Offers Over £170,000

2 bed retirement property for sale in Dalkeith

35 Bowmans View, DALKEITH, EH22 1EZ
Energy Rating C

An opportunity has arisen to acquire a very spacious and well-presented, second floor flat in this popular and convenient retirement complex in the centre of Dalkeith originally constructed for McCarthy & Stone around 2007/8. The location of this property is excellent being centrally situated and only a very short walk from local shops and from the Lidl store opposite. Within the area of this development are a number of shops providing day-to-day requirements, a post office and bank and there are many buses into the city centre of Edinburgh and other local parts. Eskbank Railway Station is just under a mile away whilst Shawfair Station is 1.8 miles from the subjects of sale. Bowman's View is on the A6106 near to the main street via South Street and on to Newmills Road with Lidl on the other side. The purpose-built retirement complex has the requirement that residents must be a minimum of 60 years of age or, in the case of a couple, one can be 55 years of age or above. The building has an attractive and elegant stone-faced elevation and there is a courtyard for residents' parking and landscaped gardens for the benefit of the residents. The gardens comprise a mixture of lawns and flower borders and mature bushes and shrubs. A security entry-phone system has been installed and there is a residents' lift along with stairs to upper and lower levels. The residents' lounge is on the ground floor and there is a laundry room and guest suite within the block. The building has a range of one and two-bedroom flats and guest facilities are available. This is a well-presented and spacious two-bedroomed flat which will be of interest to prospective purchasers looking for a retirement facility within the area. The flat has double glazing and electric heating and a modern fitted kitchen with appliances. There are two well-proportioned double bedrooms and the spacious lounge has room for dining at the window. The bathroom has a three-piece suite and an over-bath shower. A twenty-four hour pull-cord Care-line system serves the flat. The development is factored by FirstPort and there is an approximate fee of £1,500 payable twice each year. The fee payable covers cleaning, lighting and maintenance of the common areas together with the lift and services of the house manager and the block buildings insurance premiums are also included.

  • Kitchen

    2.36 m X 2.13 m / 7'9" X 7'0"

    The kitchen has been well fitted with a ceramic hob, integrated oven, fridge and freezer. There is a window blind, six power points and appliance points. Dimplex wall heater. Ceiling light fitment.

  • Bedroom 1

    6.1 m X 3.05 m / 20'0" X 10'0"

    A spacious double bedroom with carpet and curtains, four power points, radiator, fitted wardrobes.

  • Bedroom 2

    4.11 m X 2.82 m / 13'6" X 9'3"

    With views to the front, a well-presented double bedroom with fitted carpet, curtains, radiator, ceiling light, four power points, and wardrobe also included in the sale.

  • Bathroom

    2.06 m X 1.75 m / 6'9" X 5'9"

    With a three-piece suite comprising bath, wc, wash hand basin with an over-bath shower. Bathroom cabinet and mirror included. Heated towel rail, extractor fan. Part of the bathroom is tiled for ease of maintenance.

  • Mutual Entrance

    There is a mutual entrance to the front and also from the courtyard parking area to this property and on the ground floor there is a residents’ lounge and kitchen. Laundry facilities are on the floor below. Lifts lead to all the floors and the building has a secure entry-phone system for the benefit of the residents.

  • Reception Hall

    A welcoming entrance to this fine property which extends and opens into the lounge and two double bedrooms. There is excellent cupboard accommodation and three cupboards open from the entrance hall – one for storing and hanging clothes, the second being a large walk-in cupboard with additional storage accommodation and the third housing the meters and the tank and with additional storage.

  • Lounge/Dining Room

    7.01 m X 3.28 m / 23'0" X 10'9"

    A spacious and pleasant public room with double window opening onto a Juliet balcony at the front of the property. There is space for dining at the window and access to the kitchen. The focal point of the lounge is an electric fire, the mantelpiece above and there are three ceiling lights, six power points and a TV point, radiator.

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School Catchments For Property*

Dalkeith, Midlothian at a glance*

  • Average selling price


  • Median time to sell

    13 days

  • Average % of Home Report achieved


  • Most popular property type

    2 bedroom house

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* Figures are based on properties marketed and sold through ESPC. Home Report valuations relate to properties where the Home Report was available on Figures relate to the 3 month period ending on 30/06/2022

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