Detached period house in south-facing walled garden with garage

4 bedrooms
2 public rooms
2 bathrooms


Seldom available, ‘Rosegarth’ is a large detached Victorian house enjoying an exclusive ‘hideaway’ setting in a private road right in the centre of Eskbank. It is of stone construction with immense character and retains many timeless period features including intricate cornicing, original fireplaces, timber flooring, panelled doors and original sash-and-casement windows (several with leaded/stained glass insets). The most spacious internal layout offers flexible accommodation (172sqm) which is arranged over two levels linked by an ornate spindled staircase in solid wood. Attractive wooded views are to be enjoyed to both front and rear. There is a traditional entrance via a wide vestibule which opens into the hallway boasting full Terrazzo tiling. A triple aspect public room of extremely generous proportions incorporates a south-facing dining area. A large elegant dining room has the potential for use as a fourth double bedroom if required. The fitted kitchen (with double glazed French doors), a functional utility room having a large Belfast sink plus two useful toilet compartments are also positioned on the ground floor.  Upstairs are three double bedrooms, a bright study/nursery bedroom and the well-proportioned bathroom. There is gas central heating and two open fireplaces.

Gardens, garage and parking

The property is set within a very mature garden plot which is fully enclosed by a high stone walls. It offers a sunny patio area, numerous trees and a wide variety of shrubbery.  There is a gated driveway leading to the adjoining single garage.


Off Dalhousie Road, number 4 Ancrum Road enjoys a peaceful position within this no-through private road comprising only superior period homes. Eskbank is a highly acclaimed area of Dalkeith which benefits from a new rail station and excellent bus services. Being only 2 miles of the City Bypass and 8 miles from Edinburgh’s City Centre, it has evolved into a popular commuter base.  Rosegarth is easy walking distance of Dalkeith High Street, Morrison’s supermarket, Dalkeith Tennis Club and King’s Park for dog walking. Major shopping is available at nearby Hardengreen plus the retail parks at Straiton and Fort Kinnaird.


The sale price includes light fittings, integrated gas hob and cooker hood.

Home Report

The property has been valued by Chartered Surveyors at £540,000 and the Home Report is available via the ESPC web site.

Council Tax G and EPC E


3D vritual tour available online or to arrange a viewing call 0131 229 3399.

Key features

  • Detached Victorian villa in tranquil setting
  • Most spacious sitting/dining room and family room
  • Kitchen, utility room and two toilet compartments
  • 3 double bedrooms, study and large bathroom
  • Gas central heating
  • Mature garden enclosed by stone walls with garage
  • Great potential for upgrading
  • EPC E and Council tax band G
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