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FAMILY IS... A NEW HOME AT ST. MARGARETS

St. Margarets is a luxury new development coming soon to Midlothian, close to the village of Roslin and just 14 miles south of Edinburgh city centre.

Part of the wider masterplan for the former Rosslynlee Hospital and a new stand-alone village, St. Margarets will feature 121 new four, five and six bedroom detached homes. Set within a parkland environment of mature woodland with breath-taking views, the development is in an idyllic location, offering the best of both worlds in a rural setting and close to the city.

There’s a fantastic choice of shops and restaurants at nearby Straiton Retail Park including Next and M&S Food while nearby Penicuik offers a Tesco superstore. For your daily essentials, the village of Roslin has a small range of local convenience stores, pubs and restaurants.

For leisure, the area benefits from attractive countryside and outdoor activities. Walk, run or cycle through scenic routes around the Pentland Hills, Roslin Glen Country Park and the River Esk. Explore local tourist attractions including Rosslyn Castle, Wallace’s Cave and the world-famous Rosslyn Chapel. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy a round of golf at Glencorse and Whitehill House golf courses, just a short drive from the development.

The new village is a prime location for commuters with excellent transport links by road via the Edinburgh City Bypass and M8 and M9 motorways. Eskbank Railway Station offers frequent services to Edinburgh and for journeys further afield, Edinburgh Airport is just 14 miles away.

A new Robertson home is something rather special. The difference is spacious rooms with plenty of natural light. Elegant design and clever layout. Specification that’s way above the industry standard, in every price range, and all built and finished with rare attention to detail.

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Key Information

  • Coming soon, an exclusive development of 121 luxury four, five and six bedroom homes
  • Idyllic location in rural Roslin, just 14 miles south of Edinburgh city centre
  • Centred around the conversion of St. Margaret's Hospital within a picturesque, woodland environment
  • Excellent location for commuting throughout East Scotland
  • Great choice of shops and leisure amenities nearby at Straiton, Penicuik, Fort Kinnaird and The Gyle
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LOCATION AND LOCAL AREA

LIFE AT ST. MARGARETS

St. Margarets is a new village centred around the conversion of a fine historic building - Midlothian’s Grade C largest listed building ‘Rosslynlee Hospital’ designed by Scottish Architect William Lambie Moffatt.

There is a range of shops and restaurants available at nearby Straiton and Penicuik, while The Gyle and Fort Kinnaird offer further amenities, just off the City Bypass. Nearby, the village of Roslin has a small range of local convenience stores, pubs and restaurants as well as a post office, library, medical centre and dental practice .

The area is popular with residents and visitors alike given its easy access to attractive countryside and outdoor activities including the Pentland Hills, Roslin Glen Country Park and the River Esk. Roslin is home to the world famous Rosslyn Chapel, having featured in The Da Vinci Code while other local attractions include Rosslyn Castle and Wallace’s Cave.

GETTING AROUND

Just south of Roslin, St. Margarets is 14 miles south of Edinburgh city centre, just over 5 miles from Penicuik and around 7 miles from Dalkeith. It's the ideal base for commuters travelling throughout Edinburgh and beyond.

The City of Edinburgh Bypass (A720) can be accessed just north of St. Margarets and provides access to Edinburgh Airport and the M8 and M9 motorway network links, leading to the wider central belt.

Eskbank railway station is around 6 miles away and provides regular services direct to Edinburgh Waverley. There's also regular bus services to the city centre from Roslin, Penicuik, Dalkeith and Straiton.

SCHOOLS AND EDUCATION

There's plenty of schooling close to St. Margarets including two primary schools - Rosewell Primary School and St. Matthew’s RC Primary School, and two secondary schools - Lasswade High School, Bonnyrigg and St. David’s RC High School in Dalkeith.

Edinburgh College is a further and higher education institution with campuses in Edinburgh and Midlothian. It is the largest college in Scotland. Leith School of Art is an independent art college with charitable status, providing tertiary education in art and design. The University of Edinburgh is the sixth oldest university in the English speaking world and one of Britain and Ireland’s seven ancient universities.

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