East Lothian, United Kingdom

Single Family

5 beds


$1,338,704 Listing currency: 1,100,000 GBP
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MLS #: EDN160343 Architectural style: Victorian Home size: 5,807 ft2 / 539 m2

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Strutt & Parker
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Malcolm Leslie

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  • Property Details

    Beautiful Victorian, family house with well-established equestrian facilities, which occupies a wonderful, peaceful countryside settingPogbie House is an exceptional, Victorian family house which occupies a magnificent, rural setting. It dates from circa 1850, was built for the Maitland family and subsequently owned by one T J Carlyle Gifford, who was responsible for extensions to the house in circa 1925. The house enjoys a wonderful view from the front elevation overlooking the grounds and rolling East Lothian countryside and is situated beautifully, surrounded by its 14.94 acres, which afford privacy and exclusivity. The house has extensive accommodation extending to circa 5,807 square feet, which is arranged over ground and first floors. It has an excellent balance of reception rooms and bedrooms and there have been many improvements over the last couple of years including the installation of a new kitchen, shower rooms and bathrooms. The house is C-Listed.On the ground floor, the house is approached through a porch, which leads into the reception hall. This has an impressive staircase leading to the first floor, and gives access to the sitting room and family room, both of which have bay windows overlooking the front garden, with wonderful views, cornicing and open fireplaces. Also off the reception hall is a large cloakroom. The principal reception room is a magnificent drawing room, which formed part of the extension in 1925 and is thought to have been built as a billiard room. It has a high ceiling, windows on 2 aspects with wonderful views and a decorative cornice. There is a fireplace with timber mantelpiece with fluted columns and a marble hearth and surround.Off the drawing room is a study, which has a door to the back of the house. The formal dining room is an L-shaped room and it is conveniently placed for the kitchen. This has been recently refurbished and incorporates an exceptional range of wall and floor units, which incorporate a 4-oven Aga (green and oil-fired), a Russell Hobbs microwave oven and a sink. There is a large island unit with a breakfast bar and ample space for a family dining table. Off the kitchen, there is a pantry which has a stainless steel sink and space and plumbing for both a dishwasher and large fridge freezer. The back hall gives access to a boot room/utility room, which has 2 Belfast sinks, fitted cupboards, space and plumbing for a washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge and freezer. It also houses a CV oil-fired central heating boiler. There is a separate WC off the back hall.Accessed off the first floor landing is the master bedroom. This enjoys lovely views and has an exceptional en suite bathroom with a large, separate shower cubicle, free-standing bath and a seamless basin in a vanity unit. Also off the master bedroom is a dressing room/nursery. There are 2 further double bedrooms accessed off the main landing, which are served by a family bathroom with a free-standing, roll-top bath, WC and basin. Also off the main landing is a large airing cupboard, which has a hatch with a Ramsay ladder leading to the loft space and a separate large cupboard. From the half-landing, there is a separate bedroom corridor, which has a double bedroom with an en suite shower room, and a further bedroom suite with a large double bedroom and a separate bathroom.OutbuildingsAt the back of the house are a series of outbuildings, which includes a small garage, covered tank area, kennel with run and a further storage shed.OutsidePogbie House is approached by a gravel driveway, which is lined with lime trees. This leads up to a parking and turning area to the front of the house and in-turn to the back of the house and the equestrian set up. The formal garden to the front of the house has a pond as its focal point, which has stepping stones bisecting it, lilies and other water-loving s
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    This single family listing located at Humbie, East Lothian has five bedrooms. A victorian style property, it is currently availible at $1,338,704.

    This property is listed by Malcolm Leslie of Strutt & Parker based in England.