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Set amidst delightful extensive enclosed gardens, this truly impressive and unique detached Victorian house has been recently upgraded throughout to a high standard and offers superb, versatile family accommodation as well as an adjoining self contained studio flat. The property is reached by way of a secure gated entrance with a video entryphone system, and a lengthy driveway. A detached single garage and other outbuildings, one of which has been converted into a home cinema, can be found within the grounds. The elegant interior is complemented by charming features such as working shutters, stripped and varnished floorboards, centre roses, cornicing and original fireplaces.
The generously proportioned accommodation on the ground floor comprises - entrance vestibule; hall with understairs storage cupboard; splendid sitting room with a bay window and attractive black marble fireplace with wood burning stove; play room/bedroom six located off the sitting room with a built in shelved cupboard; home office also located off the sitting room; magnificent dining room with two bay windows and original fireplace; kitchen/dining room fitted with quality Crosby base and wall mounted units with granite surfaces and a double Belfast sink, Aga and some integrated kitchen appliances; scullery housing the washing machine, tumble dryer, further fridge and freezer and providing access to a large patio and decked terrace; bedroom five and WC fitted with a white two piece suite.
The adjoining studio flat is accessed off the scullery and comprises - hall with triple bi-fold French doors leading to the patio; the studio room which has a lovely open outlook, a sitting area, dining area and kitchen fitted with modern base and wall mounted units with integrated oven, hob, extractor hood and fridge; and a shower room fitted with a white three piece suite.
The upstairs accommodation is reached by way of an elegant staircase and landing with storage cupboard and comprises - master bedroom with full height bay window and a wonderful open outlook over the countryside; fully tiled en suite bathroom fitted with a quality four piece suite with oak flooring; dressing room off the master bedroom with built in wardrobes and with access to the attic; three further double bedrooms and fully tiled family bathroom fitted with a white three piece suite.
Eastwood House is a rarely available country house in an idyllic woodland setting, just minutes from the City Bypass and within easy reach of Edinburgh. There is a wide range of local shops in nearby villages including a leisure centre, library and pharmacy all within the area. A 24 hour Tesco supermarket is about 3 miles' drive away whilst a wider range of shopping facilities are available at nearby Fort Kinnaird and Straiton Retail Park. Vogrie Country Park is also within easy reach as is highly regarded primary and secondary schooling. Regular bus services run to Edinburgh City Centre and surrounding areas and the Borders rail link, which is due for completion in 2015 will stop at nearby Gorebridge station which is within walking distance.
The property is set within one and a half acres of wonderful, secluded enclosed gardens with secure video gated entry. There is a large driveway; extensive lawn areas with well stocked borders of flowers, mature shrubs and trees; a rockery; orchard with apple, pear and plum trees; vegetable patch; a woodland play area and a large patio leading to a decked terrace with an Arctic Spas outdoor hot tub. There are some outbuildings including a home cinema with underfloor heating and floored attic provding storage space above; garden store/workshop with power and light; greenhouse and a ruined cottage to the west of the main house.
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