495 Lanark Road West
, Balerno, Midlothian, EH14 7AL

Balerno, Midlothian, EH14 7AL
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£475,000

House

Semi Detached House

Bed

3 Bedrooms

Bathroom

1 Bathroom

Reception

3 Reception Rooms

Size

1,751 sq.ft

Garage

Garage

Telephone

Property Description

An elegant stone built semi-detached family home in a leafy and sought after village which offers a wonderful combination of countryside living and easy access to the amenities of the city centre. The property is in turnkey condition throughout and retains many attractive period features including cornicing and fireplaces. On the ground floor is a lovely bay window sitting room, a separate dining room which leads to a fitted kitchen with a door out to the rear garden, there is also a sunroom with access to the garage and the garden, a utility and WC. Upstairs you will find two spacious double bedrooms with wardrobes, a third bedroom or office, bathroom with separate shower, a hall storage cupboard and access to the partially floored attic.

Outside, to the front of the house is a driveway leading to the garage, and to the rear, a lovely and fully enclosed south facing split level garden with a paved patio area, an area laid to lawn and attractive mature trees and shrubbery.

Accommodation

Ground Floor

Entrance Vestibule, Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Garden Room, Utility, WC.

First Floor

Two Double Bedrooms, Bedroom 3/Office, Bathroom, hatch to partially floored attic.

Outside

Garage, Driveway, South Facing Enclosed Garden

LOCATION
Balerno is a highly regarded, leafy and historic village set at one of the main gateways to the Pentland Hills and the start of the Water of Leith Walkway. It is located around seven miles southwest of Edinburgh city centre and near to the City Bypass providing easy access to Edinburgh International Airport and Scotland’s central motorway network.

Balerno provides a wide range of local amenities including a library, a dentist, gastro pubs and there are two Scotmid Co-op supermarkets in the heart of Balerno village. In terms of larger supermarkets, the nearby Gyle Shopping Centre and Hermiston Gate retail parks providing a wide range of high street stores including a M&S superstore and a Tesco.

There are plenty of excellent recreational and leisure facilities in the locality with access to The Pentland Hills Regional Park and Malleny Garden, a National Trust Property, close by. The highly rated Flotterstone Inn is around an 8.5 mile walk away from Harlaw through the Pentland Hills. The Water of Leith Walkway is easily accessible and runs for 12-miles from Balerno to Leith and provides both walking and cycling links to the city centre. The popular Currie Rugby Club is located in Balerno, whilst the dry ski slopes at Midlothian Ski Centre and Kingsknowe and Baberton Golf Clubs are within a short drive.

The property sits within the school catchment area for the Balerno High School and Dean Park Primary School. There are plenty of private schools available locally including Merchiston College, George Watson’s College (a school bus stops on the road outside the property) and George Heriots College.

There are regular bus services from Balerno into the city centre whilst Curriehill Station is less than two miles away. The City Bypass provides easy access to Edinburgh International Airport, Edinburgh Business Park, Heriot Watt University and Research Park and the RBS HQ at Gogar.

More Details

EPC – D
Council Tax Band - F
Tenure - Freehold

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