal purchase for a family, or city professionals looking for a semi-rural lifestyle.
Traditional wrought-iron railings and a gate give access to the delightful front garden, beautifully landscaped with colourful planting and mature shrubs, where a path leads to the original double storm doors. Once inside, a small vestibule welcomes you in and in turn gives access to a hallway. At the front of the property is a generous living room with lovely period features, all arranged around a feature fireplace, bathing in warm light streaming in from a large bay window.
The generous neighbouring dining room, also with a fireplace and a press, gives access to a country-style kitchen with direct garden access. Here, shaker units are framed by solid wood worktops incorporating a deep Belfast sink and under-counter space for white goods. At the centre is a large oil-fed Raeburn proving hot water and central heating, creating a cosy country atmosphere. The ground floor houses a family bathroom, fitted with a three-piece suite and a shower-over-bath, all in white. Upstairs, the period property comes with three bedrooms – two doubles and a single/box room, also ideal as a home office. Double glazing can be found throughout.
The gardens are a delight, beautifully landscaped to include both colourful and fragrance planting, mature shrubs, a lawn, walkways, raised flower beds and a patio which is ideal for alfresco dining. A large single garage (accessed from the rear lane) comes with multiple windows, electricity, and enough space for a workshop, all with direct garden access. Ample unrestricted on-street parking is available to the front of the property.
Extras: Included in the sale are all the fitted floor coverings, light fittings, the Raeburn, and the wardrobe in the main bedroom.
End-terraced Victorian villa
Idyllic setting in West Linton
Vestibule and hallway
Living room with bay window
Dining room with kitchen access
Country-kitchen with Raeburn
3 Bedrooms (2 Doubles, 1 Single)
Airy family bathroom
Delightful front, side, rear gardens
Single garage with electricity
Oil-fired CH and DG throughout
West Linton, Scottish Borders
Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty at the foot of the Pentland Hills, West Linton offers the best of rustic country living within easy reach of Edinburgh. Surrounded by rural farmlands and rolling countryside this picturesque village lies only 17 miles from the heart of the capital. It benefits from excellent local amenities including shops, a health centre and pharmacy, a post office and The Old Bakehouse restaurant. Nursery and primary schooling is provided at the state-of-the-art primary school, followed by secondary schooling in Peebles. There are also private childcare facilities in the village offering nursery and afterschool care, as well as dedicated holiday activities for school children of all ages. For more extensive shopping, Peebles and Edinburgh are both within easy reach. The area enjoys fantastic social activities including a writer’s group, West Linton Tennis Club and the West Linton Horticultural Society.
There are various outdoor activities on offer, including breathtaking country walks (from beginners to advanced), cycling paths over the hills and through the woods, and a choice of equestrian and angling facilities. The Don Coyote Outdoor Centre at Lamancha is an action-packed adventure centre providing activities such as shooting and archery, amongst the beautiful scenery of the Scottish Borders. For the golf enthusiast, the surrounding area has a good selection of courses, including the West Linton Golf Club on your doorstep. The village is conveniently situated on the A702, providing easy access to the City Bypass and wider central road network for commuting.
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