Cas­tle of the month

Scottish Field - - PROPERTY -

Se­ton Cas­tle, Long­nid­dry, East Loth­ian Sell­ing Agent: Sav­ills Tel: 0131 247 3738 Guide price: Of­fers over £8 mil­lion Se­ton Cas­tle is a late ar­chi­tec­tural mas­ter­piece de­signed by Robert Adam in 1789. In the last decade, it has been up­dated to a su­perb stan­dard for mod­ern liv­ing. The restora­tion project has used orig­i­nal French oak floor­ing from the same pe­riod, painstak­ingly re­newed iron­work, stair­case and ceil­ings, along with a ma­jor up­grade of all ser­vices and the re­build­ing of tur­rets, chim­neys and para­pets. There is a 15th-cen­tury car­riage bridge, lawns, graz­ing pad­docks, park­land and wild­flower mead­ows.

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