4 Bed Detached Bungalow for Sale in Ravelston

30 Blinkbonny Road, EDINBURGH, EH4 3HX
Offers Over £615,000 4 bedrooms, 2 reception rooms

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Positioned a mile or so west of Edinburgh city centre, the affluent suburb of Ravelston is popular among families and professionals owing to its tranquil ambience, fantastic amenities and proximity to some of the capital's most beautiful parks and green spaces, including Ravelston Woods. The area is served by excellent shopping and... More

Positioned a mile or so west of Edinburgh city centre, the affluent suburb of Ravelston is popular among families and professionals owing to its tranquil ambience, fantastic amenities and proximity to some of the capital's most beautiful parks and green spaces, including Ravelston Woods. The area is served by excellent shopping and retail, particularly at Craigleith Retail Park, which is home to a Sainsbury's superstore and several major outlets. Residents have a wealth of outdoor and fitness pursuits right on their doorstep, from a round of golf at Ravelston or Murrayfield Golf Club, to various sporting activities at Ravelston Sports Club. The area is also just minutes' walk from the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Modern One and Two, and from here the picturesque Water of Leith Walkway provides a peaceful route through Dean Village and into cosmopolitan Stockbridge. The area benefits from ideal public bus links into the city centre; the nearest tram stop at Murrayfield offers swift, direct travel to the airport or to Haymarket station for national rail travel. Enjoying a tranquil setting in desirable Ravelston, to the west of the city centre, this classic detached bungalow has been sympathetically upgraded and modernised to an immaculate standard throughout, whilst retaining all the charm and character of a traditional home. The spacious and flexible accommodation comprises four double bedrooms, two bathrooms, a formal reception room, and a magnificent open-plan dining kitchen and living room. Owing to its sizeable plot, the bungalow also boasts wonderful outdoor space, including a substantial, south-facing garden, a detached garage and a tandem driveway. Approached via the terraced front garden, the property instantly conveys a period feel with its original panelled doors and exquisite detailing around the glazed vestibule door. The formal reception room the large sitting room to the front features a wide bay window and flexible space for comfortable seating around a feature fireplace surround. At the heart of this family home is its magnificent dual-aspect living room and dining kitchen. Bi-fold doors and patio doors onto the rear deck and garden flood the space with southerly light, and are conducive to a desirable indoor/outdoor lifestyle. The spacious living room features another traditional fireplace surround, and flows seamlessly into the luxurious dining kitchen, whose east-facing window ensures bright morning light. Here cream-gloss cabinetry paired with timber-effect worktops provides extensive fitted storage and workspace, and houses a full complement of integrated appliances, namely: a five-burner gas hob with an extractor hood, an electric single oven, a microwave, a dishwasher, a washing machine and a fridge freezer. Alsoon the ground floor are two delightful double bedrooms and a sleek three-piece bathroom. From the hall the charming staircase (with contemporary low-level lighting) curves up to the first-floor landing, which accommodates two further double bedrooms and a modern shower room with a vast skylight. Both bedrooms on this level boast elevated views to the north and south respectively, as well as built-in wardrobes and access to useful eaves storage. A walk-in under-stairs cupboard offers further storage for coats, shoes and household goods. The property benefits from gas central heating and double glazed windows throughout, ensuring year-round comfort and efficiency. The vast, south-facing rear garden is predominantly laid to lawn, and enjoys outstanding privacy and seclusion thanks to tall fences and established trees to the rear. It also accommodates a useful garden shed and a detached single garage, which is equipped with lighting and power sockets. The long tandem driveway (with a handy outdoor tap) allows off-street parking for a further two vehicles, and is supplemented with unrestricted on-street parking.

Council Tax Band F
Total Floor Area 114 m2
Energy rating C

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0131 253 2236

City Point, 56 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 5HD

Property reference: E407853

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