Retirement Property for Sale in Edinburgh
1 Bedroom | Offers Over £265,000
51 Lyle Court, 25 Barnton Grove, Edinburgh EH4 6EZ
Forming part of a contemporary assisted-living development in Barnton, which was designed by McCarthy & Stone exclusively for the over 70s, this one-bedroom second-floor flat enjoys access to a wealth of on-site facilities, including beautiful landscaped garden grounds, residents' permit parking, on-site care staff and a Careline alarm system.
Accessed via a secure video entry system and a lift (or stairs) to the second floor, the flat's front door opens into a welcoming hall with a deep built-in storage cupboard. Leading off the hall and enjoying views of the development is a generous living/dining room. Stretching almost the entire depth of the property, this carpeted reception area provides plenty of room for lounge and dining furniture, all arranged around a contemporary fireplace with an electric fire inset. The room also opens onto a small balcony. The kitchen is conveniently accessed from the living/ dining room and is equipped with a selection of modern cabinets accompanied by spacious worktops and splashback tiling. Integrated appliances include an eye-level electric oven, a sleek hob, a gleaming extractor hood, a fridge and a freezer.Next door, the double bedroom enjoys the same neutral décor and plush carpeting as the hall and offers ample space for furniture. A built-in wardrobe with mirrored doors also features. Completing the accommodation is a spacious, four-piece bathroom comprising a bath, an accessible shower enclosure, a basin set into storage and a toilet. The property is heated by a modern electric heating system and benefits from double- glazing throughout.
Outside, the development is enveloped by beautiful, landscaped garden grounds. Residents' permit parking is also available. Further features of the development include a shared lounge, a communal sunroom and roof terrace, a hobby room, an on-site hairdressing salon, social activities, a table-service restaurant, shared laundry facilities, guest accommodation, on-site care staff and non-resident management staff, a Careline alarm system and a mobility scooter store with charging points. EPC Rating - B.
Extras: all fitted carpets and floor coverings, curtains, light fittings, lamp shades and fireplace to be included in the sale; single wardrobe available by negotiation.
Factor: The development is factored by Your Life Management Services for a sum of approximately £516 per month.
Just a few miles from the city centre, the highly desirable residential area of Barnton promises the very best of both worlds: a tranquil green setting with ideal transport links and local amenities. For everyday essentials, Barnton is served by local convenience stores, a post office, a newsagent and a pharmacy, while more extensive shopping facilities can be found in neighbouring Corstorphine or at one of several large retail parks nearby, namely Craigleith Retail Park and the Gyle Shopping Centre. Residents of Barnton are spoiled for choice when it comes to outdoor activities: from bracing strolls at Cramond Beach or riverside walks along River Almond, to woodland trails and wildlife-watching in Hillwood Park. Closer still is Drumbrae Park, which is also home to Drum Brae Leisure Centre a state-of-the-art sport and fitness hub with a pool, a gym and fabulous views across the Firth of Forth. Furthermore, Barnton is surrounded by several prestigious golf courses including Ravelston Golf Club, Bruntsfield Links and Royal Burgess Golfing Society. The area is served by fantastic public transport links (bus and rail) travelling across the city and beyond, and also allows swift and convenient access to Edinburgh City Bypass, Queensferry Crossing, Edinburgh International Airport and the M8/M9 motorway network.
Modern assisted-living development
Contemporary second-floor flat Video-phone entry system and lift
Welcoming hall with storage Generous living/dining room Well-appointed kitchen Spacious double bedroom Four-piece bathroom
Excellent communal facilities Well-tended garden grounds Residents' permit parking
EH and DG, EPC B
24'7 x 10'10 (7.49m x 3.30m)
10'2 x 7'8 (3.10m x 2.34m)
16'10 x 10'2 (5.13m x 3.10m)
8'10 x 8'8 (2.69m x 2.64m)