This attractive one-bedroom ground-floor retirement flat forms part of a sought- after, purpose-built complex in the desirable Comely Bank area of Edinburgh. The property offers spacious accommodation and modern interiors, with delightful communal gardens and private residents' parking. It benefits from excellent residents' facilities too, including relaxed communal areas for regular social activities, a 24-hour care alarm system with emergency pull cords in every room, and an on-site manager. The home's prime location is within strolling distance of Stockbridge, the picturesque Dean Village by the Water of Leith, and the Royal Botanic Gardens, with Edinburgh city centre nearby.
Accessed via a secure shared foyer, the front door opens into a welcoming hall, neatly concealing a large walk-in cupboard and presented with the neutral decor and cosy carpeting found throughout. On the left, the impressively proportioned living room is filled with natural light, yielding wonderful views of the shared gardens. There is space here for generous lounge seating and a dining area. A highlight of this comfortable reception room is a glazed door that opens to a private, southwest-facing patio for relaxing in the sunshine or alfresco dining. A sunny kitchen, conveniently reached from the living room, comes well-equipped with an excellent selection of cream base and wall cabinets. Incorporated into the design is a generous expanse of worktop space framed by practical splashback tiling, along with a number of kitchen appliances, including an integrated eye-level oven and microwave, a ceramic hob, an undercounter fridge, and a washing machine.
Quietly located at the opposite end of the hall, is an elegantly proportioned double bedroom with a relaxing ambience and built-in mirrored wardrobes, which enhance the sense of space. Completing the accommodation is a good-size, three-piece bathroom with a shower-over-bath. Double glazing and electric heating ensure year-round warmth.
Externally, the flat comes with a private patio and the development sits within beautifully-maintained communal gardens with relaxed seating to enjoy the idyllic surroundings. Private residents' parking is available within the grounds.
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Extras: Included in the sale are all fitted floor and window coverings, light fittings, integrated kitchen appliances, a washing machine, and a fridge.
Comely Bank, Edinburgh
The sought-after area of Comely Bank enjoys an ideal location next to the vibrant and fashionable Stockbridge Village, and within walking distance of the West End and the city centre. Stockbridge promises a wealth of amenities including boutiques, galleries, independent shops, bookshops, a renowned cheesemonger, fishmonger and butcher, plus a fantastic selection of cafes, restaurants, and pubs. A large Waitrose supermarket is conveniently situated within walking distance of the property. Nearby Craigleith Retail Park provides more extensive shopping with a wide variety of high-street stores, plus a Sainsbury's supermarket. Enjoying the outdoors couldn't be easier with Inverleith Park, Dean Gardens, and the Royal Botanic Garden all close by an oasis of green making it seem almost impossible to be so close to the city centre. A leisurely stroll or cycle along the beautiful Water of Leith walkway makes the perfect escape from the day's hustle and bustle. For the active type, Glenogle Swim Centre offers beautifully restored Victorian swimming baths, a state-of-the-art gym, and fitness classes. The Grange club on the edge of Inverleith Park boasts tennis, hockey, squash, and cricket. The area is well-served by regular bus services to the city centre and beyond. The property falls within the catchment area for Flora Stevenson Primary School and Broughton High School, and is also convenient for several independent schools.