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White Lodge is a substantial period stone built property presented in excellent condition throughout and benefiting from a wealth of period features, contemporary bathrooms and a stunning modern glazed extension to the rear overlooking the large walled garden which has an excellent selection of mature shrubs and trees and a large sandstone patio. The property is set well back from the road with an extensive gravel drive, double garage with electric doors and rear store. Situated in a highly sought after street within a stones throw of the renowned Compass School and within easy walking distance of local amenities.
The well planned accommodation, which benefits from high ceilings, original tiled floors, shutters, fireplaces, an impressive staircase, ornate cornicing and large sash and case windows which flood the house with light; comprises on the ground floor - entrance vestibule leading to a bright and spacious hallway with large stained glass window and useful coats cupboard; delightful sitting room to the front with a bay window, original working fireplace and inset fitted cupboard which can accommodate a television with folding doors; living room to front with open fire inset with a wood burning stove; the large kitchen/breakfast room is a welcoming family space with an excellent selection of shaker style cream units, wooden worktops, large island unit, 4 oven AGA and window seat overlooking the side garden; stunning contemporary glazed garden room accessed from the kitchen having ample space for a large dining table and providing access to the garden; utility room with additional storage, double Belfast sink and door to rear garden; cloakroom with white WC and sink and double bedroom 5 with modern en suite shower room opening into a large study which has double doors to the garden and which may offer the opportunity to create annexe accommodation by incorporating these rooms; and on the first floor - spacious landing giving access to all rooms; impressive master bedroom with original fireplace and bay window towards the Lammermuir Hills; Jack and Jill contemporary shower room with walk in shower and window seat which can be accessed from the master bedroom and double bedroom 2; double bedroom 2 to front with twin windows which may be used as a dressing room to the master bedroom to create a large master suite; double bedroom 3 and double bedroom 4 to rear and family bathroom with roll top bath and sink inset in marble vanity unit.
The popular county town of Haddington offers an excellent quality of life with its wide variety of shops, restaurants and bars and is ideally located close to the A1 for access to Edinburgh and the south. The county's excellent beaches and variety of golf courses are all within easy reach and there are delightful walks along the banks of the River Tyne closeby. Haddington also benefits from a golf course and excellent sports centre with a swimming pool. Access to Edinburgh is via the A1 taking approximately 30 minutes by car and there are train facilities at nearby Drem and Longniddry Stations as well as a frequent bus service. There is excellent local schooling within Haddington at primary and secondary levels. Knox Academy is listed in the top 50 Scottish State Secondary schools. Private schooling is available at the Compass School as well as at Loretto in Musselburgh and in Edinburgh.
The mature gardens will be particularly appealing to potential purchasers. To the front there is a large gravel drive which is screened from the road by a high hedge and mature planting, this gives access to the double garage which has electric doors and a store to the rear, double gates to the side of the property provide additional secure parking; the rear gardens are enclosed by stone walls and offer excellent privacy, a large sandstone patio offers ample space for relaxing and there are other secluded seating areas, there is mature planting including fruit trees and shrubs and a large lawn for family play; to the side of the house is a useful working area.