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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Craighill Gardens, Edinburgh

Sold STC £825,000

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11 Craighill Gardens is an outstanding detached family home, located in the heart of Morningside with off street parking and a double garage. The property boasts five bedrooms and spacious living accommodation, in addition to extensive gardens and an enviable position adjacent to the Merchants of Edinburgh Golf Club.

Throughout, the property benefits from attractive period features, including large sash windows, welcoming plenty of natural light, coving and wood panelling. To the ground floor, the property features a sitting room and drawing room, joined by sliding double doors to create a single, large open-plan reception area. Both rooms are welcoming and homely, with fireplaces and large bay windows. To the side of the drawing room there is the pleasant sun room which faces to the southwest. The dining room benefits from wood panelling, while the kitchen has an integrated gas hob and oven, and space for a breakfast table.

On the first floor there are five bedrooms, four of which are doubles, including the master, with its large bay window and sunny south-facing aspect with uninterrupted views towards The Pentlands. There is a family bathroom, plus an additional shower room on the ground floor.

Craighill Gardens enjoys an enviable location in the heart of one of Edinburgh's most desirable residential areas, which is situated to the south of the city centre. There is excellent local supermarket shopping including a Waitrose, Marks & Spencer and Tesco. A number of other amenities are also readily accessible including Morningside Post Office, a health centre, chemist, several boutiques and delicatessens, and some of Edinburgh's finest bars, bistros and restaurants. The University of Edinburgh and The King's Buildings are also nearby, as are various NHS hospitals including the Sick Kids and the Royal Infirmary. Bruntsfield Links and The Meadows are within walking distance together with countryside trails including Blackford Hill, Hermitage of Braid, Craiglockhart and Braidburn. There are also golf courses at Blackford Hill, Braid Hills and next door at the Merchant’s Golf Course. Some of Edinburgh's finest schools are situated close by including George Watson's College, George Heriot's and Merchiston Castle School. Morningside Drive falls within the catchment area for the highly regarded South Morningside Primary School and St Peter's RC School.

To the front of the property there is a driveway with parking space for two vehicles, leading to the double garage. There is a small garden to the front, while to the rear there is a delightful and extensive landscaped split-level garden, with a terrace and stone steps leading to a well-maintained lawn, and beyond, an area of flowerbeds and stone pathways leading to more lawns. The gardens neighbour a local golf course to one boundary, helping to create a quiet and private environment for residents.


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24 August 2017

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