The property retains its original storm doors which open onto a vestibule with traditional tiles, creating an attractive and welcoming entry. This leads to the bright and spacious hallway with high ceilings, original coving and period decorative details. This gives access to the living room, kitchen and the original staircase with its beautiful balustrades and bannister.
There is a bright and well-proportioned living room with traditional high ceilings, ornate decorative cornicing, picture rails and a central ceiling rose. This property also benefits from an impressive classic bay window to the front of the house and a feature marble fireplace as its centrepiece. The neutral decor showcases and highlights these impressive period features.
There is a large modern and contemporary kitchen set off the hallway which comprises of a good range of both floor and wall mounted units with an integrated oven, dishwasher and gas hob as well as a granite worktop. There is plenty of space for a large kitchen table and chairs as well as free standing furniture. The kitchen also features a unique cosy nook which offers a flexible living space that can be used as a home office area. The kitchen is at the rear of the property and therefore benefits from views onto the private enclosed rear garden.
This property has been tastefully decorated throughout whilst maintaining and enhancing period features. It also benefits from gas central heating, as well as a large floored attic space and plentiful on-street parking to the front of the property. Viewing this property is highly recommended to fully appreciate both the quality and proportions this property has to offer.
Musselburgh is a thriving historic town, situated on the boundary of the city of Edinburgh, in the county of East Lothian. It is approximately six miles from the City Centre of Edinburgh and is located on the shores of the Firth of Forth. There are many excellent commuting options to the City Centre and surrounding areas using the major road networks and public transport. Musselburgh benefits from direct access to both the A1 and city bypass and is approximately a twenty-minute drive to both the airport and city centre. The local Musselburgh and nearby Newcraighall train stations provide direct access to the City Centre, with a journey time of fewer than ten minutes. There is also the option of the many Lothian bus services that pass through the town. The east end of Princes Street can often be reached in a matter of twenty minutes.
Musselburgh has a bustling Highstreet with plenty of cafes and restaurants to choose from. It also has the convenience of a post office, pharmacies, banks and independent shops. The town has three large supermarkets which include Tesco, Lidl and Aldi. The nearby Fort Kinnaird retail park offers yet more retail shopping opportunities, restaurants and a cinema. Musselburgh has access to gyms, sports grounds, golf courses and is the home to the famous Musselburgh racecourse and the Brunton Theatre. The town also boasts plenty of scenic outdoor areas to stretch the legs including the traditional fishing harbour, the beachfront and strolls along the picturesque river Esk and Levenhall links. The grounds of the Newhailes Estate owned by the National Trust also provides beautiful woodland walkways free of charge and a well-equipped play park. Its recent renovation will also see an added café and National Trust shop.
There are plenty of Schooling options at both primary and secondary level as well as the campus of Queen Margret University. Both Campie and Stoneyhill Primary schools are located a short distance from the house and at secondary school level there is Musselburgh Grammar High School. Loretto School provides a private education for both day and boarding pupils.