97 Mayflower Gardens lies in a quiet, secluded development just a stone's throw from Loanhead's everyday amenities and local schooling, as well as excellent transport links, Straiton Retail Park and the picturesque Straiton Pond Local Nature Reserve. The reserve connects to the Bilston Rail Path, perfect for those who enjoy leisurely walks and cycling the National Cycle Network.
Entered via a front door conveniently tucked under a porch, the home's hallway welcomes you inside, affords access to a handy WC. At the end of the hall, the living room offers generous proportions and promises flexibility for various furniture layouts and features French doors opening out onto the rear garden. Next door, the kitchen, which also affords access to the garden, offers space for a seated dining area and comes well-equipped with a selection of matte-white cabinets accompanied by plentiful workspace and a tiled floor. Completing the ground-floor is a versatile, sunny room that has the potential to be used as an office, a play room, a hobby room or a formal dining room.
Ascending the stairs to the first floor, you reach a landing with storage and a loft hatch, which in turn affords access to four double bedrooms and a bathroom. Two of the bedrooms, including the master, enjoy the home's enviable sunny aspect, whilst the remaining two peacefully overlook the garden. The master further benefits from built-in storage and an en-suite shower room. Finally, the bathroom comprises a bathtub with an overhead shower, a glazed screen, and a neutrally-toned tiled surround, a pedestal basin, and a toilet. Gas central heating and double glazing ensure year-round comfort and efficiency.
Outside, as well as a front lawn, the house is accompanied by a secure rear garden featuring a patio and a large lawn. Private parking is provided by an attached single garage and a double monoblock driveway.
Lying just outside Edinburgh in Midlothian, the former mining town of Loanhead enjoys the best of both worlds: an easy-going lifestyle expected of a small town, yet within easy reach of the city and all it has to offer. The town's bustling centre is home to excellent everyday amenities such as convenience stores, a Post Office, a pharmacy, a bank, beauty salons, a butchers, and a number of pubs and takeaways. Straiton Retail Park is within convenient driving or walking distance and boasts an excellent selection of high street stores, a large IKEA, as well as a 24-hour ASDA Superstore. Exploring the outdoors is easy for residents of Loanhead, with Straiton Pond Local Nature Reserve just a stone's throw from the town, and Pentland Hills Regional Park and Midlothian Snowsports Centre just over a 10-minute drive away. The town offers education at three primary schools, Loanhead, Paradykes and St Margaret's RC Primary schools, with secondary schooling provided at nearby Lasswade High School. Loanhead is popular with commuters owing to its close proximity to the City Bypass, A1, and M8/M9 motorway networks, as well as excellent bus links across the county and into the city.
Home Report: £330,000 EPC: C