5 bed house
Enjoying a semi-rural location on the outskirts of Linlithgow and accessed via a secluded, private treelined drive, Cauldburn House is a unique property with many striking features. It offers spacious and flexible accommodation over two floors with excellent storage and is surrounded by mature lands...
Enjoying a semi-rural location on the outskirts of Linlithgow and accessed via a secluded, private treelined drive, Cauldburn House is a unique property with many striking features. It offers spacious and flexible accommodation over two floors with excellent storage and is surrounded by mature landscaped garden grounds. Previously run as a B & B, the current owner has made significant upgrades to the property to provide a comfortable family home. The flexible layout with North and South Wings lends itself to some areas of the house being almost self-contained for teenagers or a live-in au-pair. The Royal Burgh of Linlithgow with its Palace and Loch, lies approximately 15 miles west of Edinburgh and 36 miles east of Glasgow. It is a thriving town which offers a good choice of nursery, primary and secondary schooling, specialist shops, supermarkets, a retail park and numerous recreational facilities with Beecraigs Country Park a few minutes’ drive away. The mainline station, just under 3 miles away, offers a fast, frequent rail service to Edinburgh, Glasgow and the Central Belt with easy access to the M8 and M9 motorways. For the frequent flyer, Edinburgh Airport can be reached in around 30 minutes, ideal for business travel whether in the UK or internationally. Private schooling is also available in Edinburgh with ESMS running a coach service direct from Linlithgow. Entry to the property is via the entrance porch with twin hardwood doors with leaded glass detail which lead to the striking atriumed hallway with open plan dining area and staircases to the North and South Wing. The dining room is at the heart of the house with three feature archways and overhead Velux windows which flood the room with natural light. There are further windows to the rear together with French doors which open out on to the patio and terrace. A door leads to the kitchen and the staircase leads to the gallery and South Wing. The luxury breakfasting kitchen has windows on two sides and is fitted with wall and base units with underpelmet and kick plate lighting, twin pull-out larder units, complementary beech block work tops and a central island with breakfast bar and complementary granite worksurfaces. The leather bar stools are excluded from the sale. The appliances include a Rangemaster induction range with warming drawer, grill and two ovens, overhead extractor hood, splashback and tiling, Rangemaster American-style fridge/freezer, a dishwasher, wine fridge and microwave oven, all of which are included in the sale. The sunny garden room is located off the kitchen and has French doors leading to the terrace. The inner hall has a walk-in shelved larder and a modern cloakroom with wall-hung wash hand basin and WC. A further shelved cupboard houses the Megaflow water tank. The utility / outdoor pursuits room is wellfitted with wall and base units and a cloaks cupboard / boot store. The washing machine and tumble dryer are included in the sale. Doors to the integral double garage and garden. The North wing houses the living room, study and 2 bedrooms with a staircase to the gallery. French doors lead to the spacious living room which is situated to the rear of the property with a bay window and triple aspects. There is a working fireplace with marble surround which provides a focal point to the room. There are two double bedrooms, one to the front and one to the side both with en-suite shower rooms. The study completes the ground floor accommodation. The upper gallery, ideal as a chill-out / yoga area, enjoys plentiful natural light with three overhead Velux windows and views to the dining room below. The spacious master bedroom has a part-coombed ceiling with a wall of fitted mirrored door wardrobes and a further built-in cupboard. There are windows to the rear with views to the gardens and two Velux windows. A door leads to the en-suite shower room. Bedroom 2 has a part-coombed ceiling and built-in mirrored door wardrobes with twin windows to the front and a door to the re-fitted modern en-suite shower room. The South wing leads to two further double bedrooms, play area, modern bathroom, a walk-in shelved linen store and seasonal storage cupboard. The play room offers versatile space and has two velux windows. Bedrooms 5 and 6 are both doubles, one to the front and one to the rear with built-in mirrored door wardrobes and part-coombed ceiling. The re-fitted family bathroom completes the accommodation and comprises a modern wash hand basin with grey gloss vanity storage together with cabinets, a WC, bath with mixer shower and a double tray shower cubicle. FEATURES Oil central heating, double glazing, alarm. EXTRAS All fitted carpets, floor coverings, blinds, marble fire surround, kitchen appliances as specified and the bathroom fittings are included in the sale. Some furniture may be available by separate negotiation. EXTERNALLY There are screened and well-maintained landscaped garden grounds to the front, sides and rear of the property, laid mainly laid to lawn with mature trees and an array of herbaceous and perennial shrubs around the perimeter together with tiered rockery beds. The integral double garage has twin up and over doors, power and light and a chipped driveway with a monobloc parking area directly in front of the garage. SERVICES Drainage is to septic tank. We Can Help We offer a friendly and professional service to assist you through a successful sale and can provide you with quotes for estate agency and conveyancing in addition to arranging your Home Report for you at competitive rates.