A charming and unique 8-bedroom detached house with off street parking, garage and wonderful surrounding gardens. Upon entering, a vestibule, reception hall and staircase at the heart of the house leading to all the accommodation. The property house is one of the most distinctive houses in the area and boasts a plethora of period detail including ornate cornice work, cupola, fireplaces, sanded and painted natural timber floors, window shutters and a fine staircase.
Ground level - Beautiful sitting room with bay window and gas fireplace, spacious kitchen with breakfast bar to the rear, opulent dining room, sun room leading onto a lovely elevated terrace, bedroom one with en-suite shower room and a shower room.
First Floor - Bright landing area filled lit by natural light from the large stained glass window, a formal sitting beautuful living room to the front, spacious double bedroom overlooking the private rear garden, playroom, two double bedrooms with en-suite shower rooms, utility area with separate washing machine and tumble dryer and family bathroom with separate bath tub and shower.
Lower Ground Floor - Is accessed via the ground floor and has its own outdoor private entrance. A spacious hallway with an open plan kitchen/living room with dining area and direct access to the patio and garden. Large bedroom with doors to a patio/garden. Two further bedrooms that can be converted to games room, kids room, grown up area etc. A bathroom with separate bath tub and shower with mood lighting, a shower room, gym room and direct access to the garage.
Externally the property benefits from ample off-street parking, a connected garage with electric doors, a beautiful garden extending around the house. The overall impression is of a substantial, well-appointed family home with versatile and generously proportioned accommodation ideal for the demands of modern day living.
Polwarth Terrace is a prime residential street in the heart of Merchiston, south of Edinburgh’s bustling city centre. The area has a vibrant and prosperous community with handsome houses and a wide variety of shops, restaurants and recreational facilities nearby. Within easy reach are several golf courses, tennis clubs and bowling greens. In addition there are plenty of walking opportunities in the Pentland Hills, Holyrood Park, Braid Hills, Blackford Hill, and the Hermitage of Braid. Edinburgh is renowned for its public and private sector schooling, and notable schools such as George Watson's College, George Heriot's and Merchiston Castle School are all within easy reach. The city by-pass is a short drive away, offering direct access to the Forth Road Bridge, Edinburgh International Airport and most arterial routes throughout Scotland and to the South.