04 Feb 2022
Each week we spotlight a property that has been really turning heads.
This week's Edinburgh property of the week goes to:
A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to purchase this most impressive B Listed home which forms the ground and first floor levels of a striking Victorian Mansion house. Dating back to 1884 and designed by renowned architect Sir James Gowans the property now consists of four individual homes with 3A enjoying an exclusive garden, driveway and garage. With a wealth of traditional features throughout, the property oozes character and charm and is full of natural light thanks to the large windows. The property has fresh neutral decoration and gas central heating.
Entry to the accommodation is gained through an entrance hallway with window and tiled floor and there is a cloakroom with two piece suite and a family bathroom with three piece white suite with shower over the bath and window. The lovely lounge enjoys a large bay window with gas fire and shelved press.
The dining room has a shelved alcove and further large bay window. The dining kitchen has a feature half bay window, stable style door to the garden and further front facing window flooding the space with natural light. The kitchen is fitted with modern white gloss base and wall units with oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washer machine.
A carpeted staircase leads to the upper landing with deep shelved cupboard. The master bedroom has a bay window to the front, built in wardrobes and a modern en suite with two piece white suite, separate shower compartment and window to side. Double bedroom two is a large room with bay window to front, further window to side and a double wardrobe. A third double bedroom has a storage cupboard and half bay window to the side.
A true appeal of this magnificent home is the lovely exclusive south west facing patio garden to the rear which is mainly laid lawn and well screened by mature hedging. There is a driveway providing off street parking which leads to the single garage. Viewing of this imposing and extremely impressive home is essential to fully appreciate the true extent of the accommodation offered.
Located in the sought after Craiglockhart area lying to the south of Edinburgh City Centre with excellent amenities close by. There are a range of local shops in Craiglockhart and the nearby districts of Colinton Village and Bruntsfield with all major supermarkets in close proximity. There are a range of parks within walking distance, and easy access to nature abounds in the form of the Wester & Easter Craiglockhart Nature Reserves, the Union Canal (providing tranquil access to the heart of the city) and the Water of Leith walkway (offering convenient access to the picturesque Colinton Dell and the Pentland Hills Regional Park). A wealth of public sports facilities serve the local community in the form of the Craiglockhart Leisure & Tennis Centre and the Meggetland Sports Complex which includes a gym, café, physiotherapy concession and football, hockey and rugby pitches. Schooling is well catered for locally at nursery, primary and secondary level in the public and private sectors. The area is popular with daily commuters into the city and beyond with easy access to the City Bypass and a range of local bus services available.
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