It can be an overused phrase in property, but Craigbinning, outside the little village of Dechmont near Broxburn, could definitely be said to have the best of both worlds. Set in its own generous grounds of four acres, amid lush rolling countryside, the house is right at the heart of the Central Belt.
5. The spacious dining room can easily seat 12 people
It features a grand open fireplace and detailed ceiling plasterwork Photo: Contributed
6. A modern extension ensures there is plenty of light
The owners currently use the space as an open-plan dining and living area Photo: Contributed
7. One of the ways the couple decided to make the features stand out was with the use of colour.
Owner Avril says: “We went for warm, homely hues – although in previous houses we’ve always stuck to whites and neutrals, that was not what was required here.
“Many a tester pot has been utilised before we made the final decisions.” Photo: Contributed
8. At mid-landing level of the house is an elegant bathroom suite with bay-windowed bathroom
The detailed tiles and free-standing bath are the perfect place to unwind in Photo: Contributed