From the Sale of the House and Estate
BANKTON HOUSE NORTH
A must have property within a stunning detached house of historic interest. Set
in entirely open countryside with lovely views and extensive shared grounds
Entrance Hall, Cloakroom WC, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Study, New Kitchen, 3
Double bedrooms, Master En-suite Bathroom, 2nd WC and Principal Bathroom. Gas
Central Heating, Security System and approx 10 Acres of shared Garden Ground
including large apple and pear Orchard, Paddock and Garaging.
NOTES OF SALE
Sold recently by Russel Aitken.
All services throughout the property were untested. Any purchasers must satisfy
themselves with the condition of any central heating boilers, radiators, gas
fires, electric showers and all other installations. Every care has been taken
in the preparation of these particulars however no warranty can be given for the
accuracy of the details contained herein.
Bankton House North forms the principle part of a stunning detached property of
historical significance. The property and grounds have been extensively
upgradedand refurbished by a selection of charitable trusts including Historic
Scotland and East Lothian Enterprise Trust. Using the existing shell of the
property master craftsmen have painstakingly restored, renovated and rebuilt the
property which now reflects its former individual glory. The present owners of
Bankton House North have
further enhanced the interior of the property, which now offers a delightful
blend of modern sophisticated living in a traditional environment. The
generously proportioned accommodation is set over
four floors and is accessed via the original Bankton House stone staircase and
The property is situated between the popular East Lothian towns of Tranent and
Prestonpans. Set in its own individual location there are many excellent local
amenities in both Tranent and Prestonpans including a nearby sports centre with
extensive playing fields, swimming pools and station with a 15
minute rail link to Edinburgh Waverley. Edinburgh City Centre is within a
comfortable 14 miles from the property and easily accessible along the A1 bypass
taking approx 20 mins. Superb recreational facilities are available throughout
East Lothian including its world famous golf courses and popular sport centres.
Local nursery, primary and secondary schools are all found within approximately
a two mile radius and private schooling is available at Loretto College,
The property benefits from a system of gas fired central heating with a new
Traveling south on the A1 from Edinburgh:
Take the first turn off signposted Tranent/Musselburgh, continue up slip road to
traffic lights, turn right at traffic lights heading for Tranent and look for
turn off which is located approximately
100 yards before petrol station. Travel down side road over bridge and take
right into main drive for Bankton
House, with large signs for Bankton House on either side of the entrance.
BEDROOM 3 135 X 98
With west facing window, wooden panel shutter, low level access to eves. Superb
views towards Pentland Hills.
The property is surrounded by approximately 10 acres of mature communal gardens,
which include a large
woodland area and orchard. A sweeping shared drive leads to semi-circular
parking bay. A large garage and another outside storage are located to the side
of the property.
(All Sizes Approximate)
Entrance to the property is via a stunning stone staircase, which in turn leads
to reception vestibule through twin leaf wood panel doors. High-level fan light,
multi-glazed panel door giving direct access into hall. All quality flooring
Welcoming open hallway with amtico flooring, sweeping timber staircase with
central carpet tread and cast iron balustrade leading to the first floor
hallway, plain cornice surround and wall mounted radiator, under stair storage
With white two piece WC suite consisting of wash hand basin with low flush WC,
extractor fan, vinyl floor tiling, tile splash back surround.
FIRST FLOOR HALLWAY
Large first floor hallway with carpeted flooring and paneled doors. Multi-glazed
panel window enjoying outlook over woodland area, deep walk in storage cupboard
with twin paneled doors. Plain cornice surround and large double paneled doors
giving access into lounge.
LOUNGE 173 X 1210
Magnificent sitting room situated within a prominent location to the rear of the
property with two south facing windows enjoying open outlook over the orchard.
Working timber panel shutters, plain coving surround, central ceiling rose,
natural timber flooring, baronial style stone fire place incorporating natural
fire and high level mantel.
DINING ROOM 113 X 98
Large dining room situated to the front of the property, which would also serve
as excellent double bedroom with large front facing window. Plain cornice
STUDY 68 X 65
(into window recess)
Side facing window offering stunning west facing views towards the Pentland
Hills, wall mounted radiator and plain coving surround.
KITCHEN 13 X 77
Recently fitted selection of modern floor and wall mounted wooden kitchen units
incorporating stainless steel sink with draining board, four-ring ceramic hob,
built in oven, extractor hood and microwave. Brushed stainless steel appliances.
Tile splash back surround and front facing window with views over paddock.
SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY
With sweeping staircase from first floor hall, central carpet tread, hall area
with carpeted flooring. Deep storage cupboard with paneled doors leading to
bedroom accommodation and bathroom.
MASTER BEDROOM 155 X 141
Magnificent master bedroom with two west facing windows enjoying views towards
Pentland Hills, paneled door to en-suite bathroom.
White four piece bathroom suite consisting of low flush WC, bidet, pedestal wash
hand basin and bath unit. Delightful oval paneled front facing window looking
onto the paddock woodland area. Cupboard housing washing machine and built in
wardrobe. Timber bath paneling, tile splash back area and extractor fan.
BEDROOM 2 11 X 141
A spacious room with two west facing windows enjoying views to Pentland Hills.
BATHROOM 6 X 75
With white four piece bathroom suite consisting of low flush WC, pedestal wash
hand basin, bath and stylish enclosed shower unit. Timber bath paneling, tiles
splash back and extractor fan.
THIRD FLOOR HALL
With sweeping timber staircase from second floor hall, landing area with
carpeted flooring, deep storage cupboard with access into eve space.
With white two piece WC suite consisting of WC and wash hand basin, tile splash
back surround, extractor fan. Access to attic.