4 Wester Dalmeny Steading, Dalmeny, South Queensferry EH30 9TT
An immaculately presented home, forming part of a charming C-Listed steading conversion, enhanced by luxurious finishes and a sheltered garden, with a southerly aspect.
Situated on the edge of the charismatic, conservation village of Dalmeny, the property enjoys enviable access to commuter links into Edinburgh City Centre and is within walking distance of the vibrant and historic town of South Queensferry.
Property Details & Description
Hall, Sitting Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Single Bedroom/Office, Shower Room, Utility Room.
Landing, Principal Bedroom with en-suite Shower Room, Bedroom 2 with en-suite Shower.
4 Wester Dalmeny Steading has an attractive private garden, sheltered and screened by mature beech hedging, which includes a spacious lawn and a patio terrace, which is ideal for alfresco entertaining and has direct access from the lounge.
The property also has a single garage, with parking to the front, as well as shared ownership and access to ample visitor parkingThe properties of Wester Dalmeny Steading enjoy shared ownership of the communal grounds, which include sweeping amenity lawns and an attractive landscaped courtyard.
Wester Dalmeny Steading is positioned, as its name suggests, on the outskirts of the village of Dalmeny, to the West of its historic centre. Set within undulating West Lothian countryside and adjacent to the popular town of South Queensferry, Dalmeny is distinguished by its pretty village green, fringed by charming 19th century cottages, and its striking Norman/Romanesque church.
Served by a well-regarded primary school and a commuter station, the settlement amalgamates quintessential village charm with the conveniences of suburban living.
Governed by iconic views over the Forth Estuary, the neighbouring town of South Queensferry is within walking distance. A gentrified commuter stronghold for the Capital, with an equally thriving local community, its charismatic, cobblestone High Street, is populated by an eclectic mix of independent shops and cafes, as well as a vibrant collection of restaurants/bars. In addition, the town boasts a comprehensive range of amenities, including several stores, professional services, medical facilities and a popular secondary school.
Locally, there are a wealth of walking opportunities amidst rural countryside and in the grounds of historic estates, including Dalmeny and Hopetoun House, as well as easy access onto the cycle path towards Edinburgh, Neary, Port Edgar Marina is renowned for its sailing facilities and water sports activities and has a popular bistro/café. The recent regeneration of the site has been highly acclaimed and brought with it the opening of a new restaurant and bar, Scotts.
Dalmeny is desirably well-connected, with easy access to both the Forth Road Bridge to the North and the city-by-pass. Equally, the A90 is within close proximity, providing trunk road access to central Edinburgh. The city fulfils all the cultural, educational, shopping and professional expectations of Scotland’s Capital.
Dalmeny’s train station is within walking distance of the property and offers regular rail services, North and Southbound, on the East Coast line with journey times to Edinburgh Waverley in under 20 minutes. The bus service into the City is equally convenient, with services to central St Andrews Square station in approximately 35 mins. Edinburgh International Airport and the arterial motorway network of Central Scotland are also within easy reach.
No. 4 is one of seventeen private homes within the well-established and charismatic development of Wester Dalmeny Steading. Once a part of the historic Dalmeny Estate, the 19th century farm steading was thoughtfully converted, some eighteen years ago, and retains much heritage charisma and charm, featuring an attractive combination of traditional stone walls, slate roofing and leafy central courtyard.
Meticulously maintained by the present owners, 4 Wester Dalmeny Steading has been tastefully upgraded in recent years, to afford stylish contemporary living, with quality interior finishes, including oak doors, Farrow & Ball paintwork, a statement EKCO kitchen and luxury bathroom fixtures.
Occupying an historic part of the steading conversion, No. 4 has an enviable position within the development and is one of a select number of houses set around the charming and sheltered courtyard. The landscaped area, which is well-maintained and planted with specimen trees and shrubs, provides an attractive approach to the house and is intersected by flagstone path leading to the main door.
Beyond the threshold, there is an inviting hallway, which has been smartly finished with quality timber flooring and plain cornicing.
Situated off the hall, the kitchen has been impeccably appointed, with an eye for quality, contemporary finishes. Designed by the award-winning Edinburgh Kitchen Company, the Pronorm kitchen features a plethora of sleek, handle-less units, balanced with textured wood-effect surfaces, in a compelling design contrast . Quality floor tiling and integral lighting accent the units, whilst the kitchen’s aesthetic success is rivalled by its highly functional design, which incorporates ergonomic storage solutions, including pan drawers and larder-style cupboards, soft-close doors and a suite of high-end NEFF appliances, including a fridge, freezer, dishwasher and five ring induction hob, as well as three ovens, with microwave, steam-assist and grill settings, and a bean-to-cup coffee machine.
The generously proportioned room is ideal for sociable everyday living and entertaining larger parties, when occasion demands, with ample room for a large formal dining table. The room also benefits from three sash and case windows, set across two, opposite aspects, which create a delightful through-flow of natural light and offer charming views over the neighbouring courtyards.
Accessed off the kitchen, there is a practical utility room, which is fitted with further wall and floor units, as well as a stainless steel sink and draining board, a BOSCH washing machine, an Indesit freezer and the Worcester gas boiler. The kitchen also has a ceiling hatch, providing access to a floored loft space.
The sitting room is positioned at the opposing end of the hallway, where impressive glass and oak double doors open into the flexible reception space, which spans the width of the property. The room, which could easily accommodate both lounge and dining furniture, is governed by a statement RAIS wood burning stove and a glass panelled door, flanked by two tall window, which invites out to the garden.
Off the hall, there is also a deep, shelved under stair cupboard and a smartly appointed shower room, with quality marble-effect wall and floor tiles, a striking VitrA wash hand basin, a WC and a deluge shower.
The home’s third bedroom completes the ground floor accommodation. It is currently used as a home office and features a glass panelled door with a pretty outlook over the landscaped courtyard.
From the hallway, a staircase, with a traditional painted timber bannister, climbs to the first floor, beyond a feature stairwell, decorated with stylish Timorous Beastie wall paper.
The bright and charming principal bedroom suite is set beneath two conservation skylights, which flood the room with natural light. It is well-appointed with a pair of in-built wardrobes and a luxurious shower room, featuring tiling from Collinson Ceramics, a vanity mirror and unit with task lighting, a WC and a deluxe shower cubicle, with both handheld and deluge fixtures.
The second comfortable double bedroom also benefits from a conservation skylight and an en suite shower room. The latter has been finished to an equally indulgent specification, with quality wall and floor tiling, a deluge shower with a handheld attachment, a wash hand basin and a WC.
The garden at 4 Wester Dalmeny is a true asset to the house and can be accessed directly from the principal living room. Indulging in a glorious southerly aspect, it is predominantly set to lawn and also features a delightful, flagstone patio terrace; a sheltered, sun-trap which provides the ideal spot for alfresco dining and entertaining. Beech hedging bounds the garden on three sides and is punctuated by a statement pedestrian gate, made by a local artist, which leads out to a large communal grass area.
General Remarks & Information
Viewing is strictly by appointment with the selling agents Rettie & Co, 11 Wemyss Place, Edinburgh EH3 6DH. Tel: 0131 220 4160.
For the benefit of those with satellite navigation the property’s postcode is EH30 9TT.
Fixtures and Fittings
Only items specifically mentioned in the particulars of sale are included in the sale price.
Entry & Possession
Entry and vacant possession will be by mutual agreement and arrangement.
Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage.
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Servitude Rights, Burdens & Wayleaves
Servitude Rights, Burdens & Wayleaves
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cable, drains and water, gas and other pipes whether contained in the title deeds or informally constituted and whether or not referred to above.
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1. The property is sold with all faults and defects, whether of condition or otherwise and neither the seller nor Rettie & Co, the selling agent, are responsible for such faults and defects, nor for any statement contained in the particulars of the property prepared by the said agent.
2. The Purchaser(s) shall be deemed to acknowledge that he has not entered into contact in reliance on the said statements, that he has satisfied himself as to the content of each of the said statements by inspection or otherwise and that no warranty or representation has been made by the seller or the said agents in relation to or in connection with the property.
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