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20, Belford Avenue is a beautiful and stylishly presented detached family home occupying a fantastic position in the highly desirable neighbourhood of Ravelston just over a mile from the city centre. Built in 1932 the owners have extended thoughtfully over the years to create flexible family living over three floors.

Having been owned by the current family for 21 years, the house has been meticulously upgraded, re-roofed, rewired and externally rendered with Sto – all to create a unique and truly outstanding home. The ground floor of the house hosts the reception space with a large open plan sitting room spanning the full length of the property with french door access onto a balcony showing panoramic views over the northern city skyline, Fettes College and the Firth of Forth. There is a further south-facing sitting room and a large kitchen with dining/breakfast area. The designer kitchen features sleek contemporary cupboards, integrated NEFF appliances with induction hob, steam oven, combination oven and fan oven & warming drawer, Silestone worktops, boiling tap and a full-length feature windows looking onto the garden.

There is solid oak flooring throughout the house. The statement staircase takes you to the first floor where there are two large light-filled double bedrooms and dressing room all incorporating fitted furniture and a well-appointed bathroom with stone bathtub and separate shower. The lower/garden level of the house opens into a wide hallway, there are two further large bedrooms on this floor the principal boasting a large en-suite showerroom and dressing room. Bedroom five is currently set up as a comfortable study but could easily be repurposed to form another bedroom, there is also an excellent cinema room on this floor providing a fabulous extra reception room. There is also a further stone tiled modern showerroom on this level.

Externally the rear garden has been beautifully landscaped with mature shrubs, composite decking, large summerhouse and plentiful seating to follow the sunshine there is integrated lighting throughout the garden providing evening ambience for al-fresco dining. The front garden has monoblock driveway parking for two cars and is laid to lawn.

The property is abundant in storage throughout with a large utility room, under stair cupboard & eaves storage at the top of the property. The property also houses a separate gym on ground level which could also be a home office/games room.
Externally there are two secure deep storage cupboards to the rear of the house, boot room and a secure bicycle storage cupboard. The property is fully alarmed and benefits from security lighting and cameras giving peace of mind.

This is an excellent opportunity to acquire an exceptional property in a prime city location within walking distance of the city centre, Inverleith Park and the Royal Botanic Garden and close to several well-regarded schooling options.

Accommodation comprises:

Ground floor:
Vestibule, sitting room/dining room with access to balcony & garden, family room, kitchen/breakfast room, WC.

First Floor:
Two large double bedrooms, dressing room/study, bathroom.

Garden Level:
Hallway, cinema room, principal bedroom with dressing room & ensuite, double bedroom, bedroom 5/study, shower room, under stair store/boiler cupboard & utility room.

Outside Space:
Externally the property benefits from off street parking for two cars, a large, landscaped garden to the rear with decking and summerhouse with power.
Additionally, there is an external gym and two large external storerooms.

Council Tax Band:G
Tenure: Freehold.

EPC Rating: D
Council Tax Band: G

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Band: G

Belford Avenue, Edinburgh


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  • Haymarket Station0.8 miles
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station1.6 miles
  • Slateford Station1.9 miles
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