A traditional, four-bedroom, detached house in affluent Ravelston, which covers 2,159 square feet to provide generous accommodation for families, including: two reception rooms, multiple bathrooms, a large breakfasting kitchen, two sizeable gardens, a garage, and a multi-car driveway.
Ideal for families and city professionals, this impressively proportioned, four-bedroom, detached house enjoys a prime location in Ravelston in walking distance of the city centre. It offers versatile, light-filled accommodation and is punctuated by period details. Whilst the property requires a modernising touch, it has endless potential to become a contemporary dream home.
Stepping into the property, you are greeted by a naturally-lit vestibule, leading into a very broad reception hall with two built-in cupboards. Directly ahead, facing the rear garden, is the living room, which is generously proportioned and brightly illuminated by a bay window and French doors to outside. It accommodates a wide selection of comfortable furnishings and features a focal-point fireplace for the room’s arrangement. Next door, the dining room has appealing décor and a delightful garden backdrop for enjoying sociable meals together. It has a feature fireplace and a corner display cupboard too. The breakfasting kitchen is conveniently adjacent and large enough for a table for casual meals. It is also well-appointed with cabinets and spacious worksurfaces. A freestanding electric cooker, dishwasher, and washer are included, with space for additional appliances. To the home’s front are the master and second bedrooms, both with king-size proportions and bay windows. Whilst the master bedroom has a two-piece en-suite with a corner bathtub and handheld shower, the second bedroom has a feature fireplace and dual-aspect glazing. Serving the ground floor is a bright three-piece shower room.
Upstairs, a naturally-lit landing has storage and extends to the two remaining bedrooms. Bedroom three is another king-size room, with a box bay window and space for a study area, whereas bedroom four is a generous double. Completing the accommodation on offer is a family bathroom with a modern three-piece suite, including an overhead shower and under-window storage.
Gas central heating and double glazing in most rooms ensure a warm living environment.
Outside, the home has private gardens to the front and the southwest-facing rear, the latter being predominantly laid to lawn and enclosed by established leafy greens – an idyllic setting for families. A multi-car driveway and a detached single garage provide off-street parking.
Extras: all fitted floor coverings, select window covering, and light fittings to be included in the sale, along with the dishwasher, washer, and electric cooker.
Positioned just over a mile west of Edinburgh city centre, the affluent suburb of Ravelston is popular among families and professionals owing to its tranquil ambience, fantastic amenities and proximity to some of the capital’s most beautiful parks and green spaces, including Ravelston Woods. The area is served by excellent shopping and retail, particularly at Craigleith Retail Park, which is home to a Sainsbury’s superstore and several major outlets. Residents have a wealth of outdoor and fitness pursuits right on their doorstep, from a round of golf at Ravelston or Murrayfield Golf Club, to various sporting activities at Ravelston Sports Club. The area is also just minutes’ walk from the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One and Two) and from here the picturesque Water of Leith Walkway provides a peaceful route through Dean Village and into cosmopolitan Stockbridge. The property falls within the catchment area for excellent state schools and is also convenient for numerous independent schools, particularly ESMS and St George’s School for Girls. The area benefits from ideal bus links into the city centre; the nearest tram stop at Murrayfield offers swift, direct travel into the city centre via Haymarket train station, and to Edinburgh International Airport.
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