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New Pastures for Walker Group

New Pastures for Walker Group
Walker Group is launching its first ever development in the historic village of Ormiston near Tranent in East Lothian this Saturday (13th of May).

Long Meadow will offer 54 three, four and five bedroom family homes when complete, located 14 miles from Edinburgh.  The first homes are expected to be ready for occupation in the Autumn.

The development will feature some of Walker Group’s most desirable housetypes including the appropriately named Ormiston a three bedroom semi-detached home, the brand new Hendon three bedroom semi-detached housetype, the four bedroom Canterbury and the five bedroom Brampton.  

With high quality finishes and fittings as standard, each property will include stylish and practical kitchens and bathrooms, along with high-efficiency heating systems and appliances to help ease carbon footprint concerns.

The new homes will also feature high specification fixtures and fittings such as integrated fridge freezers and turfed front gardens as standard. 

Sandy Casey, Director Walker Group, said: “This is our first development in Ormiston and we are very excited about it as it such a lovely part of the world and an ideal location for families and commuters. We have spent a lot of time on the design of the development to ensure it does justice to its leafy surroundings and I am sure buyers will love it.”   

The first planned village in Scotland, Ormiston is a friendly bustling village founded in 1735 by John Cockburn one of the initiators of the Agricultural Revolution. It has a population of just over 2,000.

It offers a choice of places to eat and drink, along with surrounding villages and towns such as Tranent, Pentcaitland and Haddington. There is a range of shops in Ormiston including a Co-op, a new medical centre and a well regarded primary school. Local landmarks include the Great Yew of Ormiston which is believed to be as much as 1000 years old.

Tranent, which is just under three miles away, has all the amenities you would expect of a small town including supermarkets and sports facilities. Kids will love the Loch Centre which has a 25m swimming pool and soft play along with a multi-purpose sports hall and dance studios.

Fort Kinnaird Retail Park is about 20 minutes drive away with its selection of high street names including B&Q, Marks & Spencer and Pizza Express. It also boasts an Odeon cinema.

A short drive from Ormiston is Vogrie Country Park where visitors can explore 11.5 miles of countryside paths, take a ride on the miniature railway or enjoy lunch in the Cedar Tree Café. Other attractions in the area include Glenkinchie Distillery where visitors can take a tour and sample the company’s single malt whisky, the imposing 13th century fortress Dirleton Castle and the golden sands of North Berwick.

Excellent road and transport links allow easy access to Edinburgh and the coastal towns of East Lothian. Wallyford Station is just over five miles away where commuters can travel to Edinburgh Waverley in just 14 minutes.

For further information on Long Meadow please contact Walker Group on 01506 413 101 or visit the website www.walkergroup.co.uk. A sales cabin will open at 11am on Saturday 13th May on the site at Long Meadow, Ormiston, EH35 5AB.