West House, Ormelie has been designed for a couple who like space but it also has development opportunities for a 3rd or 4th bedroom, subject to the neccessary consents. It is an exceptional self-contained property adjacent to a mansion house conversion set within substantial grounds. It is situated in the sought after residential area...
West House, Ormelie has been designed for a couple who like space but it also has development opportunities for a 3rd or 4th bedroom, subject to the neccessary consents. It is an exceptional self-contained property adjacent to a mansion house conversion set within substantial grounds. It is situated in the sought after residential area Murrayfield which offers excellent access to local amenities and public transport.
This is a rare opportunity to purchase a grand home which provides flexible accommodation full of character which seamlessly integrates a high standard modern living with the impressive original arts and crafts upper drawing room with fitted seating and an inglenook, all designed by Sir Robert Lorimer. It has a large private garden and there are fantastic views from the drawing room over the City to the Pentland Hills.
The property is unique and outstanding each room worthy of description.
The central hub of the house located on the ground floor is the open plan living space which has state of the art lighting and underfloor heating. The kitchen has been fitted with quality hand painted solid wood units and polished quartz worktops. There is a range of integrated appliances including a Liebher American style fridge freezer and an induction hob. A side of the kitchen island has been utilized to provide a generous well-designed breakfast bar together with seating. The living space is light filled with glazed roof, wrap around glass and double bi-folding doors leading to the rear garden. It has an attractive outlook over the garden and can accommodate a large table and chairs together with a seating area. The double bedroom at ground floor level has wooden sash and case astragal windows in keeping with the classic drawing room above, parquet flooring and an open outlook toward the Pentland Hills.
On the upper level a cupola brings lots of light into the first-floor landing which has an abundance of cupboards and storage space. The impressive drawing room with its leaded glass windows flanked on each side by wooden carved window seats gives outstanding views over the Pentland Hills. The Inglenook fireplace set in a panelled alcove with further window seats is a delightful feature complimented by polished oak wood flooring and vaulted ceiling.The master bedroom has solid wood fitted bedroom furniture and the family bathroom with jacuzzi bath separate Matki shower cabinet and under floor heating is most luxurious.
The property has a private garden which forms part of a mature walled garden which has been divided into sections and has a central communal drying area with fruit trees. The garden is ideal for all occasions having a decked terrace with BBQ and fish pond providing an ideal place for entertaining, adjacent to this is a display area which has been thoughtfully landscaped containing many mature shrubs and plants together with quarried paving stones. There is a small area to the rear which has been turned over to the cultivation of vegetables. A large Victorian greenhouse has been divided providing a private space for each of the properties to enjoy. It could be used for gardening or as a summer house, work/studio space if desired. Adjacent to the glasshouse is a paved patio sitting area receiving lots of sunshine throughout the day. There is large secure communal garden to the front accessed via remote controlled double gates. This sheltered area has been laid to lawn with mature shrubbery, plant displays and hedges.
Ground floor: Vestibule. Hall, Open plan Living/Dining Kitchen. One double Bedroom with large walk in cupboard, Shower room.
First floor: Landing, Drawing room, Master bedroom and Bathroom.
Gas central heating.
Attic: Boarded fully insulated attic providing storage space.
Private car parking space and additional visitor spaces. Good storage. Shared cycle shed
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