A wonderful semi-detached Victorian villa in sought-after Morningside.
9 Braid Road is a wonderful, semi-detached Victorian villa situated in the highly desirable residential area of Morningside. The property is B-listed and was built in 1890 by renowned architect, Robert Rowand Anderson.
The accommodation is set over three floors and offers generous and flexible living spaces, ideal for family living and entertaining. Modern finishes compliment many fine original features which have been retained throughout the house. Of particular note are the two bay-windowed receptions room on the ground and first floor. Both rooms face west and are flooded with natural light.
A welcoming entrance vestibule opens into the reception hall, which has exposed wooden floors and a fireplace with multi-fuel stove. The principal living space is on the ground floor, with a wonderful drawing room to the front and a spacious kitchen and dining space to the rear. The drawing room boasts many original features including a central fireplace and detailed cornicing.
Our client has removed the wall between the two back reception rooms to create a fantastic open-plan kitchen and dining room which is perfect for family living and entertaining. The kitchen is traditional in style with integrated modern appliances and a central island with breakfasting area. A pair of doors open onto the garden at the rear, whilst there is a large boot room and utility room off the kitchen. There is a shower room on this floor.
There are two spacious double bedrooms and a shower room on the first floor, both of which have a peaceful aspect over the garden. There is a less formal sitting room/family room to the front which enjoys the same proportions as the drawing room below.
There are three further bedrooms and a family bathroom on the second floor. A cupola fills the stairs and upper landing with natural light.
Mature trees and hedges offer privacy at the front, with a paved driveway offering off-street parking. There is a spacious and fully-enclosed sunny garden at the rear, a patio are with space for a table and chairs. The garden is accessible from both the dining room and the boot room and there is access around the side of the house.
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With five bedrooms, three reception rooms and three bathrooms this is a particularly well balanced family home. The kitchen and dining room space is fantastic with doors onto the garden.Jamie McNeill