Wester Tartraven

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Wester Tartraven is a spectacular steading conversion in an idyllic rural setting in the hills above Linlithgow. With beautiful panoramic views over the surrounding countryside, the house is a stunning expansive family home with real flexibility for living. The surrounding views really have to be seen to be appreciated and are all encompassing, from the Pentland Hills to the Firth of Forth bridges and beyond to the Ochils and the Trossachs.

The property is split into two separate units which provide flexibility and further potential. The main house is “L shaped” and together with the annex creates a protected courtyard. Together they mix contemporary living within a traditional steading setting. The main house benefits from under floor heating throughout including all the bathrooms and is powered by an air source heat pump.

The front door leads into a bright and spacious welcoming hallway overlooking the courtyard setting. Immediately there is access to 3 bedrooms and the family bathroom complete with roll top bath tub.

The master suite has a large study area together with fitted walk-in wardrobe and also access to an extensive floored attic via a Ramsay ladder. Overlooking the study is the main bedroom on a mezzanine level. A high specification en-suite with a mains pressure shower, large shower cubicle, tiled flooring, granite top basin is accessed from the study.

The principal living accommodation is a spacious open plan living/dining/ kitchen. The kitchen has stunning views to the North, a Belfast sink, a stainless steel Bosch dishwasher as well as a range of solid oak floor units, granite worktops, five ring Smeg gas hob, extractor hood and twin Neff oven. There is ample space for a dining table comfortably seating up to 8 people. Accessed from the kitchen is a walk in utility room/ larder. Steps lead down into the sitting room which has beautiful views to the East and North, a Norwegian Morso wood burning stove and sliding doors opening into the dining area over looking the internal courtyard.

The self-contained annexe is approached through its own private front door, leading to a bright reception hallway with an exquisite bespoke staircase. There is a large sitting room with dining area again with a Morso wood burning stove. Dining kitchen with stunning views and patio doors out to a paved seating area. There is a selection of floor units, and four ring gas hob with an extractor hood and light, dual Neff oven/grill and ample space for a dining table. With the added benefit of a utility room with separate WC and access into the boot room. The annex is centrally heated by radiators powered by a new external combi oil boiler.

Upstairs is a large double bedroom, family bathroom with shower cubicle and bath and also another bedroom on the mezzanine level above the sitting room.

Outside the gardens really are exceptional and accessed by a private lane. This leads to the gateway and driveway, in turn leading to the courtyard. There is a detached out building with log store and workshop which houses the air-source heat pump boiler. There is a hatch leading to a bespoke spiral wine cellar. Double garage with electric door and above the garage and workshop there is a floored attic space. The award wining gardens at Western Tartraven are beautiful with their own specified areas including an upper lawn section shaded by beech and ash trees which are surrounded by a beautifully maintained shrub bedding. Path leads to a lower garden where there is a pond, a well and an extensive lawn area with cherry, monkey puzzle, beech, lime and sycamore trees. There is also a garden shed with turf roof and children’s tree-house included in the sale price.

The property has mains electricity, private water, private drainage and a combined air-souce heat pump and oil fired central heating. Carpets, curtains are included in the sale together with the fridge in the main house. White goods in the annex is also included in the sale.

Main House EPC Band - D

Annexe EPC band - C


A few things about this property:

  • Idyllic rural setting
  • Six bedrooms
  • Self contained annexe
  • Double garage
  • Bespoke spiral wine cellar

The finer detail:

  • Oil fired central heating in annexe
  • Under floor heating in main house