Property for sale in Craigcrook Castle, Ravelston, Edinburgh EH4

Guide price £6,000,000
5 9 8
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Property features

  • 16th Century castle

Property description

Craigcrook Castle, Edinburgh

A rare opportunity to purchase a stunning 16th century castle set in 1.78 hectares (4.4 acres) of grounds, all within 3 miles of the centre of the capital city of Edinburgh.

Potential to create 2 Principal Reception Rooms, Study, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Cinema Room, Games Room, Uility Room, Gymnasium, 2 Cloakrooms with WC, Self Contained Staff Flat, Master bedroom with Master En-suite and separate Dressing Room and Study, 4 further Double Bedrooms with En-suite Bathrooms, Lift to all floors, Access to viewing tower.

Stables with potential, subject to planning permission, for conversion to garaging with additional staff accommodation above.

Gatehouse offering 2 bedroom accommodation that could be demolished and redesigned with potential to offer extensive modern living.

Extensive Grounds including walled gardens extending up to 1.78 hectares (4.4 acres).

Offered for sale freehold for the first time in nearly 300 years Craigcrook Castle is a Grade "B" Listed Castle set under 3 miles from the city centre of Edinburgh. Built originally in 1542 by William Adamson, it was transferred through a number of owners before John Strachan, Writer to the Signet, acquired the castle and left it to the Craigcrook Mortification Trust in 1719. In 1835 the castle was extensively remodelled by wh Playfair. During its time Craigcrook played host to a number of famous visitors and has strong links to the literary world including Sir Walter Scott, Charles Dickens, Hans Christian Anderson, George Eliot and Alfred Lord Tennyson.

The castle is set over 3 storeys and includes a stunning round tower that offers views of Corstorphine Hill, Blackhall and the Firth of Forth.

In recent years the castle has been let on a long term lease for commercial purposes and in the 1970's a single storey l-Shaped annex building was added to the eastern wing of the castle.

Viewing is strictly by appointment with the selling agents.

Property info

Nearby transport

  • South Gyle (1.8 miles)
  • Haymarket (1.9 miles)
  • Slateford (2.1 miles)
  • Edinburgh Airport (3.8 miles)
  • Glasgow Airport (45.6 miles)
  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport (60.0 miles)
  • Leith Newhaven Harbour Ferry Landing (3.2 miles)
  • South Queensferry Ferry Landing (5.3 miles)
  • Inchcolm Island Ferry Landing (5.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Blackhall Primary School (0.2 miles)
  • Fox Covert Primary School (0.6 miles)
  • Fox Covert RC Primary School (0.6 miles)
  • The Mary Erskine School (0.4 miles)
  • The Royal High School (Edinburgh) (0.9 miles)
  • Craigroyston Comm High School (1.0 mile)
  • St George's School (Edinburgh) (1.3 miles)
  • Fettes College (1.6 miles)
  • St Mary's Music School (1.8 miles)
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