The property itself, with its classical facade and elegant entrance retains an air of grandeur due to beautifully preserved, key original features including intricate plasterwork and cornicing, fireplaces with ornate mantelpieces, expansive sash and case windows with working shutters and some stained glass windows allowing for abundant natural light to flow throughout as well as highlighting the immaculate interior specification of this welcoming family home.
The ground floor accommodation comprises: entrance hall, reception hall, two sitting rooms, kitchen/diner with integrated appliances with door leading to the utility room, lounge and beautiful dining room. The annexe also sits on this level, with bathroom, two double bedrooms with en-suite bath/shower room. Bedroom/lounge with doors opening on to the south facing patio and garden.
Upstairs, there are four bedrooms, principle bedroom with en-suite shower room and dressing room. Three further bedrooms with Jack& Jill en-suite shower room between two bedrooms and well as the fourth bedroom. There is a lovely and spacious family bathroom, mid-level.
The fully enclosed property further benefits from gas central heating, ample storage, double garage and a wrap around garden.
Gillespie Road is situated in the much sought after Colinton district of Edinburgh, about four miles south-west of the city centre with characterful family houses set in generous gardens. Nearby Colinton Village, set on the picturesque Water of Leith, offers a good range of specialist shopping, a choice of restaurants, two thriving local churches and tennis club. Juniper Green and Bonaly Primary School are within easy walking distance and Merchiston Castle School is on the edge of the village, whilst George Watson's College and Napier University's Craiglockhart campus are within easy reach.
In the vicinity public footpaths give access to the nearby Pentlands and Water of Leith, offering lovely country walks. There are also a number of golf courses in the area. Gillespie Road offers easy access both to the main arterial routes into the city centre and to the city bypass, the airport and the Central Scotland motorway network.