Enchanting three-bedroom detached bungalow with vast private gardens and off-street parking in desirable Blackhall, striking the perfect balance of period charm and flawless contemporary design.
The tranquil, tree-lined streets, with their detached and semi-detached houses, enjoy excellent local amenities, schools and outdoor pursuits. Nearby Craigleith Shopping Park offers several large high-street outlets including a Marks & Spencer and a Sainsbury’s. Blackhall itself offers a range of local amenities, including cafés, pubs, shops, takeaways, restaurants and a wonderful library. The area is renowned for its excellent schools including Blackhall Primary and The Royal High (both state schools), and the private Mary Erskine and Stewarts Melville. Enjoying the outdoors and staying fit couldn’t be easier: leafy Ravelston Park, Ravelston Wood and Corstorphine Hill offer outstanding walks, cycle paths and picnic spots. Ravelston and Murrayfield golf courses are both nearby and Murrayfield Sports stadium offers a wealth of activities and sports clubs. The area is conveniently situated for commuting into the city centre, as well as further afield to Edinburgh International Airport and the motorway network. Public transport can be found close-by with regular day and night services.
Set back from the road and screened by established hedges, the property instantly endears with its fresh white façade and handsome bay window. Double storm doors open into the welcoming entrance vestibule, followed by the exceptionally spacious and airy hall. On the left the elegant lounge is bathed in light from a southwest-facing bay window, and allows flexible scope for comfortable seating around the traditional fireplace and gas fire. At the heart of the home is the stunning kitchen/dining area, which boasts charming patio doors onto the rear garden. The quintessential family kitchen is lined with oak Shaker-style cabinetry framed by gleaming black granite worktops, and incorporates a dual-fuel range cooker and coordinating cooker hood, an integrated dishwasher and an integrated washer dryer. Also on the ground floor are two well-proportioned double bedrooms and a pristine shower room.
Upstairs the luxurious master bedroom enjoys fabulous natural light by way of a southwest-facing dormer window and an additional skylight, and also benefits from a walk-in wardrobe and a sunny en-suite bathroom, featuring a bath with a showerhead tap attachment, and a vanity unit with an inset basin and back-to wall WC. The master bedroom also allows access to extensive eaves storage. Gas central heating and double glazing throughout ensure optimum comfort and efficiency all year round.
The property is enveloped by mature gardens, particularly a fully enclosed rear garden comprising a large drying green flanked by colourful beds; a patio with an outdoor power socket, water tap and security lighting; and a substantial garden shed. The single garage (with two external stores) and gated single driveway provide off-street parking for two cars. The property is also fitted with a monitored alarm.
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