Newly built family home in a rural location with separate cottage, stables, grazing and outbuildings
6 South Couston Crofts is a recently completed property of about 3,600 sq ft with bright and spacious accommodation over two floors. The house has been completed to a very high standard throughout with quality fixtures and fittings in all of the spaces. The house is well suited to modern family living with an open plan kitchen with dining space and plenty of room for relaxing in front of the wood burning stove. The kitchen is fitted with a range of modern units with a Corian worktop and Bosch appliances which include an oven, combi oven, coffee machine, fridge, freezer, washing machine and induction hob with extractor above. The central island has a built-in seating area with double wine fridges which is ideal for entertaining. Across the spacious, centrally located hallway is a ground floor bedroom with en suite shower room; along with a home office and triple aspect sitting room. The ground floor accommodation is completed with a utility room and cloakroom.
There is a large landing on the first floor with a seating area overlooking the paddocks and riding arena. The principal bedroom is a large space with views over the surrounding countryside. It has a generous fully fitted walk in wardrobe with a door leading into the en suite bathroom. There are a further three bedrooms at first floor level, two of which share an en suite bathroom with shower. For the fourth bedroom there is a family shower room, just across the landing.
The cottage sits adjacent to the house and extends to over 1500 sq ft. The ground floor has a large living room and at first floor is a bedroom, shower room and kitchen / dining room.
To the front of the house and cottage is a large driveway which has parking for several cars. There are areas of lawn around the house and a large pond beyond. At the back of the house is a patio where the evening sun can be enjoyed, making it ideal for outdoor dining and entertaining.
A short distance from the house are stables with nine loose boxes, store rooms, feed room and tack room. The stables are adjacent to the riding arena which is floodlit and also adjacent to the four grass paddocks. A large steel portal shed is also included within the sale which could be used for a variety of purposes.
South Couston Crofts is set in about 5 acres of well-kept grounds just to the west of Bathgate.
The house is set midway between Edinburgh and Glasgow, with the M8 and M9 within 6 miles, making both cities, and also Stirling to the north, very accessible. In addition to the excellent road links there are railway stations at Linlithgow and Bathgate with commuter services to both Edinburgh and Glasgow. Edinburgh Airport is only 18.5 miles away on the near side of the city.
Bathgate and Linlithgow provide a wide range of shops, supermarkets and local schooling. Private schools in the area include Clifton Hall at Newbridge with all the private schools of Edinburgh and Glasgow also within easy reach.
The recreational facilities on the doorstep are good, with Beecraigs and Muiravonside Country Parks providing children's activities, and there are leisure centres with swimming pools and sports facilities in both Bathgate and Linlithgow. For golfers, there are courses nearby including Balbardie and Bathgate.
Square Footage: 3,609 sq ft