Enjoying a tranquil setting, adjacent to Duddingston Golf Course, this traditional five-bedroom detached bungalow promises an immaculate family home with views of Arthur’s Seat.
Owing to it’s prime corner position, 66 Duddingston Road West enjoys a favourable southerly and westerly aspect. Inside, the property has retained a wealth of delightful period features.
The mint green front door opens into a charming vestibule, followed by a central hall. The hall is adorned with classic arches, corbels and cornices. Elegant grey and white décor set the tone for the appealing interiors to follow.
The well-proportioned living room features beautifully restored original flooring, as well as a fireplace surround. Enjoying a good deal of natural light, the living room flows into the dual-aspect dining kitchen.
The kitchen offers an abundance of wall and base fitted cabinets. Space for integrated and freestanding appliances and boasts a dining neuk. Furthermore, there is access out onto the rear garden.
The ground floor boasts four bright and spacious double bedrooms. A plumbed utility room, and a contemporary four-piece family bathroom. A staircase ascends into the master bedroom, which enjoys a four-piece en-suite bathroom. The room incorporates two walk-in wardrobes/storage areas, both of which allow access to extensive (floored) eaves storage.
The detached bungalow is enveloped by substantial garden grounds, which are walled and gated for privacy. The property boasts gas central heating and double glazing. Externally there is an impressive garage/workshop and two driveways.
Nestling under Arthur’s Seat and situated approximately three miles from the city centre, Duddingston traces its history back to the 12th century.
A short walk from the property takes you to local newsagents, as well as a Post Office, a Tesco Express and a Beefeater Restaurant. Further amenities are available in the nearby Portobello. A Morrisons supermarket is located on Portobello Road and Asda is nearby at the Jewel. Retail facilities, eateries and a cinema can be found at Fort Kinnaird.
Outdoor & Leisure
Recreational and leisure opportunities in the vicinity include Duddingston Golf course, Holyrood Park and Bird Sanctuary, the Portobello Swimming Baths and the Royal Commonwealth Pool. Duddingston Loch, Figgate and Rosefield Parks offer walking pursuits.
Commuting & Schooling
Duddingston is easily reached by car or public transport from both the east and west. The City Bypass is a short drive away. And there is easy access south via the A1. Schooling is well represented from nursery to senior level. Edinburgh’s renowned private schools and universities are easily accessible.