5,069 sq ft(470.93 sq m)
Offers over £1,750,000

Huntly32 Gillespie Road, Colinton, Edinburgh, EH13 0NN

    Key features

    • Exceptional family home in Colinton
    • Flexible and spacious family accommodation over three floors
    • Beautiful open plan kitchen/family/dining room with Aga
    • Immaculate garden edged by well stocked borders and mature trees
    • Kitchen garden and fruit cages
    • Double garage and driveway for number of cars
    • Nearby there are excellent local facilities and amenities
    • A number of local walks and easy access to the Pentland Hills

    Exceptional detached family home set in immaculate garden grounds.

    About this property

    • Huntly is a late nineteenth century, Robert Lorimer designed, Arts and Crafts family house which provides superb accommodation over three floors. Throughout the house there is an abundance of natural light and period features including working shutters, plaster work, original fireplaces and timber floors.

      The accommodation flows from a welcoming reception hall which has stripped timber floors, fireplace (with working fire) and double doors which open to the drawing room. The drawing room has aspects to the front of the house and a bay window which over looks the garden.

      The main living space is focused on the lovely and bright open plan kitchen/sitting/dining room which has recently been modernised. The kitchen is by Harvey Jones with solid wood, hand painted units complemented by granite work tops. There are integrated Siemens appliances and a four oven Aga. From this living space there are a number of doors which open to the garden. Adjacent to the kitchen is a practical utility room which has pantry cupboards, Belfast sink and laundry appliances.

      Completing the ground floor accommodation is a formal dining room, shower room and W/C.

      Over the first and second floors there are six double bedrooms. The master bedroom has a spacious en suite bathroom and dressing room. From the dressing room a Ramsay ladder provides access to the floored loft. There are two well appointed bathrooms with separate walk in showers.

      On the second floor there is a spacious double bedroom, shower room, two storage rooms and a single bedroom which could also be utilised as a study.

      Externally, the front of the house is approached by a gravelled driveway which provides parking for a number of cars. There is a detached double garage with a remote controlled up and over door and loft storage.

      The main garden area is immaculate with a well maintained lawn edged by mature flower beds, shrubs and trees. There is a kitchen garden with raised beds, fruit cage and greenhouse which has a water supply and electricity. There is a potting shed which provides useful storage.

      Doors open from the kitchen/sitting area to a decked area and patio which provides an ideal space for outdoor entertaining and living.

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    This house is one of the best family houses I have ever seen in Colinton!

    Christopher ThomsonProperty agent

    Local information

    • Gillespie Road is situated in the much sought after Colinton district of Edinburgh, about four miles south-west of the city centre with characterful family houses set in generous gardens.
    • Nearby Colinton Village, set on the picturesque Water of Leith, offers a good range of specialist shopping, a choice of restaurants, two thriving local churches and tennis club.
    • Bonaly Primary School is within easy walking distance and Merchiston Castle School is on the edge of the village, whilst George Watson's College and Napier University's Craiglockhart campus are within easy reach.
    • In the vicinity public footpaths give access to the nearby Pentlands and Water of Leith, offering lovely country walks. There are also a number of golf courses in the area.
    • Gillespie Road offers easy access both to the main arterial routes into the city centre and to the city bypass, the airport and the Central Scotland motorway network.

    Additional information

    • Fixtures and Fittings: All white goods (freestanding and integrated) are included with the sale. Some of the furniture may be available by negotiation.
    • Listing: The property is Category B Listed.
    • Please note, photos were taken August 2018.
    • The seller is related to a member of Savills Staff.
    • EPC Rating = E