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10 bedroom semi-detached house for sale
3 Brunstane Road North, (Straven Guest House), Brunstane
- Entrance hallway
- Bay drawing room/residents’ lounge
- Bay sitting/dining room
- Large contemporary fitted kitchen
- Nine good sized letting bedrooms,
- eight with en-suite shower facilities and
- one with neighbouring shower room
- Owner’s private accommodation -
- Hall/utility room
Guest House for sale, would also make a tremendous family home.
A rare opportunity has arisen to acquire this beautifully positioned traditional property, occupying an enviable setting in a quiet residential street only a stone’s throw from the scenic Promenade, Beach and waters of the Firth of Forth. This is a prime location, close to regular bus services accessing Edinburgh’s City Centre attractions and with easy access to the Bypass to explore East Lothian’s stunning coastline.
The current owners have run a well established and thriving guest house business from the property for many years, collecting a Scottish Tourist Board Four Star rating, a Green Tourism Gold Award and recommendations from Visit Scotland and Trip Advisor. It ispresently run without staff as a relaxed “lifestyle” business withonly 5-6 rooms of a possible 9 currently let and closing for several months of the year. The business websitewww.stravenguesthouse.com generates a steady stream of enquiriesyear round witha high volume of repeat custom. There is therefore huge scope if desiredto readily expand thebusiness. Alternatively the house can beenjoyed as the present owners dothus generatinga very useful additional income.As a business it is in truly “walk-in” condition with all high quality fixtures, fittings and inventory necessary for the business available by separate negotiation. Accounts are available to interested parties through their appointed agents.
Equally the house has exciting potential to be returned to a charming and spacious family home.
The elegant, well maintained and superbly proportioned accommodation is arranged over three floors. The charming interior retains lovely period styles features, such as fine examples of stained glass within the entrance area and a large arched window overlooking the staircase, fireplaces and intricate ceiling cornice work. The bay windowed drawing room on the upper floor boasts a most pleasant outlook down the street to the beach, whilst on the ground floor is the sitting room, currently used for dining purposes. A fabulous range of oak Shaker style units feature in the kitchen, completed by contrasting work surfaces, a range style cooker, fridge and dishwasher. There are nine generous bedrooms suitable for letting purposes (depending on private usage). High quality white suites are fitted in the eight en-suite facilities and the one separate shower-room, each being beautifully finished off with complementary tiling, mirrors and shaver sockets. To the rear of the building, just beyond the kitchen, lies the current owners’ private accommodation, equally suitable as a “granny flat”. It comprises an entrance hall, utility room, bright lounge with view to the beach and French door accessing the garden, double bedroom with pull-down bed and modern bathroom with Jacuzzi style bath.
Delightful, well stocked private gardens lie to the front and rear comprising neat lawns edged with a superb variety of colourful and interesting bushes and shrubs. Access to the basement level garage is via the lane to the side of the property and parking on the street is unrestricted. The property benefits from a good sized cellar, with power and light, and two outhouses.
The subjects are located in the ever popular Joppa area of Edinburgh, which lies to the east of the city centre. The property is well positioned to take advantage of a good selection of shopping facilities in adjoining Portobello, which also offers a good range of sporting and recreational facilities.Further shopping facilities can be found at the Asda Hypermarket and the Fort Kinnaird retail and leisure complex.An efficient public transport network is on hand, which operates to most parts of the town and surrounding areas. The city bypass and main motorway networks are also within easy reach. For those seeking an alternative method of transport there is a railway link at nearby Brunstane. Schooling is well represented from nursery to senior level.
EXTRAS INCLUDED IN THE SALE
All carpets and floor coverings, Gas cooker, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine.
Furniture and contents may be available by separate negotiation.