Stunning and unique 4 bedroom detached house, extended and upgraded by the current owners to create a wonderful, versatile family home with stunning sea views. This rarely available property is situated in a delightful rural location, yet within easy reach of an excellent range of local amenities in the nearby coastal town of Dunbar and also has good transport links to Edinburgh, Berwick and London.
Internally, the immaculately presented and well proportioned accommodation comprises of a vestibule, hall, double aspect kitchen/dining room with vaulted ceiling, ample room for dining and relaxing and double doors leading out to a decked area and private gardens. The sitting room has a feature fireplace with log burning stove and the family room has views across the fields and triple bi-fold doors leading to a further decked area. A double bedroom and family bathroom with freestanding bath complete the ground floor accommodation. On the first floor the principal bedroom has an en suite shower room and there are two further double bedrooms and a shower room.
The property is surrounded by beautifully maintained, landscaped gardens and has a bespoke designed summerhouse which is fully insulated and a has log burner, ideal for all year round use. The garden snug also has a log burner and is ideal for use as a home office.
The triple garage has remote controlled electric doors, room for 4 cars and provides an excellent storage space, with the additional benefit of a stylish mews apartment above which provides fantastic ancillary accommodation or ideal as a holiday rental home. It is accessed via an external spiral staircase, and comprises of a large, open plan living room/dining room/kitchen with a double bedroom and shower room off. The garage and mews apartment has dual climate control installed and LPG heating.
Freehold. Council Tax Band: E
It is best not to follow your Sat Nav to get to this property! We would suggest taking the turn off at the A1 which is signed for Thornton/Crowhill. If you are driving South, this is the first turn off on your right after Torness Power Station. Follow this road and take the next left under the bridge, continue up this road, around the corner until you see the For Sale sign at the property on the right.
Thorntonloch Holdings is located just past the popular East Lothian town of Dunbar. The stunning position is ideal for anyone looking to embrace the rural lifestyle and is close to the beautiful Thorntonloch beach. Historic Dunbar, which is surrounded by fantastic scenery, is a vibrant thriving town with a real sense of community. There is a bustling high street with an excellent selection of independent and artisan shops, restaurants and galleries with the convenience of a large supermarket on the outskirts. There are excellent schools in the area. Private schooling is also available at Compass in Haddington, Belhaven Hill in Dunbar, Loretto in Musselburgh with further choices available in Edinburgh. The two colourful working harbours beneath the ruined castle are the hub of the town and the Harbour Trust is an active part of local life. The Dunbar Battery has recently been spectacularly restored to create a unique open-air venue with an amphitheatre and a coastal garden. There is also a leisure centre with a swimming pool and a newly opened platinum fitness centre, two golf courses, beautiful sandy beaches, spectacular cliff top walks and the John Muir Country Park. The town is also home to Coast to Coast, Scotland’s largest surfing school. The convenience of easy access to Edinburgh City Centre by train (25 minutes) or via a regular bus service and access to the A1 and City Bypass is easy and straightforward, which combined with accessibility to Newcastle and the South by train or car adds to the appeal of this sought-after town.
Fixtures and Fittings
The fitted carpets, curtains, blinds and light fittings throughout are included in the sale price together with the dishwasher, double oven, microwave, induction hob, extractor, wine cooler, double height fridge size, washing machine. The washing machine, induction hob, single oven and extractor fan in the mews apartment are also included in the sale price.