Edinburgh: 0131 228 1926
Midlothian: 0131 240 3818
Offers Over £950,000
Property reference: 110788
An outstanding detached family home with independent annexe set within a small and exclusive residential development with superb coastal, country and Pentland views. The exceptional interior provides generously proportioned, flexible and stylishly presented accommodation ideal for both entertaining and family living, utilising the very best in contemporary design and incorporating the most up to date technology platform. The house stands within its own landscaped garden on the edge of an attractive village within easy commuting distance of Edinburgh and the Bypass.
Airybank is set within an elevated gated enclave with spectacular coastal and hill views. A gravel driveway leads via the triple garage to an impressive carriage porch and the main door to the house. Internally the property is beautifully presented, decorated in muted colours and enhanced with bespoke fixtures and fittings including high specification lighting, integrated Sonos sound system with zoned audio control panels, HD home cinema, striking solid oak flooring and porcelain tiled floors. Double storm doors open into an entrance vestibule and in turn to an impressive central reception hall with spectacular split oak staircase beyond which is a substantial south facing window flooding the hall with natural light. The ground floor accommodation is ideal for modern family life and entertaining with several generous reception rooms and a stylish breakfasting kitchen. To the front of the house lie the two formal reception rooms, a generously proportioned drawing room accessed through double doors, featuring an elegant recessed gas fire with marble surround and dual aspect views including a delightful aspect through mature tress to the coast; and the dining room, again currently with delightful views and recessed gas fire. A more informal sitting room and family/playroom located in either wing of the house provide direct access to the garden via double glazed doors. The kitchen/ breakfast room is a light and spacious room opening directly into both the dining room and sitting room and fitted with striking contemporary units incorporating a breakfast bar and a full complement of Neff integrated appliances as well as an Admiral American fridge/freezer. A separate fitted utility room with access to the garden houses a freestanding Creda tumble dryer and Hoover washing machine. A study, shower room, two cloakrooms, two utility cupboards and a large under stair storage cupboard complete the accommodation on this floor. A beautiful oak split staircase ascends to the first floor landing and the bedroom accommodation. The master bedroom suite benefits from a dressing room fitted with extensive shelved and hanging space and a luxurious en-suite bathroom with double bath, twin sinks, and generously proportioned steam shower cubicle. There are four further double bedrooms, two of which share a ‘Jack and Jill’ shower room while the remaining two are served by a family bathroom with separate shower cubicle. There is also direct access from one of the bedrooms to the large terrace above the coach porch. A spiral staircase rises to the top floor and a spectacular 27ft Home Cinema room with HD technology. There is also access from here to extensive floored and lit eaves storage. The spacious independent annexe consists of an open plan sitting room/kitchen/dining room, double bedroom and bathroom (please see notes section for further information regarding potential income)
Ground Floor: Entrance Vestibule - Reception Hall - Drawing Room - Dining Room - Sitting Room - Family Room - Kitchen - Study - Shower Room - Utility Room
First Floor: Master Bedroom with En Suite Dressing Room and Bathroom - Two Double Bedrooms sharing a Jack and Jill Shower Room - Two Further Double Bedrooms - Family Bathroom - Large Balcony
Second Floor: Home Cinema
Independent Annexe (above triple garage): Open Plan Sitting Room/Kitchen/Dining Room - Double Bedroom - Bathroom.
Extensive off road parking and detached triple garage.
The Granny Flat is currently rented with Air B & B and provides and income in excess of £20,000 per annum.
Viewing: By appointment telephone 0131 240 3818
Cousland enjoys a peaceful picturesque location approximately seven miles south east of Edinburgh, with a population of around three hundred and is easily accessible by car from the A68, A1 and A720 trunk roads.
There is a selection of amenities including a post office and village hall, nearby Dalkeith and Musselburgh town centres offer further amenities including primary and secondary schools.