Located in one of the most desirable areas of Edinburgh, 5B/3 Greenhill Park is a property that will not be on the market for very long.
5B/3 Greenhill Park lies just off bustling Morningside Road. The urban area lies in the south-west of Edinburgh, around 2-3 miles from the city centre and has formerly homed some of Scotland’s most famous writes, including the likes of J.K Rowling.
Although only a short journey from the city centre, Morningside has the feel of a small neighbourhood and is the perfect property location for families wanting the blend of city life and a small, quiet town.
And that’s precisely what we get with this months featured property: Greenhill Park itself is a quiet street lined with period villas and is just a stone’s throw away from the slightly busier neighbourhood, offering everything you could ever need.
Featured property: 5B/3 Greenhill Park
5B/3 Greenhill Park has been extensively modernised throughout, culminating in a unique city home with two private balconies to the front and rear, as well as a single garage and allocated parking.
Comforted behind a high stone wall and approachable via a driveway leading to a private garage, this property has a lot to offer those who manage to catch a glimpse of it.
Through the front door you are greeted with a sunny entrance hall. Likewise, the living room is flooded with light from dual-aspect picture windows to the south and east, including patio doors onto a south-facing balcony laid with artificial turf.
The kitchen is fitted with gloss white cabinets, beech worktops and a range off appliances, leaving room for a reasonably sized dining room – perfect for hosting guests or inviting the family around.
The property boasts two double bedrooms, with each having access to a balcony – great for enjoying the views with a morning coffee.
Completing the development is a spacious three-piece bathroom with a utility closet opposite, handy for storing towels.
The property benefits from double glazing and gas central heating (HIVE control installed in 2016); a generous single garage (with lighting and power sockets), plus one allocated parking space and three visitors’ parking bays within the private courtyard.
Morningside is regarded as one of the most sought-after residential districts in Edinburgh. The area has a thriving cosmopolitan feel to it and offers an abundance of amenities including specialist shops, bars and restaurants. One of the area’s most popular bars is the Canny Man’s Pub – founded in 1871, the bar still boasts plenty of original features.
Morningside is also home to the Dominion Cinema, one of the last few independent and family-run cinemas in Scotland, which celebrated its 80th birthday this year.
This area of Edinburgh is perfect for families, with a number of prestigious primary and secondary schools close by including both private and state schools and close links by bus to three of Edinburgh’s universities; Herriot-Watt, Edinburgh Napier and the University of Edinburgh.
The local bus service (Lothian Buses) regularly wins national awards for best bus service and best city operator in the UK and with a number of regular services connecting Morningside to the rest of Edinburgh.
You’re never too far away from the action with this property.
Home Report: £385,000
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