St Johns Road
CLOSING DATE SET TUESDAY 26TH FEBRUARY AT 12NOON. HD property video available. This well proportioned and flexible five bedroom semi detached stone villa in the extremely popular Corstorphine area has been extended to approximately 2,646 SqFt to form an exceptional family home with a sizeable garden. However the house is also suitable for developers to split into flats with the appropriate planning consents as it would now benefit from a degree of upgrading..
The house is approached via its own private driveway providing off street parking for three cars. The front garden leads to the entrance vestibule and welcoming hallway with under stair storage. Spacious bay window lounge with two press storage cupboards. Formal dining room with door to back garden. A modern breakfasting kitchen with integrated appliances including a seven ring gas professional cooking range with dual ovens and grill, extractor hood and light and slimline dishwasher. The utility room has an American style fridge/freezer, tumble drier, washing machine, additional sink and door leading out to garden. There is also a second staircase giving access to the upper level.
Through to the extension which was part of the old dentist surgery where it has its own private entrance and two further rooms. One could be used as a bedroom or further utility/recreation room the other could be used as a second family room and there is a downstairs WC.
The main staircase rises to the upper landing flooded by natural light from cupola. Master bedroom has fitted wardrobes and en suite shower room. Two further bedrooms and a family bathroom with bath, shower over, wash hand basin and WC.
The rear hall with stair to the top floor also has an additional kitchen with selection of floor and wall mounted units. There is an electric hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, electric oven and grill. Study quietly situated to the rear of the property overlooking the gardens.
The top floor has been converted into either two additional bedrooms both with Velux windows or as another recreational room. There is also a bathroom with bath, shower over wash hand basin and WC. Access to ample eaves storage.
The property benefits from gas central heating and partial double glazing.
To the outside the beautifully maintained rear gardens have a variety of seating areas, lawn, small pond, borders with mature shrubs and plants, greenhouse and two storage facilities all to be included in the sale price.
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A few things about this property:
- Five bedroom
- Extremely flexible
- Private driveway
- Large garden
The finer detail:
- Gas central heating
- Partially double glazed
What we love about our house
This has been a much loved family home for many years.The house, with its flexible layout, is situated well back from the main road which has excellent transport links into the city centre, to the airport and beyond to the west.The garden to the rear of the house is a suntrap and an ideal space for entertaining.
Edinburgh has been widely recognised as the UK’s best city to live in. It has one of the UK’s lowest crime rates, low petrol and energy prices and affordable living verses average salaries.
With awe inspiring architecture and beautiful natural landscape, it’s the perfect city in which to find somewhere to call home.
It has one of the best universities in the world and in terms of atmosphere and desirability it beats off competition from all of the UK’s major cities. For culture seekers, there are many art institutions, historical attractions and museums, including Palace of Holyrood House, Her Majesty the Queen’s official Scottish residence, the imposing edifice of Edinburgh Castle, the Scottish National Gallery, the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, the Museum on the Mound, the National War Museum and the Museum of Edinburgh. Other attractions include the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh Zoo, the Royal Botanic Garden, and the many theatres and concert venues. It’s also famous for the annual Fringe Festival, Film Festival, Jazz & Blues Festival, International Festival and Hogmanay celebrations.
Edinburgh city centre has incredible shops and world-renowned restaurants including several with Michelin stars.
Golf enthusiasts will be within easy reach of over 50 courses in the south east of Scotland, and if you love escaping to the country, getting some sea air or taking a leisurely ramble you can escape to the nearby Lothians.