Modern breakfasting kitchen with bi-folding doors onto the garden
Wonderful and extensive rear garden with covered patio and pizza oven
Electric gates and parking for three cars
Sought after Duddingston location, close to the city centre
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Immaculate Victorian semi-detached family villa with a fantastic garden in Duddingston
Duddingston is a highly sought after residential area lying to the east of the city centre. Duddingston Village, a charming conservation village just a few minutes from the property, is home to the Sheep's Heid Inn – Edinburgh's oldest pub and a 12th century Kirk. The village also provides access to the open spaces of Arthur's Seat, Duddingston Loch and the Bawsinch Nature Reserve and Holyrood Park, whilst Figgate Burn Park is also close by.
Other local amenities include the Victorian Portobello Swimming Pool, fitness centres and football pitches. The property overlooks the 9-hole Portobello golf course, with there are 18-hole courses at both Duddingston and Prestonfield. The large sandy Portobello beach and Promenade is a short walk away and Portobello offers a good range of local shops, restaurants, cafes and bars.
There is an extensive range of high street retailers at Fort Kinnaird retail park, with a large M&S store and asda superstore. Good bus services run to and from the city centre and there is easy access to the city bypass, which connects to Edinburgh Business Park, Edinburgh International Airport and the Central Scotland motorway network, and the A1. The nearby schools are well-regarded, with a superb new High School and St Johns Primary School recently built and opened. George Watson's and George Heriot's are also within reach.
3 Duddingston Park is a handsome semi-detached Victorian villa, built circa 1890, which sits on an attractive tree-lined street.
The property is set back from the road, with a remotely operated gate opening onto a long driveway and front lawn. Our clients have renovated the property to an exacting standard, combing elegant period features with a contemporary kitchen and bathrooms to create a wonderful family home.
The accommodation is set over three floors with a welcoming entrance vestibule and hallway leading to the main accommodation. There is a fantastic bay-windowed family room to the front, with a wood burning stove, modern kitchen with breakfasting island and bi-folding doors which open onto the garden. The dining room and utility room are located off the kitchen and there is a downstairs WC.
The first floor sitting room enjoys a lovely outlook at the front, with a west-facing bay window flooding the room with light. The master bedroom is at the rear and has fitted wardrobes and an en suite shower room. There is a large family bathroom, complete with bath and separate shower cubicle on this floor. There are three further double bedrooms on the second floor, two of which have balconies to the east and west.
There is a fantastic garden to the rear, mainly laid to lawn with planted borders. There is a patio area and hot tub off the kitchen whilst there is a covered terrace with pizza oven at the far end. A gate gives access onto Park Avenue.
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