Merchiston is a very well established residential area of Edinburgh situated around 1.2 miles from the west end of Princes Street.
The property is well situated for both Bruntsfield and Morningside which provide a wealth of local shops, bars, cafes and restaurants while Morningside also offers a cinema, theatre and a choice of supermarkets including Waitrose and Marks & Spencer.
Local sporting facilities include a number of golf courses and there are beautiful walks in the open spaces of Bruntsfield Links, The Meadows, Blackford Hill, The Braids and The Hermitage.
The property is in the catchment for Bruntsfield Primary and Boroughmuir High school whilst a number of Edinburgh's top fee-paying schools are close by including George Watson's, George Heriot's, and Merchiston Castle.
The city centre and city bypass are also within easy reach, providing excellent access to Edinburgh International Airport and the Central Scotland motorway network.
1 West Castle Road is a superb and rarely available main door garden flat forming the lower level of an impressive detached stone-built villa in the sought-after residential suburb of Merchiston.
The property has been sympathetically renovated by our clients with many of the original period features having been maintained, combined with a contemporary extension and luxurious finishes to the kitchen and bathrooms, to offer the very best in modern living.
The accommodation is beautifully proportioned and is all on one level, which will suit both families and downsizers alike. Entered through its own private main door entrance, a welcoming vestibule leads to a broad reception hall.
There is an elegant sitting room to the front of the property with a large three-pane bay window, a central fireplace and ornate cornicing. The room faces south and is flooded with an abundance of natural light throughout the day. The extension at the rear offers further family living and dining space, which is open plan to the kitchen. The room is particularly bright, with two skylights, two large windows and bi-folding doors which open into the garden. There is a useful utility room off the hallway with a door to the side of the property.
There are four spacious double bedrooms. The principal bedroom is situated at the rear with a luxurious en suite bathroom with bath and large walk-in shower. There are doors onto a large patio which leads into the garden. The second bedroom is situated at the front, whilst there are two further bedrooms to the side. There is a newly fitted shower room and four storage cupboards off the hallway.
Externally the property is set back from the street with a private front garden and a driveway leading to a garage. There is a large walled garden to the rear, which is mainly laid to lawn with two large patio areas. The garden is fully enclosed and there is access along the side of the house.