5 Brighouse Park Cross, Cramond, Edinburgh EH4 6GZ
Contemporary four bedroom townhouse in walk-in condition within an exclusive development in Cramond, just four miles west of the city centre. This is a luxurious family home has all the comforts of modern living; open plan accommodation, numerous bathrooms, and flexible spaces. There is also a double garage and large cellar space, plus two south west-facing terraces.
Built in 2007 by the prestigious developers, AMA and designed by world renowned architect, Richard Murphy, this town house offers light and extremely comfortable accommodation on four floors in a very peaceful enclave close to the foreshore of the Firth of Forth and enjoying views to Fife and the city from the top floor. The development enjoys good public transport links into the city centre as well as local shopping at supermarkets at nearby Barnton and Davidson’s Mains.
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Property Details & Description
Vestibule, Entrance Hall, Dining Kitchen, Utility Rom, WC, Bedroom with En Suite Bathroom, Storage Cupboards
Living Room, Two Double Bedrooms with Built-In Wardrobes, Bathroom, Storage Cupboard, Study on Mezzanine Level
Principal Bedroom with En Suite Bathroom, TV Room/Snug, Access to Roof Terrace
Lower Ground Floor:
Access to Double Garage, Large Storage Room
Double Garage, Small Front Garden, Two South West Facing Terraces/Garden
Entry to the property is via a solid oak front door accessed by a path with an attractive small garden to the side.
On entry, there is a matwell as well as a cupboard housing fuses. On entry into the main hall via a further door, you are immediately struck by the comfort and light of this home. A video intercom system is installed in the kitchen and landing on the second floor. With a double bedroom and en suite shower room on the ground floor (Bedroom 4) as well as a separate cloakroom with the same contemporary sanitary ware and neutral tiling as the shower room and indeed all the bathrooms, there is a feeling of uniformity, continuity and flow throughout this beautiful property. As with the other bedrooms, bedroom four has neutral carpeting and large windows overlooking the front garden as well as double wardrobes with concertina doors, ample hanging space and a combination of drawers and shelving. No details have been missed in any of the three bath/shower rooms. All have underfloor heating, mirrors and towel rails as well as coordinating wooden surfaces for display and attractive neutral tiling both on the floor and surrounding the baths/showers.
From the ground floor, a door leads downstairs to the vast store area and from there through a second door to the double garage.
The ground floor houses the fantastic kitchen/diner with access to a wonderful sunny terrace.
This large and welcoming kitchen/diner is bathed in light from two different aspect full length double floor to ceiling windows one of which opens out on to the terrace.
Designed by Kitchens International, the kitchen is of the highest quality. It has an excellent island/breakfast bar with cupboards and drawers beneath, as well as a run of units with the same speckled granite worktop as the island, housing a Siemens induction hob with extractor hood, integrated sink and draining board, dishwasher as well as more cupboards and pan drawers. Adjacent is a wall mounted integrated fan oven as well as a multi-functional microwave oven (both Siemens), two floor to ceiling integrated larders and a large fridge freezer.
The floors are tiled. Every room in the house has the benefit of underfloor heating. The kitchen area has two large glass windows (floor to ceiling) overlooking the terrace with its many pots and planters filled with a colourful array of flowers.
To the other side of the kitchen is the dining area which is spacious and can seat around ten but also has plenty of room for a sofa and bookshelves again opening up on to the terrace. The terrace enjoys sunshine most of the day and benefits from composite durable decking, perfect for sitting out. The white exterior walls add to a clean, fresh and airy feel; the area has tremendous privacy and seclusion and includes a generous dining terrace, a neat lawn and colourful planters, and also allows direct access down to the double garage via steps and a secure side door. Vehicular access to the double garage is provided by way of an automatic garage door to the rear.
There is a Utility room housing the washing machine and dryer. There is also a useful extra stainless steel sink with integrated draining boardand wall mounted cupboards providing plenty of extra storage. There is also a useful rail for hanging.
There is also a cupboard off the dining area which houses the Cat5 cabling hub.
A neutral carpeted staircase with oak and steel balustrade leads up to the first floor.
To the front of the property is the stunning drawing room. This room has enormous windows and is partly double height giving a really spacious feel. There is a focal point of a top of the range contemporary electric fireplace with logs and a warm glow.
Currently used as a study but more practically, another bedroom, facing south with double oak wardrobes and neutral décor. Another bright, sunny room with windows which open out.
A spacious double bedroom with views to the South. Light room with the same oak double wardrobes and neutral décor
Bathroom with neutral tiling, white sanitary ware and oak display above WC and surrounding handbasin. Separate shower unit with curved glass screen and area for drying. Bath and chrome heated towel rail. Underfloor heating.
Good sized linen cupboard with storage and shelving.
From the first floor, stairs ascend to the Mezzanine level where there is a really good study with a window to the front.
Principal Bedroom and ensuite bathroom
This excellent double bedroom faces the front of the property and enjoys good views over the Forth to the hills beyond. On the same scale and footprint as the drawing room beneath, it enjoys partly a double height ceiling adding to the airy feel.
There are excellent bespoke oak double wardrobes with drawers and shelving as well as ample hanging space. These wardrobes slide open and have integrated full length mirrors.
It has its own luxurious contemporary bathroom again in neutral tones with a separate shower unit with curved glass screen and an area for drying. White sanitary ware and chrome heated towel rail. As in the other bath/shower rooms, the oak display/shelving above the WC, bidet and hand basin complements nicely with the neutral tones. LED lighting.
Currently used as a TV room but is a flexible and light room and could be used as a gym, study or even a bar, this sun-drenched room with multiple floor to ceiling glass panels, double aspect and doors opening on to the fabulous roof terrace, is a real pièce de resistance.
The south facing decked terrace is colourful with its pots and planters and a lovely place to sit and enjoy the sunshine. It is also well lit so could also be used in the evening and yields spectacular, unspoilt views across the city.
A huge asset to the property is the double garage and store area which is the width and length of the house. It is accessed both from an outside door as well as the garage door and also via a staircase from the ground floor (put in by the current owners) The store area is vast and could also be used as a gym or den such is its size and flexibility. The store leads to the double garage which is electrically operated.
There is a useful utility area with a large fridge freezer and storage at the bottom of the stairs and before entering the store.
The modern townhouse benefits from a fitted alarm system, Cat5 cabling, and an underfloor heating system powered by a gas fired boiler as well as double glazed windows and superior insulation for enhanced efficiency and economy.
Situated a few miles to the north of Edinburgh City Centre, Cramond is an affluent and highly desirable residential area which boasts superb access to the city’s shops, restaurants, bars and business districts as well as being close to the beautiful shoreline of the Firth of Forth.
Brighouse Park Cross lies within easy walking distance of Cramond seafront - which boasts a bistro, cafe and Boat Club; a number of highly regarded golf courses such as the Royal Burgess and Bruntsfield; the grounds of Lauriston Castle and lovely semi-rural walkways and cycle paths; fishing by license on the River Almond.
Just a ten minute walk on the other side of the main road leads to the wonderful Cammo Estate Nature Reserve which is a hidden gem of extensive parkland.
Barnton, just a mile away is well served by Co-op and Tesco supermarkets and a selection of independent shops. Nearby Davidson’s Mains offers more shops as well as Craigie’s farm shop a short drive away for local organic produce. The Gyle shopping centre is nearby and offers a variety of high street shops including Marks & Spencer. There are easy transport links to the City Bypass, Edinburgh International Airport and train and tram stations at South Gyle and Edinburgh Park.
The area is very popular with families, thanks to its selection of well regarded nursery, primary and secondary schools, including Cramond Primary School and The Royal High in the state sector and Cargilfield Preparatory School, Fettes College and Erskine Stewart’s Melville Schools in the private sector.
Transport links into the city centre are excellent and Edinburgh airport and the main road and motorway arteries out of Edinburgh are within easy reach.
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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, drainage, gas and electricity.
Council Tax Band Category:
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.