8 Marmion Road, EH39 4PG - Offers Over £610,000
8 Marmion Road
Dating from the early 1900’s, 8 Marmion Road offers to the market the rare opportunity to purchase an attractive traditional stone built property in a sought after location with excellent views over the Firth of Forth. With off street parking as a bonus, the property is ideally situated within easy walking distance to High street shops, nursery, primary and secondary schools, railway station, health centre and local recreational facilities such as sports centre, rugby/football pitches and golf courses.
Arranged over three floors accommodation is substantial. The ground level includes a good sized porch with original decorative tiled floor, large outer storm door and inner glazed door. The spacious entrance hall has stairs with original decorative timber banister leading to mezzanine bathroom and upstairs bedrooms and also stairs leading to the basement. Also on ground level is a kitchen, a dining/sitting room with a walk in store cupboard and Edinburgh press cupboard and tiled fireplace.
The Large lounge on the ground floor has panelled bay windows with great views towards the sea, cornicing and Edinburgh press cupboard.
On mezzanine level is the fully tiled bathroom, fitted with bath, separate shower, wash hand basin and w.c. and again views to the sea.
On the upper level is the master bedroom with original wash hand basin, cornicing and beautiful views over the Forth, harbour and town. Two further double bedrooms with cornicing and a large box room with hatch access to the attic area.
At lower level is a large basement room with bay window to rear garden, Belfast sink, a separate walk in storeroom (original coal store with coal hatch) and w.c. There is also a door leading to the back garden from the basement stair.
The basement and attic areas are currently used as a utility and storage areas respectively. It may be possible, subject to all the usual Local Authority Consents, to convert these areas into further living space.
All the period features you would expect of a property from this era remain, including high ceilings, cornicing, press cupboards, deep skirting, internal room doors, sash and case windows with panelling in some rooms.
The garden is a good size and beautifully laid out with all areas well stocked with mature planting. Both front and rear gardens have lawn areas. The rear and paved side garden have a gated fence separating them from the driveway.
On the southern shore of the Firth of Forth, North Berwick is an attractive and popular harbour town approximately 25 miles east of Edinburgh. From its picturesque 12th century harbour the east and west bays are both beautiful sandy beached with stunning views to the Bass Rock, Craigleith, Fidra and beyond to the Fife coast.
This town has much to offer with a wide range of recreational activities including the award winning Seabird Centre, the Yacht Club, boat trips to the Bass Rock and its famous gannet colony, tennis courts and a sports centre with swimming pool, to name but a few.
For the golf enthusiast the Glen and West Links are close at hand with many others in the surrounding area including Gullane, Archerfield, Craigielaw and The Open Championship course at Muirfield. There is a great range of gift shops, coffee shops and restaurants on the High Street and excellent schooling from nursery to secondary levels.
Convenient for the commuter, North Berwick has regular rail links and bus services to Edinburgh and the A1 provides easy access to the city (40 minutes), the by-pass, the M8 and M9 motorway networks and the airport.
Entering North Berwick from the Edinburgh direction along Dirleton Avenue (A198), turn right at the second set of traffic lights onto Station Hill, follow the road as it bends to the left and take the first left straight onto Marmion Road, No. 8 is towards the far end on the left.
By apt Paris Steele W.S. 01620 892138