Take a look inside this eco-friendly East Lothian home with stunning views
This eco home, just 12 miles from Edinburgh has spectacular views over Harperrig Reservoir.
By Rosalind Erskine
Friday, 31st May 2019, 12:08 pm
Strutt and Parker
Ba’ad Park dates from 1798 and has been updated by current owners to include a two-bedroom extension and impressive eco credentials. The property is on the market for offers over £550,000 with Strutt and Parker.
The property is situated in a secluded and quiet location yet benefits from only being 12 miles from Edinburgh.
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Downstairs there is an open plan kitchen/sitting room.
The cosy living room has a wood burning stove.
The dining kitchen has flagstone flooring and a wood-burning Rayburn which assists in the hot water production.
This kitchen area - found in the annex - has reclaimed flooring from a school gym.
The upstairs balcony has spectacular views over Harperrig Reservoir,
The extension is a piece of contemporary architecture, completed in 2010 and could be a self contained accommodation.
There are 6 bedrooms in total within the house.
It is possible to take fishing permits on the reservoir on a daily basis.
The stone-built period property, dating from 1798 has an impressive modern cedar / stone faced two-bedroom extension with living room and kitchen.
The property's power supplies come from a wind turbine and solar photovoltaic cells. As a back up there is also a 10kva Lister generator.
The site was originally two cottages with stables, but it has become one main house.
Harperrig Reservoir was built to feed the paper mills in North Edinburgh, via the Water of Leith, in the 1850s.