Modern living in the heart of the countryside, this is a stunning four bedroom steading house, tastefully decorated throughout by the present owners, it’s very generous open plan living space and dual aspect glazing that brings the garden to you, will appeal to the professional family.
Part of a traditional stone barn that has been converted, from the outside it is very much in keeping with it’s surroundings, inside it combines high ceilings in the living space that create a very light and airy impression with hardwood flooring, fully tiled bathrooms and kitchen with integrated German appliances.
Although outside Linlithgow, the property is in the catchment area for the well regarded Linlithgow Academy and communication links are excellent, with the M9 only minutes away, Edinburgh Airport is less than 12 miles away and Linlithgow Train Station with frequent services to Edinburgh and Glasgow less than 3 miles away. The independent Cliftonhall School is approximately a 20-minute drive away.
The central feature of this property is the impressive open plan living and dining room extending to over 25ft x 17ft. In 2018 the owners installed two sets of bi-fold doors on the main elevation facing the garden which together with patio doors on the other elevation and ceiling windows, not only makes this a bright and comfortable space, but gives the feeling of almost living in the beautifully presented garden.
Local amenities include a delightful farm shop, two garden centres, the historic town of Linlithgow is well served for restaurants and bistros. Local recreational activities include horse riding, golfing, sailing, and the nearby union canal is ideal for walks or bike rides.
As you enter 5 Drovers Bank, the fully equipped kitchen with Siemens appliances is immediately on your right and is itself open plan onto the dining area. To the left is the fully tiled downstairs wc and beyond this the TV Room/Bedroom 4 with built in wardrobe, further into the property on the left is the study/office through which is accessed the utility room.
Moving further into the hallway it opens onto the main living area, the focal point of which is the attractive living flame gas fire and fire surround.
From the hall an open carpeted staircase leads to the bright gallery style landing with central skylight. To the right of the landing is the generously sized and attractive master bedroom with built in wardrobe, another door leads to the fully tiled ensuite shower room, with large glass fronted shower enclosure.
To the left of the landing are two further, also generously sized, double bedrooms, both with built in wardrobes. At the top of the stair is fully tiled family bathroom complete with P shaped bath and overhead rain shower fitting.
Both front and back attractive garden areas are meticulously maintained with a combination of lawns and flowering shrubs. Several seating areas in both garden areas allow you to enjoy the good weather and sun as moves through the day.
There is a large single garage which houses the gas central heating boiler which was replaced in early 2019. The property is fully double glazed and falls within council tax band G. All rooms are cabled for TV.
If coming from Edinburgh, take the M9 west towards Stirling. Exit at Jn 3, turn right onto A803 towards Bo’ness. Take the second right onto the A904 towards South Queensferry. Shortly after passing a garden centre on the left, take the first right turn marked Philpstoun. Pass over the M9 and look for the large Pardovan House on your left. Just before the entrance to Pardovan House turn left into a driveway and you will see the red roofed Drovers Bank Steading. No 5 is at the far end.
Council Tax Band G
EER Band C