4 Bed House - Semi Detached for Sale in Lothianburn

35 Damhead Holdings, Lothianburn, EDINBURGH, EH10 7EA
Offers Over £495,000 4 bedrooms, 2 reception rooms

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By appointment with M J Brown Son & Company, Solicitors Tel: 0131 253 2201

The property

Outstanding family home with panoramic views. Large gardens, garage and outbuildings suitable for further development. A rare opportunity has arisen to purchase this outstanding family home offering spacious accommodation over two levels and having the benefit of a rural location yet situated on the southern fringe of Edinburgh. The... More

Outstanding family home with panoramic views. Large gardens, garage and outbuildings suitable for further development. A rare opportunity has arisen to purchase this outstanding family home offering spacious accommodation over two levels and having the benefit of a rural location yet situated on the southern fringe of Edinburgh. The property commands uninterrupted views to the Pentland Hills and is some five-and-a-half miles south of the business and historical city centre of Edinburgh. It is closely connected to the Edinburgh city bypass providing access to Edinburgh International Airport, Queensferry Crossing and the Forth Road Bridge and the central motorway network to Glasgow and Stirling. Within the immediate area are facilities at The Secret Herb Garden and Straiton Retail Park including Sainsbury's, Marks and Spencer's Food, Asda and also Ikea and nearby at Hunter's Tryst are Morrisons and Tesco at Firrhill. For outdoor pursuits there are golf courses at Braid Hills, Mortonhall and Swanston and the open spaces of the Pentland Hills are ideal for hillwalking and equestrian use with Hillend dry ski slope a short distance away. The house is also well situated for schooling at all levels and a choice of eating places. The original semi-detached cottage has been sensitively extended and modernised to a very high standard. Throughout the property attention has been given to detail and the house is situated within delightful, colourful gardens which are sheltered and secluded. There is ample parking to the front of the property and a drive to the side. An outer door leads in to the vestibule opening to the welcoming hall and the lounge is an elegant yet comfortable room extended into a delightful conservatory/dining room with French doors to the garden and surrounded by windows overlooking this area. The kitchen is exceptional with ample wall and base units and the original cottage range. On ground level there are two double bedrooms and a third smaller bedroom with patio doors to the front garden. The accommodation on this level also includes a luxury bathroom and in addition a modern shower room with a utility area annexed. A rear hall provides access to the upper level where picture windows have been installed to take advantage of the breath-taking country views from the front and rear. On the upper level the accommodation comprises a spacious gallery office leading to the master bedroom which is very well presented and has ample storage and a wash hand basin. The front area of the property has a rockery and two patio areas and a gravelled drive for parking. The drive leads up the side of the property and the rear enclosed garden has been well laid out with a lawn surrounded by mature trees and shrubs. Beyond this area there is a stable block and a greenhouse and a useful storage garden shed. To appreciate this outstanding property which is a fine example of country living yet close to the boundary of Edinburgh, its spacious accommodation over two floors and delightful gardens, early viewing is recommended.

  • Entrance Vestibule

    An outer partially-glazed door leads to the vestibule with a further astragalled glass door leading to the reception hall.

  • Reception Hallway

    A welcome entrance to this impressive property with Canadian oak flooring and half-glazed door leading to the rear garden. There are four power points, radiator, ceiling and wall lighting. Access to:

  • Lounge/Dining Room/Conservatory

    4.94 m X 4.54 m / 16'2" X 14'11"

    This area is open plan and the lounge measures approximately (16'2" x 14'8" - 4.94 x 4.54m approximately). The focal point of the lounge is the wood-burning stove with carved marble mantelpiece above and in this area there is a radiator, four power points and ceiling lights. A step up leads to the spacious light-filled dining area/conservatory (15'6" x 12' - 4.7 x 3.65m approximately) surrounded by windows overlooking the garden. This provides an exceptional area for dining and entertaining whilst enjoying the views to the rear garden. There are four power points, radiator and French doors opening on to the patio. This area is laid with Canadian oak flooring for ease of maintenance.

  • Kitchen

    4.5 m X 3.6 m / 14'9" X 11'10"

    A spacious front-facing kitchen with ample wall and base units, sink unit, drainer and worktops, cabinets with lighting. The floor is click vinyl laminate flooring and this room has the benefit of a double window with open views to the Pentland Hills. The focal point in the kitchen is the original range with mantel above and surrounded by decorative tiles. This now houses a gas fire. The gas hob and double oven are included in the sale and special features of the kitchen are the original beams creating a cottage atmosphere. There is ample space for dining. Radiator and eleven power points.

  • Double Bedroom to the Front

    3.65 m X 3.65 m / 12'0" X 12'0"

    This has double windows to the front of the property and a further window to the side providing good natural light to this area. One wall is fitted with built-in mirrored wardrobes providing excellent storage and hanging accommodation and there are recessed ceiling lights, eight power points and radiator. The sale includes the carpet, curtains and blinds.

  • Double Bedroom to the Rear

    3 m X 3 m / 9'10" X 9'10"

    Also with the benefit of mirrored wardrobes providing further storage accommodation. There are six power points, radiator, laminate flooring, wood-effect ceiling and recessed lighting.

  • Single Bedroom to the Front

    2.5 m X 2.15 m / 8'2" X 7'1"

    A further small bedroom with patio doors to the front of the property, four power points and ceiling light. Laminate flooring

  • Luxury Bathroom

    3.2 m X 2.65 m / 10'6" X 8'8"

    A superb modern bathroom has been installed with a deep oval bath, twin wash hand basins, bidet and wc and also a Bristan shower in a shower compartment. To the rear and side of the bathroom are frosted windows with window blinds. There is a display recess and radiator. A special feature of this bathroom is the marble tiled floor which has energy-efficient underfloor heating and a television has been installed for viewing whilst bathing.

  • Rear Hall

    This is a carpeted area and has access to the upper landing. There is an understair cupboard providing storage. The rear hall has access to:

  • Shower Room

    1.75 m X 1.4 m / 5'9" X 4'7"

    Of modern design this is an attractively decorated area with Triton Madrid shower in a shower compartment with folding doors. There is a wash hand basin with vanity unit and wc. Velux lighting provides good natural light to this area and there is annexed a laundry area plumbed for washing machine and an airing cupboard.

  • Staircase

    A carpeted staircase leads to the upper floor where the accommodation comprises:-

  • Gallery/Office

    This is a spacious area benefiting from sunshine and light all day and with views to the front and rear of the property extending to the Pentland Hills. There are seven power points, a fitted carpet and space for seating to enjoy views of the surrounding countryside. Access from here to the:

  • Master Bedroom

    6.8 m X 3.7 m / 22'4" X 12'2"

    A very spacious and immaculately-presented double bedroom with windows each side commanding panoramic views to the surrounding countryside and to the Pentland Hills. There is a fitted carpet and ceiling lights and extensive mirrored wardrobes have been installed to provide excellent storage accommodation. There is a wash hand basin and six power points.

  • Gardens

    The delightful gardens will be of special interest to prospective purchasers and they are well set out and maintained. The front garden has an area of rockery and two small patio areas and the graveled drive provides parking in front of the property. The drive leads up the side of the house to the outbuildings at the top of the garden. The rear garden is sheltered and enclosed. There is a patio area with steps up to an area of lawn which is surrounded by mature trees of many varieties and this wonderful private rear garden provides a haven for a wide variety of birds. A garden shed and greenhouse are also included in the sale.

  • Outbuildings

    The subjects benefit from a substantial brick built outbuilding set to the rear of the plot. This comprises a section containing two stables, a single car garage and separate workshop/storage, all served with electrical light and power sockets. This offers excellent development potential for a purchaser.

  • Services

    The house has a mains water supply and drainage is to a septic tank. The heating is fuelled by propane gas and the modern tank has a state-of-the-art telemetry system to keep the supply topped up.

Energy rating D

For more energy information, request the Home Report.

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M J Brown Son & Co

0131 253 2201

Dean Bank Lodge, 10 Dean Bank Lane, Edinburgh, EH3 5BS

Property reference: E410931

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