61 Katesmill Road is an extremely stylish extended five bedroom detached house with large sunny garden and double garage forming part of an exclusive development of prestigious homes built by Cala Homes. The property, which is in a conservation area, occupies a secluded leafy position on a quiet road located in one of Edinburgh's most popular residential areas. The house is decorated to an exceptional standard, incorporating quality fixtures and fittings, resulting in a truly outstanding home.
The spacious, bright and beautifully presented accommodation comprises, on the ground floor - welcoming hall with WC off, sitting room giving access to the conservatory which is also accessed from the dining room, living room located to the front, large open plan dining kitchen with French doors giving access to the garden and further door leading to the side of the house, the utility room and WC are accessed from the dining kitchen and on the first floor the master bedroom has dressing room and en-suite shower room off, double bedrooms 2 and 3 also have en-suite shower rooms, double bedroom 4, bedroom 5 and bathroom.
Colinton is one of Edinburgh's most sought after residential areas, set in the southwest of the City
in the shadow of the Pentland Hills. It possesses a strong sense of community, centred on "the village" which has a good range of local shops, bank and restaurants and bars. It is also within easy access of Napier University
. Morningside and Bruntsfield are a short drive away where a vast array of speciality shops, restaurants, bistros, a Waitrose and a Marks & Spencer can be found. For larger shopping facilities, there is also a Tesco Supermarket at Firhill and an asda at Chesser. Excellent bus services to and from the City
Centre are close to hand. Many pleasant walks may be enjoyed in the Blackford, Craiglockhart and Braid Hills and a choice of golf courses including the Braids are nearby as is the Craiglockhart Sports Centre which offers a wide variety of fitness and sports facilities. The Union Canal
walkway provides access to an extensive walk and cycle network leading to the Water of Leith
. There is easy access to the City
Bypass, Edinburgh International Airport and motorway links to the rest of Scotland and the South. There are excellent schools in the vicinity in the state and private sectors including George Watson's College and Merchiston Castle School.
The delightful and extensive south facing rear garden is completely enclosed with steps leading to a raised lawn having tree and shrub borders. Adjacent to the house is a large paved patio area with further patio area to the rear of the garden. To the front of the property there is a large area of lawn with tree and shrub areas.
A large driveway with ample space to park several cars leads to the double detached garage with power, light and water. There is further free on street parking adjacent to the property.
Fixtures and Fittings
All fitted carpets, fitted floor coverings and light fittings are included in the sale price as are the integrated appliances in the kitchen.
The house is heating by gas central heating.