Promising an idyllic yet well connected address, this superbly characterful detached family home boasts breath-taking open views encompassing the Bathgate and Pentland Hills. Featuring a unique, fabulously sociable layout, with appealing flexibility, the accommodation includes five bedrooms, two bathrooms and a multitude of living areas.
Its exceptional, contemporary finish is characterised by flawless muted interiors, ambient lighting and such fine details as solid oak and pine flooring, Travertine marble tiling and panelled hardwood windows.
Set behind an inviting arched porchway, the front door opens into a vestibule flowing into a hall with excellent built-in storage. Leading off the hall is a free-flowing arrangement of versatile, split-level living areas. A homely family room, with garden access via a rear porch, adjoins the kitchen and leads down to a garden room enjoying sun throughout the day. Creating a prominent focal position in the heart of the space is a contemporary AGA woodburning stove. Flooded in natural light courtesy of tripleaspect floor-to-ceiling windows, the garden room seamlessly opens onto a decked terrace– ideal for entertaining in the warmer months.
Benefiting from a dual-aspect outlook and a seated dining area, the south-facing kitchen is equipped with mainly freestanding solid beech units, a Siemens dishwasher and a Smeg range cooker, offset by a sleek stainless-steel splashback and a statement hood.
Next door, the wealth of living space continues with a bistro kitchen and a living room.
Arranged around a central dining area and enjoying external access, the bistro is appointed in an ultra-chic style, with glossy white cabinetry paired with a freestanding American-style fridge freezer, a washing machine and a dryer. Due to its westerly-facing position and open rural views, this additional dining area often yields stunning sunset vistas. Lit by an array of panoramic windows and featuring a flueless fire and a lofty vaulted ceiling, the neighbouring living room is fully fitted as a surround sound cinema room. Also located on the groundfloor are three of the five double bedrooms on offer, all housing an abundance of incorporated storage and serviced by a deluxe shower room.
Extended by bay windows, the front-facing bedrooms are further supplemented by the classic adornments of cornicing, ceiling roses and picture rails. The marble-tiled shower room includes an enclosure with an integrated steam generator.
On the first floor, a spacious landing, with eaves storage access, accommodates a generous triple-aspect master bedroom, a further dual-aspect double bedroom, currently utilised as a home study/dressing room, and a sumptuous marble-tiled family bathroom with a freestanding contemporary bathtub.Externally, the house is accompanied by a substantial rear garden.
Interspersed with mature planting and trees, this secluded outdoor space has been thoughtfully landscaped with lawned and terraced areas and a mature herb garden with a greenhouse. A shed provides handy storage, whilst a summer house, with internet access and a luxurious sauna, represents a versatile recreation area.
To the front of the property, a gravelled driveway can accommodate up to six vehicles. Oil-fired central heating and double glazing throughout guarantee a warm, energy-efficient climate all year round, whilst the property also benefits from high-speed internet connectivity.
The peaceful village of Westfield promises an idyllic countryside setting just 10-minutes’ drive from superb shopping and recreational amenities in the nearby towns of Linlithgow and Bathgate. Both towns also provide excellent rail links to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling, whilst the easily accessible motorway network allows for swift commuting by road. The village benefits from an active community and a village hall, and, located within minutes’ walk of the property, is a primary school and stabling facilities.
Providing outstanding local secondary education is the prestigious Linlithgow Academy.
Not only does this rural location offer breath-taking scenic areas for outdoor recreation right on the doorstep, but also a short drive away are the picturesque country parks of Beecraigs and Muiravonside.
EPC Rating - E