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Whiteburn Coach House
A steading conversion in Lauder that gives new meaning to the term ‘spacious family home’ Situated on the Southern Upland Way on the western edge of the Lammermuir
Spanning over 3,800 square feet, the two-storey layout caters effortlessly
Hills, the burgh of Lauder lies just 22 miles south east of Edinburgh, which
for family living, hobbies and both formal and informal entertaining with
makes it one of the most accessible towns in the Scottish Borders for
room to spare. The ground floor accommodation includes a triple-aspect
commuters to the city. In addition, the historic market town offers a more laid
living room with open fireplace at one end of the house and 22ft formal
-back lifestyle, good local amenities, while the wider area caters for a diverse
lounge with patio door to the garden at the other end. In between, are a
range of sporting and leisure opportunities for all ages.
24ft dual aspect studio/dining room extension with doors to the garden and also to a shower room that can also be accessed from the hall, utility, and
Lauder also has a eclectic property market highlighting both old and new-build
immaculately fitted kitchen with central island and bi-fold doors opening
properties in and around the town – one in the former category being Whiteburn
into a sizeable adjoining garden room. Next door to the kitchen, an
Coach House, a remarkable steading conversion unlike any other set in half
additional study/hobby room also has bi-fold doors linking to the garden
an acre of garden ground just outside the town.
room - fitted with a multi-fuel stove and tiled floor paired with electric under-floor heating - which in turn opens onto the garden, an arrangement
This is a lovely family home on a grand scale, with five reception rooms, five
of interlinking spaces that would be wonderful for summer parties.
bedrooms, four bathrooms and more. However, space is far from being its only unique selling point: what also has to be seen to be fully appreciated is the
Upstairs off the first floor landing are five bedrooms, every one of which has
specification and level of detail throughout – the quality of fixtures and fittings
in-built storage. The front-facing master bedroom is a king-sized space with
is quite exceptional and includes a bespoke handcrafted country kitchen
character ceiling beams, French doors to a decorative Juliet balcony, plus
complete with granite work surfaces and integrated appliances; luxurious bath
en suite shower room and adjoining dressing room – another similarly sized
and shower rooms; and reclaimed timber flooring, oak beams and mighty oak
bedroom also has en suite facilities.
-framed windows providing breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside.
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Whiteburn Coach House
Whiteburn, Lauder, TD2 6SQ
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The three remaining double bedrooms share a large and luxuriously appointed family bathroom that includes a roll-top bath and separate shower. The landing also has in-built storage. Other notable features include a carpeted staircase dominated by an impressive stained glass window on the half landing – further testament to this stylish home’s successful merger of old and new. Complementing such a large and impressive property is a half -acre garden incorporating graveled driveway, double garage, lawns with planted evergreen borders, mature trees – and a quaint walled garden adjacent to the studio extension, which offers a serene space for quiet contemplation and appreciation of plants and flower beds. This is a house that needs a family to fill it with the sounds of children playing, pets, chickens . . . a forever home where memories can be made for future generations.
Published on Sep 11, 2017
Whiteburn Coach House is a steading conversion with a difference; with over 354m2, five public rooms, five bedrooms, a generous half an acre...