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7 Observatory Road, EDINBURGH, EH9 3HG

5 Bedroom Bungalow - Detached

Offers Over £1,050,000

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Property Information

A rare opportunity to acquire this magnificent, detached bungalow offering versatile and beautifully proportioned family accommodation over three levels. The property is entered into a vestibule that leads to a welcoming entrance hall from which there is access to a snug, a useful cloakroom and WC and a utility room that is equipped with fitted base and wall units, twin sinks, and a ceiling mounted clothes pulley. The entrance hall also provides access to a large dining room that has a fitted dresser unit and windows that overlook the stunning rear garden. There is also a door providing access to the garden. The dining room is open plan to a well-appointed kitchen with a superb range of fitted units with complementary work surfaces. The useful island provides further storage and incorporates a wine rack with overhead hanging light. French doors from the dining room lead to a beautiful bay windowed lounge with a recessed living flame gas fire and views to the front of the property. A further hallway leads to an office that has excellent storage which could also be used as a fifth bedroom if desired. To complete the accommodation on this level there are two large double bedrooms, both benefitting from ensuite bathrooms and one also having a separate large shower cubicle. From the hall there is one staircase that leads to a bright spacious upper landing that provides access to two further large double bedrooms, one enjoying views to Arthur's Seat and Salisbury Crags as well as a family bathroom. The second staircase leads down to a double garage, with access to a WC, and also to a beautiful garden room with French doors providing direct access to the rear garden. There is a storage cupboard to the side of the house and a workshop in the garden. Gas central heating has been installed and there is partial double glazing. The property is surrounded by beautiful mature and enchanting gardens with a large expanse of lawn surrounded by mature trees and floral planting. Some features to note are 'Dougal' a mature Cupressus Deadora Pendula Tree, a Zen Garden area, a water feature and numerous areas from which to sit and enjoy the surroundings. A plan of the garden is available from the selling agents. To the front of the property there is a drive-in providing generous off street parking. The property also has a double garage with an electric up and over door. Early viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate this impressive property and its stunning gardens. This large property with its spacious and flexible entertaining and family spaces is situated in the Blackford area of the city and is enhanced by its close proximity to local amenities in the bustling Morningside and cosmopolitan Bruntsfield. There are small independent shops, delis and a variety of supermarkets at Morningside that include Waitrose and Marks and Spencer. Cameron Toll Shopping Centre, with a large Sainsburys supermarket, and Fort Kinnaird Retail Park are also within easy reach. Edinburgh city centre, with its impressive range of shopping, bars, restaurants, theatres, museums and galleries is just a short drive or bus ride away. Leisure facilities are plentiful, there are numerous golf courses in the city including Craigmillar Park and Braid Hills which are on the doorstep. Blackford Hill, The Royal Observatory, Braidburn Valley Park, Pentland Hills and Hillend Ski Centre are all close by. There are a variety of leisure centres, sports clubs, private health clubs, tennis clubs, Craiglockhart Leisure Centre and the Royal Commonwealth Pool within easy reach. Schooling is well represented at all levels, within both the public and private sectors. There are excellent transport links throughout Edinburgh and beyond with quick and easy access to the city bypass and main motorway networks and a good public transport service operating to the city centre and surrounding areas. Some curtains and blinds, the hob and the Neff double oven/combination microwave are included in the sale.

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