- Updated On:
- March 23, 2023
- 5 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
Characterised by Victorian charm, blended seamlessly with contemporary design, this five/six bedroom stone-built semi-detached villa offers a spectacular family home, complete with private gardens and off-street parking. Lovingly upgraded, the property is brimming with period features, including traditional fireplaces and cornicing. Nestled behind a low stone wall and railings, the commanding front door opens into a tiled entrance vestibule, where a glazed internal door provides a glimpse of the welcoming central hall. At the front of the property, is an elegant sitting room with a a spectacular bay window framed by traditional painted timber panelling, and at the heart of the room is splendid fireplace with cosy log burning stove. Across the hall, an equally impressive bedroom (former formal dining room), with another fabulous fireplace. Continuing to the rear of the property, is a luxurious dining kitchen which boasts an array of contemporary mixed gloss and timber finish doors, framed by granite effect worktops. Enhanced by accent lighting and recessed downlighters, the kitchen is replete with a full range of integrated appliances, including an eyelevel oven, built-in microwave above, a five-ring gas hob, a dishwasher and tall fridge/freezer. A back door allows access to the rear garden and another door leads to a utility room, which incorporates two built-in cupboard, lined with matching kitchen cabinets; with inset sink and space for white goods and also, gives access to a stylish downstairs shower room with linen cupboard. Returning to the hall, ascend the staircase, lit from above from a skylight, on a mid-level landing is a sumptuous family bathroom, featuring a shower over-bath with glass screen, finished with limestone ceramic floor tiles and rich, warm mosaic tiling along bath. Six steps takes you to the main landing, a generous area with space for study or reading. Here there are a further four bedrooms; three fabulous double bedrooms, all with great proportions and scope for a wide range of furniture, a pretty single bedroom and a handy box bedroom , dressing room or nursery. Gas central heating, and double glazed windows, ensure a warm home all year round. The west facing rear garden is a generous size, with decked seating area directly next to kitchen, then mainly lawned with mature shrub borders. This property also benefits from a driveway.
Liberton is a highly sought after residential suburb, lying south of Edinburgh city centre. It encompasses a vast area, west from the Braids over to Craigmillar Castle, in the east. The Edinburgh Royal Infirmary is close by as well as Edinburgh Universities Kings Buildings Campus. Good local amenities are available, with more extensive shopping found at nearby Straition Retail Park. Fabulous walks are available on the nearby Pentlands, offering great leisure opportunities, including the golf courses of Liberton and the Braids. An excellent choice of schooling is available including Liberton High School. The city by pass, links to all the major road networks, an ideal location with regular bus services into the city centre.