Spylaw Bank Road is a quiet residential street in the much sought-after area of Colinton, approximately four miles south-west of Edinburgh city centre.
The historic conservation village is charming, with a number of small specialty shops, a Co-op store, two local pubs and popular restaurants, two churches, a tennis club and a bowling club. The area is also well catered for in terms of superstores, with Marks & Spencer's, Tesco, Sainsbury's, Asda and Morrisons all within easy reach.
The Water of Leith walkway and cycle path are on the doorstep and can be accessed via a gate and path at the end of the garden. There are walks through the spectacular Pentland Hills from Bonaly and Spylaw Park is at the end of the street. There are excellent local golf courses at Baberton and Kingsknowe, a dry ski slope at Hilllend and the International Climbing Centre at Ratho.
The area is well served with local schooling at Juniper Green primary and Currie High school while a number of Edinburgh's top fee-paying schools are nearby, including Merchiston Castle school and George Watson's College.
The property offers easy access to the main arterial routes serving the city centre, Edinburgh International Airport and Central Scotland's motorway network.
Edinburgh's extensive bus service also offers easy access to the city centre, with its business and financial districts, extensive and varied shopping, restaurants and bars; a host of internationally acclaimed art galleries, museums and historic attractions.
The designer stores of George Street and Multrees Walk, the John Lewis department store and the new �1bn St James Quarter retail, leisure and residential development can all be found along with high street stores and many independent boutiques.
9 Spylaw Bank Road is a delightful semi-detached villa located in the sought-after conservation village of Colinton.
This wonderful family home, which is situated on a peaceful road, has been extensively modernised by the current owners and offers bright, spacious and free-flowing accommodation alongside three comfortable bedrooms and two bathrooms. Of particular note is the kitchen and dining room which has been recently renovated and opened up by our clients.
The ground floor accommodation includes a welcoming glazed entrance vestibule and reception hallway which provides access to the principal living spaces. The immaculately presented open plan kitchen and dining room is an impressive feature within the property and it benefits from aspects to the front and rear, with a large three-pane bay window which faces south and floods the room with natural light. The kitchen has been finished to a very high standard with integrated appliances and a breakfast peninsula. There is ample space for a large table and chairs. The sitting room is located to the other side of the hallway and also boasts a wonderful south-facing bay window. There is a central fireplace with wood burning stove and period features including wooden panelling and cornices.
There is a modern fitted shower room on the ground floor and a separate home office. The boiler and central heating system were upgraded in January 2020 with a boiler cupboard on this level.
The principal bedroom is situated on the first floor with a south-facing balcony which offers wonderful views over the garden and surrounding countryside towards the Pentland Hills. There are a further two bedrooms on this level, as well as a modern family bathroom.
To the rear of the house is an impressive, private garden which is fully enclosed. The garden has been beautifully landscaped with areas of lawn surrounded by mature plants and shrubs. A number of large trees and mature hedges offer privacy and shelter. There is a large summer house and patio area with ample space for a table and chairs.
The property also benefits from off-street parking and a single-car garage at the front with a secure gated entrance. Our clients have created a fantastic home office which can be accessed from the front of the house and the garage.