Royal Terrace, Linlithgow, EH495 bedroom apartment for sale in Linlithgow
- Grade B Listed Upper Conversion
- 5 Bedrooms
- Stunning Original Features
- Extensively Upgraded
- Beautiful Landscaped Gardens
- Self Contained 1 Bedroom Coach House
Full Details** 360 VIRTUAL TOUR ON LISTING ** This is a unique opportunity to acquire a distinguished, Grade B listed stone-built upper conversion, enviably situated in one of Linlithgow’s most prestigious addresses, with an outstanding outlook over Linlithgow Palace and St Michael’s church. St Catherine’s is an impressive example of Greek revival architecture dated circa 1863. It is thought to be of a design by Sir William Playfair, one of Scotland’s leading early 19th Century architects. Extensively upgraded by the current owners the property retains a plethora of stunning period features and includes a self- contained converted coach house.
This is a unique opportunity to acquire a distinguished, Grade B listed stone-built upper conversion, enviably situated in one of Linlithgow’s most prestigious addresses, with an outstanding outlook over Linlithgow Palace and St Michael’s church. St Catherine’s is an impressive example of Greek revival architecture dated circa 1863. It is thought to be of a design by Sir William Playfair, one of Scotland’s leading early 19th Century architects. Extensively upgraded by the current owners the property retains a plethora of stunning period features and includes a self- contained converted coach house.
The internal accommodation over two levels comprises of entrance vestibule, impressive reception hallway with stunning staircase and Cupola, bay- windowed drawing room, sitting/dining room, kitchen, shower room, bathroom, W.C. and four large bedrooms. In addition, there is a further attic bedroom/office. The owners have just recently completed the conversion of the coach house into self-contained accommodation.
Externally the property sits within extensive, landscaped garden grounds with gated access from Royal Terrace onto a tarmac driveway which leads to the rear courtyard containing stone built workshop, store and wood store. The private gardens are mainly laid to lawn with several paved patio areas and a fabulous selection of mature plants and shrubs in keeping with the era and style of the property.
7a Royal Terrace is right in the centre of the historic Royal Burgh of Linlithgow which is steeped in history, with Linlithgow Palace at its heart. Linlithgow sits in the middle of the Scottish lowlands and has a very popular, bustling town centre supporting a wide range of family-run businesses offering some of the best of food and drink, clothing, gifts and arts and crafts shops. Sainsbury, Tesco and Aldi supermarkets are all represented and local schooling is available at both primary and secondary level. Linlithgow has excellent transport connections to all the major towns of central Scotland. The M9 gives quick access to Edinburgh and the M80 to Glasgow respectively. The railway station provides regular services to Glasgow and Edinburgh, making this an ideal base for commuting.
EPC Rating C70
Council Tax Band G
An impressive entrance accessed through original solid wooden door with ornate Victorian tiled terrazzo floor. A further timber door leads into the hallway.
The imposing hallway has original tiled flooring at the foot of the original timber staircase with impressive balustrade, carpeted Sisool runner on the staircase and wooden floor on the main landing. Unique features include the corniced ceiling and magnificent glass Cupola.
Drawing Room (5.20m x 8.61m)
The impressive drawing room boasts a host of original features including intricate cornice work, feature mirrors with architectural mouldings, upholstered banquette, bay window with magnificent working shutters, exquisite marble fireplace with intricate carvings and inscription and log burning stove. In addition, there is room for dining, two radiators and original inlaid parquet hardwood flooring with carpet insert. The room enjoys fabulous views over the town, loch and Palace to the countryside beyond.
Sitting/Dining Room (4.16m x 5.56m)
Another superb, front facing room with original features including; sash and case windows, original shutters, corniced ceiling, wooden floor and large log burning stove with sandstone hearth.
Kitchen (3.30m x 4.51m)
The kitchen has been fitted with shaker style wall, base and pantry units, solid granite work surfaces, rear facing window, tiled splashback, butler sink, tiled flooring, feature shelving, radiator, oak breakfast bar with seating and appliances to include; Rangemaster dual fuel range cooker , microwave, American fridge freezer, wine fridge, dishwasher . An AEG washing/dryer machine and Valient central heating boiler is housed in an enclosed utility unit.
W.C. (0.86m x 2.64m)
Accessed from a corridor leading from the main hallway, this room provides an opaque window, white w.c. and washbasin with vanity unit, storage cupboard and tiled floor.
Bathroom (1.50m x 3.39m)
Situated next to the W.C. this room has matching tiled flooring, rear facing opaque window, heated towel rail, roll top style bath, white washbasin with marble top, vanity and mirror.
Shower Room (1.80m x 1.74m)
A useful shower room is located in the east gable end of the property, between bedroom one and two.
Bedroom One (3.56m x 6.03m)
A generous front facing room with original shutters, fireplace, carpet flooring and cornice.
Bedroom Two (5.20m x 4.42m)
A very spacious bedroom, overlooking the courtyard, with wooden flooring, cupboard, corner shower cubicle, white washbasin, original cornice.
Bedroom Three (5.56m x 4.51m)
A lovely double bedroom, overlooking the courtyard with shutters, picture rail, cornice, marble fireplace and neutral carpet.
Bedroom Four (2.78m x 4.28m)
A lovely room situated to the front with original cornice, shutters, marble fireplace with feature stove and wooden flooring.
Attic Bedroom (3.85m x 7.10m)
Accessed from a small, separate hallway and staircase the attic room benefits from three Velux windows and would be the ideal home office or gym. There is a built in desk with storage, a large mirrored door wardrobe, neutral carpet and access into the substantial eaves storage area, allowing opportunity for further development . Further storage is available in the under stair area and a press cupboard on the attic stair landing.
Coach House (See floorplan)
Converted only last year, this self-contained accommodation comprises of open plan living, kitchen and dining area with tiled flooring and sliding patio doors opening onto an attractive outdoor dining area. This has been beautifully landscaped with copper slate tiles, with matching steps leading to a further patio area , ideal for relaxing . There is a shower room on the ground floor and stairs lead to the double bedroom where two Velux windows provide lots of light. The kitchen area includes a moveable unit allowing access to substantial under stair storage. This accommodation benefits from its own dedicated services, with Virgin Media cabling installed.
The attractive stone courtyard workshop has the advantage of overhead lighting and electricity with a plumbed stainless steel sink unit, allowing for hot and cold water. Beside the workshop is a useful roofed wood store, with an external tap. In addition, there is a further store with wooden door completing the run of outbuildings.
External & Parking
Entry to the grounds are from wrought iron gates on Royal Terrace leading round the house into the communal courtyard and driveway. The private gardens to the rear have been thoughtfully landscaped and are mainly laid to lawn with a selection of patio and seating areas, garden shed and mature trees and shrubs in keeping with the age and style of the property. A gravel drive through the second pend in the courtyard leads to large wrought iron bi-fold gates, allowing private rear parking for two vehicles. Additional parking is available in the courtyard area in front of the coach house.
Fixtures and Fittings
All fitted carpets, and coordinating sisool runners and rugs, curtains and blinds, quality light fittings and chandeliers throughout, all specified kitchen appliances , mirrors in drawing room and first floor entrance hall, upholstered original banquette seating in drawing room , radiator cabinets throughout and bedroom storage furniture as specified. Garden hut.
We believe these details to be accurate, however it is not guaranteed, and they do not form any part of a contract. Fixtures and fittings are not included unless specified otherwise. Photographs are for general information and it must not be inferred that any item is included for sale with the property. Areas, distances and room measurements are approximate only and the floor plans, which are for illustrative purposes only, may not be to scale.