• For Sale
  • Offers Over: GBP 1,200,000 
  • Build Size: 2,988 ft2
  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Bedroom: 6

Balerno is an ever expanding town, within only an 8 mile reach of Scotland's capital city centre. The picturesque town has a surprisingly rural feel despite being so close to a vibrant city only minutes away. The local community have a variety of amenities within the historic high street which include a magnitude of shops, pubs and restaurants.

Sporting facilities such as Dalmahoy Golf and Country Club are within easy reach as well as the Water of Leith running into the very heart of Balerno as well as nearby Red Moss Wildlife Reserve, Malleny Garden and the rolling Pentland Hills for the more adventurous.

A beneficial feature of the area are the range of top performing schools on offer, such as, Dean Park Primary and Balerno High School. Herriot Watt University is located in the nearby area of Currie which provides a quality option for the community for further schooling education.

Elsrickle's destination allows effortless travel both to and from the capital. Edinburgh Airport is within an 8 mile radius providing a convenient departure both from business and pleasure as well as the A70 and Edinburgh City Bypass are both in close proximity, therefore offering easy access to the M8 for Glasgow and the M9 for destinations to the North. There are numerous buses and train services available from Curriehill station into the heart of Edinburgh taking only a short 20 minutes.


Elsrickle is a magnificent 1920's mansion house set in wonderful gardens and grounds of approximately 1.49 acres. The substantial and flexible accommodation is arranged over two floors with a layout that is well suited for family living and enjoys open views. The main entrance opens onto a vestibule area and into the entrance hallway. The main reception rooms are located off the central hall, including the sitting and dining room which overlook the rear grounds and are cleverly interlinked with double doors, creating well flowing space for relaxing or entertaining. They benefit from an open fireplace and double glazed astragal windows, creating a well-insulated, warm feel to the home.

A door opens from the dining room to a garden room with patio sliding doors giving access to the garden. The kitchen is located to the front of the house and features a gas fired Aga and a combination of wall and base units, with ample room for breakfasting. A utility room is nearby with useful external door and a range of built-in units alongside space for white goods. Further accommodation offered on the ground floor include a family room/study with lovely views of the garden and a further gas fireplace, two walk in storage cupboards, cloaks cupboard and a guest bedroom.

The first floor accommodation comprises five double bedrooms, three of which offer a sink and feature fireplaces. Bedroom two benefits from an en suite shower room and there is also a family bathroom which serve this floor.

The house is approached by a private leafy drive, which leads to a gravel area offering private parking for multiple cars. There are two detached single garages located next to the main home. A real feature of the property are the wonderful gardens and grounds with sweeping lawns, established woodland and a variety of mature plants and shrubs. There is an all-weather tennis court at the end of the garden. Other features within the grounds include a vegetable patch and a paddock (around 0.36 acre) to the front of the property which is fenced away from the main grounds and offers a useful space for potential further development (subject to the necessary consents).

The grounds of Elsrickle provide ample opportunity for an element of new build development. Suitable uses could include residential homes or a care home, subject to obtaining the necessary planning and technical consents.

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Elsrickle, 47 Johnsburn Road, Balerno, Midlothian, EH14 7BB, United Kingdom is a 2,988ft2 United Kingdom luxury Single Family Home listed for sale Offers Over: GBP 1,200,000. This high end United Kingdom Single Family Home is comprised of 6 bedrooms and N/A baths. Find more luxury properties in United Kingdom or search for luxury properties for sale in United Kingdom.