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Enchanting tower house nr Edinburgh for sale

Peffermill House is an historic tower house dating from 1636 and this is only the third time the property has ever been offered for sale in over three hundred years.  

Accommodation is arranged over four floors with the principal living accommodation, including the great hall, library and dining kitchen on the first floor. Six bedrooms and four bathrooms provide the main accommodation while the ground floor has a self-contained two bedroom flat; two of the rooms have barrel vaulted ceilings.

The interiors still have many period features including the wide stone turnpike staircase, beamed ceilings, stone corbels, sundials set into the walls and carved stone dormer pediments.


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Outside the gardens are spectacular. Extending to three-and-a-half acres they comprise a charming combination of woodland, formal planting, lawns and a pond. Clematis and wisteria climb up the walls of the house. The property also comes with several outbuildings including a summer house and various garden stores.

The property is located just outside the city centre of Edinburgh just two miles from Princes Street, providing an unprecedented opportunity to purchase an historic property within easy reach of the centre of the Scottish capital.

The guide price is £1.5m. For further information please contact Savills on 0131 247 3712 or visit

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