Craighall Gardens is a quiet residential street in the sought-after Trinity district of Edinburgh, to the west of the extensive grounds of Victoria Park.
Trinity is a well-established residential area about two and a half miles north of the city centre with convenient links the city centre, Edinburgh Airport and the Central Scotland Motorway Network. There is a local bus service and an extensive network of cycle paths and walkways on the doorstep. The open spaces of Victoria Park are at the end of the street and there are a number of sports clubs within the vicinity. David Lloyd Health Club at Newhaven is within easy reach.
There is a good range of local shopping in Trinity, Newhaven and Goldenacre with a Sainsburys Local around the corner on Craighall Road. Close by are also a wide variety of supermarkets including Sainsburys, Waitrose, Asda and Morrisons. Stockbridge and The Shore area of Leith are nearby, with boutique independent shops and an excellent choice of pubs and restaurants, from modest bistros to Michelin star establishments.
The property is in the catchment for Trinity Primary School and Trinity Academy, and is conveniently situated for access to a range of private schools including The Edinburgh Academy, Fettes College, Erskine Stewart's Melville schools, St George's and Cargilfield.
13 Craighall Gardens is a wonderful, semi-detached house situated in the highly regarded, residential area of Trinity.
This impressive family home offers bright and spacious accommodation over ground, first and second floors with many fine period features throughout including detailed cornicing and a central fireplace in the lounge. Of particular note is the wonderful, fully enclosed, south-facing garden which is ideal for families.
A welcoming entrance vestibule opens into the reception hall from where the principal living spaces are accessed. To the front of the house there is the spacious sitting room which has feature fireplace with gas insert and a three-pane bay window which floods the room with natural light. The dining room and kitchen are situated at the rear of the property, with a door from the dining room leading into the garden. The kitchen has integrated appliances and there is space for a table and chairs. The house also benefits from a utility room and a family room/sun room which has double doors onto a fantastic south-facing decking area overlooking the garden.
There are up to five double bedrooms and three bathrooms on the upper two floors.
The principal bedroom has a wonderful bay window, two double fitted wardrobes on either side of a set of fitted drawers and an en suite shower room. There are two further bedrooms, both with their own sink and a family bathroom which has a bath and separate shower cubicle on the first floor. Our clients have continued the stair up to the second floor where there are two double bedrooms and a modern fitted shower room. The second bedroom is currently fitted out as a home office making this an exceptionally spacious and versatile family home.
A large cupola floods the stair and hallway with natural light. Almost all of the windows have been double glazed.
To the rear of the house there is a delightful, fully enclosed south-facing garden which is mainly laid to lawn. There are various patio areas which are positioned to take advantage of the sun throughout the day. The large lawn is surrounded by flower beds with a variety of mature shrubs and plants.
There is ample off-street parking on the driveway to the front of the house. There is an attached garage which offers plenty of storage.