1 Dean Road
Longniddry, EH32 0QS
This substantial detached family home is quietly positioned on the rural fringes of Longniddry; a desirable seaside village served by everyday amenities and rail links connecting to central Edinburgh in just 20 minutes. Situated within walking distance of the beach, the appealing four-bedroom property enjoys versatile, neutrally decorated interiors with multiple living areas, attractive mature gardens, a detached garage, and a private driveway. Welcoming you into the home is an entrance vestibule and adjoining hall both benefiting from practical wood-inspired flooring. The hall boasts useful built-in storage, a WC, and double multi-paned doors opening into the main reception area. The sunny and spacious living room is comfortably carpeted and spans the entire depth of the property with a dual-aspect outlook including sliding doors leading onto the garden. Across the hall lies a further carpeted reception area, ideal for formal dining with a handy neighbouring position to the kitchen. The exceptionally bright kitchen (with garden access) features contemporary white cabinets offset by stylish chequered tilework. Provided goods comprise an integrated oven and gas hob with a chimney-style hood, and a freestanding dishwasher, a tall fridge/freezer, and a washing machine.
Versatile, family-friendly interiors with four bedrooms and multiple living areas
Popular with commuters heading to Edinburgh thanks to its excellent road and rail transport links to the capital
The property forms part of a small community, which has a picturesque rural setting surrounded by open countryside. It is also positioned within easy reach of East Lothian’s beautiful coastline, with the spectacular beaches at Aberlady, Gullane, Longniddry, and North Berwick just a short drive away. In addition to its truly scenic surroundings, the area offers convenience too, being close to the villages of Aberlady and Longniddry, which are both home to a good selection of local amenities. Aberlady has the Old Aberlady Inn and a Margiotta convenience store which stocks Waitrose products. The old Duck Inn, a former award-winning establishment, is also set to reopen under new ownership. In addition, Aberlady has the Donald Watson Art Gallery at Waterston House, a favoured exhibition venue of many of the UK’s leading wildlife artists and photographers, who flock to the area for its rich nature and wildlife. Meanwhile, Longniddry offers independent shops, a supermarket, traditional pubs, cafes, and restaurants, as well as a post office, a chemist, and a Community Centre housing a library. It is home to a railway station too, with regular trains to Waverley Station (taking just over 20 minutes). More extensive shopping can be found in nearby North Berwick, which promises a wealth of independent stores, high-street retailers, and supermarkets. Being by the countryside and coastline, the setting of the home will be highly popular with outdoor enthusiasts too. There are lots of idyllic rural walks and excellent cycle routes, set along quiet back roads that take in the area’s many beautiful beaches and historic castles. A tranquil afternoon can be spent walking along the John Muir Way or visiting Aberlady Bay – Britain’s first local nature reserve. Golfers are well catered to as well, with some of the best courses in East Lothian close to hand, including the prestigious Muirfield Golf Club, which is just a short drive away. Primary education is provided in Aberlady, with secondary education at the highly-regarded North Berwick High School. Nursery schooling is also available in Aberlady and Gullane. The area is well connected by road links, with Edinburgh city centre reached in roughly 35 minutes by car from the property. Buses from Aberlady and Longniddry connect to the neighbouring towns and villages too, as well as the capital.