Old Schoolhouse, 23 Edinburgh Road
Cockenzie, East Lothian, EH32 0HL

Offers Over£400,000
3Bedrooms2Bathrooms2Public Rooms
Private gardenOn-streetEPC Rating D


  • Stunning 3 bed semi detached period house
  • Retains period features including working shutters
  • Vestibule & hall with WC off
  • Sitting room & family room both with wood burning stoves
  • Kitchen/dining room with range cooker & utility
  • Three double bedrooms all with fireplaces
  • Family bathroom with separate shower
  • Shower room & WC
  • Front garden with summerhouse
  • Plot available Planning Permission Ref 21/00654/P


The Old Schoolhouse, 23 Edinburgh Road offers a unique opportunity to purchase a stunning 3 bedroom stone built semi detached period property situated within the beautiful coastal village of Cockenzie. A plot at the rear of the property is available by separate negotiation and has Planning Permission.  The property has been sympathetically restored by the current owners to create a wonderful family home with flexible accommodation over two floors and retains many fine period features including working shutters, fireplaces, coving and picture rails.  There is a shed and off street parking for 2 cars at the rear of the property.

Set back from the road, the front garden has a lovely summerhouse and lawn leading to a vestibule and welcoming entrance hall with WC off.  The charming double aspect sitting room has a woodburning stove, the bright kitchen/dining room has a large AGA upgraded with an intelligent maintenance system making it more efficient. A large utility room and rear hall lead to the garden.  A bright family room completes the ground floor accommodation.  There are 3 double bedrooms on the first floor together with a bathroom with separate shower enclosure and separate shower room.  There is also underfloor heating in the kitchen, main hall and WC.  

PLOT AVAILABLE BY SEPARATE NEGOTIATION: Planning Permission has been granted after appeal to convert and extend the large workshop in the rear garden to form a 2 bedroom house and a shed.  Ref. 21/00654/P.  Offers Over £60,000.

Freehold.  Council Tax Band: F


The beautiful coastal village of Cockenzie is located approximately 10 miles east of Edinburgh with golf courses and sandy beaches minutes away. The village benefits from a health centre, nursery and primary schools, a picturesque harbour and lovely seaside walks together with a good variety of shops. Secondary schooling is available nearby. Private schooling is also available at Compass in Haddington, Belhaven Hill in Dunbar, Loretto in Musselburgh with further choices available in Edinburgh. Edinburgh is approximately 15 minutes by train from the nearby station at Prestonpans and less than 30 minutes by car. There is also a frequent bus service. The City Bypass and the Central Scotland motorway network, together with Edinburgh International Airport are within easy reach.

Fixtures and Fittings

The fitted floor coverings and light fittings throughout are included in the sale price together with the large AGA, fridge, Fisher & Paykel dishwasher in the kitchen and the fridge/freezer in the utility room. The summerhouse in the front garden is also included in the sale price.

Carole Seaton
Senior Negotiator
Group 6767


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