£695,000 Offers over
73 Mayfield Road has been a much loved, family home for many years. The property is very well located and offers superb, attractive accommodation over four floors. With views to Arthur's Seat, period features and well-proportioned rooms, the home also benefits from private front and rear gardens. The house does require from some upgrading works in places, in particular in the large basement but it offers significant potential.
The home opens onto a foyer, perfect for removal of outdoor shoes/coats, which in turn opens on to an attractive, bright hall with a sweeping staircase leading to the upper floors, flooded with natural light from the large cupola at the top of the house. The bay windowed sitting room is a large, bright room with a substantial, painted stone mantlepiece and fireplace forming a lovely focal point in the room.
The charming breakfasting kitchen is located to the rear of the property, with fitted wall and base units, ample worktops and includes a range cooker, fridge and freezer. At ground floor level, a generous, well presented double bedroom with fitted wardrobes offers views towards the rear garden.
On the first floor, the cosy yet spacious bay windowed living room follows the same footprint as the sitting room below, with views to the front, a gorgeous marble mantlepiece with cast iron insert and simple, yet elegant cornices. Two of the bedrooms are also located here, in addition to a white modern bathroom with a three-piece suite comprising; bath (with shower over), WC and wash hand basin.
The third floor offers three more bedrooms, the smallest of which could be used as a study or dressing room. The basement would benefit from some renovation work, offering three front and rear rooms, a large utility room and a separate WC.
A rear door provides access to the large, enclosed rear garden. Permit holder parking is available on the surrounding streets
The property lies in the sought-after Blackford area south of Edinburgh's city centre. It benefits from a good variety of local amenities including a Margiotta convenience store in walking distance, a post office and a number of coffee shops. The nearby neighbourhoods of Marchmont, Morningside and Newington offer a superb variety of independent retailers, vibrant bars, restaurants and caf s. Recreational opportunities include the Royal Commonwealth Pool and gym and Prestonfield Golf Club. Peaceful walks await at Blackford Hill, Holyrood Park and the Hermitage of Braid. Cameron Toll Shopping Centre which houses a large Sainsbury's and Aldi along with other retailers is a five-minute drive. Well-regarded schooling includes Sciennes Primary School and James Gillespie's High School with private options such as George Watson's College and George Heriots School. It is ideally situated for The Royal Infirmary, The University of Edinburgh King's Buildings, and Napier University's Merchiston Campus. Regular bus services take you swiftly into Edinburgh's City Centre.
All blinds, light fittings, fitted flooring and integrated appliances are included in the sale price.
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