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Prestigious Georgian country house near Edinburgh

Hillfield House is a stunning Georgian property built of white hardled stone under a pitched slate roof. The original house offers classic proportions ideal for a family with a large kitchen/breakfast room, dining room and drawing room on the ground floor. The master bedroom suite comprises the entire first floor, while the second floor offers three bedrooms and three bathrooms. A snug and cellar are to be found on the lower ground floor.

The property has been extended so the sweeping orangery which overlooks the gardens which connects to the library and four bedroom guest suites. The west wing comprises a panelled entrance hall, reception room, while the north wing has an indoor swimming pool with an adjoining gym and a further bedroom suite.

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Outside the main gardens lie to the north and east. To the front of the house are extensive paved terraces with built-in ponds, a central stairway and sunken gardens on either side. To the south are lawns with extensive borders, and the all weather tennis court. Gardens continue down to a small loch with an island with a walkway and bridges around.

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A beautiful walled garden laid out formally, central fountain and water feature. There is extensive parking. Two detached cottages come with two bedrooms and a garden to the rear. The land comes to around 21 acres.

Hillfield House is just five miles from Edinburgh Airport and ten miles from the city centre. The view from the front of the property over the gardens and parkland to Edinburgh Castle in the middle distance is exceptional.

The guide price is £2,950,000. For further information please contact Savills on 0131 247 3700 or visit

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