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Grange, Edinburgh, EH9 2AP
Sold Offers Over £1,395,000
A fine, well presented detached period villa with landscaped garden, driveway and garage.
St Fillans, 21 Hope Terrace comprises a fine and elegant traditional stone built Victorian villa set in mature landscaped walled garden grounds with a driveway and a detached garage. Benefitting from a south facing aspect, the villa offers attractive, well-proportioned and beautifully presented family accommodation on two floors and boasts fine period detail including a handsome staircase, ornate cornice work, fireplaces and window shutters. Modernised and maintained by the current owner, 21 Hope Terrace is an excellent example of its period and makes the perfect family home for any discerning buyer looking for a quality home in this most popular and peaceful of residential locations.
On the ground floor there is a porch entrance leading to the spacious reception hall with the staircase leading to the upper level. Leading off the hallway is a large cloakroom, a separate WC and a utility room with access to the rear garden. To the rear of the house is a splendid and elegant drawing room with bay window and a second window both enjoying views onto the rear garden. The drawing room has a fireplace with a gas fire and ornate ceiling cornice work. To the front of the house is a south facing sitting room with a fireplace and gas fire, a press cupboard, a window bench seat and a shelved alcove. Opposite the sitting room is a study or formal dining room with two sets of fitted book shelves and a fireplace with a gas fire. Located to the rear and overlooking the back garden and patio area is a wonderful contemporary kitchen leading through to a family / breakfasting room with four velux windows built into a vaulted roof line. There is ample room for a large table and sofas and in one corner a wood effect gas stove. The kitchen was fitted by Kitchens International and has a full range of 'Callerton' wall and floor kitchen cabinets with black polished granite work tops and Siemens integrated appliances. There is a large island unit/breakfast bar and a set of French doors leads out from the kitchen to a delightful paved patio area with the landscaped garden beyond.
On the first floor there is a split level landing with a large skylight and access to the floored attic space above. The master bedroom has a marble fireplace, built in wardrobes, built in drawer units and an en suite bathroom. The master bedroom enjoys a south facing aspect over the front garden and far reaching views towards the Pentland Hills. Bedroom 2 is equally spacious with a fireplace, built in wardrobes, a bay window overlooking the rear garden and an en suite shower room. Bedroom 3 has a fireplace, fitted wardrobes and overlooks the front garden while bedroom 4 is located across the landing with a fireplace and overlooks the rear garden. The family bathroom is located beside bedrooms 3 and 4 and has a window and a wall mounted shower over the bath with folding shower screen. Completing the first floor accommodation is a study or single 5th bedroom, over looking the front garden.
The Grange conservation area is often regarded as one of Edinburgh's most desirable and coveted residential districts. Its leafy surroundings lie approximately one mile south of the city centre with Blacket and Newington to its east and Morningside and Bruntsfield to its west; all of which offer an excellent variety of independent retailers, Waitrose, Tesco, Marks & Spencer, numerous bars, coffee shops and restaurants. It is also well placed for access to Cameron Toll shopping centre, the main university buildings at George Square and King's Buildings and the Royal Hospital for Sick Children. A wide variety of recreational amenities are nearby including theatres, cinemas, The Royal Commonwealth Pool, Warrender Swimming Baths and numerous golf courses. There is also good access out of town to the city bypass and on to the Edinburgh International Airport and motorway network of central Scotland. Excellent schooling in both the private and public sector are catered for.
There are mature and landscaped walled garden grounds to the front and rear with lawns, flower beds and borders, a large paved patio, gravel pathways, two brick built storage outbuildings and a greenhouse. There is also a charming Summer House located in the front garden.
There is a gated entrance with a gravel drive with off street parking and a detached single garage.
The fitted carpets, light fittings and the integrated kitchen appliances are included in the sale.
The chandelier and mirror in the master bedroom, the mirror in the drawing room, the mirror in the sitting room and the wall mounted TV in the family/breakfast room are not included.
There is a gas fired central heating system.
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