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7 bedroom detached house for sale

56 Fountainhall Road, Grange, Edinburgh, EH9 2LP

Offers in Excess of £2,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 reception rooms
  • Cinema room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Master bedroom suite
  • 6 en suite double bedrooms
  • Utility and cloakroom
  • Conservatory and greenhouse
  • Extensive mature garden
  • Garage & off street parking
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


The prestigious area of The Grange is located to the south of Edinburgh's City Centre. Local shopping facilities include a post office and general store at Blackford, a Tesco Metro, Earthy
Organic Market and Cafe and Petrol Station can be found in Causewayside, whilst Marchmont, Morningside and Bruntsfield provide a further range of excellent supermarkets including
Waitrose and Marks & Spencer in addition to many quality specialist retailers. Cameron Toll shopping centre is also within a short drive. The Grange is well placed for anyone working in the City or at the University of Edinburgh and the King's Buildings. Pleasant walks can be found at Hermitage of Braid, Blackford Hill and Arthur's Seat and private and public golf courses are also within easy reach. Swimming and gym facilities can be found at the newly re-opened Royal Commonwealth Pool and
Warrendar Swim Centre. The Dominion Cinema and Churchill Theatre are also close by. Good bus services run to and from the City Centre and there is easy access to the City Bypass. The property lies within easy reach of Waverley and Haymarket railway stations and of the Edinburgh city by-pass allowing quick access to the M8, M9 and Edinburgh International Airport. Fountainhall Road is also conveniently situated for access to some of the city's best regarded private schools. George
Watson's College, George Heriot's School and Merchiston Castle School are all a short drive away. Additionally, Fettes College, Stewart's Melville College, St George's School for Girls, Loretto, The Edinburgh Academy and Mary Erskine School for girls are also readily accessible.


Constructed by James Proudfoot in 1884, 56 Fountainhall Road is a magnificent detached Victorian House set amidst delightful private gardens with a superb interior that combines fine period detail with a stylish and contemporary finish. The house has been sympathetically renovated to a very high standard. Internally the property offers an abundance of period features including exceptional ornate cornicing, working shutters, original tiling in the vestibule and parquet floors. There is an
excellent balance of reception rooms and bedrooms. Each bedroom has an en-suite bathroom offering an exceptional family house.

The ground floor formal reception space includes an impressive drawing room with large bay window and two windows on either side of the original marble fireplace with an open hearth, the room also boasts beautiful cornicing. A formal dining room looking out to the front of the house with period fireplace, parquet floor and working shutters gives access through to the kitchen and is ideal for entertaining. The large bespoke dining kitchen has a contemporary feel, it is fully equipped with state of the artappliances, Wolf cooker range, Subzero fridge/freezer, Wine Store, Miele integrated coffee machine, mood lighting and integrated sound system, there is ample room for a large dining table with bi-folding doors that lead out to the garden at the rear of the house. A playroom and utility room lead off the kitchen. The spacious and light family room looks out onto the garden and again benefits from a feature open fireplace. The original conservatory and greenhouse complete the living space on the ground floor.

An impressive wooden staircase with a beautiful stained glass window at the mid-level rises to a mezzanine floor with twin adjacent staircases leading to double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms overlooking the rear of the house. The impressive and generously proportioned master-bedroom has a lovely bay window to the west and benefits from a bespoke fitted dressing room and a tiled en-suite bathroom with a free standing bath, twin sinks, a double shower, under floor heating and integrated sound system. There are two further double bedrooms on this level with ensuite bathrooms. On the second floor there is a bright and spacious cinema room with large velux windows, kitchenette and two further double bedrooms each with en-suite bathrooms.


The property is accessed via electronic security gates that open onto off-street parking and a single garage. The generously proportioned, mature garden has been predominantly laid to lawn though with areas of plants and mature shrubs. High walls provide added seclusion and safety for young children.

Entrance Hall
Drawing Room
Dining Kitchen
Dining Room
Family Room
Conservatory and Greenhouse
Utility Room
Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and dressing room
Six further double bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms
Cinema Room
Private Front & Rear Gardens
Off-Street Parking

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
05 October 2012


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