Outstanding 4-bedroom semi-detached house, with scenic views, a delightful south-facing garden, a garage and a private driveway, offering a stunning period home in the prestigious Morningside district of Edinburgh.
Nestled at the foot of Blackford Hill, this substantial four-bedroom semi detached house enjoys a leafy setting in one of the capital’s most affluent areas. Offering over 2000 square feet of accommodation, this handsome Edwardian townhouse has been extensively improved and finished to an exceptionally high standard. Brimming with period charm, the property boasts high ceilings and an abundance of appealing features, including traditional cornicing and ceiling roses, sympathetically enhanced by pristine elegantly-styled interiors. Approached via a neat gravelled garden, the house welcomes you into a bright vestibule, leading into a light and airy hallway. This congenial space, with a deep store cupboard, enjoys beautifully-restored natural wood flooring, which flows seamlessly through much of the downstairs accommodation.
Leading off the hall, a spectacularly spacious lounge boasts a large bay window, fitted shelving, original cornicing and a charming ceiling rose. Offering ample space for comfortable furniture, the room is arranged around an inviting working fireplace, with an understated marble surround. Located to the rear of house is a wonderful open-plan area; south facing with delightful garden views. The very heart of the home, this fabulous social space incorporates a bespoke kitchen, a dining area, nestled into a bay window, and a space for lounge furniture, arranged around a homely multi-fuel stove, flanked by excellent recessed storage. The high-quality kitchen is fitted with an array of stylish sage-green cabinets, accompanied by hardwearing granite worktops, and a central island providing a casual breakfasting area. Completing this stunning kitchen is an impressive range cooker and a built-in pantry store (housing a fridge freezer), whilst a neighbouring utility room incorporates space for further appliances, excellent floor-to-ceiling fitted storage and a traditional clothes pulley. The utility room also provides access to the garden, as well as a convenient WC. This fabulous social space incorporates a bespoke kitchen, a dining area, nestled into a bay window, and a space for lounge furniture, arranged around a homely multi-fuel stove, flanked by excellent recessed storage.
Upstairs, a landing, with storage, leads to the spectacular master bedroom, lit by a large bay window and enjoying impeccable lightly-toned décor, a wealth of fitted wardrobes and a period fireplace. Also, accessed from the upstairs landing is a four piece bathroom, a study and two further double bedrooms; both featuring traditional fireplaces, with one room boasting a south-facing bay window, with picturesque views. The exceptionally spacious family bathroom comprises a classically-styled WC-suite, a bathtub and a shower enclosure, complemented by sophisticated mottled grey tiling, whilst the tranquil home study is lit by a large skylight. A further south-facing double bedroom, accessed via stairs from the kitchen, benefits from a neutrally-toned en-suite shower room. Finally, a large loft space, with a skylight, offers the potential to convert into further accommodation.
Externally, the property enjoys a south-facing rear garden, overlooked by mature trees and therefore wonderfully secluded. Recently landscaped, this lovely space, incorporating a large lawn and a decked area for outdoor seating, is fully-enclosed and therefore, reassuringly safe for children and pets. The house also boasts a garage (with power and lighting) and an expansive driveway. Gas central heating, with new radiators, and double glazing throughout guarantee a pleasant, energy-efficient climate all year round.
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