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Murrayfield, Edinburgh, EH12 6DZ
Sold Offers Over £795,000
Beautifully presented 5 bed terraced family home with secure south facing garden.
29 Kingsburgh Road is a handsome Victorian terraced villa which combines a wealth of period charm and original features with elegant décor and contemporary fixtures and fittings. The property, which is presented in immaculate condition, boasts a lovely, fully enclosed rear garden and offers flexible and spacious accommodation, ideal for entertaining and family life.
The property is approached via a vestibule with original tiled floor and inner door which leads to an exceptionally light reception hallway with original pine flooring, decorative cornicing, original tiled fireplace and feature archway. There is a cloaks cupboard with stained glass window to the front of the property and a large walk-in under stair store. The bay windowed drawing room with detailed cornicing and ceiling rose with chandelier looks out over the front garden. The drawing room has hardwood flooring, bespoke built-in drinks cabinet, feature fireplace with marble hearth and gas fire. There is a comfortable sitting room with a peaceful outlook over the rear garden, hardwood flooring, hand carved timber fireplace with open fire and tiled surround, storage cupboard and doors leading to the rear garden. The beautiful kitchen has a range of dove grey shaker style wall and base units, Corian worktops, electric AGA with 5 ring induction hob, Belfast sink, integrated microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, sash windows overlooking the rear garden. A door from the kitchen leads out to the garden. A back stair leads from the dining room to the former maids’ room which is currently used as a study but would work equally well as a playroom or 5th bedroom. This bright room offers impressive views over the city skyline. There is a downstairs WC with Duravit wash hand basin, heated towel rail and custom built-in utility cupboard.
A carpeted staircase with original timber balustrade leads to a bright first floor landing with ceiling cupola and shelved linen cupboard. There is a bright and spacious bay windowed master bedroom with hardwood flooring, detailed cornicing and feature fireplace with gas fire and tiled surround. There are two further double bedrooms with double glazing overlooking the rear garden and Murrayfield stadium beyond; both with Edinburgh Press storage cupboards, fitted wardrobes and original cast iron fireplaces with tiled surrounds.
Bedroom 4 /Dressing room with sash window to the front of the property and extensive fitted wardrobes. There is a modern shower room with walk-in rainfall shower, vanity unit with countertop basin, Duravit WC, heated towel rail, electric Velux window, limestone tiling and under floor heating.
29 Kingsburgh Road is situated in the heart of Murrayfield – a highly desirable residential area which lies just over a mile to the north west of Edinburgh’s city centre. The area is well-served by a Tesco supermarket, a selection of independent shops at Roseburn and a number of high street retailers including Sainsbury’s and Marks & Spencer at Craigleith Retail Park. The area boasts superb access to Edinburgh’s business districts, shopping establishments, art galleries, museums, high end restaurants and bars and easy transport links to the City Bypass, central Scotland’s motorway network and Queensferry Crossing; numerous bus and tram services; train stations at South Gyle and Edinburgh Park and Edinburgh International Airport. There are a number of recreational facilities and green open spaces in close proximity including the Water of Leith walkway; Roseburn cycle path and semi-rural walkways in Corstorphine Hill Nature Reserve. Highly regarded golf courses including The Royal Burgess, Bruntsfield Links and Murrayfield Golf Club; a David Lloyd Leisure Club; Murrayfield Lawn Tennis Club and Murrayfield’s famous international Rugby Stadium and Ice Rink. The area is very popular with families, largely due to its selection of well-regarded nursery, primary and secondary schools, including Roseburn Primary School and Craigmount High School in the state sector and Erskine Stewart’s Melville Schools and St George’s School for Girls in the private sector.
There is a beautifully maintained front garden with well stocked beds which are filled with rhododendrons, spring bulbs and evergreen heather. There is a larger, peaceful and sheltered rear garden with raised decked area ideal for outdoor dining and entertaining, lower patio area and lawn surrounded by herbaceous borders, mature trees and flowering shrubs. In addition there is access to a large basement cellar which provides excellent storage.
There is on street parking.
The fitted carpets, blinds, some light fittings, the dish washer and the microwave oven are included in the sale.
The curtains, range cooker, fridge/freezer, and the ceiling light fittings in the hall, drawing room and sitting room are available by separate negotiation.
The property is served by a gas fired central heating system.
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