Property highlight: Great opportunity for seldom available detached bungalow in Craiglockhart in need of modernisation.
This well-proportioned detached bungalow is situated in Craiglockhart and enjoys three/four bedrooms, one/two reception rooms, and a breakfasting kitchen, and offers an excellent opportunity for modernisation and cosmetic upgrades. The property is accompanied by a generous, south-facing rear garden, a low-maintenance front garden, a private driveway, and an attached single garage.
The front door opens into an entrance vestibule flowing through to a hall with built-in storage. Straight ahead, you step into a living room, offering plenty of space for furniture and enjoying neutral décor and a homely fireplace flanked by a display recess. The living room is conveniently connected to a flexible dining room, with garden access, which could be utilised as a fourth bedroom. The kitchen is accessible from the dining room and hall and is fitted with wall and base cabinets, workspace, splashback tiling, and a breakfast bar. Integrated appliances include an oven, a hob, and an extractor hood, whilst a freestanding fridge/freezer and a washing machine are included.
The three double bedrooms are all carpeted and offer plenty of space for furniture, and the master features a wealth of fitted storage. The second bedroom accommodates built-in storage and enjoys a sunny aspect, whilst the remaining bedroom is currently being utilised as a home office. Finally, a bathroom with a three-piece suite completes the accommodation on offer. Gas central heating and double glazing ensure year-round comfort and efficiency.
Externally, in addition to the low-maintenance front garden, the bungalow boasts a large, south-facing rear garden, featuring a lawn, chipped areas, leafy plant beds, walkways, a patio, a greenhouse, and a shed. Off-street parking is provided by a private driveway and an attached single garage.
The prestigious residential suburb of Craiglockhart enjoys a tranquil, leafy setting to the south of the city centre. The area is well-served by an extensive range of local services and amenities in Craiglockhart and nearby Colinton Village, while the bustling high streets of Bruntsfield and Morningside (both home to a vibrant selection of specialist shops, cafes, bars and bistros) are also nearby. Craiglockhart offers a wealth of sport and leisure facilities, particularly Craiglockhart Leisure Centre & Tennis Centre, which boasts a well-equipped gym, fitness studios, squash courts and a multi-purposes sports hall, as well as outstanding indoor and outdoor tennis facilities. Or if you prefer to exercise in the fresh air, why not take a relaxed stroll or cycle along the Union Canal or picturesque Water of Leith walkway. Craiglockhart benefits from an excellent range of state schools and the area is also well positioned for some of the capital’s finest independent schools. Craiglockhart is served by superb public transport links across the city and nearby Slateford train station offers regular services to Edinburgh and Glasgow. The area is also ideal for commuters thanks to swift and easy access to the Edinburgh City Bypass, Edinburgh Airport and the M8/M9 motorway network.
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