550 Lanark Road West

Balerno, United Kingdom

Single Family

8 beds


$1,953,173 Listing currency: 1,600,000 GBP
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MLS #: EDN160185 Home size: 7,389 ft2 / 686 m2

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Strutt & Parker
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Juliet Lamb

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  • Property Details

    An exceptional 6 bedroom Barnonial style house and two bedroom Gardener’s Cottage situated in the popular residential area of Balerno, within easy reach of internationally renowned schooling.This exceptional family home occupies in excess of 7389 square feet and offers ample living and entertaining space. The house was completed in 1910 by the renowned architect Mr. William Crum Watson for his own use, Northfield is a Grade B Listed Baronial style house with separate Gardener’s Cottage set in magnificent gardens. The main house offers spacious and flexible family accommodation over the ground and first floors with the additional benefit of a self-contained guest apartment on the second floor. Additionally, the property was rewired in 2010 by the current owners. The property is entered via an attractive vestibule leading to a superb hallway featuring an Ailsa Craig granite column surmounted by an Oriental Capital. There are two reception rooms located on the ground floor. The Dining Room, with its floor-mounted bell connection to the kitchen, is a wonderful entertaining space and has stripped St. Petersburg Redwood floors and a stone fire surround. The library, also useful as a secondary sitting room, has two built-in display cabinets and a large display book case. The fireplace in this room is stunning with its carved oak over mantle above the engraved Rose and Thistle stone fireplace. The kitchen, with a variety of pantries and stores, can be found on the western side of the building and houses a four-oven gas fired Aga.From the Hall, the main stair rises to an impressive first floor landing. The banister is wrought iron and features a Scottish thistle design incorporating the architect’s initials and has a Scottish pike handrail and brass ornamental globes at the corners. Of particular note is the Drawing Room. This room is beautifully preserved, featuring oak panelled walls, a barrel vaulted ceiling and benefits from superb views over the gardens to the north, south, west and the Knot Rose garden to the east. Also situated on the first floor, there are three double bedrooms and two family bathrooms. On the second floor there is further accommodation comprising two double bedrooms, bathroom, sitting room, kitchen, W.C and ample storage in the attics.The property is approached via a driveway terminating in a parking area in front of the house. The gardens a particular feature at Northfield, have many interesting features such as a Ha Ha, several different types of Oak, a bluebell copse, the large variety rhododendrons, Yew hedges, a daffodil walk, extensive lawns, a secret garden and a number of unique plants.In the grounds is a two-bedroom Gardeners Cottage which is detached from the main house and has its own small garden. This property would provide ideal staff, guest accommodation or would be perfect for elderly relatives as it is all on one level.
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    This single family listing located at 550 Lanark Road West, Balerno offers eight bedrooms. The property is currently selling for $1,953,173.

    This property is presented by Juliet Lamb of Strutt & Parker located in England.