Retirement Property for Sale in Edinburgh
1 Bedroom | Offers Over £115,000
Flat 19 Homescott House, 6 Goldenacre Terrace, Edinburgh EH3 5RE
With an enviable position in one of the capital's most sought-after areas, just north of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, this charming one-bedroom, second-floor retirement flat in Inverleith forms part of a popular retirement complex, offering spacious, light-filled accommodation, private residents' parking, and delightful shared garden grounds. Furthermore, the complex has a resident house manager and offers laundry facilities, overnight visitors' accommodation, and a large mutual common room for socialising with neighbours. There is also a 24-hour Careline alarm system, with emergency pull cords in the flat's main accommodation, providing additional peace of mind.
Accessed via a secure telephone-entry system and reached by a lift to all floors, the home's front door opens into a welcoming hall with convenient storage for coats and shoes. On the right is the living/dining room, which has a generous footprint that spans the entire depth of the property. Soft décor and two picture windows enhance the airy ambience, whilst the broad dimensions accommodate a wide variety of lounge and dining furniture, creating an ideal reception room for relaxing, socialising, and entertaining. Conveniently adjacent, through an open arch, the kitchen comes well-appointed with base and wall cabinets and ample worktop space. It includes a freestanding electric cooker and a tall fridge-freezer. In the double bedroom, a generous footprint is maximised by a large built-in wardrobe, allowing a great selection of bedside furnishings. The room also continues the soft décor, fostering a peaceful atmosphere. Completing the home is a fully-tiled, three-piece bathroom with a storage-set washbasin and vanity mirror, a back-to-the-wall toilet, and an accessible bathtub and overhead shower. Double glazed windows and electric heating ensure year-round comfort and efficiency.
Outside, there are beautiful communal garden grounds, including a manicured lawn and planting beds, as well as benches to sit and relax in the sun. There is also a private parking area for residents.
Extras: all fitted floor and window coverings, light fittings, an electric cooker, and a fridge-freezer to be included in the sale.
Note: owner occupiers must be at least 60 years of age, or if owner occupiers are a couple, one must be at least 55 years of age and the other 60 years of age or over. All residents must be capable of independent living, and approved by interview.
With its blend of period villas and modern developments, leafy green spaces and close proximity to the city centre, Inverleith has long been a popular choice for professionals and families alike. Situated north of Edinburgh's prestigious New Town and just 1.5 miles from the heart of the capital, Inverleith enjoys access to fantastic local services and amenities in neighbouring Trinity and Stockbridge, and is just minutes' drive from several major supermarkets and Craigleith Retail Park. The area encompasses beautiful Inverleith Park, which is home to various community sports pitches and allotments, as well as The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, where you can explore 72 acres of exquisite gardens, and take in some of the best views of Edinburgh's iconic skyline. Inverleith is served by excellent state schools and is also well placed for a choice of independent schools. Thanks to its northerly location, Inverleith offers swift and easy access to Edinburgh International Airport, Queensferry Crossing, and the M8/M9 motorway network, and also benefits from excellent public transport services, providing fast, convenient travel across the capital.
Charming second-floor retirement flat
Part of a popular retirement complex
Near the Royal Botanic Garden House manage & 24-hour
Careline alarm Lift service to all floors Welcoming hall with storage Generous living/dining room Well-appointed kitchen Generous double bedroom Fully-tiled 3pc bathroom Manicured communal gar