484 Lanark Road West, Balerno, Edinburgh, EH14 7AN









A stunning five-bedroom house located in a sought-after and leafy suburb to the Southwest of Edinburgh City Centre. Designed and built by the present owners, the accommodation has been carefully planned to provide spacious accommodation and stylish interiors with excellent storage, ideal for modern family living.

Property highlights include the spectacular open plan kitchen-dining room with a wealth of built-in appliances and bay French doors to the garden, and the elegant formal sitting room with stone fireplace and gas fired stove, also with French doors to the garden.

Outside there are fully enclosed gardens to the front and rear. The rear garden has a large deck with two quality aluminium pergolas with sun blinds and complete with a Hydropool self-cleaning hot tub on the deck. There is also a driveway leading to a detached garage with a separate storage area.


For security, motion lights have been fitted, together with a burglar alarm and full CCTV system.


James Whitson
 Director of Edinburgh Residential Sales


Maria Ponte
  Senior Sales Negotiator


Property Details & Description

Summary of Accomodation:


Ground Floor

Reception Hall, Formal Sitting Room, Kitchen/Dining Room, Utility Room, Family Room with Storage Cupboards, Under Stair Storage Cupboard, WC 


First Floor

Principal Bedroom with French Doors and Juliette Balcony, En-Suite Shower Room and Walk-in Wardrobe, Bedroom 2 with En-Suite Shower Room and Walk-in Wardrobe, 3 further double bedrooms (one with built in wardrobe) and a family bathroom with separate shower and built-in TV


Outside Space & Garden

Fully Enclosed Front Garden and Driveway leading to Garage. Rear Garden Laid to Lawn with a Large Composite Deck with Designated Dining & Seating Areas, and two Alluminium Pergolas with Sun Blinds and a Hot Tub Sunk into the Deck. Two paved Patio Areas. Garage with Separate Storage Area.



Gas Central Heating. Astragal Double Glazing. Alarm System and CCTV cameras.



The accommodation in more detail comprises:


Ground Floor:

  • Entrance Hall: The property is entered through a composite front door with a glazed side panel into the welcoming wood-floored hallway with a glazed staircase leading to the upper level and an under-stair storage cupboard for coats and shoes. 

  • Sitting Room: An elegant room with light from two front facing windows and French doors with glazed side panels leading on to the rear decked seating area. The beautiful stone fireplace has a gas stove. Oak double smoked oiled wood flooring runs throughout the sitting room, hall, kitchen/dining room and utility room.

  • Kitchen-Dining Room:  The chef-worthy, dining kitchen is stylish and functional with a three-meter Silestone topped breakfast bar lit by three pendant lights. The well-equipped kitchen features a 6-burner gas hob with extractor under a traditional style canopy, two ovens, a microwave oven and a warming drawer, a full height fridge, full height freezer and dishwasher and a one and a half bowl sink with a waste disposal unit and boiling water tap.  There are silestone worktops whilst base and upper storage units in a pale grey colour and breakfast bar with built in storage is dark grey. A bay window with French doors opens out onto the deck. The dining area benefits from fitted units with lighting and space for a large dining table and chairs, perfect for entertaining. Natural light is provided by two windows and a large bay with French doors leading to the rear deck.

  • Utility Room: The utility room is fitted with a range of storage units, worktop and sink with high level washing machine and tumble dryer and the room has a window and a door leading to the side of the house.

  • Family Room: This good-sized room is currently used as a children’s playroom and has two generous storage cupboards. 

  • Completing this floor is a WC with a wash hand basin set in a vanity unit and finished with floor to ceiling Porcelanosa wood effect tiling.


First Floor:

A glazed staircase with spotlights leads up from the hall to a spacious galleried landing with natural light provided by two front facing windows.

  • Principal Bedroom: Generously proportioned bedroom with two windows and French doors to a Juliette balcony. There is space for a seating area  -  the room features a contemporary electric fire, walk-in wardrobe and an en-suite modern shower room with twin wash basins, WC, a window and has been fully finished in Porcelanosa grey wood effect tiling.

  • Bedroom 2: This room has a window overlooking the rear garden. It has a walk-in wardrobe/office and an en-suite with a window, shower, wash hand basin set in vanity unit and WC.

  • Double Bedroom 3: Good-sized room with a window overlooking the rear garden.

  • Double Bedroom 4: Further good-sized double bedroom with a window to the front with a built-in cupboard.

  • Double Bedroom 5: With a window to the rear.

  • Family Bathroom: The stylish modern bathroom has a bath with built in Freeview TV, wash basin set in vanity unit, separate walk-in shower & WC, window to the rear and full stone effect Porcelanosa tiling.


Garden & Outside Space:

  • Wrought iron private driveway gates lead down the driveway to a single garage with electric door and separate storage area.

  • Front Garden: Enclosed by a wrought iron fence with gate and laid to lawn with a paved patio area and gates at either side leading to the rear of the house.

  • Rear garden: Well-maintained enclosed private garden to the rear of the property with an area laid to lawn two paved patio areas and a large composite deck with space for seating and dining and complete with a sunk in Hydropool self-cleaning hot tub and two aluminium pergolas with sun blinds.

  • For security, outside motion lights have been fitted and there is a burglar alarm and a full CCTV system.



Balerno is a highly regarded, leafy and historic village set at one of the main gateways to the Pentland Hills and the start of the Water of Leith Walkway.


Local schooling is highly regarded both in the state and private sector with Dean Park Primary, Balerno High School, Merchiston Castle School, Clifton Hall and George Watson's College all easily accessible. Balerno is also well placed for Heriot Watt University Campus.


The village offers a good range of local everyday shops with more extensive shopping to be found within a short drive at South Gyle, Hermiston Gait or Livingston. Social events include the Balerno Village Screen, Balerno Music Festival and the farmers market.


For the outdoor enthusiasts, beautiful walks can be enjoyed along the Water of Leith, the open spaces of the Pentland Hills and at nearby Harlaw and Thriepmuir Reservoirs. There are several golf courses nearby including Dalmahoy Golf and Country Club which also benefits from leisure facilities and a swimming pool.


There are excellent transport links to the city centre via bus, train or tram, and the city by-pass and the airport are within a short drive.

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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.



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



EH14 7AN



Council Tax Band Category: H






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


Special Note:

Under the terms of the Estate Agents Act 1979, prospective purchasers are advised that the property for sale is owned by a member of staff or their family of Rettie & Co. Ltd.



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.


Prepared February 2022 – First Issue