33 Hillpark Brae, Edinburgh, EH4 7TD
A modern detached family home situated in the peaceful area of Blackhall, just ten minutes’ drive from the city centre and in an elevated spot with views over Blackhall and the hills to the west. 33 Hillpark Brae has everything you would want from a contemporary home. Built by experienced and highly reputable McTaggart and Mickel in 2002, this property forms part of a private development nestled beneath Blackhall woods giving a really private and safe ambience. With four bedrooms and three bath/shower rooms, as well as family friendly open plan living on the ground floor, this light property has everything, including a mature garden flanking the house, a double garage and a raised position in a particularly quiet spot with no through traffic.
The garden to this house is a real feature. It has been well designed and landscaped with a slight slope up to trees and shrubs for privacy as well as decking all around the back creating great entertainment spaces. It also has a fence at the front with a secure lockable gate making the garden totally secure.
The house has a contemporary feel and is in walk-in condition.
Blackhall has excellent schools, nature on the doorstep, good local amenities and easy public transport connections to the city.
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Property Details & Description
Entrance Hall, Kitchen/living/dining room. Study/playroom.
Separate dining room. Utility Room. WC. Under stairs cupboard.
Mid level Landing
Three Bedrooms, family bathroom and ensuite shower room.
Fourth Bedroom Suite with ensuite shower room
Private parking on hard landscaped driveway for two cars
Mature Garden flanking the garden on three sides with dining areas.
Double garage with room off it (potential gym)
Entry to this attractive white house with red roof is via terracotta steps at the front. The steps have an attractive wrought iron balustrade and a useful handrail. Entry is via a solid wooden door into the hall area. With light solid timber floors and Led Lighting throughout the ground floor, there is a feeling of uniformity and flow, as well as clean lines.
Immediately on the right is a WC with white sanitary ware and frosted window to front. Hand basin with integrated vanity unity. Chrome heated towel rail.
Adjacent is the dining room which benefits from windows at both ends and is spacious and light with solid timber floors.
Under stair cupboard with good storage for coats/shoes.
To the left hand side are glass doors to the kitchen/dining/living area.
This has windows to the front and is a really comfortable and practical space, also with access to the garden. The living area with attractive bay window is to the front and behind is a contemporary kitchen with glossy dark units contrasting well with white worktops. The island with its cupboards and drawers beneath is a good focal point and on the back wall of this well-equipped L shaped kitchen is a five ring gas cooker (Bosch), two wall mounted ovens, a microwave, a warming drawer (all Neff), wine chiller and integrated Cooke and Lewis Coffee maker. It’s a really well designed kitchen with the sink and draining board on the other wall, integrated dishwasher and the same white worktops with cupboards above. The dining area, which sits in a light filled area has ample dining space and to the rear is a full length American style fridge freezer and pull out larder. There is a useful and good sized utility room off the kitchen with a sink, draining board, additional fridge freezer, washing machine and dryer. Door to garden.
Off the dining area with double glass doors is a flexible room, currently used as a playroom but would make a good office, facing the front.
Double glass doors to garden.
Solid white, wooden carpeted staircase ascends to a mid-level and the living room, which leads directly out on to a south west facing deck and garden. There are two windows on either side of the double doors and with light timber floors, this room would be great for entertaining and enjoying alfresco dining.
Principal Bedroom and ensuite shower room
This is a spacious and light double bedroom with neutral carpeting at the front. It has two sets of double wardrobes with ample hanging space and shelving as well as another really deep walk in wardrobe with a vast amount of hanging and storage space. The ensuite shower room with its tiled floors and walls and shower unit with drench and hand held appliance is excellent and also has two medicine cabinets, chrome heated towel rail and contemporary white sanitary ware.
This is a light bedroom to the rear of the property with light carpeting and neutral décor.
Good sized bedroom with views to the front and over the roofs of leafy Blackhall.
Good size family bathroom with curved bath and shower in bath and curved shower screen. White sanitary ware, neutral tiled floor, chrome towel rail and window to the front.
On the second floor is a guest bedroom suite (Bedroom four) with its own shower room and views over the back garden through two windows. It has additional character with a slight coombed ceiling which in no way impedes headroom. It also comes complete with excellent cupboard space with revolving hanging space.
Ensuite shower room
This has a rooflight and is contemporary. There is an excellent walk-in shower, white sanitary ware and a Keuco mirror with integrated lighting.
Driveway and Front garden
There is a hard landscaped driveway for two cars with two flower beds on either side.
The southwest rear garden is an asset to the property and has been practically designed to allow space but is also manageable, with a selection of mature shrubs and plants as well as lawn. To the top of the garden via a path is shed. It is totally secure, safe and private has at least three areas for dining to the side and the back with a low wall giving definition between the decked area and the garden itself. There is also a compact but useful greenhouse attached to the deck area.
As well as off street parking there is a double garage, electrically operated with a room off it which could be used as a gym or for extra storage.
Hillpark Brae is situated in the leafy and residential Blackhall area west of the city centre but within close proximity to the centre with all its cultural and historical attractions. The area is well served by local shops and cafes as well as a number of high street retailers including Sainsbury’s and Marks & Spencer just a short drive away at Craigleith Retail Park.
The area is very popular with families due to its selection of highly regarded nursery, primary and secondary schools, including Blackhall Primary School, Craigmount and Royal High School in the state sector and The Edinburgh Academy, Erskine Stewart’s Melville Schools, Fettes College and St George’s School for Girls in the private sector.
The area boasts superb access to Edinburgh City Centre and easy transport links to the City Bypass, central Scotland’s motorway network (M8, M9, M90 and Queensferry Crossing); numerous bus and tram services; Haymarket train station and Edinburgh International Airport.
There are a number of recreational facilities and green open spaces in close proximity including the Water of Leith walkway and Edinburgh’s cycle path network; Corstorphine Hill Nature Reserve and the woodlands of Lauriston Castle and Cammo Estate; highly regarded golf courses including The Royal Burgess, Bruntsfield Links and Murrayfield Golf Club; a David Lloyd Leisure Club; Murrayfield Lawn Tennis Club and Murrayfield’s famous international Rugby Stadium and Ice Rink. Edinburgh’s museums, theatres and national galleries are also within easy walking distance.
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Fixtures and Fittings:
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Gas central heating, mains water, gas and electricity.
Council Tax Band Category: F
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