Grand Designs: famous home for sale in Midlothian

This contemporary, eye-catching home located in Midlothian has been featured on Channel 4's Grand Designs, and could be yours for a pretty penny.

On the market with Simpson and Marwick for offers over £925,000, the five bedroom property was custom-built over ten years ago by Richard and Pru Irvine - the journey of which was followed by popular TV show, Grand Designs.

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Picture: the open plan kitchen/dining room,

Such was the impact of the finished project, presenter Kevin McCloud described it as his dream home and said: "It's a great building and to be honest, this is what I'd want. I don't say I want many things in life, but this I want."


The property and location are described by the agent as: "The property is a spacious, light-filled and modern building set against bold and impressive 18th Century limekilns.

Picture: the vegetable garden,

"With panoramic views from every window, the house looks across uninterrupted, stunning countryside."

Picture: the living room/study,

The house, located in Pathhead,was built by its current owners in 2007 to encompass green technologies and was built using sustainable and locally supplied materials wherever possible.

Picture: the bedrooms have views over the countryside,

This can be seen most predominantly in the living Sedum roof.

As well as its five bedrooms, four of which are en suite, the home also has a mid-century modern style open plan kitchen / dining / family room, a walk-in pantry, a snug/ TV room, a large drawing room, cloakroom, boot room, a large double-height entrance, a laundry room, study (or 5th bedroom), second kitchen and indoor garden.

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Picture: one of the five bedrooms,

The new owners will be able to enjoy the various outdoor features, which include a mature garden with large outbuilding/barn, a pond, a patio with pizza oven in the kilns, a wild flower meadow, an orchard, and a large fruit and vegetable garden.

Picture: the garden is one of the home's main features,

With such a distinctive design, great eco-credentials and a spacious, modern interior, the home would suit a design-conscious family looking for their next (famous) move.

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