Converted granary hits the market in East Lothian

A 19th Century converted granary is offering house-hunters a unique opportunity to own a historic piece of country living a short drive from the capital.

Built in the mid-1800s, the generously proportioned Chesterhall Steading is set amongst farmland on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Longniddry

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The five bedroom property covers an impressive 2,920 square foot over two levels, creating enough space for further enhancement and is on the market with Gilson Gray Property Servies for offers over £575,000.

Rob McGregor, from Gilson Gray Property Services, said: “This unique property is perfect for any family looking to enjoy the beautiful Scottish countryside whilst keeping close links to Edinburgh, situated as it is, only five minutes from the A1 junctions and rail links to the city

“The property has been sensitively converted to retain its best features while offering the ultimate modern family home.

"Large lawns, secluded nooks and a productive vegetable garden add to its rural charm.”

Picture: the conservatory, Gilson Gray Property Servies

Situated in the heart of East Lothian farmland, in an area reserved as “of distinctive landscape quality” the steading is approached along a tree-lined country lane and provides a great commuter base close to Edinburgh while retaining the best aspects of semi-rural living.

Picture: the living room, Gilson Gray Property Services

Indoors, the spacious lounge houses a modern wood burning fire and views out to the property's grounds from arched stone windows making it the perfect place to relax.

Picture: the kitchen, Gilson Gray Property Services

The kitchen faces south and its two panoramic windows flood the room with natural light.

Whilst it’s arched patio doors further help bring the outside in. The conservatory opens onto a secluded, sunny, cobbled courtyard

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Upstairs, a broad galleried landing welcomes even more light throughout the day and a cosy snug/study area providers buyers with options for work or relaxation.

Picture: the master bedroom, Gilson Gray Property Services

The master suite features a dressing room and wet room taking full advantage of the property’s natural light and views over the Firth of Forth.

The four other double bedrooms, all enjoy open views over the gardens and farmland.

Picture: the converted Granary, Gilson Gray Property Services

The property features, solar panels, double glazing and LPG central heating system which ensure all year round comfort.

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