Tucked at the end of quiet, established cul-de-sac just off the St. John's Road thoroughfare in Corstorphine, this traditional stone-built lower villa offers a three-bedroom family home with substantial private gardens, a single garage and unrestricted on-street parking.
The lower villa is set back from the road behind a low-maintenance enclosed garden, and its original front door opens into a practical vestibule, followed by a good-sized hall with a useful cupboard. The large sitting room to the left is bathed in light from an east-facing bay window and at the focal point of the room is a living-flame gas fire framed by a traditional surround. This charming reception room could also be used as a third double bedroom, as required. The versatile living room adjacent boasts twin windows to the south and a contemporary living-flame gas fire, and flows into the dual-aspect kitchen, which is lined with sleek cream-gloss handleless cabinetry paired with granite-effect worktops and stainless-steel accents plus a large storage cupboard. Integrated appliances include an electric ceramic hob, an extractor hood, an electric double oven,integrated washing machine, fridge, freezer and dishwasher. The triple-aspect dining room is positioned just off the kitchen and allows access to the secluded, south-facing patio garden to the side, which comes complete with an inviting summerhouse! The lower villa boasts two further double bedrooms, one of which enjoys an en-suite shower room with a luxurious steam & multi-jet shower. The four-piece family bathroom completes the accommodation and comprises a shower-over-bath with a glass screen, a separate freestanding power shower, an inset vanity basin and a toilet. Gas central heating and double-glazed windows guarantee optimum home comfort and efficiency.
The lower villa enjoys substantial private gardens to the front, side and rear, all of which are landscaped for minimal maintenance. A gravel driveway plus single garage provides secure parking/storage and is supplemented with unrestricted on-street parking.
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Extras: All fitted floor coverings, window coverings, light fittings, oven, hob, fridge, freezer and washing machine to be included in the sale
Situated in sought-after Corstorphine, the property enjoys a wealth of outstanding amenities on its doorstep. Within a short walk you will find a range of independent shops, branded supermarkets, banks, a post office, a pharmacy, cafes, restaurants and hotels. Situated nearby, The Gyle Shopping Centre is home to over 40 shops (including an M&S) and a choice of eateries, all indoors. Corstorphine thoroughly deserves its reputation as a desirable and well-connected residential area. Lying to the west of Edinburgh city centre, the area boasts from excellent transport links, making commuting by car or public transport fast and convenient. Residents of Corstorphine benefit from train and/or tram links from South Gyle, The Gyle and Edinburgh Gateway, as well as comprehensive bus routes including an express airport service. For the sports enthusiast, David Lloyd offers a gym, indoor and outdoor pools, tennis courts and badminton and squash courts. Corstorphine Hill is the ideal place for a tranquil stroll and promises panoramic views across Edinburgh and beyond. The property falls within the catchment area for Carrick Knowe Primary School and Forrester High School, and is also well placed for a choice of independent childcare and education options.