An Attractive And Recently Upgraded First Floor Flat, Situated Within A Refurbished Block Facing Saughton Park And Ideally Located For Accessing A Wealth Of Services, Plus Transport Links To The City Centre And Beyond.
Living - Dining Room
Gas Central Heating
Private + Shared Garden
This lovely dual aspect first floor flat enjoys a pleasant open outlook over Saughton Park. It forms part of a block which has had the roof and harling replaced in 2009 and the light and airy communal stair has been repainted in recent years.
The property has been upgraded, including new flooring and a feature fireplace and is painted in light, neutral tones. It benefits from substantial storage space. The gas central heating system is less than 3 years old and there is modern tilt & turn double glazing throughout. To the rear of the property, there is a shared drying green, plus an enclosed private garden area.
Living - Dining Room:
This well presented living space enjoys plentiful natural light with dual aspect windows and an outlook to the park. There is a modern, electric fan heater inset fireplace to compliment the central heating radiator and there is a useful inbuilt corner storage unit.
With an outlook from the sink across the rear gardens, the kitchen features fitted, gloss-white units offering abundant storage and workspace with tiled splashback. Appliances include the integrated electric oven and extractor hood, the new gas hob, plus a Bosch washing machine and a tall fridge-freezer. The ambience of the room is enhanced by recessed down-lights and the new flooring.
The white 3-piece sanitary ware is complimented by a modern electric shower with a partition over the bath. There is wall tiling to wet areas, new vinyl flooring, a radiator and a vanity shelf.
Double Bedroom 1:
A generously sized bedroom with a large, inbuilt, sliding-door double wardrobe. Neutral decor and new flooring.
Double Bedroom 2:
A double bedroom with spacious, fitted double sliding-door wardrobe, neutral decor and new flooring.
The hall provides access to all rooms and is similarly well presented with neutral decor, new flooring and 4 LED directional spotlights along with a smoke detector.
The hall benefits from having two integrated deep, full-height cupboards.
To the rear of the property there is a shared drying green, plus a private garden space enclosed by a new fence. There is unrestricted on-street parking on Whitson Crescent, off Stevenson Drive and adjacent to the block. Across the street is the open parkland and children's play zone.
Stevenson Drive borders attractive Saughton Park & Gardens. The park includes a very well equipped children's play area, plus an enclosed basketball court, a skate park, 5-a-side football pitches and the beautiful rose gardens with a popular cafe. The Water of Leith, across the park, offers lovely riverside walks to locations such as the Galleries of Modern Art, whilst peaceful walks are also available on nearby Corstorphine Hill. The area is also ideal for quick access to Murrayfield Stadium and Edinburgh Zoo.
Balgreen Post Office, Primary School & Nursery are only a few minutes walk away, as are several shops, including a Scotmid supermarket. A large Sainsburys and Aldi are only slightly further afield at Westfield, whilst Corstorphine offers a bustling centre with a diverse range of shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs. There are further major shopping opportunities at, for example, Chesser, Slateford & Murrayfield which offer Sainsbury's, Aldi & Asda.
There are excellent public transport links, there being regular buses along Stevenson Drive serving the financial district, West End and city centre in about 10 minutes. Additionally, the local tram stop is only a few minutes walk away, providing an alternative easy link to both the city centre and the airport.