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Retaining all its Victorian charm and grandeur and enhanced by sympathetic modern interiors, this inspiring three-bedroom, three-bathroom, main door lower villa lies in the highly-desirable area of Newington. Just a 15-minute commute from the heart of Edinburgh, this sought-after address also enjoys excellent local amenities and open green spaces right on its doorstep.
Promising a remarkable 1450 square feet of beautifully-presented accommodation, the property forms part of a Victorian house and represents an outstanding city home for professionals and those with families. Reached via private steps bordered by a mature private garden, the solid, brass-detailed front door opens into an airy vestibule, where intricate cornicing and geometric tiling create an enticing introduction to the period character on offer. From here, you step into a welcoming hall enjoying stripped pine doors and flooring as a warm accompaniment to chalk white and modern grey décor. A similar muted colour palette features in the home’s south-facing, bay fronted living room - perfectly showcasing an abundance of original details including antique pine flooring, a panelled window surround and ornate cornicing. An imposing marble fire surround, with a working fire, and a traditional Edinburgh press complete this wonderfully sunny and spacious sitting area.
Next door, an immaculate contemporary kitchen boasts a seated dining area and direct garden access. Fitted around an impressive range cooker, with a sleek stainless-steel splashback and a statement chimney-style hood, the slate-floored kitchen comes equipped with stylish timber cabinetry offset by chrome finishes, ambient downlighting and chic metro tiling. An undercounter dishwasher is also provided, whilst a freestanding a washing machine and space for a tall fridge freezer can be found in the neighbouring utility room; enjoying easy open access from the kitchen and adjoined by a useful wine cellar. Also located in this family home, are three exceptionally generous double bedrooms; a master suite, a south-facing room with cupboard storage, and another with a tranquil rear facing position. All three rooms are supplemented by exquisite original touches, such as stripped pine details and decorative plasterwork, whilst the plushly-carpeted master bedroom further benefits from incorporated storage and a chic en-suite shower room. Finally, completing the home, is a family bathroom and a handy separate shower room. The property’s gas central heating system and triple window glazing ensure a warm, energy-efficient climate all year round.
Externally, the property is accompanied by private gardens to the front and rear. The walled rear garden has been lovingly-tended and landscaped with a lawn, terraced areas and established plant beds. The space also houses a shed and an enchanting summer house, providing a peaceful retreat for relaxation or hobbies. On-street parking is available on Cameron Park.
Newington is regarded as one of the most favoured and sought-after residential neighbourhoods in Edinburgh, just south of the City Centre. The area is renowned for its excellent variety of specialist shops, together with some of Edinburgh’s finest bars, bistros and restaurants and has a wide range of local amenities nearby. Within easy reach is more comprehensive shopping at Cameron Toll Shopping Centre. The local area provides excellent schooling for all ages, being close to both local authority and private educational establishments. Both the University of Edinburgh King’s Buildings complex and the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary are close by. Home Report: £420,000. EPC Band C.
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