Set in the rolling countryside to the south of Edinburgh, Tempervale is situated on the edge of the conservation village of Howgate. The residential village is ideally located for access into Edinburgh through the A701 and good bus services.
Although a rural setting, the property has good proximity to services in the local villages and towns as well as Edinburgh City Bypass (A720) and the city centre (10 miles). The bypass is 6 miles to the north and gives access to the south, east and west of the city, Edinburgh International Airport and the motorway network. The property is also well placed for the main trunk roads south, A7, A702 and A701.
Just over 2 miles to the north of Howgate is the bustling historic paper making town of Penicuik. The town offers a wide range of shops, supermarkets, restaurants, cafés, primary and secondary schools, leisure facilities and a thriving art and craft scene. Additionally, Straiton (5 miles) provides superstores and a range of shops
Recreational facilities and outdoor pursuits are well catered for within the area. Hillend dry ski slope is 6.5 miles away on the edge of the city bypass. Nearby is the Glencorse Golf Course with other local courses located at Rutherford Castle and West Linton, with all the links courses of East Lothian within 30 miles. There are excellent and extensive walking and cycle paths in the Pentland Hills Regional Park. A short walk further down the riverbank finds the remains of the grand Penicuik House, the grounds of which offer a great family day out.
Templevale has recently been completely refurbished and rovated throughout to create a superb four bed family home within easy access of Edinburgh. Maintaining the property's traditional stone façade, the interiors are light and contemporary open plan spaces.
The main door opens up from the street side of the property into a modern kitchen with dining area, lit by Bifold patio doors opening up onto the rear terrace and garden. The kitchen has a central island and plenty of space for a dining table.
To the left of the open plan kitchen, is a dividing wall with staircase leading to the bedrooms on the first floor. A spacious living room mirrors the space in the kitchen and features a second Bifold patio door opening on to the rear garden. Three further windowsl overlook the front garden and create a wonderfully light room.
Adjacent to the kitchen on the right hand side will be a large utility room with rear door access and a ground floor shower room with WC and basin. A single garage completes the ground floor accommodation.
On the first floor, a generously sized principal suite is located in the North wing and features dual aspect windows over front and rear gardens and an en suite with large walk in shower, WC and basin. Three further double bedrooms are accessed from the landing with fitted wardrobes in two of the bedrooms. A family bathroom with feature a bath, basin and WC. Both principal bedroom and first floor landing are lit by full height windows offering unspoilt countryside views.
Outside, the rear mature garden will be landscaped to include two terraced areas and will be bordered by the existing mature trees providing privacy. In addition to the garage there will be ample parking space for vehicles on a gravelled area either side of the property. A front garden will reach from the property to the low lying stone wall bordering the street.
Strictly by appointment with Savills - 0131 247 3738.
Mains water and electricity, private drainage and LPG fired boiler.
Templevale falls within Midlothian Council's tax band E
Templevale lies within the Howgate Conservation area
Fixtures & Fittings
All standard fixtures and fittings to be included.
From Edinburgh, head south out of the city passed Straiton for the A701. At the next roundabout, continue over for the A701. Take the slip road on the left hand side for the B7026. Continue down this road, through Auchendinny. At the roundabout in Howgate, continue straight over and Tempervale is the last property on the left hand side, situated opposite the village allotments.