Set along a quiet lane close to the centre of Penicuik, with its good selection of amenities, this one-bedroom main-door flat lies within a charming stone-built period property boasting quaint twelve-pane sash windows.
The conveniently situated home is ideal for professionals or downsizers seeking a relaxed country town lifestyle, with good connections to nearby Edinburgh. Unrestricted on-street parking is available outside the property. The front door opens into a carpeted entrance hall leading to a dual-aspect living room. This south- facing reception area is elegantly presented with neutral décor and pared-back ceiling coving. Fitted carpeting, a welcoming living flame-effect fire with a classic mahogany-style surround, and handy built-in storage enhance this sunny sitting area. Across the hall is an equally bright kitchen appointed with contemporary all-white cabinetry and brightly illuminated worktops. Incorporated goods include an integrated oven and gas hob, a freestanding tall fridge freezer and a washer-dryer. Located to the rear of the property and reached from the hall are a comfortably carpeted double bedroom equipped with a mirrored fitted wardrobe, and a modern bathroom. The bright bathroom features a WC-suite, good vanity storage and a linen cupboard, a towel radiator, and a p-shaped bathtub with an overhead shower and a glazed screen. The property is heated via a gas central heating system. Externally, to the front of the property, an attached store provides external storage, and on-street parking is unrestricted. Extras: All fitted floor and window coverings, light fittings, integrated/freestanding kitchen goods are included in the sale. EPC Rating C
Situated just five miles outside Edinburgh at the foot of the picturesque Pentland Hills, the thriving town of Penicuik offers a sought-after country lifestyle with all the advantages of city living. The bustling town centre is home to a selection of high-street stores and independent retailers, various cafés, pubs and restaurants, and a choice of major supermarkets, plus more extensive shopping facilities at nearby Straiton Retail Park. Residents of Penicuik are spoilt for choice when it comes to sport and fitness activities, including a state-of-the-art leisure centre, sports clubs and golf courses, as well as a wealth of outdoor activities in the surrounding countryside from invigorating hiking, mountain biking and snow sports in the Pentland Hills, to relaxed strolls or cycles along the River North Esk. Penicuik is served by several primary schools and two high schools and is also well placed for excellent independent schools and private childcare options. Thanks to its southerly location Penicuik allows swift and easy access to Edinburgh City Bypass, Edinburgh Airport and the M8/M9 networks. The town also enjoys excellent public transport links into the city centre including express commuter services.
Popular country town location
Charming period property with a quiet position
South-facing living room with fireplace
1 Rear-facing double bedroom with storage
Unrestricted on-street parking