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3 bedroom bungalow for sale

Greenbank Park, Edinburgh

Sold STC £495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Desirable suburban setting
  • Excellent potential
  • Characterful detached bungalow
  • Vestibule and spacious hall
  • Generous living room
  • Light and airy kitchen
  • Dining room/Fourth double bedroom
  • 3 Large double bedrooms
  • Bright bathroom
  • Idyllic south-facing garden

Full description


Enjoying a leafy suburban setting in desirable Greenbank, this delightful three/four bedroom detached bungalow presents a superb opportunity for modernisation and improvement. Offering a bright and airy family home, with a lovely south-facing aspect and an expansive sheltered garden, inside, the bungalow enjoys well-proportioned and versatile accommodation, lit by traditional sash-and-case windows. Boasting a pleasingly symmetrical and characterful exterior, the bungalow sits behind an immaculately-presented garden and opens into a vestibule, flowing through to a spectacularly spacious hallway, featuring an elegant archway, unique Tudor-style wall panelling and handy storage. Located to the front of the property and enjoying a large bay window is a generous living room arranged around a homely gas fire, set into an attractive surround and flanked by a charming recessed area, housing display shelving and a store cupboard. Neighbouring the living room is a bright kitchen, offering garden access and currently fitted in a galley-style formation, with excellent cabinet storage and worktop space, whilst also featuring a range of freestanding appliances/goods, comprising a gas cooker, a fridge and a washing machine (TBC). In need of modernisation, the room offers a wonderfully light and airy space in which to create a kitchen perfectly suited to ones own tastes and requirements. Three of the bungalows good-sized double bedrooms overlook the secluded rear garden and benefit from all-day sun, with two of rooms also offering built-in storage, whilst, a further versatile room, featuring a large bay window and an attractive recessed storage area, though, currently set up as a formal dining room, could also be used as a fourth double bedroom. Finally, completing the accommodation on offer is a large bathroom, in need of upgrading, but presently comprising a pedestal sink, a WC, a bathtub and a towel radiator, and, accessible from the hall, a useful loft space for extra storage (TBC). Externally, the bungalow enjoys a lovingly-tended and expansive rear garden; overlooked by mature trees and enjoying a desirable south-facing aspect. Reassuringly secure for children and pets, this idyllic outdoor space has been beautifully landscaped, incorporating pleasant gravelled and paved areas bordered by colourful established plant beds, and housing a glass house, an external store and a handy shed, whilst, to the front of the property, a gated driveway provides private parking. Gas central heating and secondary glazing throughout ensure optimum comfort and efficiency all year round (TBC). Extras: TBC.

The sought-after residential area of Greenbank enjoys an excellent location south of the city centre. It is ideally situated near Morningside and Bruntsfield, where a wide variety of cafés, bars, restaurants, bistros, independent shops, galleries, boutiques, a luxury cinema, theatres and supermarkets can be found. Enjoying the outdoors couldnt be easier within the lovely green areas of Braidburn Valley Park and The Hermitage of Braid Country Home & Estate Nature Reserve or Blackford Hill, where delightful walks and superb views across Edinburgh can be enjoyed. The Pentland Hills Regional Park is a short drive away and offers walking, biking, pony-trekking and skiing at Hillend snow sports centre. For the active type, Craiglockhart Leisure Centre is nearby and offers a gym, fitness classes and a tennis centre. For the golf enthusiast, there are many courses in the surrounding area, including the Merchants of Edinburgh, Mortonhall and Braid Hills. Schooling is well catered for in the area from nursery to secondary level in both the public and private sectors, (all within less than a few minutes driving distance). Greenbank is well served by public transport with regular buses to and from the city centre, and the proximity of the City Bypass makes commuting fast and convenient.

Living Room - 4.78m x 4.27m (15'8" x 14'0") -

Kitchen - 2.47m x 2.39m (8'1" x 7'10") -

Bedroom 1 - 3.95m x 3.36m (13'0" x 11'0") -

Bedroom 2 - 3.97m x 3.42m (13'0" x 11'3") -

Bedroom 3 - 3.35m x 2.81m (11'0" x 9'3") -

Bedroom 4/Dining Room - 4.29m x 3.95m (14'1" x 13'0") -

Bathroom - 2.76m x 1.84m (9'1" x 6'0") -

Storage - 1.43m x 0.98m (4'8" x 3'3") -

Shed - 2.70m x 1.80m (8'10" x 5'11") -

Glass House - 2.50m x 2.47m (8'2" x 8'1") -

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01 August 2017


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