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3 bed property for sale

16 Wakefield Avenue (Off Portobello Road), Craigentinny, Edinburgh EH7

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  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Freehold
  • 1930's detached bungalow with view of the Firth of Forth
  • Deceptively spacious and newly modernised
  • Large sitting room/bedroom
  • Impressive contemporary Living/Dining/Kitchen
  • 2 further bedrooms and modern bathroom
  • Master bedroom with en suite upstairs
  • Gas central heating and double glazing
  • EPC D

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This extremely versatile 3/4 bedroomed detached converted bungalow would make an ideal home for purchasers in any age group. It occupies a very large yet easily maintained garden plot offering ample scope for extension. Portobello beach is quite literally a few minutes' walk away and the property enjoys a superb view right across the Firth of Forth to the Lomond Hills in Fife and Berwick Law. It has been extensively modernised in recent years and now boasts a wealth of very attractive features including hardwood flooring, wide tri-fold door to a new elevated sun deck, sleek white sanitary ware and the luxury of an en suite. Although the loft has been partly converted, there are several options for further extension if required. Two rooms were combined and enlarged creating a stunning open plan living/dining/kitchen which is perfect for modern life. The layout (110 sqm) is extremely flexible with 4 bedrooms, a downstairs bathroom and separate shower room. Several windows have been replaced by UPVC double glazed units and extensive roof repairs carried out. The lengthy rear garden is particularly sunny and enjoys above average privacy with cellarage, an adjoining garage and drive. The property lies in Council Tax band G.

By appointment through the Agent out with office hours). Extras include the carpets, oven, hood, dishwasher, washer drier, hob and timber shed.

Off Inchview Terrace, Wakefield Avenue is a tree-lined setting which benefits from excellent bus services. Craigentinny is a very popular and mature residential district located close to Portobello (Edinburgh's seaside). It is only 3 miles from Edinburgh's City Centre and offers ready access to major road networks including the A1. There are major retail options and a host of recreational facilities closeby.

A superb open plan room with wide picture window/French door giving access to the sun deck and rear garden. The kitchen area incorporates stylish cabinets, inset sink, Corian worktops and feature lighting. There is a double oven, hob, hood plus integrated dish washer, washer/drier and fridge freezer. Timber flooring has been laid.
(4.10m x 5.05m / 13'5" x 16'7")

Bedroom 2/Sitting Room
With a traditional bay window to front, this double bedroom is equally suitable for uses as a formal sitting room. N.B. Measurement taken into bay
(3.65m x 4.35m / 12'0" x 14'3")

Bedroom 3
This is a double bedroom located to the front on the ground floor. It has built-in wardrobes.
(3.10m x 3.68m / 10'2" x 12'1")

Now enlarged, the bathroom has been transformed in recent years by sleek white sanitary ware including a bath. There is a window to side and handy storage area.
(2.90m x 2.19m / 9'6" x 7'2")

Bedroom 4
A further downstairs double bedroom with a window to side
(3.83m x 2.72m / 12'7" x 8'11")

Master Bedroom
A spacious main bedroom positioned upstairs with a view of the Firth of Forth. There is access to eaves storage and the new en suite shower room
(4.10m x 3.80m / 13'5" x 12'6")

En Suite Shower Room
Recently formed, this is a modern en suite with Velux window, W.C., wash basin and shower cubicle.
(2.19m x 1.30m / 7'2" x 4'3")


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Local Amenities

  • Towerbank Primary School 0.6 miles
  • Craigentinny Primary School 0.7 miles
  • Brunstane 1.5 miles
  • Newcraighall 2.1 miles

Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
19th Feb 2018 £369,000 Price reduced by £30,995
9th Feb 2018 £399,995 Price increased by £14,995
12th Jan 2018 £385,000 First listed
7th May 2018 £385,000 Last sold

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