Outstanding 6 bedroom, detached villa with stunning garden space in the highly sought after area of Trinty.
The epitome of period charm and grandeur, this magnificent, Victorian detached villa in Trinity is characterised by light and airy rooms courtesy of large windows, lofty ceilings and south-facing windows to the front with working shutters in every room. This home boasts six double bedrooms, two reception rooms and two bathrooms: the perfect family home.
Outside, the home is accompanied by generous gardens, an extensive private driveway, and a single garage. Nestled on leafy Summerside Place in highly desirable Trinity, within the Victoria Park conservation area and neighbourhood watch area, the imposing home instantly impresses with its rustic sandstone exterior and charming slate roof. Approached via a pathway through the front garden, storm doors afford access to a vestibule which leads immediately into the originally tiled reception hall, with space for coats and shoes, flowing through to the main entrance hall.
...Characterised by light and airy rooms courtesy of large windows, lofty ceilings and south-facing windows to the front with working shutters in every room. This home boasts six double bedrooms, two reception rooms and two bathrooms: the perfect family home...
IMPRESSIVE LIVING ROOM WITH BAY WINDOW
Offering the first glimpse of the period details to follow, the hall, with large cupboard and under stair storage, enjoys ornate plasterwork, elegant cornicing, and rich wood flooring, with the latter flowing seamlessly into a large living room on your left. The first of two generous reception rooms on offer, the magnificent living room is fronted by a large, southerly facing bay window flooding the room with sunny natural light, which, paired with neutral décor and a soaring ceiling, adorned with exquisite cornicing and a ceiling rose, creates a wonderfully light and airy ambience. A homely fireplace flanked by an Edinburgh Press creates a lovely focal point around which a wealth of furniture layouts can be arranged. Next door, a formal sitting room offers a second versatile space for seating and also boasts beautifully detailed cornicing and a ceiling rose, a sunny aspect, a focal fireplace, and an Edinburgh Press. The room is further heightened by attractive décor and a plush carpet.
• Magnificent detached Victorian villa
• Filled with lovingly preserved period features
• Vestibule, reception hall and entrance hall
• Impressive living room with bay window
• Sunny formal sitting room
• Airy dining kitchen with pantry
• Six double bedrooms
• One modern shower room
• Four-piece family bathroom
• Large fitted utility room
• Beautifully maintained front and rear gardens
• Generous private driveway
• Detached single garage
• GCH and partial secondary glazing
AIRY DINING KITCHEN WITH PANTRY
From the main hall, a small internal hall, affords access to a kitchen. Here, arranged around a sociable seated dining area is a selection of rich, wood-styled cabinets framed by spacious worktops and splashback tiling, with an integrated electric oven, a gas hob, a concealed extractor fan, and fridge. The kitchen is supplemented by a walk-in pantry and a spacious, fitted utility room with external access to gardens. The ground floor is completed by one of the six double bedrooms on offer and a modern, four-piece shower room.
SIX DOUBLE BEDROOMS
A staircase ascends to the first floor, via a mid-level landing with a delightful arched stained-glass window, where the remaining five bedrooms and a bathroom, fan out from the large hall. The master bedroom, like the living room, is fronted by a large, southerly-facing bay window and features splendid cornicing, whilst the three remaining rooms also benefit from the high ceilings and large windows, they each have an Edinburgh Press. Finally, the partially tiled, four-piece family bathroom comprises a P-shaped bath with an overhead shower and a curved, glazed screen, a WC-suite, and a bidet. The home is kept warm by an efficient gas central heating system, powered by a new boiler with Hive smart controls, and benefits from partial secondary glazing. For added peace of mind, the property has an intruder alarm and floodlights.
This property enjoys a prime position in the highly sought after Trinity area, to the North of the city and near the Firth of Forth. Summerside Place is part of a lovely community within easy reach of the City Centre, New Town and Stockbridge. This is a highly sought after and affluent residential area with ample green spaces nearby. This property enjoys uninterrupted views to Victoria Park, which features tennis and basketball courts and a childrens playpark; with Inverleith Park and The Royal Botanical Gardens also located close by. The city centre is easily accessible as the area is well served by frequent public transport links and there is easy access to the city bypass and all major motorways for travel further afield.
The area is well served by a range of amenities nearby including the cosmopolitan areas of The Shore and Newhaven harbour where you will find an abundance of award winning restaurants, bars and bistros as well as independent retailers. Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre provides an vast array of shops including Marks and Spencer Food hall, restaurants, a multi-screen cinema and a gym. Further recreational facilities are provided by David Lloyds Sport Centre, alongside a 24 hour Asda both of which are within easy reach. The Water of Leith Walkway and Forth waterfront provide pleasant walks, and there is easy access to an extensive network of cycle paths from many locations in the vicinity.
Schools in the area are highly regarded from nursery and primary through to senior levels. Summerside Place lies within the catchment area for Trinity and Holy Cross Primary Schools and Trinity Academy, with private schooling options in close proximity including The Edinburgh Academy, Fettes College and Erskine Stewarts Melville Schools.