This is a superb 4 bedroom upper end terrace house on two levels situated within 20 minutes of Edinburgh City Centre. It has exceptional outlooks from all windows (east, south and west), over playing fields from the front to the Firth of Forth, Fife, the Edinburgh skyline and Arthur's Seat. This large family home could easily be re-configured so that is has 5 bedrooms. The property is entered by stone steps with an attractive balustrade leading to the front door which opens to a large porch/vestibule with tiled floor which gives access to a sunny balcony. A further door opens to the main hallway having a natural wood staircase to the upper floor and a staircase leading down to a lower library area. On the upper ground floor there is a very large kitchen/dining with a bay window facing south and west and a further window on the west elevation. There is an extensive range of contemporary floor and wall fitted units, central island unit and sanded wood floor. Adjacent is a dining/sitting room again with bay window facing west and having a period fireplace, sanded wood floor and fine cornice. This room could also be used as double bedroom 4. To the rear is a double bedroom with a window overlooking the Loretto playing fields again with period fireplace and sanded wood floor and also a utility room which could be used as bedroom 5. The upper ground floor accommodation is completed by a shower room with shower, wc and whb. A very impressive staircase with fitted carpet is very bright having a large cupola above with ornate plaster work showing the six Stations of the Cross. The upper landing again is very bright, has a sanded wood floor and a door giving access to the stair to the large private roof terrace which offers 360 degree panoramic views. The drawing room really is spectacular with windows on three elevations and having outlooks to playing fields both to the front and rear and a bay window looking to the Pentland Hills, Arthur's Seat, Firth of Forth and Fife. The drawing room has an impressive marble fireplace with functioning fire, very ornate cornice work and sanded wood floor. The master bedroom is also situated to the front with a bay window having open outlooks, period fireplace and sanded wood floor. Double bedroom 2 is situated to the rear with a fireplace and sanded wood floor and there is a recently refurbished spacious bathroom with bath having shower above, wc, bidet and whb. Beneath the house is a versatile additional room presently used as a store but could be used as a study, gym or whatever the purchaser requires.
Musselburgh is a thriving town steeped in history. The High Street has a mix of local shops, restaurants and banks. In particular there is an excellent Indian restaurant and also healthclub at Fisherrow Harbour within 5 minutes walk. A new larger Tesco is currently being built within 10 minutes walk. There is a variety of sporting and leisure amenities including Royal Musselburgh Golf course, Musselburgh Race Course and a cricket club. Although located approximately 6 miles to the east of Edinburgh City Centre, there are regular train services from Musselburgh which take just 8 minutes to Waverley Station with buses taking 20 minutes. Musselburgh Station and Queen Margaret's new campus is approximately a 10 minute walk away and the shopping complex at Fort Kinnaird provides an extensive range of High Street retail shops, including a new full Marks & Spencer store and a cinema complex. Musselburgh provides schools in both the state and private sector, whilst Loretto School affords day and boarding pupils. The proximity of the City By-Pass and the A1 provides fast and easy access to Edinburgh Airport, the wonderful coastal and leisure facilities along the east coast and motorway links to the rest of the country. The John Muir path and cycle route offers plenty of dog walking opportunities and easy access to the nature reserve within 10 minutes walk.
There is a private garden to the front and side of the property which has areas of lawn with mature flowerbed, shrub and tree surrounds. There is also a double garage. In addition there is, of course, the large private roof terrace and balcony from the porch.
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