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South Gilmerton Brae by Miller Homes Scotland East

Ravenscroft Street, Edinburgh, EH17

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Overview

SOUTH GILMERTON BRAE OFFERS 3, 4 & 5 BEDROOM FAMILY HOMES. OPEN THURSDAY - MONDAY 11AM - 6PM

Quality of life is about the details of everyday living. From the little things, like knowing the nearest place to pick up a pint of milk, to more important matters like finding the right school or having a health centre nearby, you need to know that the community you’re moving to will support you and your family, as well as being a pleasant place to live. So here’s some useful information about the area around South Gilmerton Brae

Gilmerton has good public transport connections with easy access to the wealth of historic and cultural attractions that Edinburgh offers. Buses on routes 11 and 31 stop a few minutes walk from the development, providing direct access to Morningside, Leith, Newington and Corstorphine as well as the city centre, and both have night services. In addition, the development is just five minutes drive from the City Bypass, providing fast transit to the airport, Fife and the whole of the central belt. The new Royal Infirmary and the University campuses at King’s Buildings and Little France are all in easy reach.

The area’s local attractions range from the intriguing Gilmerton Cove, a man-made underground complex almost 300 years old, to the delightful Butterfly and Insect World and, in complete contrast, the Edinburgh Combat Challenge laser adventure game. Midlothian Snowsports Centre and the Pentland Hills are nearby, and there are several green spaces within a few minutes walk such as Drum Parkwith its children’s playground, and the Burdiehouse Burn Valley Local Nature Reserve where herons, dippers and woodpeckers can often be seen. 

The recently refurbished Gracemount Leisure Centre with its 25m pool, fully equipped gym, fitness studios and sports pitches is around ten minutes walk away. There are four golf courses within  three miles,King’s Acre and Liberton being the nearest, and other local amenities include Valley Park Community Centre, where there are regular sessions covering craft activities, mother and baby  groups,dance and gardening. 

There is a local shopping area at Drum Street, half a mile away, with Iceland and Lidl supermarkets and a large convenience store, and another close to Gracemount Leisure Centre with a chemist, a post  office and branches of Scotmid Co-op and Tesco Express. The major retail park at Straiton, with its Sainsbury superstore, Argos and other national chains, can be reached via a pleasant half-hour walking route. As well as regular kerbside recycling collections for glass, food and packaging, there is a Community Recycling Centre for larger items on Old Dalkeith Road, around two miles away.

  1. Close to local shops and amenities
  2. Ideal location
  3. Easy communting to Edinburgh
  4. Beautiful family friendly homes

Location

Location

Ravenscroft Street, Edinburgh, EH17

Local Information

Nearest stations:

National Train Station logo Eskbank (2.4 miles)
National Train Station logo Shawfair (2.5 miles)
National Train Station logo Newcraighall (2.7 miles)

Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

Driving directions

From the City of

Edinburgh Bypass


Leave the Bypass at

Gilmerton junction,

following signs for

the City Centre.

Take the first left

on to Gilmerton

Station Road. South

Gilmerton Brae

is on your right


From the

City Centre


Leave Edinburgh

via Clerk Street

and Newington

Road, and at the

Cameron Toll

junction go straight

on, signposted for

Penicuik. After 250

yards, bear left to

join the A722 for

Galashiels. Carry

on for two miles

and then turn left

on to Gilmerton

Station Road. South

Gilmerton Brae

is on your right.


Sat Nav: EH17 8QR

About Developer

Our Background

We’ll keep it brief, because a lot has happened over the past seventy-five years. Around 100,000 new Miller homes, for a start. A lot of new ideas in building technology. Loads of awards, like Major Housebuilder of the Year, Large Housebuilder of the Year, Best Sustainable Development, and Private Housebuilder of the Year. That last one’s important because it’s from First Time Buyer magazine, so it’s about real people and their experiences.

Listening to you

Four times every year, we ask an independent research company to find out whether our customers would recommend us to friends. Our current rating is 97% positive (2012 average).

That’s about more than great houses. It’s about keeping in touch, helping you find what you want, helping you buy it once you’ve found it, telling you how the building’s coming along (by email, SMS, or the post). It’s about listening, and being there if you have a question or a problem. It’s about our incentives, offers and assistance schemes (please check them out), and dedicated websites that help people in a new neighbourhood to get to know each other. Yes, we get excited by new ideas and technologies, but essentially we’re just old fashioned, home loving people.

Quality homes. In quality places.

Building homes is what we do, and we do it exceptionally well. Over the past 75 years, we’ve seen what people really like about the homes we build and, well, we build on that experience.

So you know that behind the kerb appeal there’s a structure that meets the highest professional standards. You know that the beautifully proportioned rooms are impeccably finished and decorated. You know that every detail has been checked, inspected (and admired). You know all that because of the way the door feels when you open it, the crisp clean edge of the paintwork, the way your whole home just works. That’s experience.

What you may not realise, at least until you have the pleasant surprise of seeing your fuel bills, is that we are also absolutely committed to the most environmentally friendly movements in homebuilding. This means we use low-carbon construction methods (even zero carbon on occasion) but it also means that our homes are highly energy efficient in everyday life.

And finally, location location location. Some people want country quiet, some want urban convenience. All we can do is try to find the very best spot for every taste. So we try to put urban where it’s also pretty quiet and rural where it’s also pretty convenient. And the views? Well, we can’t move mountains (and wouldn’t if we could) but we will try to make sure your new home is pointing towards one if there’s one available, and something else nice if there’s not.

Service is too small a word.

We think of it as a relationship. Even if it never gets beyond the electronic stage we’ll do our very best to help you find what you’re looking for, and do it as unobtrusively as we can. You choose the channels, and we go away when you ask us to.

When you visit one of our developments, though, we have a chance to meet properly and talk. We enjoy that. We’ll show you homes we think you might like (or ones very like them if they’re not finished yet) and tell you about special offers that might interest you.

If you decide to buy, we’ll help in every way we can. We can give you information about mortgages and lawyers if you want it, although we’re careful not to become too close to anyone working on your behalf because we don’t want any conflicts of interest. Then we’ll keep you informed as your new home is being built, and invite you round at the appropriate time to choose things like kitchen worktops and bathroom tiles. If you want to measure up for carpets and curtains, we’ll do our best to arrange things.

When you get your keys, there’s a meeting to go over all the important stuff like stopcocks and thermostats, and we’ll also leave you full instructions. But here’s the best part. We don’t go away. We’ll leave you in peace, of course, but if you need help or advice we’ll be on hand for as long as you need us. That’s the kind of relationship we like.

Contact Us

Contact us about South Gilmerton Brae

Call us on 0131 291 0154 or fill in the contact form below.

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