Semi-Detached House for Sale in Edinburgh
3 Bedrooms | Offers Over £175,000
18 Gilmerton Dykes Terrace, Edinburgh EH17 8LU
Incorporating three bedrooms and two reception rooms, plus large private gardens and a driveway, this semi-detached house would be perfect for families and commuting professionals.
Situated in the desirably city suburb of Gilmerton, just four miles from the city centre, the house enjoys an excellent location within strolling distance of shops and schools, and just a short drive away from the picturesque Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill Nature Reserve.
Approached via a pathway through the garden, the home's front door opens into a bright and spacious hallway with handy under-stair storage. Immediately on your left, you step into the first of two reception rooms: a well-proportioned living room. Illuminated by a west-facing window allowing afternoon sun to stream in, the neutrally-decorated living room provides plenty of space for various furniture configurations. Next door, the dining room peacefully overlooks the garden and presents the perfect space for seated family meals and entertaining and is conveniently connected to the kitchen. The brand-new kitchen (with garden access) enjoys the same garden views as the dining room and is fitted with a range of modern, gloss-white cabinets accompanied by contrasting marble-styled worktops and gleaming white splashback tiling. A freestanding gas cooker is included, whilst space is provided for further appliances. A built-in cupboard offers handy pantry storage.
Upstairs, a landing leads to three double bedrooms and a bathroom. The bedrooms are all neutrally decorated and fitted with practical laminate flooring and incorporate handy built-in storage. Finally, completing the accommodation on offer is a simply-tiled bathroom, replete with a shower-over-bath with a glazed screen, a pedestal basin, and a WC. Gas central heating and double glazing ensure optimum comfort and efficiency all year round.
Externally, the house is accompanied by a lawned front garden and a substantial rear garden, mainly laid to lawn and bordered by leafy hedges. Off-street parking is provided by a private driveway. EPC Rating C. Extras: The property is being sold as seen.
Enjoying a relaxed suburban atmosphere on the outskirts of Edinburgh, the popular area of Gilmerton benefits from being within the city fringes yet surrounded by delightful open landscapes. Situated only 4 miles from the city centre with excellent transport links and very close to the city bypass, commuting to any part of the capital is fast and convenient. The immediate area enjoys an excellent range of independent shops, services, eateries and pubs. Nearby Cameron Toll and Straiton Retail Park both offer an outstanding selecting of high street retailers. For the fitness enthusiast the area offers Gracemount Leisure Centre with swimming pool, gym, fitness classes and sports hall or for excellent outdoor pursuits, nearby Braid and Pentland Hills are the ideal locations. Gilmerton offers early years and primary education provided at the local Craigour Park and Gilmerton primary schools, followed by secondary education at Liberton High School.
Entrance hallway with storage Spacious and sunny living room Dining room with garden views Newly fitted, modern kitchen
Three double bedrooms
3-piece family bathroom
Large, private gardens
GCH & DG throughout
Ample, free on-street parking
14'10 x 12'2 (4.52m x 3.71m)
12'2 x 9'1 (3.71m x 2.77m)
11'1 x 9'1 (3.38m x 2.77m)
13'6 x 10'4 (4.11m x 3.15m)
14'7 x 8'8 (4.45m x 2.64m)
10'11 10'1 (3.33m 3.07m)
6'4 x 5'9 (1.93m x 1.75m)