51 Braehead Road, Edinburgh, EH4 6BD

   5
BED
       2
PUBLIC
     2
BATH
1,698
SQFT
       1
GARDEN
       1
GARAGE

Beautifully and stylishly presented detached modern family home located in the highly desirable neighbourhood of Barnton just a few miles north-west of the city centre.

Situated on a substantial plot on a peaceful residential road, the well-designed five-bedroomed property is arranged over two levels. The current owners have extended, reconfigured, upgraded and refurbished the property adding new bathrooms and creating flexible entertaining and living spaces Ideally suited for modern family living. 

One of the highlights of this contemporary-styled home is the spectacular open plan kitchen-living-dining space that opens out directly to a sun terrace and the south-facing garden to the rear of the property.   

 The property is presented to the market in an excellent walk-in condition and would be an ideal family home due to its position close to several well-regarded schools and a wide range of recreational and leisure facilities.

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Max Mills
Director of Residential Sales

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Brodie Ballantine
 Sales Negotiator

 
 
 
 

Property Details & Description

 

Summary of Accommodation:

Ground Floor

Entrance Vestibule, Entrance Hall, Open Plan Kitchen-Dining-Living Room, Principal Bedroom, Two Further Double Rooms, Family Bathroom, Utility Room, Cloakroom Cupboard, Gas Central Heating, Zender Flat Panel Radiators, Hall Sensor Lighting, New Integrated Security, Smoke & Alarm Systems

 

First Floor

Double Bedroom 4, Single Bedroom 5/Home Office, Shower Room with Access to Loft Storage

 

Outside Space

Paved Off-Road Driveway, Attached Single Garage, Gate & Side Path Access from Front to Back Garden, Decked Sun Terrace & Garden to the Rear of the Property with Grass Lawn with Mature Trees & Shrubbery, Summer House & Garden Shed

 

Description 

 

51 Braehead Road is an immaculately presented and well-maintained detached family home offering five good-sized bedrooms, two modern bathrooms, a well-equipped kitchen and a versatile living and entertaining space.

 

The spacious accommodation is as follows:

 

Ground Floor

  • Entrance Hall: Accessed from the private paved driveway at the front of the house, the main door of the property opens into a small entrance vestibule that leads into welcoming and spacious hall with sensor-control lighting.

  • Kitchen-Dining-Living Room: This spectacular open plan kitchen-dining-living space is the true heart of the property. Cited to the rear of the property and overlooking the garden, this L-shaped room has been completely renovated, reconfigured and redecorated by the current owners who have created a contemporary living space with designated areas for dining and seating. The living area has a stand-alone Contura wood burning stove, mounted plasma television and sliding doors that open directly out to the sun terrace.  

  • Kitchen: The freshly decorated kitchen features many integrated brand-name appliances including the fridge, wine fridge, electric dual oven, microwave, dishwasher, AEG induction hob with extractor canopy and sink with adjustable spray nozzle. Above the central island, which incorporates a breakfast bar that can accommodate two diners and below storage, there are two Velux windows providing lots of natural light.  Direct access from the kitchen to the sun deck is through a secure Rock Door.

  • Principal Bedroom:  With an eye-catching tropical foliage wallpaper and a pristine carpet, this well-presented room overlooks the front garden.

  • Bedroom Two: This light-filled spacious room has an in-built vanity table and three windows offering a tranquil open outlook over the rear garden.

  • Bedroom Three: Overlooking the front of the house, this attractive room benefits from having a shelved Edinburgh Press.

  • Family Bathroom: This is a recently redesigned and redecorated modern bathroom featured a large walk-through shower, a Viilleroy & Boch bath, stylish heated towel rail, underfloor heating, modern dual basin unit with storage below, illuminated back-lit vanity mirror & WC.

  • Utility Room: This well-equipped tiled room houses the boiler, a sink, ceiling clothes pulley, washing machine and base storage units.

  • Hall Cloakroom Cupboard

First Floor

  • Staircase: A carpeted staircase leads up from the spacious entrance hall to the accommodation on the first floor.

  • Bedroom Four: With a wall of windows overlooking the rear garden, this double bedroom features stylish Farrow & Ball Hague blue paintwork, black-wood effect flooring and has two built-in wardrobes.

  • Bedroom Five: This room is currently used as a single bedroom but could also be utilised as a home office. There is a bank of windows overlooking the side of the house and two small under-eaves storage cupboards.

  • Shower Room: With a stylish geometric flooring, the bathroom comprises a electric shower, washbasin with bespoke cupboard below & WC. There is a storage cupboard with hatch access to good-sized loft storage.

Outside Space

  • Externally, the property sits on a secure plot enclosed by decorative iron railings and an entrance gate. There is ample room for several cars to park on the paved driveaway that is bordered with floral planting. There is an attached single garage that has a wall of storage units. A wrought-iron gate accesses a side path that leads to the south-facing garden at the rear. Backed by a mature hedge, the secure and secluded rear garden is laid to lawn with a garden shed and summer house to the right-hand side. Steps from the garden lead up to the recently upgraded wrap-around timber sundeck that offers plenty of space for al fresco dining and entertaining.

 

Situation 

 

51 Braehead Road is situated in Barnton, a leafy and highly sought-after residential suburb less than four miles west of Edinburgh’s city centre. It sits on the doorstep of the Royal Burgess Golf Club and is just a short stroll away from excellent local amenities on Whitehouse Road including a post office, Scotmid Co-op, café, chemist and bank.

 

There are further shops on nearby Queensferry Road including a Tesco Local whilst there is a Tesco supermarket at Davidson’s Mains. There is a large Marks & Spencer at The Gyle Shopping Centre and a Sainsburys at Craigleith Retail Park, both just a short drive away.

 

There are a variety of leisure facilities within easy reach including the Royal Burgess and Bruntsfield Links golf clubs, Barnton Park Lawn Tennis Club and the David Lloyd Fitness Centre in Corstorphine.  In terms of recreational activities, there is a children’s play park within Haugh Park, part of the Cramond Conservation Area, on Brae Park Road just a short walk from the property. There are lots of scenic walks to be enjoyed along the River Almond footpath to the picturesque historic village of Cramond, where you will find a Boat Club, café and a promenade along the Firth of Forth shoreline. There are also walking and cycling trails through the Dalmeny Estate to South Queensferry whilst the Cammo Estate Nature Park offers extensive parkland to explore. Furthermore, Lauriston Castle offers lovely grounds to wander and a Mimi’s Bakehouse café.


Barnton is popular with families and there are several highly regarded schools close by. It falls into the catchment area of Cramond Primary School and the Royal High School; with private schooling options including nearby Cargilfield Prep School whilst Erskine Stewart’s Melville Schools (ESMS), Fettes College and St George’s School for Girls are all within easy reach. Several of these independent schools run a bus service with a pickup/drop off on Whitehouse Road. 

 

There are excellent bus and road links from Queensferry Road into the city centre as well as an extensive cycle path network. The property is also situated within easy reach of Edinburgh International Airport, the City Bypass that links into the Central Scotland motorway network as well as the Queensferry Crossing that crosses the Firth of Forth to Fife and beyond.

 
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General Remarks:

Proof and Source of Funds / Anti Money Laundering

Under the HMRC Anti Money Laundering legislation all offers to purchase a property on a cash basis or subject to mortgage require evidence of source of funds. This may include evidence of bank statements/funding source, mortgage or confirmation from a solicitor the purchaser has the funds to conclude the transaction. All individuals involved in the transaction are required to produce proof of identity and proof of address. This is acceptable either as original or certified documents.

 

Fixtures and Fittings:

Only appliances specifically mentioned in the sales particulars are included in the sale price. In all other aspects the treatment of fixtures and fittings within the relevant Conveyancing Standard Clauses apply.

 

Services:

Gas central heating, mains water, gas and electricity, broadband, telephone (subject to telephone providers’ regulations.)

 

Postcode:

EH4 6BD

 

Outgoings:

Council Tax Band Category: G  

 

EPC: D

Viewing:

By appointment through Rettie & Co, 11 Wemyss Place, Edinburgh EH3 6DH. Tel: 0131 220 4160.

 

Misrepresentations:

1. The property is sold with all faults and defects, whether of condition or otherwise and neither the seller nor Rettie & Co, the selling agent, are responsible for such faults and defects, nor for any statement contained in the particulars of the property prepared by the said agent.

 

2. The Purchaser(s) shall be deemed to acknowledge that he has not entered into contract in reliance on the said statements, that he has satisfied himself as to the content of each of the said statements by inspection or otherwise and that no warranty or representation has been made by the seller or the said agents in relation to or in connection with the property.

 

3. Any error, omission or mis-statement in any of the said statements shall not entitle the purchaser(s) to rescind or to be discharged from this contract, nor entitle either party to compensation or damages nor in any circumstances to give either party any cause for action.

 

Particulars prepared February 2022 – First Issue