Offers Over £580,000

3 bed cottage for sale in Merchiston

The Coach House, 30c, Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH10 5DG
Total Floor Area 76m²
Council Tax Band F
Energy Rating C

Property highlight: Rarely available, stone built, 3-bedroom detached cottage situated in desirable Merchiston.

Exuding historic charm, 30c Colinton Road is a rarely available, stone built, 3-bedroom detached cottage situated in the highly desirable area of Merchiston, Edinburgh. The property boasts an incredible history spanning over 200 years from its original build as part of a larger estate in the 19th century. Known as 30c Colinton Road, the property was originally the Coach House to the main Mansion House set back from the road and positioned approximately 3 miles from the city centre. The property dates back to the middle of the 19th Century before it was modernised in 1985 when the main estate was divided into flats. The property has been decorated and maintained to an exceptional standard throughout offering bright and spacious accommodation over two floors. The open configuration lends itself to a bright aspect throughout the ground floor but even more prominent on the first floor landing whose dual aspect fills the area with light. Of particular note are the perennial gardens attached to the property. This fruit and flower garden has a mature, landscaped, feel offering a real vista through the spring and summer months, and low maintenance in the winter. The property is accessed via a secure and automatic privately gated entrance, or via a shared driveway which leads to a further communal parking area in the larger estate. The property will appeal to a broad range of buyers including primarily; young couples, working professionals, small families, or as a retirement cottage. The Ground Floor Accommodation Comprises: A homely reception Hall, generous Living / Dining Room with a period mantelpiece and bright south-west facing aspect, Galley Kitchen with a view to the garden, fully fitted with integrated appliances which include a Siemens washer-dryer, Belling Farmhouse Double Oven & Cooker, and attached utility area, generous Master Bedroom quietly located and practically laid out with ample storage solutions, Under-Stair Storage Closet, Family Bathroom with a thermostatic shower over bath, WC, and gorgeous mosaic tile design. The First Floor Accommodation Comprises: Staircase with Wooden Bannisters, Landing with window seat and access to the eaves, well-proportioned Bedroom 2 with a gentle colour scheme and built-in double wardrobe, Bedroom 3 is adjacently positioned and can be utilised flexibly to suit the needs of the buyer, under current ownership it is used as a bright and practical Home Office. The property additionally benefits from notable quality features including, but not limited to, the wall-mounted Warmlite heating system, Intrerlinked Smoke Alarms, and Optiflame Electric Fire in the Living Room. This stunning property is set within the prestigious residential area of Merchiston approximately two miles southwest of the City Centre. Merchiston is predominantly made up of substantial and traditional Edinburgh Homes and typified by broad tree lined avenues, set within large attractive gardens. Conveniently located, the area is served by frequent bus services to the city centre allowing speedy access, while the city bypass and links to the motorway networks beyond is just a short drive via Fairmilehead. It offers extensive local shopping with a wide variety of shops, cafes, delicatessens, bars and restaurants. Further shopping areas adjacent to Merchiston include Morningside and Bruntsfield, additionally, there is a Waitrose and an M&S Foodhall close by. Recreationally, the Usher Hall, Traverse, Lyceum, Kings and Churchhill Theatres, the Odeon and Dominion cinemas, restaurants, cafes and bars are all represented. The wonderful open spaces of Bruntsfield Links and the Meadows offer opportunities for walking, jogging and cycling. Further sporting recreation is easily accessed from Craiglockhart Leisure and Tennis Centre which offers outdoor tennis courts, gym, and professionally run fitness classes.

  • Hall

  • Living Room

    3.63 m X 4.32 m / 11'11" X 14'2"

  • Kitchen

    1.7 m X 4.7 m / 5'7" X 15'5"

  • Bathroom

  • Bedroom 1

    2.87 m X 4.29 m / 9'5" X 14'1"

  • Bedroom 2

    3.35 m X 3.63 m / 11'0" X 11'11"

  • Bedroom 3

    1.83 m X 3.25 m / 6'0" X 10'8"

  • Attic / Eaves Storage

    3.96 m X 4.19 m / 13'0" X 13'9"

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Merchiston, Edinburgh South at a glance*

  • Average selling price


  • Median time to sell

    18 days

  • Average % of Home Report achieved


  • Most popular property type

    2 bedroom flat

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