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The Dandie- Whiteside Farm, Bathgate West Lothian, EH48 2HW

4 bedroom Cottage for sale

Fixed Price £325,000




Whiteside Farm Steadings

Whiteside Farm


West Lothian

EH48 2HW

Bathgate town centre – 1 mile Edinburgh City Centre – 22 miles Glasgow City Centre – 27 miles



mains water, private drainage and LPG central heating.

Bathgate is ideally placed for both the M8 and M9 motorways with connections to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Livingston, where is a high level of shopping amenities and a cinema. There is a rail line connecting with Edinburgh. The much anticipated Bathgate-Airdrie double track line from Edinburgh to Glasgow will be completed in 2010. Bathgate is currently served by a half-hourly train service to Edinburgh and the journey lasts approximately 30 minutes. The same frequency of service will operate to Glasgow when the Airdrie/Bathgate section is complete.

Travel Directions

From the M8 travelling west from Edinburgh take the exit for Junction 4 and then turn right under the M8 following the signs for Armadale/Bathgate. At the mini roundabout continue over the to the next roundabout taking your third exit onto the B7002. Continue on this road towards the town centre and take the left hand turning into Dalling Road. Once in Dalling Road take your immediate left again onto Whiteside Cottages. Follow this road, keeping to the right hand side passing the McDonalds Hotel offices on your left. You are now on a single-track road leading to Whiteside Farm Steading.


The Dandie is a uniquely designed home within the development. With excellent sized rooms throughout, particularly the lounge, this home also provides a degree of versatility with the fourth bedroom on the ground floor ideal for elderly relatives or guests with a family bathroom adjacent. This bedroom can be an office, study or tv room. The first floor has three double bedrooms with the master bedroom offering excellent views and an en-suite shower room. This property is carpeted.

One of Whiteside Farm Steadings’ strongest assets must be the blend it offers between tranquil, "country" living and its proximity to excellent commuter links and local amenities.

The history of Bathgate is based on an industrial past and is known for its oil refining in the mid-19th century. The renowned scientist, Dr James Young developed the world’s first oil refinery here and Sir James Young was born in Bathgate (1811). He invented chloroform as an anaesthetic. Today, Bathgate is a growing commuter town.

The town centre of Bathgate is a mile from the development and this historic industrial town has a thriving town centre with various independent and high street retail shops, banks, public houses and restaurants. There is a Tesco supermarket and the town has a swimming pool, sports centre, tennis courts, museum and theatre. There is a golf club and other popular sports in the area include angling, bowling, go-karting and horse riding.

There are several primary schools and a secondary school whilst in Livingston there is a college.


Whiteside Farm Steadings is a superb residential development bringing the very best that country living has to offer within a convenient and highly commutable location with the town of Bathgate on your doorstep.

With Phase one completely sold out, phase two provides an excellent mix of two, three and four bedroom homes all formed over two levels and with aspects of the surrounding farmland. In addition, there is land for grazing/livery of approximately 10 acres.

The same family has farmed Whiteside Farm since 1857 and this history is reflected in the care and attention given to this development. The sense of history and traditional values has been upheld and respected with each of the houses being named after the craftsmen who have worked this land during this 150 years. Every home has been hand built by craftsmen. All of the properties come with a fully fitted Wellman Kitchen by Intoto complete with integrated NEFF appliances including a washing machine/drier, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, gas hob and electric double oven.

Each home has a private garden and private parking and there is a common courtyard serving four of the five remaining properties. Each property has mains electricity,

This house description is based upon information supplied by the owner, or on behalf of the owner. These property particulars are produced in good faith and do not constitute or form part of any contract. s1homes do not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information contained in this document.

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