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Taigh-an-Ard, Carlops

Property Details

Taigh-an-Ard/ Carlops Penicuik EH26 9NF



House Sold - Carlops Penicuik

Taigh-An-Ard lies within the picturesque conservation village of Carlops, which sits at the foot of the Pentland Hills. Carlops lies within the Scottish Borders area, close to the boundary with Midlothian, and is surrounded by open countryside. Locally, there is an abundance of outdoor pursuit opportunities available, including numerous off-road walks or trails suitable for walking, biking and horse riding. Within Carlops village there is a church, village hall (which runs classes and events), while the property is a short walk from the Allan Ramsay Hotel and restaurant which offers guest rooms and food daily. West Linton, which boasts shops, hotel/bar and restaurant, golf course and church lies less than three miles to the south of Carlops while larger town services are available in Penicuik, approximately six miles to the north east. The property is easily commutable to Edinburgh with the city bypass only 10 miles to the north and the city itself a mere 15 miles away. Primary schooling is available in West Linton while Peebles High School serves older children with a school bus service between Carlops and both schools. The property and indeed Carlops village are ideally located to offer a unique combination of a rural lifestyle with easy access to the City.

Taigh An Ard is a 2 storey, detached house, with a 1 ½ storey side wing, constructed of rendered and feature stone walls to the front under a slate roof., with a total floor area of 200 Sq M. Main reception rooms are located on the first floor with bedrooms at ground floor level. The property also benefits from an integral double garage. Built in approximately 2000, it is in good decorative order throughout. Outside to the front, there are small areas of lawn enclosed by low stone walls with a mono block driveway for 2 cars. To the side is a lawn and small grassy embankment area. To the rear, there is an upper private, sunny patio with lawn, pond with natural spring and steep embankment comprising stone walls, meadow grass and rock.

Accommodation comprises:
Ground floor – Vestibule; hall, master bedroom with walk in wardrobe and modern en-suite shower room; family bathroom with roll top bath; single bedroom; bedroom with ensuite shower room; double bedroom. First floor – large landing / dining area; boxroom; kitchen / diner; study; WC.; sitting room with log burner; family room with separate outside door which has potential to be used as a home office.

The property is assessed for Council Tax as Band G.

Mains electricity, water and drainage. LPG gas central heating and hot water. The LPG tank is housed adjacent to the property and is surrounded by fencing. The road is adopted up to the property.

Fitted carpets, curtains and blinds, all light fittings and integral kitchen appliances.


A copy of the Home Report is available to interested parties from the selling agents.

For further information or to arrange an appointment to view please contact Walker Scott Ireland Ltd. Viewing is strictly by appointment. Interested parties are advised to note interest with Walker Scott Ireland Ltd in order to be kept informed of any closing date that is set. Please note, our client need not accept the highest offer, nor indeed any offer. To comply with current Anti-Money Laundering Regulations, any offer presented must be accompanied with Notarised/certified photographic evidence of the purchaser’s identity and separate evidence of the purchaser’s residential address, or the offering parties must attend our offices with the original documents, before any acceptance of the offer can be confirmed and the property put “Under Offer”.

Entry by mutual agreement.

Property Features
  • House
  • 4 bed
  • 3 bath
  • Toilet

Contact Us

Walker Scott Ireland Ltd.
82 High Street,
Scottish Borders
EH45 8SW
Tel: 01721 721669
Company Number SC500115
Regulated by RICS

Scottish Letting Agent Registration – LARN2007001

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