Plot for sale17 Lanark Road West, Currie, EH14
Offers in Region of 440 sq m | £180,000
- 4,736 sq ft (440 sq m)
Full descriptionThe plot (former garden ground of number 17) extends to approximately 440 square metres and is well positioned on a south-facing slope with lovely open views over the Water of Leith to protected open farmland.
Full Planning Permission (ref 10/02218/FUL) dated 14th June 2011 has been granted for the erection of a delightful detached villa extending to a gross floor area of 1879 sq ft (174.56 sq metres).
The lower ground floor comprises a formal lounge and separate dining room both featuring French doors to an extensive paved sun terrace. This is complemented by a large sunny breakfasting kitchen/family room, ideal for informal living plus a good sized utility room and wc. Also at this level is a large store room accessed from the garden.
On the upper floor (entrance level) is a generous entrance hall with two cupboards leading to a fine master bedroom with four piece en-suite bathroom, two further double bedrooms, a study/bedroom 4 and family bathroom.
Year round comfort will be provided by economical gas fired central heating enhanced by high standards of thermal insulation and full double glazing.
This house has been carefully designed to be set below the level of Lanark Road West and features an eco-friendly Sedum planted flat roof. If you have any enquiries of a technical nature, the Architect is Derek Rhind, 3 Moss Side, Biggar, ML12 6GF – 01899 229 253.
Juniper Green is a favoured and sought after residential suburb, conveniently situated about 5 miles west of the City Centre, bounded to the south by the Water of Leith, with many acres of protected farmland beyond and to the south by protected farmland and Baberton Golf Course.
Within the village is a useful grocer/butcher, chemist, post office, bank, hairdresser and confectioner. About 1˝ miles to the south-east at Colinton/Colinton Mains is a further range of shops and Tesco supermarket. A similar distance to the east at Chesser is a 24 hour Asda supermarket. A short drive to the north lies the Gyle Shopping Centre with Marks & Spencer, Morrison’s supermarket, Boots and a wide range of national high street style chain outlets.
Education is well served with well regarded Juniper Green Primary and Currie High Schools, which are both easily accessible. The number 45 bus service takes local children to and from George Watson’s and Heriot’s in the private sector, also serving Napier University’s three campuses and Edinburgh University’s George Square and Old Quad campuses. Heriot Watt University is 1 mile’s drive to the north-west.
Recreation is well provided for with easy access to the Water of Leith Walkway which leads west to Balerno and east through the city to Leith. In addition to Baberton Golf Course there are other courses nearby at Torphin, Swanston, Kingsknowe and Ratho. Not far away to the east at Chesser is a Green’s Health Club, five a side indoor football pitches and squash courts etc. There is an attractive public park within the village.
Regular bus services take you to and from the City Centre serving many parts of Lothian and beyond. Road access to the city is straightforward. One can access the city bypass half a mile to the east then the Airport and Central Scottish Motorway Network to the west and A1, A7, A68 to the east.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR PLAN
HALLWAY 9’10 x 9’4 ( 3m x 2.84m )
LOUNGE 17’5 x 13’1 ( 5.31m x 3.99m )
DINING ROOM 12’6 x 9’4 ( 3.81m x 2.84m )
BREAKFASTING KITCHEN 13’9 x 10’2 ( 4.19m x 3.1m )
FAMILY ROOM 13’5 x 10’8 ( 4.09m x 3.25m )
UTILITY ROOM 8’2 x 7’11 ( 2.49m x 2.41m )
WC 4’10 x 4’3 ( 1.47m x 1.3m )
UPPER FLOOR (ENTRANCE LEVEL)
ENTRANCE HALL 13’11 x 12’10 ( 4.24m x 3.91m )
MASTER BEDROOM 13’9 x 12’6 ( 4.19m x 3.81m )
EN-SUITE BATHROOM 12’6 x 6’5 ( 3.81m x 1.96m )
BEDROOM 2 14’1 x 9’10 ( 4.29m x 3m )
BEDROOM 3 11’4 x 10’2 ( 3.45m x 3.1m )
STUDY 10’6 x 8’7 ( 3.2m x 2.62m )
BATHROOM 10’2 x 8’10 ( 3.1m x 2.69m )
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