Flat 4, 4 The Cedars, Edinburgh, EH13 0PL
An immaculately presented three-bedroom apartment located at The Cedars, a prestigious residential development situated in the highly desirable residential neighbourhood of Colinton, just under five miles south west of Edinburgh city centre.
The well-appointed first floor apartment offers exceptional open plan living and entertaining spaces featuring high-specification fixtures and fittings including Siemens kitchen appliances and Villeroy & Boch bathrooms. The stylish modern development sits within beautifully landscaped grounds and has private underground parking with designated storage. The property lies within walking distance of the charming historic village of Colinton, noted for its community spirit and its excellent range of local amenities.
Situated in the Colinton Conservation Area, there are plenty of lovely walks and cycle paths nearby in the picturesque Colinton Dell, Spylaw Park, the Water of Leith and, slightly further afield, in The Pentland Hills.
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Property Details & Description
Summary of Accommodation
Secure Video Entry System, Entrance Hallway, Two Hallway Storage Cupboards, Open Plan Sitting Room-Kitchen-Dining Room, Decked Sun Terrace, Master Bedroom with En-suite Bathroom & Dressing Room, Second Double Bedroom with En-suite Shower Room, Third Double Bedroom, Shower Room with Basin & WC, Utility Room,
Double Glazing, Under Floor Heating & Gas Central Heating
Extensive landscaped gardens and grounds encircle the whole development. These shared areas are attractive and colourful, well maintained by garden contractors under owners’ oversight. The property comes with two allocated parking spaces in the secure underground car park, with designated walk-in storage area. In addition, there is private visitors’ parking to the front of the property.
The property is accessed by way of a ground floor entrance that opens into a well-maintained communal hallway that is shared with four other apartments. A lift and an internal staircase serve the first-floor apartment.
An elegant L-shaped entrance hallway featuring hard wood flooring and two large storage cupboards leads to all the accommodation. The well-proportioned open plan living, dining and entertaining space is the focal point for flexible and relaxed family living. Sliding glazed patio doors from both the sitting and dining areas open on to a large wood-decked terrace with ample room for seating and potted plants. The sun terrace has a lovely, sheltered aspect over the landscaped gardens to the front and with views to the Pentland Hills.
The well-equipped fitted kitchen features black granite work surfaces, integrated Siemens appliances (electric oven, induction hob and dishwasher), base and wall-mounted storage units and a large stand-alone Hotpoint fridge/freezer. A bespoke oval-shaped bar counter with room for two seats has been cleverly designed to separate the kitchen area from the elegant formal dining that is currently home to an eight-seater table.
The accommodation comprises of a well-presented master bedroom with sliding glazed patio door onto a Juliet balcony, with views overlooking the peaceful gardens to the rear of the property. It benefits from a large walk-in dressing room with ample hanging and storage space and an en-suite bathroom fitted with stylish Villeroy & Bosh fixtures and fittings, a bathtub and a shower cubicle. There is a further generously sized double bedroom with built-in twin wardrobes offering hanging and shelving storage and an en-suite tiled shower room, basin and WC. The third double room overlooks the front of the house and is currently used as a home office. Next door to this bedroom is an additional bathroom with a shower cubicle, a basin and WC. Between this bathroom and the entrance doorway is a utility room with an integrated washing machine and sink with base storage units below.
Externally, the property is set within well-maintained shared gardens and grounds with lawned areas, attractive rose borders, mature trees and evergreen shrubbery. There are visitors’ parking spaces to the front of the development whilst the property has two allocated parking spaces in the underground car park, accessed by a slope which benefits from underground heating in winter and is entered by a remote controlled gate. Each resident also has access to a designated and secure storage area in the car park.
The property is situated in the highly desirable residential area of Colinton that lies just under five miles southwest of Edinburgh city centre. Dating back to the 11th century, the historic Colinton village has a strong community spirit as well as offering a full range of local amenities including a medical centre, post office, library, chemist, a Co-op store, specialty shops, several cafes and restaurants, two local churches and Colinton Lawn Tennis Club.
Colinton Dell, Dreghorn Woods and the Water of Leith walkway and cycle path are all easily accessible, as are the many path and hiking trails in the stunning Pentland Hills Regional Park. There are plenty of leisure facilities in the vicinity such as Craiglockhart Leisure and Tennis Centre, Swanston and Mortonhall golf courses and Midlothian Ski Centre at Hillend.
The area is also well catered for in terms of superstores, with both Tesco and Sainsbury’s superstores just a short drive away and with larger retail parks at The Gyle, Straiton and Hermiston Gait within easy reach.
The area is well served with local schooling at Colinton Village Nursery, Bonaly Primary, Colinton Primary, Firrhill High School, while private schooling options are available, including the adjacent Merchiston Castle School and nearly George Watson’s College.
The property lies only a short drive from the City ByPass allowing easy access to Edinburgh Airport and onward connections to the Central Scotland motorway network.
It is well served by public transport with the frequent number 10 and 16 bus services connecting Colinton to the city centre with its many entertainment and financial districts, world-class museums and historic attractions. The designer stores of Multrees Walk, Harvey Nichols and John Lewis department stores, and the new St James Quarter retail, leisure and residential development (opening this year) can all be found in the city centre.
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 (BT), telephone (BT - subject to telephone providers’ regulations.)
Council Tax Band Category: G
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 April 2021– First Issue