Forming part of an exclusive development in Fairmilehead, one of Edinburgh’s most sought-after residential areas, this detached house boasts five bedrooms, two bathrooms, and exceptional family living space, plus a southeast-facing rear garden, an integral double garage, and a driveway.
Enviably located in Fairmilehead, this five-bedroom, two-bathroom house enjoys a quiet residential setting, outstanding family living accommodation, and generous outdoor space. The appealing family home is accompanied by an integral double garage and a double driveway.
Instantly appealing with its traditional red-brick façade, this handsome property is entered via a canopied front door which opens into an entrance hall with a WC. To the left of the hall, a living room promises generous space for versatile arrangements of freestanding furniture and is flooded with natural light via a set of French doors opening onto a deck in the rear garden. An alcove off the living area, currently arranged as a study, offers a good-sized, versatile space. Across the hall, a further reception room, with a traditional fireplace, promises a multitude of options for family living, dining, and recreation. The flexible area flows, under an open archway, into a kitchen where a central breakfasting island takes care of casual meals and socialising while cooking, and a range of light wood-styled cabinets provide excellent storage and workspace, and accommodate a double-stove range cooker, a stainless-steel extractor fan, and space for a dishwasher and a fridge/freezer. An adjoining utility room, with a traditional clothes pulley, affords access to both front and rear gardens and the garage, and provides space for a washing machine and a dryer. Also located on the ground floor is first of the home’s five double bedrooms, currently arranged to provide further, flexible living accommodation.
Upstairs, a landing (with storage) leads to the four remaining bedrooms, with the master bedroom enjoying a particularly generous footprint and accompanied by built-in wardrobes and an en-suite shower room. Finally, a three-piece family bathroom features a P-shaped bathtub with an overhead shower, and vanity storage.
Gas central heating and double glazing are found throughout.
Externally, the home enjoys an enclosed southeast-facing rear garden with a large, decked terrace and an expanse of lawn. A front double driveway, flanked by mature shrubs and hedging, leads to an integral double garage.
Extras: Included in the sale are all fitted floor coverings, window coverings, light fittings and integrated kitchen appliances. The hot tub may be available by separate negotiation.
Located at the foot of the majestic Pentland Hills and approximately five miles south of Edinburgh city centre, the popular residential area of Fairmilehead offers tranquil suburban living within easy reach of Edinburgh’s major business hubs, amenities and attractions. Situated adjacent to the sought-after green belt, Fairmilehead is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts with access to a wide selection of pursuits including walking, cycling and dry-slope skiing in the Pentland Hills; golfing at Swanston, Mortonhall and Braid Hills golf courses; and full equestrian activities at Mortonhall. Fairmilehead enjoys a good range of local amenities and supermarkets, while more extensive shopping and leisure facilities can be found at Straiton Retail Park just a short drive away. Nearby Morningside boasts a vibrant high street brimming with independent retailers, thriving cafes and eateries. Fairmilehead is ideally situated for access to some of Edinburgh’s finest independent schools including George Watson’s College and George Heriot’s School. The area also falls within the catchment area for highly-regarded state schools. Fairmilehead enjoys excellent public transport links into the city centre and beyond. It is also is conveniently situated for access to the City Bypass, Edinburgh Airport, the M8/M9 and the Queensferry Crossing.
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