Retirement Property for Sale in Edinburgh
2 Bedrooms | Offers Over £185,000
3/8 Perdrixknowe, Edinburgh EH14 1AF
Situated in the grounds of handsome B-listed Waverley House, on the banks of the Union Canal, this top-floor flat in Craiglockhart represents an ideal choice for retirement and lies close to local amenities including shops, bus routes and several scenic green spaces.
The flat incorporates two bedrooms and a generous, southwest-facing living space, while the development offers facilities such as a non-resident manager, a monitored alarm system, a communal lounge, a guest suite, shared gardens and private residents' parking.
Approached via a secure entry system and stairs to the top floor, the flat's front door opens into a hall with two handy built-in storage cupboards and loft access. At the end of the hall, a generous living/dining room awaits. Illuminated by twin southwest-facing windows allowing afternoon light to stream in, this spacious reception room promises fantastic flexibility for a variety of furniture arrangements catering for both relaxation and dining. A cosy electric fire also features. Next door, the kitchen is fitted with a selection of classically-styled wall and base cabinets framed by spacious worktops and splashback tiling. A breakfast bar creates an ideal space for morning coffee, whilst provision is made for freestanding and undercounter appliances. A built-in cupboard offers handy pantry storage.
The flat houses two bedrooms: a dual-aspect double and a good-sized single. The double bedroom features a mirrored built-in wardrobe, whilst the single enjoys a sunny aspect. Finally, a bathroom completes the accommodation and comprises a bathtub with an overhead shower, a pedestal basin, a toilet and a mirrored, wall-mounted vanity cabinet. The flat is heated by an electric heating system and benefits from double-glazed windows throughout.
Outside, the development is set in well-maintained shared garden grounds and provides off-street parking in a private residents' car park. Further features of the retirement complex include a non-resident manager, a communal lounge, a monitored alarm system and guest facilities.
Extras: All fitted floor coverings, window coverings, and light fittings to be included in the sale. The furniture and kitchen appliances can also be included, if desired.
Factor: The development is managed by Trinity Factors for an approximate monthly fee of £140. This covers block buildings insurance, communal maintenance and gardening.
The sought-after residential area of Craiglockhart enjoys an excellent location just south of the city centre, next to the picturesque Union Canal. Excellent local amenities are available within walking distance including a Tesco Express, a post office, a dental practice, a pharmacy and a health centre. Morningside and Bruntsfield are also close by and offer a wide range of specialist shops, cafés and bistros. Getting outdoors couldn't be easier with the lovely green areas of nearby Harrison Park for picnics and walks, or the picturesque Colinton Dell with its many walkways through mature woodland. A leisurely stroll or cycle along the tranquil Water of Leith Walkway makes the perfect escape from the day's hustle and bustle. For keeping active, Craiglockhart Leisure Centre is a short walk away and boasts a gym, fitness classes and a tennis centre, or for the golf enthusiast there are a number of courses in the surrounding area including the Merchants of Edinburgh and Kingsknowe. Craiglockhart is served by public transport, including excellent bus routes into the city centre and rail links from nearby Slateford station, and is also handy for Edinburgh City Bypass.
Bright top-floor flat
Hall with storage
Sunny living/dining room Breakfasting kitchen
One double bedroom
One single bedroom
Shared garden grounds
Private residents' parking Monitored alarm system Communal lounge Guest facilities EH and DG EPC Rating - C
Living Dining Room
18'7 x 10'4 (5.66m x 3.15m)
15'9 x 8'8 (4.80m x 2.64m)
13'8 x 6'6 (4.17m x 1.98m)
66' x 5'8 (20.12m x 1.73m)