Detached House for Sale in Edinburgh
3 Bedrooms | Offers Over £550,000
13 Carnethy Avenue, Edinburgh EH13 0DL
This unique detached bungalow in Colinton enjoys three bedrooms, three reception areas, and a south-facing aspect to the rear, plus delightful, mature gardens, an attached single garage and a driveway.
As well as providing the convenience of single- storey living, the home also offers excellent potential for modernisation and allows its new owners the opportunity to put their own stamp on it and create their ideal home.
Approached via a pathway through the garden and a set of steps, the front door opens into an entrance porch with handy storage, leading through to a long, L-shaped hall with further storage, including a cloak room, and a useful WC. Leading off the hall and taking advantage of the home's south-facing rear aspect is a living room. This sunny, spacious reception area enjoys lovely leafy views of the garden and offers plenty of room for various furniture layouts, all arranged around a homely fireplace flanked by a charming alcove. Ideal for everyday family life and entertaining alike, the living room is connected to a formal dining room through a set of double doors. Offering the perfect space for seated family meals and formal dining, the dining room also affords access to a conservatory: a versatile space with plenty of room for a further casual seating area and external access, allowing for year-round enjoyment of the garden.
Situated next door to the dining room is a kitchen. Arranged around a central seated dining area is a wide range of rich wood-styled wall and cabinets, accompanied by spacious granite-effect worktops and complimentary splashback tiling, as well as a handy serving hatch to the dining room. An eye-level oven and grill, a gas hob, a fridge/ freezer, and a dishwasher are integrated, whilst an undercounter washing machine is included. The kitchen leads to a back porch, which in turn affords access outside.
At the opposite end of the hall, three bedrooms await. The sleeping areas consist of two doubles and a good-sized single, all with a wealth of fitted storage. The doubles are further enhanced by a south-facing aspect and rear garden views. Finally, a five-piece family bathroom completes the accommodation on offer and comprises a corner shower cubicle, a bathtub, a pedestal basin, a toilet and a bidet, as well as handy fitted storage. There property also has extensive loft space that would support significant extension (subject to planning permission). The bungalow is heated by way of a gas central heating system, benefits from double-glazed windows throughout, and features south-facing solar panels.
Externally, the home is complemented by delightful, spacious mature gardens to the front and rear. The front garden features a large lawn bordered by colourful, mature shrubs and trees and is screened from the road by a neat hedge, whilst the south-facing rear garden is also predominantly laid to lawn with lovely leafy borders and features a greenhouse. Excellent private parking is provided by an attached single garage and a generous monoblock driveway.
EPC Rating - D.
Extras: All fitted floor and window coverings, light fittings, integrated appliances and washing machine to be included in the sale. Some furniture is also available by separate negotiation.
The exclusive conservation area of Colinton lies less than four miles south west of the city centre and offers an enticing combination of village life and nearby city attractions.
Dating back to the 11th century, Colinton Village offers old-world charm with picturesque streets that sit snugly within the valley of the Water of Leith. In addition to beautiful period buildings, you will find a wide variety of independent retailers and speciality shops. Picturesque and compact, the village also offers a surprising range of amenities, including banks, restaurants, pubs and three large supermarkets nearby. Morningside and Bruntsfield, both within easy reach, offer a further range of speciality shops, a cinema, theatres and a range of eateries.
Entrance porch with storage
Hall with cloak room and WC South-facing living room
Spacious dining kitchen
Two double bedrooms
One good-sized single bedroom
Five-piece family bathroom
Delightful, mature gardens
Attached single garage Generous driveway