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**17TH CENTURY DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY ON A SIZEABLE PLOT & 2 OUTBUILDINGS!**
Niall McCabe & RE/MAX Property are thrilled to present to the market this fantastic & seldom available 17th Century detached country development complex, which is located in a highly regarded pocket of Baberton, Edinburgh. The property offers a degree development opportunity & is in need of major refurbishment, however, once completed would make the most ideal rural retreat. The accommodation comprises of; a spacious farmhouse with 3 bedrooms, a plethora of period features, kitchen, bathroom & pretty gardens. There are also 2 outbuildings – one of which is detached with vaulted ceilings & the other is attached to the main house – both offering oodles of potential for further renovation, or the option to run several genres of business from home. The property is located on a quiet no through road, bordered by Baberton Golf Course and offers fabulous views toward the Forth and Fife
Offered for sale on the open market for the first time several decades, this certainly is a special & once in a lifetime home – so we suggest you act fast.
Baberton is served by good local services and amenities, ranging from a selection of supermarkets and leisure facilities (including a multi-screen cinema and a state-of-the-art gym) at Westside Plaza in neighbouring Wester Hailes. Also just a short drive away, the Gyle Shopping Centre is home to an extensive range of high-street stores, supermarkets, as well as a selection of family restaurants. Outdoor pursuits include golfing at Baberton, Kingsknowe, and Swanston golf clubs, or hiking, mountain biking and snow sports in the Pentland Hills Regional Park and lies approximately 6 miles west of Edinburgh city centre
Directions To Property;
From B701 Wester Hailes Road travelling south, turn right at traffic lights onto Westburn Avenue crossing over the city by-pass, continue onto Baberton Mains Hill, turn right onto Baberton Mains which after a short distance becomes Baberton Road – the property will be on your left-hand side.
The survey report can be downloaded from our website.
Council tax band C
These particulars are prepared on the basis of information provided by our clients. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained within the Schedule of Particulars is accurate. Nevertheless, the internal photographs contained within this Schedule/ Website may have been taken using a wide-angle lens. All sizes are recorded by electronic tape measurement to give an indicative, approximate size only. Floor plans are demonstrative only and not scale accurate. Moveable items or electric goods illustrated are not included within the sale unless specifically mentioned in writing. The photographs are not intended to accurately depict the extent of the property. We have not tested any service or appliance. This schedule is not intended to and does not form any contract. It is imperative that, where not already fitted, suitable smoke alarms are installed for the safety for the occupants of the property. These must be regularly tested and checked. Please note all the surveyors are independent of RE/MAX Property. If you have any doubt or concerns regarding any aspect of the condition of the property you are buying, please instruct your own independent specialist or surveyor to confirm the condition of the property - no warranty is given or implied.
Please Note; due to the nature of this property, only Commercial Funding/Mortgage Lending can be considered.
Impressive main hallway which offers access to the whole lower level & the upper landing. There is practical vinyl flooring & neutral wall coverings, as well as a large door which leads out to the pretty courtyard.
This impressive lounge boasts classic yet contemporary décor, a handsome fireplace with a living flame fire, ornate wooden flooring, cozy décor, classic wood pannelling and large dual aspect windows over-looking both the golf course & gardens to the front and side which allow an abundance of natural light to flood the room.
Currently configured as a kitchen and dining room, this magnificent space is flooded with light from the large windows and allows flexible scope for endless configurations, it has been Designed as the heart of the home, it comprises a of a well-maintained ‘Farmhouse’ style kitchen, including contrasting worktops, and a full complement of integrated and freestanding appliances.
Characterised by stunning flagstone flooring & an open flame fire – the ‘Snug’ is the ideal spot to relax of a cold winters evening. The room enjoys a flexible floorspace for various furniture formations, a large window and has been styled in neutral, calming tones.
Completing the lower-level accommodation is bedroom 3 – which would lend itself to several uses including a formal dining room, home office or double bedroom. It’s a great space which has been freshly painted & enjoys dual windows.
Handily located just off the rear hallway this spacious utility room offers an abundance of extra fitted storage, laundry & drying facilities, large window over-looking the turning circle & front garden.
Generous landing, access to bedrooms 1& 2, family bathroom 2 large storage cupboards – 1 of which offers a stunning Velux window with views over the surrounding countryside.
The principal bedroom is characterised by exquisite, partially panelled walls with another lovely fireplace & surround – showing off the true period charm this property has to offer. The room is of extremely generous portions and has a large picture window which overlooks Baberton Golf Course.
This double bedroom has been decorated in contemporary neutral tones, complete with laminate flooring and large window facing the front garden and surrounding Bathgate, allowing an abundance of natural light.
The stylish family bathroom has been thoughtfully designed, and comes complete with striking wall and floor design, freestanding wash hand basin & W.C and also offers a gorgeous bathtub.
Externally, the property is bound by large, private grounds. All of which are now extremely mature. To the front there is a gravel driveway, with manmade turning circle which allows parking for umpteen vehicles, - it enjoys ultimate privacy by mature lawn and established trees. There is also a dog kennelling section complete with run & sleeping area. Out with the gates there is a further large lawn, tree belt & forest area and also access to a private walled garden – which is the ideal space for relaxing with friends and family during the warm summer months.
A fantastic sized outbuilding with bags of potential. It has been built in an ‘L-Shape’ with kennelling/storage – several access points to the front & rear sections of the property, main lighting and a flexible layout.
This space is a former barn, with fantastic vaulted ceilings, several storage sections – attic space, windows & various entry areas.
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