Ratho Station is situated little more than three miles west of Edinburgh in the heart of open countryside, on the banks of the Union Canal. It is a popular place to live, combining the undoubted attractions of a rural environment with city centre accessibility.
Local amenities include the award-winning Bridge Inn bar and restaurant and Norton House hotel which has gym and spa facilities, while The Gyle shopping centre, offering high street and independent names alike, and Corstorphine's eclectic mix of small specialty shops and large supermarkets are all within a very easy drive. There is also a large Co-Op in Ratho Station.
Edinburgh International Climbing Arena, the largest climbing facility in Europe which features a 150m aerial assault course, gym and spa, is on the outskirts of the village. The 4* Dalmahoy Golf & Country Club is closeby and offers two golf courses (one Championship length) and a leisure club with gym, swim and spa facilities. There are an abundance of walks through the countryside and a number of other golf courses locally. The Union Canal path is regularly used by dog walkers, joggers and cyclists and provides a leafy alternative commuting route into the city centre.
The local primary school has an excellent academic reputation and senior students benefit from an organised bus service to Balerno or Craigmount High Schools.
The central motorway network, City Bypass, Edinburgh International Airport, Park and Ride facilities and the Tram are within a few minutes of the property. The Royal Bank of Scotland Headquarters at Gogar, Edinburgh Business Park and Heriot Watt University also nearby.
126 Glasgow Road provides the perfect opportunity for a purchaser to acquire a fantastic detached family home that has been meticulously refurbished, presented in immaculate condition throughout. The property boasts its own private driveway and secure garage, along with delightful front and back gardens.
The property itself is set back from the road, and approached via a stone path leading to the front door. The door opens into a welcoming reception hall from which the accommodation flows. The sitting room is set to the front of the property and makes for a fantastic place for both relaxing and entertaining. The charming dining room sits adjacent and could be used for more formal dining. Each of these rooms benefits from being bay windowed, as well as double glazing.
The kitchen sits in the heart of the property and offers the best in modern living. It has been finished to a high specification with island breakfast area, induction hob with built in down draught extractor, twin combination Neff fan-assisted single ovens, Neff combination microwave oven , American style fridge, and an array of wall and base units. Furthermore, a spacious utility rooms sits off the kitchen and provides direct access to the garden at the rear.
Set to the rear of the property, and enjoying a south facing outlook, is the principal bedroom. The room is generous in size and benefits from large built in storage, as well as access to its own recently modernised en-suite shower room. Across from the principal bedroom is the second bedroom, which is currently being used as a home office space. The room offers flexible use and could comfortably fit a double bed. Completing the ground floor accommodation is the well-appointed shower room located off the hallway.
Stairs rise to the remainder of the bedroom accommodation. Both rooms on this level are generous in size, with light flooding in from the double glazed Velux windows. In addition to this, each room boasts useful built in storage.
The house is set well back from the road and is approached by a driveway providing off-street parking for a number of cars, as well as a secure garage. To the rear of the house there is a generous, private garden, laid principally to lawn, with three mature fruit trees, paved stone steps and a large patio dining and seating area.