Lochend Kennels Cottage, Dunbar, East Lothian, EH42 1RF





Lochend Kennels Cottage is a wonderful three bedroom family home set in beautiful garden grounds not far from Dunbar’s vibrant high street and main line railway station. The cottage was converted by a previous owner and offers very comfortable and well-appointed family accommodation over ground and first floors. Lochend Kennels Cottage comprises of two family orientated public rooms, three double bedrooms, a family bathroom and separate shower room. The large, landscaped garden wraps around the property and offers ample space for a kids play area and alfresco dining. In addition, there is ample parking and a further section of garden ground that could be landscaped or built on subject to the relevant permissions.

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Accommodation Comprises


Ground Floor

Reception Hallway, L-Shaped Sitting Room / Dining Room, Kitchen, Bedroom 3, Family Sitting Room, Family Bathroom.

First Floor

Landing, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Family Shower Room.

Garden & Grounds

Patio, Wrap Around Garden Grounds, Garden Shed, Outbuilding, Ample Parking, Additional Piece of Mature Garden Grounds.


Dunbar Train Station 1.6 miles (or under 1 mile on foot), Edinburgh 30 miles,

Edinburgh Airport 39 miles, North Berwick 11 miles, Glasgow 76 miles.

(all distances are approximate).


Area Insights

Lochend Kennels Cottage is situated in beautiful gardens just a few minutes South of Dunbar, an enchanting and vibrant seaside town with excellent local facilities, superb independent retailers, café’s, pubs and restaurants and local Post Office, with larger supermarket facilities just out of town. The John Muir Country Park at West Barns, and the nearby Lammermuir Hills to the South offer scenic, tranquil landscapes, rich in natural history which provide a wealth of walking and riding opportunities, whilst golfers can choose from a number of superb courses with Dunbar Championship Golf Course and a further 15 golf courses all within easy reach. Dunbar is the surfing capital of East Lothian and offers numerous well regarded surfing spot up and down the coast as well as a number of surf schools.


Families will also love the local Leisure Centre and Swimming Pool which is perched on a cliffside position overlooking the harbour. The property is within the catchment area for West Barns Primary School, Dunbar Primary School and Dunbar Grammar Secondary School, with private schooling available at Belhaven Preparatory School, The Compass in Haddington and Loretto Junior and Senior School as well as further schooling options in Edinburgh or South towards the Borders. With easy access to the A1 and a direct route to the Edinburgh City by-pass and Airport, travel and commuting is very straightforward. Commuter links to Dunbar are excellent, with the town benefitting from a railway station on the main East Coast line, offering a direct service to Edinburgh’s Waverley Station with a journey time of approximately 20 minutes, and high speed services South to Berwick and London.


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Useful Links

Local Council Website - https://www.eastlothian.gov.uk/

Belhaven Hospital - https://www.nhslothian.scot/GoingToHospital/Locations/Pages/BelhavenHospital.aspx 

Dunbar visitor guide - https://www.visitscotland.com/info/towns-villages/dunbar-p241151

Dunbar Primary School - https://www.edubuzz.org/dunbarprimary/?utm_source=schoolguide_co_uk 

Loretto School - https://www.loretto.com/ 

The Compass School - https://www.thecompassschool.co.uk/home/ 

Belhaven School - https://www.belhavenhill.com/?utm_source=schoolguide_co_uk

West Barns Primary School - http://www.edubuzz.org/westbarns/?utm_source=schoolguide_co_uk 

Longridge Towers School - https://lts.org.uk

Dunbar Golf Club - https://dunbargolfclub.com/

Dunbar Castle - https://www.thecastlesofscotland.co.uk/the-best-castles/feature-articles/dunbar-castle/ 

Dunbar Leisure Pool - https://www.enjoyleisure.com/venues/c4/dunbar_leisure_pool/ 

Dunbar Surf Centre - https://belhavensurfcentre.org

Belhaven Brewery - https://www.belhaven.co.uk/ 




Fixtures and Fittings

Only items specifically mentioned in the particulars of sale are included in the sale price.

Listing and Conservation

Lochend Kennel Cottage is not listed or within a conservation area.



  • Mains electric, water and drainage.

  • Oil fired central heating.

  • Fibre broadband services are available.


Council Tax

 Band E

Energy Efficiency Rating

Band E (rating 49)

Local Authority

East Lothian Council

Tel: 01620 827 827.


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Particulars prepared in June 2022.