Offering an outstanding location within walking distance of bustling Stockbridge and within the catchment areas for some of Edinburgh’s best schools, this 1930s semi-detached bungalow offers its new owners a rare opportunity to create a contemporary family home to their own taste in Craigleith.
The three-bedroom home comes with lovely gardens, a private drive and a garage and would now benefit from refurbishment to suit modern lifestyles and may allow scope for internal reconfiguration and/or extension, subject to obtaining planning and building consent.
Set back from the road behind a hedge and front garden, the classic 1930s front door opens into a vestibule, which in turn gives access to the hallway, with a deep storage cupboard. To the right, the living/dining room is bathed in natural light from a large bowed window overlooking the front garden and is arranged around a focal period fireplace. The galley-style kitchen allows access to the side patio garden (with a handy shed) and is currently fitted with wall and base units, three storage cupboards and freestanding kitchen appliances. There are three double bedrooms: two particularly spacious rooms (both with a sunny rear garden outlook) a smaller double located at the front of the property. A three-piece family bathroom completes the accommodation of offer. Gas central heating and double glazing create a warm yet cost-effective living environment all year round. Extra storage available in the partially floor attic, accessed via a Ramsey ladder.
Externally, in addition to the manicured front garden is a sunny and private rear garden, laid to lawn with walkways and mature shrubs. The gated driveway extends along the side of the house to the single garage, offering ample private parking.
Extras: All fitted floor coverings, light fittings and garden shed included in the sale. The white goods are available by separate negotiation.
Outstanding location in CraigleithOpportunity to create a modern home
Classic 1930s semi-detached bungalowVestibule & Hallway with storageLiving/dining room with bow window
Kitchen with garden access3 Double bedrooms3-Piece family bathroom
Private front, side, and rear garden
Gated drive and single garage
GCH & DG
The sought-after suburb of Craigleith, situated northwest of the city centre, promises a tranquil residential ambience. Craigleith is well served by excellent local amenities and shops, particularly at Craigleith Retail Park, where you will find a Sainsbury’s superstore and a range of high-street retailers under one roof. Neighbouring Comely Bank (with a large Waitrose supermarket) and Stockbridge are home to a vibrant selection of independent shops, thriving cafés and quaint boutiques. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy a relaxed round at one of several neighbouring golf courses, including the prestigious Royal Burgess Golfing Society. The area also benefits from excellent health and fitness facilities provided at Glenogle Swim Centre in Stockbridge or nearby Ainslie Park Leisure Centre, which boasts a swimming pool, gym, fitness class studio and sports hall. For a relaxing day out, Inverleith Park and the Royal Botanic Garden, are both within easy reach. Craigleith is within the catchment area for highly regarded Flora Stevenson Primary School and Broughton High School and is also ideally situated for some of Edinburgh’s finest private schools including Erskine Stewart’s Melville Schools and Fettes College. Popular with commuters the area offers excellent public transport links into the city centre and beyond, while nearby Queensferry Road allows swift and convenient access to Edinburgh City Bypass, Queensferry Crossing, Edinburgh Airport, and the M8/M9 motorway networks.
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