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2 bed end terraced house for sale in Willowbrae

39 Glenlee Avenue, EDINBURGH, EH8 7HQ
Total Floor Area 87m²
Energy Rating D

Enviably located in Willowbrae, beside Holyrood Park, this two-bedroom, two-reception room, end-terrace house enjoys a sought-after position in the capital, within easy reach of the city centre and Portobello Beach. The home features spacious accommodation and neutral decor, further benefitting from easy-to-maintain gardens and an expansive cellar. It is well-presented, although new buyers may wish to modernise the interiors. Stepping into the home, you are greeted by an entrance hall with a handy WC. On the left, the living room enjoys a spacious footprint for a good choice of lounge furniture. It is flooded in natural light from a southwest-facing bay window, and has an airy ambience that is further enhanced by white decor. A good-size dining room is adjacent, providing a congenial space for family meals and entertaining. Reached from the dining room or the hall, the kitchen has a good amount of storage and workspace. It provides access to the garden, and includes an integrated oven and gas hob, and an undercounter fridge. Upstairs, a naturally-lit landing leads to the two generously proportioned double bedrooms, both of which are presented in crisp white. The principal bedroom, with king-size dimensions, further boasts a bay window and a built-in cupboard. A bright three-piece bathroom, with an over-bath shower, completes the accommodation. Double-glazed windows and gas central heating ensure year-round comfort. Outside, the home is flanked by low-maintenance front and rear gardens the latter proving a large and sunny space for summer barbecues. Accessed from the rear, there is also a substantial cellar that spans the entire footprint of the home, providing a utility area, additional storage, and ample opportunities for creative use. Parking is on street and unrestricted. Extras: all fitted floor and window coverings, light fittings, integrated kitchen appliances, a fridge, and a washing machine to be included in the sale. EPC D Willowbrae, Edinburgh Situated at the foot of Holyrood Park, the tranquil residential area of Willowbrae lies just over two miles east of the city centre and boasts incredible far-reaching views over the Firth of Forth and the green hills of Holyrood Park. The area is home to a good range of minimarkets, independent retailers, and restaurants and pubs, with more extensive shopping facilities available in nearby Meadowbank Shopping Park and the city centre. Outdoor lovers are spoilt for choice with Holyrood Park, Arthur's Seat, and Calton Hill all on the doorstep, offering the perfect setting for a relaxing stroll or an invigorating hike with captivating panoramic views of the city and beyond. For the golf enthusiast, Craigentinny, Portobello, and Duddingston golf courses are all within easy reach. Nearby Meadowbank Sports Centre, which is currently undergoing significant refurbishment, will offer unrivalled indoor and outdoor sports facilities when it reopens. In the meantime, facilities can be found a short drive away at Portobello Swim Centre and the Royal Commonwealth Pool. Willowbrae falls in the catchment area for highly-regarded primary and secondary schools, as well as being ideally placed for some of the capital's finest independent schools. The area enjoys fantastic transport links, with day and night buses across the city. Waverley train station is just a short distance away and thanks to Willowbrae's close proximity to the A1, commuting from the area is swift and convenient.

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Willowbrae, Edinburgh East at a glance*

  • Average selling price


  • Median time to sell

    14 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 espc.com. Figures relate to the 3 month period ending on 31/08/2022

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