Enjoying a prime location in historic Linlithgow, this spacious, south-facing, detached villa boasts five bedrooms, two reception rooms, multiple bathrooms, two sizeable gardens, and extensive parking.
Just a stone’s throw from Linlithgow’s thriving High Street, and within easy walking distance of the train station and picturesque loch, this five-bedroom detached villa offers an abundance of space and outstanding versatility for modern family lifestyles. The impressive home is well-presented throughout and with a sunny, south-facing aspect.
Inside, the front door opens into a naturally-lit hall with under-stair storage and a WC. On the left is the generous living and dining room, which is flooded with natural light from a trio of south-facing windows. The room accommodates comfy seating and a large dinner table and is framed by a handsome fireplace that creates a focal point for arranging furniture. Sat adjacent is a dual-aspect family room, with appealing neutral décor and spacious proportions for relaxing lounge furniture. It also features French doors to the garden, creating an overflow for summer entertaining.
In the breakfasting kitchen, pale timber-toned cabinets are paired with sweeping worktops that are framed by lightly coloured mosaic splashbacks.
Well-appointed, it has room for a large table for morning coffee and space for a full range of freestanding appliances. Completing the ground floor is an accessible double bedroom with its own en-suite shower room for added convenience.
Upstairs, the landing offers deep storage before connecting to the four remaining bedrooms. Here, the master bedroom awaits, complete with a built-in mirrored wardrobe and the added luxury of a four-piece en-suite bathroom that includes a shower cubicle. Two of the bedrooms are also spacious and airy doubles (one with a built-in wardrobe), whilst the final bedroom is a versatile single. Completing the home is a bright family bathroom with a modern three-piece suite and handheld shower.
Gas central heating and double-glazed sash windows ensure year-round comfort.
Externally, the house benefits from gardens to the south-facing front and rear, both with well-tended lawns, leafy green aspects, and set areas for alfresco dining in the sun. A gated driveway leads to an attached double garage, providing secure, off-street parking.
Extras: all fitted floor coverings, select window coverings, and light fittings to be included in the sale.
Historically West Lothian’s county town, picturesque Linlithgow is situated in the northeast of the county, approximately 20 miles from Edinburgh and 33 miles from Glasgow.
The royal burgh is well known for its famous historic landmarks: Linlithgow Palace (birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots) and Linlithgow Loch. Linlithgow’s bustling High Street hosts a wealth of shops and amenities, including independent retailers, cafes and restaurants, pubs, takeaways, hair and beauty salons, barbers, and pharmacies. For the active type, Xcite Linlithgow offers a well-stocked gym, a swimming pool, a sauna and steam room, a varied timetable of fitness classes, indoor and outdoor courts and pitches, a soft play area, and a café. Outdoor enthusiasts are spoiled for choice with numerous walks around Linlithgow Palace and Loch, while golfers can enjoy a fun round on the fairways at Linlithgow Golf Club. Schooling is well catered for, with nursery education available at the highly rated Bonnytoun Nursery, Springfield or Linlithgow Primary School, or Linlithgow Bridge Primary School. There are also several private nursery schools in the local area, with one on the High Street close to the property.
Primary education is provided at Lowport Primary School, followed by secondary schooling at highly regarded Linlithgow Academy, which was recently ranked among the top 25 secondary schools in Scotland.
Private buses also provide transport services to independent schools in Edinburgh and Dollar. As well as being close to major road links, including the M9/M8 motorway network, the town has its own train station, which offers regular high-speed services to both Glasgow and Edinburgh, allowing for swift and convenient commuting to either city. There are also frequent bus services to Bathgate, Edinburgh, Falkirk, Livingston, and Stirling.
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