Flat 4, 11 Castle Gogar Rigg, Edinburgh, EH12 9GP


A rarely available opportunity to buy one of only two stunning penthouses

apartments located at Castle Gogar Rigg; a prestigious residential development set in the historic grounds of the 17th Century Castle Gogar Estate. Within close proximity to Edinburgh International Airport, the exceptional four-bedroom penthouse provides modern city living with a spectacular rural backdrop and panoramic views of the Pentland Hills and the Firth of Forth.  One of the many design highlights of this show-stopping penthouse is the magazine-worthy kitchen-dining-entertainment living space with its spectacular wrap-around sun terrace.

The spacious 288-square-metre property features high-specification fixtures and fittings throughout including a German-designed Rotpunkt kitchen and Porcelanosa bathrooms as well as a state-of-the-art integrated home entertainment, security, heating and lighting system.   Castle Gogar Rigg sits within beautifully landscaped grounds with the penthouse benefitting from four designated parking places in a secure underground car park.

Edinburgh city centre is less than eight miles away and can be easily reached by car or bus whilst the Gogarburn tram stop  - that links the property to the airport and the city  - is situated at the entrance to the development.

There are plenty of lovely rural woodland walks surrounding the property as well as extensive leisure and recreational facilities on offer at the nearby Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club and Norton House Hotel & Spa.


Maria Ponte
Senior Sales Negotiator


Property Details & Description


Summary of Accomodation:

Communal Areas

Secure Video Entry System, Spacious Communal Entrance Hallway with Access to Lift and Staircase.



Private Penthouse Floor, Entrance Hallway, Kitchen-Dining-Living Room with Access to Wrap-Around Sun Terrace, Hallway Bathroom with Shower, Basin, WC,  Home Office/Family Snug Room with Access to Second Sun Terrace, Master Bedroom with En-suite Dressing Room, En-Suite Bathroom with Bath, Shower, Dual Basin, Bidet, WC & Access to Second Sun Terrace,   Two Double Rooms with En-Suite Shower Rooms, Basin & WC, Further Double Room with En-Suite Bathroom with Bath, Basin, WC, Hallway Utility/Laundry Room & Two Large Storage Cupboards.

Integrated Smart Home Entertainment, Security & Heating System, Sonos Sound System, Rako Digital Lighting System, Triple Glazed Windows, Gas Central Heating, Under Floor Heating


Outside Space

Four Parking Spaces in a Secure Underground Car Park with Programmable Key Fobs, Private Large Garage Storage, Shared Well-Maintained Landscaped Gardens and Extensive Woodland Grounds


For frequent airline travellers, Castle Gogar Rigg has an enviable location near to Edinburgh International Airport and is situated less than eight miles west of Edinburgh city centre.


The area is well served with local amenities with the Gyle Shopping Centre  - with a large M&S superstore – on its doorstep whilst the Hermiston Gait Retail Park is a short drive away.  There are a number of excellent leisure and recreational facilities nearby including a David Lloyd Club in Corstorphine, Dalmahoy Golf and Country Club as well as dining and spa facilities at the Norton House Hotel. Also within close proximity is Jupiter Artland, a contemporary sculpture park with a restaurant, Edinburgh Zoo and Murrayfield Rugby Stadium.  


The area is well served with both local state schools as well as many private schooling options including Cargilfield Prep School, Clifton Hall, Fettes College, Merchiston School for Boys and St George’s School for Girls.


The Gogarburn tram stop connects the property to the city centre with its dynamic financial, business and entertainment districts as well as its world-class museums and historic attractions in less than 20 minutes.   The designer stores of Multrees Walk, Harvey Nichols and John Lewis department stores, and the new St James Quarter mixed-use retail and entertainment (opening this summer) can all be found in the city centre.


The property is situated opposite the RBS Gogarburn Headquarters and has excellent transport links to both the city centre and to the rest of the Scotland. Conveniently located just off the A8 which connects to the CityPass allowing easy access to both the A1 to East Lothian and the M8 to Glasgow as well as onward connections to the M9 to the north west and M90 motorway to the north.


4/11Castle Gogar Rigg is one of only two stunning penthouse apartments that form part of a prestigious residential development comprising an exclusive collection of stylish houses and apartments. The development is reached by a long, tree-lined drive that passes through mature woodland and over a pretty stone bridge and sits adjacent to the 17th Century Castle Gogar. Surrounded by picturesque, landscaped grounds, the spectacular design-led penthouse spans the entire top floor of The Birch; one of the two apartment blocks on the site. The well insulated and eco-friendly property has been carefully designed to create contemporary-styled spaces for relaxing and entertainment on one side of whilst the four ultra-luxurious double bedrooms are located in quiet seclusion on the other.  The property is beautifully appointed showcasing cutting edge design and technology that can be controlled from an app on your mobile or computer and finished to an exceptional standard with high quality fixtures and fittings.


The spacious accommodation is as follows:


  • 11/4 Castle Gogar Rigg is accessed by way of a shared entrance hallway with both a lift and staircase that takes you to the private penthouse floor

  • With natural light flooding in from the circular modern cupola and several skylights, the oak wood-floored entrance hallway runs the entire length of the penthouse from which the accommodation is accessed

  • The stunning open plan kitchen-dining-living-entertaining space is a visual design statement and can be accessed from two separate entrances from the hallway. The spacious room has plenty of natural light from both the feature windows and the two sets of French doors that open out on to a spectacular wrap-around sun terrace. The south west-facing wood-decked terrace features several areas for al fresco dining, sitting and relaxing with all offering panoramic views of the Pentland Hills and the surrounding countryside


  • A stylish bespoke German-engineered Rotpunkt slate-grey and white kitchen with Silestone worktops incorporates a central island with an integrated Neff five-zone induction hob, ceiling-recessed extractor fan, retractable plug adaptor and ample base storage solutions. Overlooking the front of the property, there are further integrated NEFF appliances including twin single ovens, a combination microwave oven, a larder fridge, undercounter freezer, dishwasher as well as a sink with Quooker tap and base storage cupboards below. One of the star attractions in the kitchen is the walk-in wine cellar that sits adjacent to one of the two dining areas in this living space


  • There are two large useful storage cupboards accessed off the hallway as well as a utility/laundry room with a sink, integrated Miele washing machine and dryer as well as an additional Peke drying machine


  • Opposite the front door is a Porcelanosa marble bathroom with a mosaic-tiled walk-in shower, basin & WC


  • Adjacent to the bathroom is a versatile living space currently used as a home office but could easily be a family snug or a fifth bedroom. It features a large storage cupboard as well as French doors that open out on to a second wrap-around sun terrace with views across the fields towards the Firth of Forth


  • The immaculately presented principal bedroom benefits from both a wall of in-built wardrobes with ample hanging and shelving space as well an en-suite dressing room. In addition, there is an en-suite Porcelanosa marble bathroom with standalone oval bathtub with countryside views from the picture window, twin basin unit with underneath drawer storage, illuminated mirrored vanity unit, large walk-in shower, bidet and WC. This well-dressed bedroom has sliding doors that open on to the second sun terrace that provides the perfect place to watch the sun set


  • There are two more generously sized double bedrooms with similar design layouts each with an en-suite Porcelanosa marble bathroom with a walk-in shower, basin and WC. One further well-appointed double bedroom features a double set of in-built wardrobes, an en-suite Porcelanosa marble bathroom with standalone oval bathtub, basin and WC. All the bedrooms feature remote control black-out blinds.


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.



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



EH12 9GP



Council Tax Band Category: H






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



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 May 2021– First Issue