5a Craigcrook Square, Edinburgh, EH4 3SH





A delightful three bedroom semi-detached house c.1930, in the desirable area of Blackhall.  The property has been subject to various upgrades including a large attic conversion creating a light-filled principal bedroom with ensuite showerroom and far reaching views of the surrounding area, whilst an expansive living/dining space with French doors into the garden provides flexible open-plan family living.  Close to all amenities and within a short distance of the city centre, as well as to wide open green spaces for walking, the many golf courses of the area, stretches of beautiful beaches and excellent school provision, this property will make a wonderful family home.


Brodie Ballantine
 Sales Negotiator


Max Mills
  Director of Residential Sales


Property Details & Description

Accommodation Comprises:


Hallway, two double bedrooms; family bathroom; living/dining room; kitchen; Principal bedroom; ensuite shower room and utility room.



Entrance vestibule and hallway with hanging space.  Family bathroom with bathtub and separate shower cubicle.  Understairs storage.  Double bedroom with front garden views.  Further double bedroom with bay window and similar views.  Expansive living/dining space with French doors into the garden; two open fireplaces (not in use) to each end; two shelved Edinburgh presses.  Kitchen with natural wood wall and base units and granite worktops, well appointed with appliances including a gas hob and double oven; back door into garden; utility room plumbed for washing machine.  Hall stairs lead up to the principal bedroom with a large velux window and far reaching views; dressing space; ensuite shower room with shower cubicle.


Outdoor Space:

Lovely mature gardens to front and rear. Private front driveway, Rear garden with large expanse of lawn, decked dining area, garden shed and playhouse.  Single garage with roller door and garden access.  Gravel and paved pathways.




The property is in the residential area of Blackhall approximately 3 miles from the city centre.  There are convenience stores and coffee shops close to the property on Hillhouse Road and for larger shopping needs, Craigleith Retail Park is very close by with superstores such as Sainsbury’s, M&S and Homebase.


There is excellent state school provision in the area, being the catchment for Blackhall primary school and the Royal High School as well as private schools such as St George’s School for Girls, the Mary Erskine School, Stewart’s Melville College and Fettes College all within easy reach.


Blackhall is well served by public transport with an extensive bus network and direct access to the city centre with all the cultural highlights on offer. With immediate access north to the Queensferry Crossing, and to Edinburgh International Airport as well as to the city bypass with links to Glasgow and the South.


There is ample green space surrounding the area with wonderful opportunities for leisure activities such as walking at the nearby Ravelston Park and Woods, Corstorphine Hill Nature Reserve, Lauriston Castle and grounds or Cammo Estate and the beaches at Cramond and Silverknowes.  There are also several public and private golf courses nearby as well as access to the many and varied cycling routes on offer.

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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).




Council Tax Band Category:  F



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 March 2022 – First Issue