Offering an exciting opportunity for those looking to modernise a property and put their own stamp on it, this main-door upper villa in Parkhead in Edinburgh is in need of full renovation, giving the new owner a blank canvas to style to their own taste and requirements. The property accommodates two double bedrooms and a spacious reception room, and enjoys a sunny rear aspect. Externally, the villa benefits from a private garden and access to unrestricted on-street parking.
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The villa’s ground floor front door opens to a staircase which takes you to a hall (with built-in storage) on the first floor. Straight ahead, you step into a generous living and dining room. The room enjoys morning light through an easterly-facing window and could comfortably accommodate an array of furniture for both relaxation and dining, creating a congenial space perfect for entertaining and everyday life. The reception room is conveniently connected to a kitchen, where plenty of space is provided for a wide range of modern cabinetry. The kitchen is further enhanced by a sunny aspect and peaceful rear garden views.
The villa’s two double bedrooms are located across the hall and enjoy near-identical proportions, with floorspace for freestanding furniture maximised by built-in storage. One of the sleeping areas enjoys morning light through an east-facing window, whilst the other benefits from afternoon and evening sunshine owing to a southwest-facing aspect. Finally, a bathroom completes the accommodation on offer and has scope to accommodate a suite of the owner’s choice. The property has double-glazed windows throughout.
Externally, the villa is accompanied by a private side garden and access to unrestricted on-street parking.
Extras: The property shall be sold as seen with no warranties provided for the working condition of any service or appliance.
Located five miles southwest of the vibrant city centre, popular Parkhead is conveniently located for life and work in Edinburgh and the surrounding areas. There is an excellent range of shops and amenities available locally, including a supermarket, a pharmacy, two medical centres, a Post Office and a selection of eateries. Just a short drive away, the Westside Plaza shopping mall offers supermarkets and high street retailers, as well as a multi-screen cinema and gym. Meanwhile, within a few miles of Parkhead, The Gyle Shopping Centre and Hermiston Gait Retail Park host an array of major retail brands and family-friendly restaurants. The area offers superb recreational facilities, including the 18-hole Kingsknowe Golf Club, a bowling club, and Hailes Quarry Park; a community space with an outdoor gym, mountain biking tracks, playing fields, and a play area. The Colinton Dell offers more than 50 acres of mature woodland; ideal for walking, jogging and cycling. Schooling is available nearby and for further education, Edinburgh College and the Sighthill Campus of Edinburgh Napier University are just a few miles away. The area is well-connected, with regular bus services to the city centre, frequent rail services from Wester Hailes and Kingsknowe stations, and a handy cycle route. The city bypass is nearby, offering quick and easy access to the M8, M9, and M90 motorway networks, and Edinburgh Airport.