Fantastic opportunity to purchase an immaculately presented 5-bedroom barn conversion offering superb family accommodation over ground and first floor level complete with self-contained one bedroom annex. Ideally situated to enjoy a picturesque setting and minutes from Edinburgh City Bypass.
The Barn is entered through electric double gates opening onto the large private courtyard. Internally, the exceptionally spacious and contemporary styled accommodation is accessed via French doors into a welcoming hallway leading to the expansive open plan living space. Under stair storage is provided and the feature bespoke wrought iron staircase returns to the upper floor level.
The ground floor boasts extensive and open plan living space starting with a light and sunny kitchen area which provides an array of white gloss fronted units, quality appliances, worktops and fantastic breakfast bar. This light and spacious room is the heart of this family home and further leads down to a lowered family living area where double full sliding doors create the perfect opportunity to allow the outside to be brought indoors. The cosy sitting room with ample dining area can be reached either through two openings from the family room or from the main hall. Whichever route, this room enjoys a bright and sunny dual aspect with delightful views taking in the landscaped gardens via a spectacular feature arched window and French doors. This room also enjoys the added benefit of a wood burning stove, perfect for appreciating the cooler winter months.
Conveniently, there is also a utility room partnered with handy laundry room, a further kitchen and downstairs wc. A well-proportioned room currently used as an office, could easily transform use to a home cinema or gym studio.
A bright upper landing offers excellent inbuilt storage and four well laid out double bedrooms; one of which provides lovely en-suite shower room. A Separate stylish shower room with contemporary three -piece suite is located at this level also. The stunning principal bedroom benefits from Juliette balcony and luxuriously fitted bathroom suite with walk-in shower unit, bath, twin wash hand basins and an exceptional walk-in dressing room offers flexible opportunities for an ideally positioned nursery or bedroom.
As a unique benefit, House of Muir also offers self-contained living accommodation which can be reached via the main house, but also through its own private entrance. This beautifully appointed one bedroom dwelling offers a galley style kitchen complete with integrated appliances, family room, living/dining room with staircase to upper level offering double bedroom together with ample fitted wardrobe space.
Of particular note there is an additional separate former stable block which been tastefully converted into flexible accommodation offering a living area/bedroom and en-suite shower facilities. This space would be ideal for home working, running a business or as further guest accommodation. A further adjacent spacious storeroom is also provided.
The property has oil fired central heating combined with underfloor heating throughout, double glazing and is finished in fresh modern decorative tones throughout whilst retaining many original features including stone walls and exposed wooden beams. The quality of finish is unquestionable and must be seen.
Externally, the property has a lot to offer. There are generous landscaped grounds which enable a tranquil outdoor retreat and various options can be taken advantage of including decked seating area, ideal for outdoor entertaining or relaxing pond area en route to the summerhouse where breath taking country views can be enjoyed. Furthermore, a double garage provides covered parking and the tarmacked driveway provides ample off-street parking for at least four further vehicles.
House of Muir is located in a most picturesque rural setting yet conveniently situated a short drive from the Edinburgh bypass. The A701 and A702 provide extensive links north and south, and there are regular bus services linking to Edinburgh centre and other local destinations.
Ideally placed for commuters, Penicuik offers a broad range of amenities including good local shopping, Tesco and Lidl supermarkets, banking and post office services, and numerous restaurants, pubs and cafes. Well-regarded schooling at all levels is available locally, and there is a library, and a leisure centre with a gym and swimming pool. Lying between the Pentland Hills and River North Esk, the adjacent countryside caters for a wide range of outdoor pursuits including walking, climbing, cycling, golf, and skiing at the Hillend dry-ski facility. Nestling at the foot of the Pentland Hills the area around the Inn is a haven for walkers and ramblers, attracting visitors from all over the country.
Viewings are actively encouraged and available by appointment