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73 Ravelston Dykes Road offers a rare opportunity to live in a unique and unusual development. The property is a fantastic five bedroom house set within beautiful garden grounds in the West Murrayfield Conservation Area. The property, which was designed by renowned architect Roland Wedgewood in the late 1960's, is located on a secluded, private road within the Mary Erskine School Estate. A stunning west-facing rear garden provides direct access onto an extensive shared garden which offers a large rolling lawn leading down to a beautiful pond complemented by a weeping willow tree. The communal garden is one of the best examples in Edinburgh. A large patio and carport capable of accommodating 2 cars are located to the front of the property. The spacious and well proportioned accommodation comprises on the ground floor - entrance hall with storage; elegant split level sitting/dining room with patio doors leading to the rear garden; conservatory with under floor heating and doors to the rear garden; kitchen/dining room; family room; double bedroom 5/study; cloakroom and utility room with door to the rear garden. The first floor accommodation comprises - landing with linen cupboard; master bedroom suite with ensuite bathroom, extensive fitted wardrobes and conservatory; 2 further double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes; bedroom 4 and contemporary shower room with Jacuzzi shower. The master bedroom and double bedroom 2 are located to the rear of the property and offer stunning views over the garden grounds.
Ravelston, situated adjacent Murrayfield, has long been established as one of the most desirable suburbs of Edinburgh. It combines some of the finest architecture in Edinburgh with tree-lined avenues, large areas of mature public gardens and peaceful walkways along the Water of Leith. Situated just over a mile from the city centre, it is home to two of the country's most celebrated art galleries. The area is convenient for access out of town to the airport. There are excellent road links and regular buses run frequently in and out of the city. The area is particularly popular with families, with schools including St. George's, Mary Erskine's, Stuart's Melville, Fettes College and The Edinburgh Academy all within easy reach. Murrayfield Golf Course is within very close proximity, as is Ravelston Golf Club. There is a number of other sporting and leisure facilities close by, including the Murrayfield Stadium and Ice Rink. There is a good range of local shops in Roseburn and the Craigleith Retail Park which offers a Sainsbury's, Marks & Spencer's and Boots is a short car journey away.
The property benefits from two stunning areas of garden ground - a private west-facing rear garden and a further extensive shared garden which runs down the back of the houses on this part of Ravelston Dykes Road. The idyllic shared garden offers a substantial rolling lawn which leads down to a beautiful pond all of which is bordered by mature trees. To the front of the property is a hard landscaped patio area with a shed to the rear of the carport.
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