2 Mannerston Holdings

Blackness, Linlithgow, EH49 7LY

Offers Over £390,000

7.95 acres

Bedroom Count icon 3

  • Delightful 3-bedroom detached bungalow
  • Semi-rural yet easily accessible location
  • Good access to nearby road and rail networks
  • Accompanied by a parcel of Grade 2 land
  • Useful outbuilding/store
  • About 3.46 Ha (8.54 Acres) in total
  • For Sale as a Whole

SITUATIONMannerston Holdings lie to the east of Cauldcoats Holdings, a half-mile south of Blackness and 3 miles north east of Linlithgow.The small village is dominated by Blackness Castle, situated on a promontory overlooking the bay. The castle was both a residence and a prison before passing to Crown ownership in 1453. The castle is now under the care of Historic Scotland and has been used as a setting for several films including Hamlet, and the BBC production of Ivanhoe. The House of Binns, home to the Dalyell family for over 400 years, now owned by the National Trust for Scotland is within view of Mannerston Holdings and is another popular point of local interest. There is also an established yacht club in Blackness. Blackness has two beaches, east and west, both a short walk from 2 Mannerston Holdings. Blackness is popular with visitors throughout the year being on the coastal path with fantastic views up and down the Firth of Forth.Blackness is a charming village with an established community and thriving primary school. A school bus travels to Linlithgow for senior schooling and there are a number of Edinburgh private schools within commuting distance. Local amenities can be found in nearby Linlithgow, including national retailers, independent stores, restaurants, bars, library and recreation parks. There are a wealth of outdoor pursuits to be enjoyed from the property; walking, cycling, yachting, and horse riding. The property is only 5 minutes from the motorway network. It is close to rail links in Linlithgow (main line services to Edinburgh and Glasgow) and with a regular bus service to the village, access to Edinburgh or Glasgow and local attractions in Linlithgow, South Queensferry and Bo’ness, the property is extremely well placed.DESCRIPTION2 Mannerston Holdings is a delightful property in a much sought after location, accessed via a private gravel driveway. The property itself is of traditional brick construction with a render exterior under a pitched tiled roof. 2 Mannerston Holdings is set out over one level and provides accommodation as follows:Entrance Hall, Lounge, Kitchen, Bathroom and 3 Double Bedrooms, further details can be found on the floor plans contained within the particulars.2 Mannerston Holding sits within its own private garden ground with views over the surrounding countryside and the Forth Bridges, the Firth of Forth, Fife and the Ochil hills beyond. The grounds are mostly laid to lawn with ample off-road parking for several vehicles. The property offers scope for development, subject to obtaining the necessary consents. Within the garden ground there is also a useful large brick-built shed with corrugated concrete roof and accessed via a sliding timber door which is currently used for storage purposes. The land in all extends to approximately 3.22 Ha (7.95 acres) and lies to the south of the property, creating an opportunity to create a smallholding or for equestrian use.DIRECTIONSTo reach 2 Mannerston Holdings from Edinburgh, take the M90 towards Stirling, exit at junction 3. Turn right at the T junction towards Bo’ness and Grangemouth, take the first right onto the A904, just before the Champany Inn. continue on this road for around 1 mile and take the left signed Mannerstons Cafe. 2 Mannerston Holdings is on the right.WHAT3WORDS///reprints.haystack.shelvedPOST CODEEH49 7LY