136 Main Street is a charming, attached two storey traditional house located in a private situation within the heart of the village. It has been sympathetically renovated and extended to create a lovely family home, with a flexible layout …
136 Main Street is a charming, attached two storey traditional house located in a private situation within the heart of the village. It has been sympathetically renovated and extended to create a lovely family home, with a flexible layout, ideal for modern family living.
From the public road a private gated driveway leads to a sweep of gravel in front of the house. The house is entered via a welcoming porch leading to an inner hall, with doors to the two formal reception rooms. There is a living room, which could also be used as a downstairs bedroom, and second sitting or family room. The heart of the house is the lovely kitchen/dining room, a bright and airy living space, with full range of fitted units and ample room for dining. French doors lead to the garden. There is a useful utility room with separate back door. A family bathroom completes the downstairs accommodation.
Upstairs is a generous master bedroom with an en-suite shower room. There are two further double bedrooms, a boxroom/store, and a number of useful cupboards.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS:
To the front of the house is ample parking for a number of cars. There is a separate stone built single garage with traditional timber doors. This is currently being used as a store and also benefits from a fully floored attic with stairs. It has potential for further development, subject to obtaining the necessary consents.
The lovely south west facing garden is peacefully set well back from the main street and offers a private, enclosed outdoor space. It has been attractively landscaped with borders and a range of shrubs, vegetable garden, trees and herbaceous planting. There is a sunny patio for alfresco dining.
The pretty conservation village of Pathhead lies in the heart of the Midlothian countryside, within easy commuting distance of Edinburgh City centre.
The village is so-called for being at the head of the traditional old route from Lauder to Edinburgh, dating back to Roman times. Formerly known as Dere Street, it ran from Hadrian's Wall in Northumbria, to Cramond on the Firth of Forth. Lying alongside the Tyne Water, it is bounded on the north by an imposing bridge designed by Thomas Telford.
Edinburgh city centre, the City Bypass and A1 are easily reached via the new Dalkeith Bypass, which also offers access to Edinburgh International Airport and Scotland's motorway network. There are regular bus services into Edinburgh, about 12 miles away, and park and ride facilities at Sheriffhall and Newcraighall, which also has a rail link to the city centre. The A68 provides direct access to the Scottish Borders. Local village services include a post office/store, country pub and health centre. Out of town shopping can be found at nearby Straiton and Fort Kinnaird retail parks.
There are popular private nurseries at Edgehead, about 1 mile, and Fala, about 4 miles away. Primary schooling is available in the village at the newly built Tynewater Primary and there is a new secondary school in Dalkeith. Loretto School in Musselburgh is within easy driving distance, as are a number of other well regarded schools in Edinburgh.
The surrounding area offers a range of activities for outdoor enthusiasts. East Lothian is famed for its wide choice of beautiful sandy beaches, with watersports such as kitesurfing, kayaking and sailing on offer. There are world class golf courses, including Royal Musselburgh, Gullane and the Open Championship course at Muirfield. The miles of beautiful countryside are ideal for walking, cycling and horseriding. To the south and west, the Pentland and Lammermuir Hills offer further opportunities for rural pursuits.