'The Lodge', 200 Milton Road East, as featured recently on the Channel 4 'Love it of List it' TV programme with stars Phil and Kirstie, is a rarely available bright and spacious, outstanding Victorian detached home which has original period features and contemporary additions which flawlessly compliment each other. The property was designed by the renowned Scottish architect Robert Paterson who has Portobello Town Hall and Edinburgh's Café Royale amongst his other accolades. The exquisite accommodation comprises: vestibule with original door pull bell and side window; with half glass doors leading to inner hallway with deep under stairs cupboard and HIVE central heating controls; stairs with balustrade leading to upper hallway with Turret feature on ceiling and on inner wall; living room with quadruple bay windows and double windows to the rear, original fireplace with decorative inlay and recessed alcove; a stylishly designed and recently fitted STORMER kitchen (German) designed by Nick McNally Kitchen designers Leith, include the very latest high end BORA integrated cook top extractor hob, two NEFF self-cleaning ovens with built in microwave; integrated NEFF dishwasher, NEFF Fridge Freezer and Washer Drier and Quartz high quality worktops. Also, triple windows with fitted seating area in recess; dining room with French doors out to decked area in garden also features a modern wood panelling wall with Celtic Knot design and wooden flooring off from kitchen is a cupboard housing boiler and back door access with a shower room with electric MIRA shower, toilet and basin, extractor fan and window.
Downstairs double bedroom 3 with original fireplace, wooden wall panelling and Edinburgh Press; double bedroom 1 with views of the Firth of Forth, original fireplace and new ensuite with BURLINGTON design, enamelled cast iron bath with shower head attachment, extractor fan and window; double bedroom 2 with dual aspect Velux windows, fitted storage units and ensuite with mains operated shower; double bedroom 4 with dual Velux windows and fitted wardrobes with storage and display shelving. Further benefits are gas central heating, restored windows with secondary glazing added, period sanded and sealed floor boards as well as waxed doors, ornate cornicing and ceiling roses and SKY connection, externally there are gardens wrapped around three sides of the building.
The front garden and side are mainly laid to lawn with a vegetable plot area and enclosed by a pivot hedge. The enclosed rear garden which has been created by a landscape garden architect, has incorporated raised flower beds, natural stone and wood for ease of maintenance and softened by herbaceous and annual plants and evergreen shrubs, with a useful electrical power supply and garden taps. Reached through a moon arch is a cedar framed greenhouse and outbuilding with a power supply, fitted storage units and window, recently fitted gates leads to a private driveway with a private PODPOINT electric car charging point. Access is permitted at all times. The EPC Rating is band E. The Council Tax Band is band D.