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3/2 Slaeside, BALERNO, EH14 7HL

1 Bedroom Retirement

Offers Over £76,000

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Property Information

3/2 Slaeside is a lovely ground floor flat within a small, sheltered housing development managed by Hanover (Scotland) Housing Association. Prospective purchasers must be at least 60 years of age and capable of independent living and they must be approved by the housing association. Being part of a sheltered housing development the share to be sold is 70% with Hanover Housing retaining 30%. The property has an emergency 24-hour Careline alarm system with pull cords in all rooms and there is a part time warden. The entrance hall has a generous storage cupboard and leads to an attractive lounge/dining room, which in turn provides access to the kitchen which has a useful pantry cupboard. The Kitchen has an excellent range of modern base and wall units in white gloss with complementary work surfaces and upstand. The property has a large double bedroom and there is a lovely modern shower room, with a walk-in shower with seat, low maintenance wall panelling and a fitted vanity unit. Double glazing and electric heating have been installed and there is residents parking and communal landscaped areas including a residents patio garden. The property also benefits from a small private garden to the front. Early viewing is highly recommended. Location: Balerno is an attractive and sought-after residential area on the outskirts of Edinburgh next to juniper Green and Currie. It combines a leafy suburban environment with city centre accessibility. There are a variety of facilities available in the area including a number of small local shops with further facilities available at nearby Currie, Juniper Green and Colinton. The development has a prime position in Balerno with a Co-op Supermarket just around the corner. Further shopping, with a variety of high street stores and supermarkets, are just a short drive away at The Gyle and Hermiston Gait shopping centres. In addition, there are several golf courses, beautiful walks along the leafy banks of the water of Leith, access to the city`s cycle path network (with its direct access to Edinburgh City centre) and of course the open spaces of the surrounding countryside which are all in the vicinity. The area has excellent bus services to the city centre and many other parts of the city, has access to train services (at nearby Currie) and is also within easy reach of the City Bypass, M8 and M9 motorways and Edinburgh International Airport. Extras: The curtains and blinds, hob, oven, fridge freezer and washing machine are included in the sale.

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