For sale 10 Bogsmill Road, Craiglockhart, Edinburgh. An exceptional, 6 bedroom private residence of circa 4,900sq.ft with heated indoor swimming pool, all set in just under an acre of landscaped garden grounds beside the Water of Leith from Simpson & Marwick
5 generous double and one single bedrooms, 3 public rooms, 3 bathrooms ( 2 en suite ), 3 shower rooms, large breakfasting kitchen, utility room, indoor 9m x 4.5m heated swimming pool with sauna and changing rooms
– Gated entrance leading to a large enclosed parking area for 6 – 8 cars
– Detached double garage with large well insulated studio/office room above
– Extensive landscaped garden grounds with patio area, lawns, mature trees, luxuriant shrubs, a large, colourful and well stocked rockery, pond and recently constructed greenhouse.
The Craiglockhart area of the city is situated a few miles to the south west of the city centre and offers a variety of excellent local amenities. The City Bypass is a short drive away which allows access to Edinburgh Airport and the motorway network.
Within a short distance is Morningside with its vast array of speciality shops, restaurants, bistros and branches of Waitrose and Marks & Spencer. Excellent bus services to and from the city centre are close at hand. The rail network can be accessed at Kingsknowe station a ten minute walk away.
There are excellent schools in the vicinity in both the state and private sector with Merchiston Castle School a brisk 10 – 15 minute walk away through Craiglockhart Dell.
Recreation and sport are well catered for with Craiglockhart Tennis and Sports Centre, Colinton Castle Sports Club and the Merchants of Edinburgh and Kingsknowe golf courses all nearby. There are many beautiful walks within Craiglockhart and Colinton Dells and more extensively on the Water of Leith Walkway and along the Union Canal, with more energetic cycle tracks to the Pentlands and beyond.
The house boasts an interesting and extensive garden of just under an acre with patio, an inner courtyard, sweeping lawns bounded with mature trees, shrubs and flower borders. There is also a pond, log store and a large lean-to greenhouse with power and water. Just beyond the private garden is an area specifically designated by the Water of Leith Trust as a wild flower meadow.
There is a double garage and an off street tarmacadam parking area with space for 6 – 8 cars.
The house is connected to all standard services and is provided with a gas fired central heating system, double glazing and a security alarm system.