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Simon Donaldson

Extremely impressive 5 bedroom semi-detached Victorian house with lovely gardens and driveway


Key Features

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Public Rooms
  • 3 Bath/Shower Rooms
  • Private Garden
  • Driveway
  • Gas Central Heating
  • EPC Rating D


Located in the prestigious residential area of Murrayfield this truly impressive semi-detached Victorian house benefits from a delightful enclosed rear garden and driveway. This exceptional family home is positioned on a peaceful street within easy reach of the City Centre and with pleasant open views to the Pentland Hills. The grand interior of the property offers generously proportioned, bright accommodation over two levels. There are a number of charming period features complementing the property including fine natural wood finishes, decorative cornicing, working shutters, stripped and varnished floorboards, attractive fireplaces and a particularly rare working Awning over the front door. 

The superb accommodation on the ground floor comprises - tiled entrance vestibule; welcoming reception hall with an understairs storage cupboard and further cloaks cupboard; sitting room with bay window to the front; family room with an archway through to the dining room which in turn leads through to the kitchen which is fitted with base and wall mounted units and with a door to the rear garden; a door and stair from the dining area leads up the 'Maid's' room/bedroom 5 which is on the first floor level; and shower room located off the reception hall.

The first floor is reached by an elegant stair that leads to a landing with cupola and linen cupboards. The spacious accommodation comprises - master bedroom with sink and door to WC that also links with the 'Maid's' room/bedroom 5; double bedroom 2 with bay window to the front incorporating window seats and with twin built-in wardrobes; double bedroom 3 with built-in wardrobes and sink; double bedroom 4 with built-in mirrored wardrobes which is currently used as a study; family bathroom and shower room. There is also a floored attic offering an abundance of storage space which may be suitable for conversion subject to the necessary local authority consents.


Murrayfield is located to the west of the city centre and is conveniently located for the West End, the city centre and Haymarket Station. There is excellent local shopping in nearby Roseburn just around the corner, and a large Sainsbury's Supermarket at Murrayfield and a Tesco Metro at Roseburn. For the sports enthusiast there are golf courses at both Ravelston and Murrayfield, tennis courts and access to walks along the Water of Leith. For rugby followers the renowned Murrayfield Stadium is within walking distance. The area is well placed for ease of access to the City bypass, Edinburgh International Airport and all central Scotland's motorway links. There are also a number of excellent schools within easy reach in the public and private sectors. 


To the front of the property is a beautifully maintained garden. Access to the side of the property leads to the delightful rear garden that is mainly laid to lawn with a patio area and with borders and beds of mature shrubs, flowers and trees including an apple tree, green gage tree and raspberry and rhubarb plants. There is an outhouse providing external storage and housing the boiler. There are also a number of small sheds and wood stores.


To the front of the property there is a driveway providing parking for two cars.

Fixtures and Fittings

All fitted carpets, some of the curtains, blinds, curtain poles/rails, light fittings, hob, double oven, extractor hood, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, wardrobe and double bed in the Master bedroom, book shelves in the Family room, garden hammock, garden table and chairs and garden sheds and stores are included in the sale price. The curtains in the Family room and double bedroom 2 are available by separate negotiation as is the washing machine. The TV and brackets in the Family room and Double bedroom 3, freezer in the kitchen and wine fridge are not included in the sale price. 


The property is heated by gas central heating and there is solar pannelling that provides hot water. There is also partial double glazing. 

Interested parties are advised to request their own solicitor to note interest with us as soon as possible after viewing. The Seller shall not be bound to accept the highest or any offer. These particulars do not form part of any contract and the statements or plans contained herein are not warranted nor to scale. Approximate measurements have been taken by sonic device at the widest point. Services and appliances have not been tested for efficiency or safety and no warranty is given as to their compliance with any Regulations. Only offers using the Combined Standard Clauses will be considered. Offers received not using these clauses will be responded to by deletion of the non-standard Clause and replaced with the Combined Standard Clauses.

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