Seldom available on the open market, this fabulous mid-terrace Victorian house represents a rare opportunity to acquire a classic Morningside home.
Set back behind the front garden, the handsome stone-built house instantly endears with its classic bay windows and panelled front door. Welcoming you inside is a traditional entrance vestibule and spacious hall, both of which have retained original terrazzo flooring.
Characterised by grand proportions and period features 54 Comiston Road offers generous accommodation over 3 floors.
The elegant living room is flooded with natural light from a bay window. At the heart of the room, a splendid fireplace with ornate tiling. To the rear a large dining room offers an ideal setting for family meals and entertaining. There is also a breakfasting kitchen with extensive storage and workspace.
The house also boasts five bedrooms, three bathrooms and a charming study.
The well tended garden boasts an area of lawn, a selection of mature shrubs and a suntrap patio. Residents priority parking (Zone B2) is available in the surrounding streets.
With it’s wonderful cosmopolitan feel, Morningside is one of the most favoured residential districts in Edinburgh. Situated approximately 3 miles south of the City Centre and close to the City Bypass, which links to the A1 and the motorway networks.
The area offers an abundance of amenities including specialist shops and boutiques, a supermarket, dental and health practises, and banking and postal facilities. Morningside also offers an eclectic range of bistros and restaurants, as well as its very own boutique cinema. Reaching the City Centre couldn’t be easier with regular bus services available.
Parks & Recreation
Leisure pursuits are well catered for; Hillend dry ski slope at Midlothian Snowsports Centre is within easy reach. As are a number of golf courses and local parks. Pleasant walks can be taken on Blackford Hill or along the Hermitage of Braid. Nearby Warrender Swim Centre offers a gym, a sauna and a swimming pool.
There is schooling from nursery to secondary level with the property being in the catchment for South Morningside and St Peter’s RC primary schools and top performing Boroughmuir High School. George Watson’s College and Edinburgh University King’s Building are also within easy reach.