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5 bedroom detached house for sale

5 Strachan Road, Blackhall, Edinburgh, EH4 3RH

Sold STCM £1,145,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Office EPC Rating C

Full description


5 Strachan Road is an absolutely stunning detached modern villa built circa 2009 by the present owner. The house is finished to the highest standard with an unrivalled attention to detail and specification. The house offers palatial living areas with fantastic bedrooms and luxury bathrooms, a gym with steam room and wonderful views to Edinburgh Castle, Corstorphine Hill and the Pentland Hills.

White marble flooring throughout the house is complemented by black granite staircase and kitchen worktops with Patagonian slate in the bathrooms and en suites. The fittings in this property include - Porcelanosa, Duravit, Hansgrohe, Ben de Lisi and Teuco.

The house is entered into a bright and spacious hall with beautiful sitting room with dual aspect windows and gas fire leading to the dining room. The open plan family room and kitchen has two sets of bi fold doors leading to the rear patio and garden and ample room for a further dining area. To the front of the property is an office that could be used as a ground floor bedroom. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a utility room with door to the side of the property, a wc, large cloak room and cupboard.

A beautifully crafted black granite staircase leads to the first floor with a magnificent large window with stone surrounds. The master bedroom is situated to the rear of the property and has a vaulted ceiling and views to Edinburgh Castle through the enormous cathedral-like window with French doors to a Juliette balcony, the en suite is fitted with an enormous Teuco spa bath, Porcelanosa waterfall shower, two wash hand basins and wall mounted wc. Double bedrooms 2 and 3 are situated to the front of the property and benefit from built in wardrobes and an en suite shower rooms. Double bedroom 4 is also situated to the front and has extensive built in wardrobes. The family bathroom completes the accommodation on the first floor and is fitted with a Phoenix whirlpool bath with wall integrated television above, Ben de Lisi wash hand basin and wc and a separate shower enclosure.

A door off the hall leads to a staircase with laundry chute taking you to the second floor where a bright and spacious gym/double bedroom 5 is located under a large cupola. This room has fantastic views, a kitchen area, separate wc and a shower room leading to a mosaic tiled steam room. There is also a large store room and access to eaves storage.


Blackhall is a popular residential area a few miles to the north west of the city centre. The area has a range of excellent local amenities including a Sainsbury's supermarket and Marks & Spencer at Craigleith Retail Park which is within a short drive. There are also good local shops at Davidson's Mains including a Tesco Metro and there is a Tesco Express on Queensferry Road. Corstorphine Hill is nearby offering lovely walks as are Blackhall Lawn Tennis Club and Blackhall Library. The area has excellent bus routes into the city centre and the city bypass and M8 are within close proximity giving access to the Edinburgh International Airport, Forth Road Bridge and central motorway network. Excellent schools in both the state and private sectors are easily accessible.


To the rear is a large private garden with patio area with stairs leading up to the lawn and further patio area bordered by mature shrubs and plants. At the end of the garden is a stone built shed which also houses a pump system should the new owners wish to create a pond in the garden.


Discretely located behind a stone wall is a large paved courtyard offering ample parking. There is also unrestricted parking available on Strachan Road.

Fixtures and Fittings

All blinds and light fittings are included in the sale price as are the five burner gas hob, double oven, hood, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and the televisions in the gym/double bedroom 5 and family bathroom.


The property is served by a gas fired central heating system with condensing boiler and benefits from under floor heating and double glazing throughout. The property has the modern benefits of a Sonos sound system and category 5e cabling, there is also a security system.

School Catchment Areas

The property is located in the catchment area of the highly regarded Blackhall Primary School and The Royal High School.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
26 October 2015

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