An elegant and exceptionally spacious four bedroom detached family home with additional two bedroom annexe situated on a private road in the heart of Glenlockhart.
Glenlockhart Bank is an exclusive and particularly private street within the Craiglockhart area of Edinburgh.
Craiglockhart is a well-established residential area about three miles south west of the city centre and is particularly popular with families, with excellent schooling options at all levels, multiple sports clubs and facilities and access to green space.
A range of local and private nurseries and schoolings is close by including Merchiston Castle School and George Watson's College, whilst the Napier University campus at Craiglockhart is on the doorstep.
The property is conveniently situated for Edinburgh Park, the city bypass, Edinburgh Airport and the Central Scotland motorway network. There is excellent access into the city by road, with regular bus services from nearby Colinton Road, whilst the Union Canal offers a direct route into the city centre on foot or bicycle.
There are a number of excellent sports clubs and facilities within the vicinity including Craiglockhart Tennis and Sport Centre, Boroughmuir Rugby club and the Meggetland Sports Complex. There are two rowing clubs at the canal and a large Nuffield Health Centre at nearby Chesser.
Several golf courses, including nearby Merchants of Edinburgh are in the area, whilst the Pentland Hills, Water of Leith walkway, Colinton Dell, Craiglockhart Hill and Pond and the Union Canal towpath offer picturesque walks and cycle ways.
3 Glenlockhart Bank is an elegant and exceptionally spacious detached villa with a fully enclosed west-facing garden and a spacious two bedroom self-contained annexe.
This wonderful family home, which is situated on a peaceful and private road, has been extensively modernised by the current owners and features bespoke, custom-built interiors; contemporary pendant lights and designer wall coverings; a stunning, covered outdoor deck with bar and fire pit, ideal for entertaining in all weathers; and impressive family-friendly accommodation.
The house is approached by a private driveway leading to a large parking area at the front of the house.
Internally, the property offers wonderful family living and reception space with up to six bedrooms. There are generous proportions throughout, with accommodation extending to almost 6,000 sq. Ft. Over three floors. There are bright, light filled rooms on the ground floor which flow from a welcoming central reception hallway. Of particularly note is the wonderful open plan kitchen and dining room which has a central chimney breast with living flame effect gas fire.
The ground floor accommodation includes a welcoming entrance vestibule, reception hallway, a family room/games room, a wonderful sitting room which opens onto a raised decking area, creating a superb indoor/outdoor space which is ideal for entertaining and an exceptional kitchen and dining room. The kitchen area features a range of custom designed units, Carrera marble units and integrated appliances. There is a utility room situated off the kitchen. A bright study and WC complete the accommodation on this level.
There are up to five bedrooms and two bathrooms on the upper two floors. The principal bedroom suite is east and west facing with peaceful outlook to the rear. There is a large dressing area and fully tiled en suite shower room with walk-in shower and twin sinks. There are two further bedrooms, a dressing room which could be used as a further bedroom, and a large family bathroom with Jacuzzi bath on the first floor. A further double bedroom with double aspect Velux windows is on the second floor.
The property benefits from a fantastic annexe which can be completely self-contained, or linked to the house via the utility room. This space would suit a variety of uses and comprises of an exceptionally bright and spacious open plan living, kitchen and dining room which has bi-folding doors onto the garden. A large domed cupola floods the space with natural light. There are two double bedrooms and a fully tiled wet room with rainfall shower.
The house sits within a private plot with a monoblock driveway at the front which provides off-street parking for a number of vehicles. There is a full serviced double garage with up and over doors.
There is a peaceful and sheltered rear garden with a sizeable lawn bordered by mature trees and flowering shrubs, LED outdoor lighting and a stunning raised and covered deck which features a large dining table, fire pit and bar area currently used for outdoor dining and entertaining.
The property has a security system with remote control/mobile phone operated CCTV cameras.