A detached family house with a large garden and garage in a prime Morningside address
This is a rare opportunity to acquire a detached house in Nile Grove which has potential to be modernised and altered to suit the new owner. The property is in need of sympathetic renovations and, subject to the usual planning consents, there is potential to significantly extend. The house sits in a large plot with space to the side of the house and a garage, providing the potential to extend to the side and/or rear.The house has a welcoming atmosphere and lovely proportions with attractive windows and original features. All the living space is on the ground floor with the dining room to the front and sitting room to the rear with two large south facing windows which flood the space with light. The kitchen/breakfast room is a generous size and leads through to a WC and larder as well as a side door leading to the garden and parking. Upstairs, there are three well-proportioned double bedrooms, a single bedroom, the family bathroom and a separate WC. From the landing, there is access to the loft.Outside there is a wonderful enclosed south facing garden with mature beds surrounding a large flat lawn. In addition, there is a patio area behind the house which is ideal for outside dining. The house is nicely set back from the road with a front garden, accessed from the street via a gate with stone pillars and a path. There is a driveway in front of the large garage which provides further off street parking.This charming family house has the potential to suit a variety of different owners from downsizes or families with children. For anyone looking for a home in a prime location, this is a wonderful opportunity to acquire a house with huge potential.
Nile Grove is a prestigious tree-lined avenue within the Morningside Conservation area. The area has a vibrant and prosperous community with handsome houses and a wide variety of specialist shops, delis and restaurants. There are a number of leisure facilities including Mortonhall, Braid Lawn Tennis Club and The Merchants of Edinburgh Golf Club. The renowned independent Dominion Cinema is within easy walking distance. The open spaces of the Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill are also close by. Edinburgh is renowned for its schooling and further education, including the University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh Napier University. The property is located within the South Morningside Primary and Boroughmuir Secondary catchment areas. The private sector schools of George Watson's College, George Heriot's and Merchiston Castle are all close to hand. The City Bypass is a short drive away offering direct access to the Queensferry Crossing and Edinburgh International Airport. The area is serviced by good train and motorway links, and an excellent bus service.