Avenue Road Estate Agents
International Drive Thistle Street Midlothian
Tel: 0333 242 0504
30 Arbuthnot Road, Loanhead
(Bungalow, 2 bedrooms)
Offers over £325,000

The Property

Offering a rarely available and superb opportunity,  30 Arbuthnot Road is a Detached Extended Stone Bungalow enjoying a stunning elevated location with magnificent panoramic views towards the North Esk River and Valley overlooking Mavisbank House and neighbouring Lasswade.  The well proportioned and characterful accommodation has been extended and offers generously sized rooms with the opportunity to further develop the existing living space.   Offering immaculate move-in presentation the accommodation comprises : Entrance Vestibule with beautiful tiled flooring, welcoming Entrance Hallway with large storage cupboard, a lovely light and airy Lounge set to the front of the property with bay window offering impressive open views and a beautiful feature fireplace, Dining Room with Study off, Kitchen/Dining/Utility with access to the Conservatory, Two Double Bedrooms and Shower Room.  The property offers many original features with beautiful external stonework, ceiling cornicing, high ceilings and large windows. The Kitchen/Dining/Utility room forms part of an extension with a range of base and wall cabinets with integrated gas hob, gas oven and fridge/freezer. There is ample space for dining furniture with access to the Conservatory. The utility area offers additional storage space with space for a free standing washing machine and drier.  Both the Kitchen/Dining/Utility and Conservatory areas could offer a potential buyer the opportunity to develop and modernise offering scope to add a contemporary living space opening to the south facing enclosed rear garden (subject to required planning consents). The Dining room with convenient Study and both Double Bedrooms are spacious with high ceilings and ample space for free standing furniture.  The Shower Room offers a three piece suite comprising shower compartment with a thermostatic shower, WC and wash hand basin set in vanity storage unit. Further benefits include Gas Central Heating and Double Glazing.  Externally there is a single garage, private driveway with mono-block paving and attractive well maintained gardens. The front garden is laid to lawn with borders of plants and shrubs surrounded by lovely stone walling, with a large south facing rear garden enjoying a secluded position boasting two levels, laid to lawn and surrounded by a beautiful selection of mature shrubs and plants, with a garden room offering power and light and a further garden shed. A truly unique property with enviable potential and early viewing highly recommended to fully appreciate the opportunity on offer.                                

The Location
Arbuthnot Road is situated in a semi-rural location in a quiet cul-de-sac on the edge of Loanhead, a historic town, surrounded by beautiful Midlothian countryside, approximately 1.5 miles from the city bypass and 6 miles south of Edinburgh city centre.  Loanhead is well positioned for Edinburgh University, Edinburgh's Royal Infirmary Hospital and the recently opened Hospital for Sick Children all within easy reach. Set amidst the countryside of the Esk valley it offers a good choice of local shops, bars, coffee shops, restaurants, and service outlets. In addition, the nearby retail park at Straiton, provides a Sainsbury's supermarket, Boots, an M&S food store and other high-street names. One of Scotland's three IKEA stores also lies close by, as well as Asda and Costco supermarkets. Loanhead has a leisure centre with a pool and gym, and play parks, with numerous off-road cycle and walking paths into the countryside. Nearby Lasswade offers excellent restaurants with The Paper Mill and Luci’s Cocktail Bar & Restaurant along with a popular country hotel with bar.  There is a wide range of recreational and leisure facilities within the area as well as a number of golf courses including Kings Acre, Broomieknowe and Melville Golf Centre. The Esk Valley and Pentland Hills offer a variety of picturesque walks and the Hillend dry ski slope is nearby.  Lasswade Riding School is located a short walk from the property offering a wide range of facilities for the horse enthusiast, with lovely country walks surrounding the stables.  Schooling is available within the town at primary level, as well as Lasswade High for secondary education. Regular bus services pass through the town for connection to Edinburgh centre and the surrounding areas, and there is easy access to the A720 city-by-pass connecting to Edinburgh Airport and surrounding motorway routes.  Nearby Eskbank offers a rail link to Waverley Station on the Borders Railway with a Park and Ride service.  A fantastic location with excellent local amenities on the doorstep make this an ideal family choice.
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