A fantastic detached family home with generous gardens in a semi-rural setting, yet within easy reach of shops, schools, the city centre, bypass and airport.
Kirkgate enjoys a semi-rural setting close to the Pentlands Hills and on the edge of the village of Currie.
Currie is a popular residential suburb approximately some six miles south-west of Edinburgh city centre. The area is particularly sought-after by families, with good local schools and easy access to the city centre as well as leafy walks and an abundance of open green space on the doorstep.
There is a good range of local and convenience shopping, local pubs and restaurants in Currie and nearby Juniper Green. All of the major supermarkets are within close proximity, whilst more extensive shopping can be found at the nearby Gyle Shopping Centre and Hermiston Gait.
The Water of Leith walkway is on the doorstep and runs from the Pentland Hills in the south and Leith in the north. There are lovely walks which can be enjoyed from here and there a number of parks within easy reach. There are a choice of sports clubs nearby including rugby, bowling and tennis, whilst Baberton Golf Club is within close proximity.
Schooling is well represented from nursery to senior level. The property is in the catchment for Nether Currie Primary School and Currie High School, whilst many of Edinburgh's top fee-paying schools are within the vicinity, including Merchiston Castle School, George Heriot's and George Watson's.
There are regular bus services leading to and from the city centre and the surrounding areas and the area is particularly convenient for easy access to the city bypass and the Central Scotland motorway network, Edinburgh International Airport, the Queensferry Crossing and both Heriot Watt and Napier Universities.
Closing Date - Friday 23 April at 12:00
31 Kirkgate is fantastic detached villa in a semi-rural setting on the edge of the village of Currie.
The property is a converted farm steading which has been sympathetically extended to create a wonderful modern family home with generous and flexible living spaces and five double bedrooms, all set over two floors.
The accommodation on the ground floor flows from the welcoming reception hall which leads to the principal reception rooms. Many of the rooms flow into one another which is ideal for both modern family living and entertaining.
There are three reception rooms, two of which are set off either side of the hallway. The sitting room has a dual aspect, with light flooding in from the east and west, and a large feature fireplace. There is a large dining room, again with a dual aspect, which also opens into the kitchen.
The third reception room is set off the kitchen and is a perfect home office/study and there is a downstairs WC and storage underneath the stairs.
The kitchen is both traditional in style, yet has all the modern appliances a family needs. There is a large free-standing range cooker and a range of integrated appliances, whilst there is space for a breakfast table and chairs. There are double doors which open into the garden and a utility room with a door to the garden at the rear.
There are five double bedrooms and three bathrooms on the first floor.
The principle bedroom has windows aspects to the east and west, with two further Velux windows making this a particularly light room. There is modern en suite shower room. The second double bedroom has an en suite shower room, while the others are serviced by a modern family bathroom, with cast iron roll-top bath, located off the hallway. Each bedroom is generous in size, with three benefiting from built in wardrobes.
There are Velux windows in the upper landing and four of the five bedrooms which allow an abundance of natural light throughout the day. The bedrooms have solar powered blackout blinds which are included in the sale.
The property boasts a large, private garden which wraps around the front, side and rear of the property and faces predominantly south and west. The garden is mainly laid to lawn and has a patio area with ample space for table and chairs. Mature planting and hedges offer privacy. The garden to the rear is paved with raised beds and space for a table and chairs.
There is off-street parking for two cars and an integrated double garage.
Square Footage: 2751 sq ft