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An extremely rare opportunity to acquire a unique, historic cottage, with private woodland garden, and garage facilities, in a peaceful semi-rural setting, in the popular suburb village of Balerno.
This distinctive, 2-bedroom cottage, forms part of the former historic Malleny Mill buildings. The property has been fully modernised to a high standard throughout. This is an ideal opportunity for those looking to step away from a busy city lifestyle but wish to retain ease of access to the city.
The accommodation comprises: entrance hall; well-proportioned, south facing, living room overlooking the rear garden with multi-fuel stove; main double bedroom to the rear with wardrobe; second double bedroom also to the rear with fitted wardrobe; kitchen benefiting from wall/ base units with ample worktop area and leads to a sunroom and finally bathroom with 3 modern fittings and a shower fitted over the bath.
The attractive woodland garden has pathways leading to a summer house and timber deck areas, and slopes to the river.
Features include: popular location, many original features, gas central heating, predominately double glazed, tranquil outlook to the south overlooking the private woodland garden and garage.
Sitting at the foot of the Pentland Hills in a peaceful semi-rural location this property is only 7 miles from the Capital City centre, where all the main facilities are available.
Balerno itself enjoys a picturesque high street that has historic charm, and hosts shops, pubs, restaurants, and other amenities.
The wide range of leisure facilities in the area include hiking, cycling, horse riding and snow sports over the Pentland Hills, and walking along the Water of Leith. There are also more formal sports facilities, including Balerno Tennis Club, Currie Rugby and Football Club, and nearby Dalmahoy Golf and Country Club, which hosts a Marriott hotel and spa, is ideal for a round of golf or relaxing in style.
Schooling is well represented from nursery to senior level, such as Dean Park Primary and Balerno High School and for higher education, Heriot-Watt University is close by.
For the commuter, there is a regular bus service from Balerno and trains available from Curriehill station take you to both Edinburgh and Glasgow city centres. For those traveling further afield, the A70 and the City Bypass are within easy driving distance and provides access to the main motorway networks, Edinburgh Airport and the new Queensferry Crossing.
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