Property Details

 
Craigcrook Castle, Ravelston, Edinburgh, EH4 3PE
5 bedroom castle for sale
 
Guide Price £6,000,000
 
 

Features

  • 16th Century castle
 
Craigcrook Castle, Edinburgh

A rare opportunity to purchase a stunning 16th century castle set in 1.78 hectares (4.4 acres) of grounds, all within 3 miles of the centre of the capital city of Edinburgh.
Craigcrook Castle, Edinburgh

A rare opportunity to purchase a stunning 16th century castle set in 1.78 hectares (4.4 acres) of grounds, all within 3 miles of the centre of the capital city of Edinburgh.

Potential to create 2 Principal Reception Rooms, Study, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Cinema Room, Games Room, Uility Room, Gymnasium, 2 Cloakrooms with WC, Self Contained Staff Flat, Master bedroom with Master En-suite and separate Dressing Room and Study, 4 further Double Bedrooms with En-suite Bathrooms, Lift to all floors, Access to viewing tower.

Stables with potential, subject to planning permission, for conversion to garaging with additional staff accommodation above.

Gatehouse offering 2 bedroom accommodation that could be demolished and redesigned with potential to offer extensive modern living.

Extensive Grounds including walled gardens extending up to 1.78 hectares (4.4 acres).

Offered for sale freehold for the first time in nearly 300 years Craigcrook Castle is a Grade "B" Listed Castle set under 3 miles from the city centre of Edinburgh. Built originally in 1542 by William Adamson, it was transferred through a number of owners before John Strachan, Writer to the Signet, acquired the castle and left it to the Craigcrook Mortification Trust in 1719. In 1835 the castle was extensively remodelled by WH Playfair. During its time Craigcrook played host to a number of famous visitors and has strong links to the literary world including Sir Walter Scott, Charles Dickens, Hans Christian Anderson, George Eliot and Alfred Lord Tennyson.

The castle is set over 3 storeys and includes a stunning round tower that offers views of Corstorphine Hill, Blackhall and the Firth of Forth.

In recent years the castle has been let on a long term lease for commercial purposes and in the 1970's a single storey L-Shaped annex building was added to the eastern wing of the castle.

Viewing is strictly by appointment with the selling agents.
 
Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of these details, it should be noted that the measurements are approximate only. Floorplans are for representation purposes only and prepared according to the RICS Code of Measuring Practice by our floorplan provider. Therefore, the layout of doors, windows and rooms are approximate and should be regarded as such by any prospective purchaser. Any internal photographs are intended as a guide only and it should not be assumed that any of the furniture/fittings are included in any sale. Where shown, details of lease, ground rent and service charge are provided by the vendor and their accuracy cannot be guaranteed, as the information may not have been verified and further checks should be made either through your solicitor/conveyance. Where appliances, including central heating, are mentioned, it cannot be assumed that they are in working order, as they have not been tested. Please also note that wiring, plumbing and drains have not been checked.