Property highlight: Wonderful Family Home in Barnton with 3 Bedrooms & private front & rear gardens with garage
Situated in the highly sought-after area of Barnton, this semi-detached house offers the convenience of city living as well as the tranquillity of a residential area. Boasting three bedrooms, an open-plan living and dining room, spacious gardens, and a private garage and driveway, this home is brimming with potential and presents a very attractive prospect. There are a wide array of local amenities within walking distance of the front door, including shops, eateries, leisure facilities, and both primary and secondary schooling, while attractions such as Cramond Beach and Silverknowes Golf Course are just a short drive away.
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The front door of this comfortable home opens into an entrance vestibule which leads into the spacious living and dining room. The room has been tastefully decorated in elegant neutral tones and a living-flame fire enhances the room’s cosy appeal. The dining area is generously sized and leads directly onto the rear garden via glazed double doors which flood the space with natural light. Adjacent to the living and dining room is a fitted kitchen which features an integrated oven, a gas hob, and a fridge/freezer. In addition, there is space for a dishwasher, while a back door leads to a rear vestibule with built-in storage and external and garage access.
The upper floor houses two double bedrooms, both of which are supplemented by built-in storage cupboards. An additional well-proportioned single bedroom is also on the top floor and enjoys views over the rear garden. Completing the accommodation is a three-piece family bathroom comprising a shower-over-bath, a WC, and a pedestal basin. Gas central heating and double glazing keep the property warm and welcoming all year round.
Externally, the house is accompanied by a well-maintained garden to the rear which is complete with a pond and a shed with a gas heater a selection of workshop materials. To the front is a further garden area, an attached single garage, and a private driveway.
Just a few miles from the city centre, the highly sought-after residential area of Barnton promises the very best of both worlds: a tranquil green setting with excellent transport links and local amenities. For everyday essentials, Barnton is served by convenience stores, a post office and a pharmacy, while more extensive shopping facilities can be found in neighbouring Corstorphine or at nearby retail parks, such as Craigleith Retail Park or The Gyle Shopping Centre. Residents of Barnton are spoilt for choice when it comes to outdoor activities: from bracing strolls at Cramond Beach or riverside walks along the River Almond, to woodland trails and wildlife-watching in Hillwood Park.
Drumbrae Park is home to Drumbrae Leisure Centre – a state-of-the-art sport and fitness hub with a pool, a gym and fabulous views across the Firth of Forth. Furthermore, Barnton is surrounded by several prestigious golf courses, including Ravelston Golf Club, Bruntsfield Links and the Royal Burgess Golfing Society.
The area offers schooling at primary and secondary level, and allows swift access to the Queensferry Crossing, Edinburgh City Bypass, Edinburgh International Airport and the M8/M9 motorway network. Itis also served by fantastic public transport links (bus and rail) travelling across the city and beyond. Furthermore, it also offers convenient access to the A1 and the city bypass, allowing quick and easy travel to Edinburgh International Airport and to the M8/M9 motorway network for journeys across the central belt and beyond. The property is in the catchment area for well regarded primary and secondary schooling.