Eskgrove House is an impressive and beautifully proportioned mansion house sitting within approximately 2.74 acres of carefully-maintained mature garden and woodland. Surrounded by a high stone wall and high hedges, ensuring privacy, the property extends to 6734 Sq. Ft over four floors and is believed to originally date from 1736 during the reign of George II, with a later Victorian addition completed in 1903. Internally the property retains prolific period detail including decorative plasterwork, fireplaces, working shutters and a charming 19th century dumb-waiter.
Flexible accommodation is offered over three principal floors with the benefit of a self-contained lower-ground floor flat which features two bedrooms, one with en-suite, a large living room, plenty storage space and a large kitchen/Dining room. Internally the main house comprises a grand hall, four bedrooms (two with en-suite facilities) four reception rooms, orangery, dining kitchen, family bathroom and numerous storage cupboards.
The extensive grounds are a particular feature of Eskgrove House and have been carefully maintained. There is a large formal lawn to the front complemented by an attractive wild-flower garden to the rear which also features a partially restored 17th century dovecote. Additionally, Eskgrove House benefits from a boundary of of mature woodland, an orchard with apple, pear and plum trees, a summer house and various useful external stone-built stores.
Inveresk is an attractive Conservation village, largely made up of 18th century mansions and Victorian family homes and is on the outskirts of Musselburgh, 6 miles east of Edinburgh City Centre. Within the village is a historic National Trust property with garden, historic church and the upper part of Lewisvale Park. There is also access to lovely walks along the river Esk, excellent rail links to Edinburgh City Centre with Musselburgh and Newcraighall railway stations, easy access to the A1 and a nearby Lothian Bus service to Edinburgh. A wide range of public and private education is on offer nearby at Musselburgh High School and Loretto School. A little to the south-east lies the Fort Retail Park with various retail outlets and nearby Asda supermarket.
Landlord registration: 452352/210/12291 EPC rating E.