Detached House for Sale in Balerno
4 Bedrooms | Offers Over £425,000
4 Cherry Tree Loan, Balerno EH14 5AW
Set in desirable Balerno, this detached four-bedroom house promises a tranquil village setting just 30 minutes' commute from the heart of Edinburgh.
The appealing home is presented with tasteful and stylish interiors, whilst meeting modern family demands with multiple living spaces, a secure south-facing garden, an attached single garage, and a private driveway. Balerno itself lies nestled amongst scenic countryside, yet conveniently close to rail links, the City Bypass and the motorway connecting cities across the Central Belt.
On opening the front door, you step into an enclosed porch, handy for removing muddy boots and shoes. The porch leads into a neutrally-decorated hall boasting a WC cloakroom, built-in storage and durable wood-styled flooring which continues into the adjoining living room. Offset by sage-green walls and brightly lit by a large window, this welcoming sitting area allows flexible space for numerous furniture configurations. Next door to the living room lies the social hub of the home a large, free-flowing space incorporating a sunny kitchen with a seated dining area and an adjoining south-facing family room allowing garden access. The attractive contemporary kitchen features ivory-white cabinetry with a generous wood-toned worktop and a breakfasting peninsula, framed by neutral décor, sage-green splashback metro tiling and exquisite patterned flooring. Adding to the immaculate finish, all appliances are neatly integrated and comprise: an eye-level oven, a five-ring gas burner with a statement cylindrical hood, a dishwasher, and a fridge, whilst two built- in cupboards provide hidden pantry storage. Plumbing for a washing machine, and space for other goods, can be found in a neighbouring coordinating utility room offering practical garden access. The openly-adjoined dining area and sunny, dual-aspect family room are also subtly decorated and fitted with hardwearing oak-styled flooring.
The first-floor accommodation is reached from the hall via a well-lit carpeted stairway and landing with built-in storage.
The landing affords access to four bedrooms: a master with cupboard storage, two further double bedrooms (one with built-in storage) which both enjoy a sunny, rear-facing aspect and a final cosy double. All four bedrooms are carpeted for maximum comfort and decorated in a subtle colour palette. Finally, a bright, chicly-tiled bathroom comes complete with a modern suite comprising a WC, a pedestal basin, and a shower-over-bath with a glazed screen. The property benefits from efficient gas central heating and double glazing throughout.
Externally, the house sits behind a bordered front lawn and, to the rear, boasts a favourably south-facing garden. Landscaped to cater for outdoor family recreation, the rear garden is securely enclosed and includes a lawn, a play area and a patio for alfresco dining and barbeques. Parking for multiple vehicles is provided by a driveway (featuring an electric car charging point) leading to an attached single garage.
EPC Rating - D.
Extras: All fitted floor coverings, selected window coverings and light fittings, and integrated appliances are included in the sale.
Nestled between the Pentland Hills and Water of Leith, the exclusive village of Balerno enjoys a feel of semi-rural charm, with easy access to city attractions. Surrounded by lush woodlands, and with rivers and reservoirs on your doorstep, it is hard to believe that Edinburgh city centre is only seven miles away!
The area caters for everyday needs with services including a post office, mini supermarkets, restaurants, traditional pubs, a bank and a library, and the regular Balerno Farmers' Market offers local, fresh produce. Balerno is renowned for its top-ranking primary and secondary schooling, and private education is a short drive away, closer to the city centre. The area enjoys superb recreational and sports facilities including Midlothian Snowsports Centre, Currie Rugby and Football Club, Balerno Tennis Club and horse riding at the Pentland Hills Trekking Centre.
Well-connected village location
Elegant contemporary interiors
Generous detached house
Entrance porch & hall with storage
Spacious living room
Sunny dining kitchen
Versatile family room with garden access
Four double bedrooms (two with storage)
Handy ground-floor WC & utility room