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A fine, well presented semi detached 3 bedroom villa with private garden, garage & parking

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Public Rooms
  • 1 Bath/Shower Room
  • Private Garden
  • Driveway
  • Garage
  • Gas Central Heating
  • EPC Rating D

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74 Macdowall Road comprises a delightful, generously proportioned and freshly decorated traditional semi-detached period villa circa 1930's with a good sized private south facing garden, single garage and driveway for one car. Located within the sought-after residential area of Newington, the property is close to good local amenities and facilities with transport links available nearby leading to many parts of the city including the city centre. The well-presented, light and airy interior is enhanced by the attractive cupola affording an abundance of natural light to the upper landing. This lovely home offers substantial family accommodation in good order throughout, with many fine features creating a balance of character and style. Entrance vestibule, hallway with good storage facilities with feature stripped wood flooring, delightful, generously proportioned sitting room with bay window and fireplace with log-burning stove, a charming dining or family room with high level shelving and bay window with lovely views over the rear garden, a modern kitchen with a range of wall and floor cabinets, integrated Lamona appliances, a utility room with plumbing for a tumble dryer and washing machine, access to rear garden and a separate W.C.  On the first floor there is a landing area with a walk in wardrobe and a further storage cupboard, a generously proportioned master bedroom with bay window, two further good sized bedrooms and family bathroom with white suite, shower attachment and screen. The property also benefits from gas central heating and double glazed window units.


Newington is a highly sought after residential neighbourhood south of the city, served by excellent local amenities including a wide range of everyday and specialist shops, bars, restaurants and cafes. Within easy reach is more comprehensive shopping at Cameron Toll Shopping Centre with its Sainsbury's superstore, as well as a number of other retail shops within a short car drive or bus journey away at Straiton Retail Park and Fort Kinnaird Retail Park. Leisure and recreational amenities are plentiful with the Royal Commonwealth Pool and the green open spaces of The Meadows, Arthur's Seat, Holyrood Park, Prestonfield and Craigmillar golf courses, the Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hills all located nearby. Cultural amenities can be found at the Festival Theatre on Nicolson Street and the Queen's Hall on Clerk Street and the Scottish Parliament is also nearby. The area is also well suited for access to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and Edinburgh University. There is good road access to the city bypass with excellent connections to the motorway network heading east on the A1, and to the west to the Queensferry Crossing, Edinburgh International Airport and the central motorway network. There are also regular bus services running to and from the city centre. Excellent schools in both the state and private sectors are easily accessible. 


To the front of the house there is a small garden area while to the rear is a larger garden with paved patio, lawn and herbaceous borders.


There is off street parking for one car and a single garage.  In addition there is residents' zoned on street parking.

Fixtures and Fittings

The fitted carpets, light fittings, blinds and the integrated Lamona oven, grill, hob, hood and dish washer are included in the sale.

The sitting room and dining room ceiling light fittings, the fridge, washing machine and tumble dryer in the utility room and all wall mounted mirrors are not included in the sale.


The property is served by a gas fired central heating system

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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