- Availability: Sold
- Type: Flat/Apartment
- Bedrooms: 3
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UNDER OFFER - 3 Balcarres Court is a well-presented, recently redecorated and upgraded, first-floor flat forming part of an established cul-de-sac development in Morningside and enjoys three bedrooms, bright and spacious living areas, and lovely, unobstructed views, plus a single secure garage and further private residents parking. This beautiful property would be perfect for city professionals, rental investors and Families and lies just a stones throw from bustling Morningside Road. Situated within Boroghmuir High School Catchment area, as well as other excellent local schools, the property is also conveniently located near excellent transport links and has private residents parking.
The flat has undergone extensive upgrading and redecoration in the past few years, including rewiring, bespoke wood cabinets installed in the WC, a new power shower in the bathroom in 2017, brand-new extractor fans and lights in the bathroom and WC in 2019, new windows throughout, and replacement doors in the bedrooms and bathroom in 2017.
• Highly-desirable city location
• Well-presented first-floor flat
• Welcoming hall with storage
• Generous living/dining room
• Modern kitchen
• Two double bedrooms
• One single bedroom
• Attractive bathroom
• Separate two-piece WC
• Well-kept communal gardens
• Shared drying area
• Single secure garage & residents parking
• EH & DG
• Council Tax Band D
Accessed via a secure shared stairwell, the flats front door opens into a welcoming hallway with useful built-in storage perfect for coats and shoes. At the end of the hall, a generous living and dining room awaits. The living area is decorated in attractive pastel-blue tones enhanced by solid white oak flooring, which flows throughout the property (with the exception of the bathroom and WC), and classic coving and features handy fitted storage. Large west-facing windows allow afternoon sun to stream in and area presents the perfect space for family meals and entertaining and is conveniently connected to the kitchen.
Enjoying the same leafy outlook as the living room, the kitchen is equipped with a good selection of modern wood-styled cabinets accompanied by granite-effect worktops and splashback tiling. An electric oven and hob are integrated, whilst a freestanding fridge freezer, washing machine, and dishwasher are included.
The appealing flat accommodates three bedrooms: two spacious doubles and a good-sized single. All three enjoy their own unique décor with attractive, bold feature walls and incorporated built-in wardrobes. The front-facing bedrooms also boast lovely views encompassing iconic Arthurs Seat.
Completing the accommodation are a simply tiled bathroom, complete with a shower-over-bath, a pedestal basin and a linen cupboard, and a separate two-piece WC comprising a hidden-cistern toilet, an inset basin and bespoke wooden cabinets. The property is heated by an electric heating system and benefits from newly-fitted double glazing throughout.
Externally, the development is surrounded by well-maintained, landscaped garden grounds, interspersed with mature trees and bordered by established plant beds. A communal drying area also features. The property has a private underground secure garage and there is also residents parking around the development. The flat further benefits from two secure external stores, a communal drying cupboard in the stairwell, and a rubbish chute.
Morningside is a fashionable and affluent suburb of Edinburgh that lies just south-west of the city centre. A wide variety of cafés, restaurants, coffee houses, bistros, independent shops, galleries, boutiques, a luxury cinema, theatres, banks, a library and various supermarkets (including Waitrose and M&S), are all on your doorstep. Enjoying the outdoors couldnt be easier, given the proximity of the lovely green areas of Braidburn Valley Park (awarded Scotlands first Green Flag for excellence in parks), Bruntsfield Links, the Meadows and Blackford Hill, which offers delightful walks and superb views across Edinburgh, whilst Morningside Park is just next door.
Pentland Hills Regional Park is a short drive away and provides opportunities for walking, biking, pony-trekking and skiing at Midlothian Snowsports Centre. For the active type, Craiglockhart Leisure Centre is nearby and offers a gym, fitness classes and a tennis centre. For the golf enthusiast there are a number of courses in the surrounding area, including the Merchants of Edinburgh and Braid Hills. The area is renowned for its outstanding education facilities from nursery to university level in both the public and private sectors, all of which lie conveniently close to the property.
With regular buses to and from the heart of the capital and to the citys hospitals right outside the development, and the easy accessibility of the City Bypass, commuting from here is fast and convenient.
Home Report Value - £275,000