Property highlight: 2 Bed Ground Floor Flat with private front & rear gardens & private driveway - ideal 1st time buyer
Situated in a residential area yet close to an abundance of local amenities, this ground-floor two-bedroom flat in Colinton Mains is within walking distance of supermarkets, eateries, primary and secondary schooling, and a wealth of greenspace. This home has been finished to a high standard and offers private gardens and off-street parking.
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Accessed via a shared entrance, the front door of this property opens into a bright and welcoming entrance hallway which offers ample storage via two built-in cupboards. Directly across from the front door is the living/dining room which, like the accommodation to follow, has been tastefully decorated and well maintained. This main reception room is flooded with natural light through dual-aspect windows and is further enhanced by a useful built-in cupboard. Conveniently accessed through the living room is a contemporary kitchen which is well-equipped with fitted units and integrated appliances including an oven and electric hob, a fridge, and a freezer, as well as an under-counter washing machine.
The two double bedrooms are well-proportioned and have a warm and inviting feel owing to elegant neutral décor and luxurious fitted carpets. Completing the accommodation is a three-piece contemporary bathroom which features a shower-over-bath with a glazed screen, a WC, and a sink which is set into a useful storage unit.
Gas central heating and double glazing ensure the property is warm and welcoming throughout the year.
Externally, the property boasts private front and rear gardens which are laid to lawn as well as access to a communal garden. In addition, a paved driveway provides off-street parking.
Offering views of the rugged Pentland Hills, the popular suburb of Colinton Mains promises a quiet, leafy setting just six miles south of Edinburgh city centre. The area is well-served by local amenities including convenience stores, a pharmacy, a medical centre and a post office, as well as a Tesco superstore in neighbouring Colinton.
Colinton Mains also lies conveniently close to the bustling, cosmopolitan area of Morningside, hosting numerous cafés, independent shops, fashionable eateries and a Waitrose supermarket. The beautiful open space of Colinton Mains Park provides a delightful space for outdoor recreation in the immediate vicinity, whilst the Pentland Hills National Park and Midlothian Snowsports Centre also offer a multitude of exhilarating activities close by.
Excellent local schooling options are available, whilst many of the capital’s prestigious independent schools are also within easy reach. Colinton Mains not only enjoys excellent public transport services into the city centre, but also allows for swift access to Edinburgh City Bypass, Edinburgh Airport and the M8/M9 motorway network.