Lot 2: Lodge Cottage with close proximity to Edinburgh
Lowood comprises a stylish and substantial country house with a range of outbuildings, extensive mature formal gardens and informal grounds with a separate detached cottage in a rural location close to the western edge of Edinburgh, the airport and the Forth road bridge.
Lot 2 – Lowood Cottage
Situated on the east side of the drive just inside the entrance to Lowood, this is a harled brick-built single storey detached cottage beneath a pitched slate roof with single storey extension to the northern elevation. Dating from the 1960s, the cottage has been vacant since the late 1990s and is in need of comprehensive renovation. With mains electricity and water, private drainage and electric night storage heating, the accommodation includes a kitchen, sitting room, bathroom and two double bedrooms. The cottage is surrounded by a garden extending to just under a third of an acre and has a parking area on the north side. Interested parties should note that this property may have potential for extension or replacement, subject to planning consent.
Council Tax: Lowood Cottage has been placed in Band E for Council Tax purposes
Services: Mains water, Private drainage, Electric night storage heating. Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents
EPC Rating: Band G
Lowood is situated just outside the western edge of Edinburgh,close to Cramond Bridge and the A90 trunk road. The property is therefore ideally located to enable the purchaser to benefit from close proximity and excellent access to Edinburgh, its airport, the national motorway network and the rest of southern central Scotland.
Local services are available at South Queensferry (3 miles) which is a historic Royal Burgh assimilated into the City of Edinburgh boundary in 1974 and has a wide range of services including supermarkets, local shops, leisure facilities, award winning bars and restaurants and a marina and sailing school at Port Edgar.
Additionally, Barnton (1 mile) has a post office, local supermarket and prestigious golf courses.
Edinburgh offers all the commercial, recreational, cultural and educational services, facilities and opportunities to be expected from Scotland’s capital city.
Lowood is ideally suited to those requiring fast access to other parts of Scotland, the UK and Europe. Edinburgh international airport is 5 miles by road from Lowood and can be reached in about 10 to 15 minutes by car during off-peak traffic conditions.
There is a railway station at Dalmeny (3 miles) giving quick access both into Edinburgh and to the north whilst the M8, M9 and M90 motorways are each accessible within a short drive. In addition, there is a public bus route, with frequent services to and from the city centre, and Edinburgh’s extensive cycle network which are both a 3 minute walk away.
Edinburgh is internationally renowned for its range and quality of independent schools, all of which are accessible on a daily basis from Lowood. The closest of these is Cargilfield School in Barnton which is a 5-minute drive from Lowood.
For the outdoor enthusiast, there is a wealth of opportunities with sailing on the Forth, hill walking in the Pentlands, golf on a variety of local courses, field sports, riding and walking in the Dalmeny Estate or to Cramond along the River Almond.
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