Delightful detached cottage with wraparound gardens in a friendly and mature neighbourhood. The covid 19 era has revealed how important it is to have access to a large and private garden with easy access to your driveway. Also how important it is to have good neighbors who observe social distancing yet are helpful and and caring.
This property offers a comfortable home in the event of a second lockdown and more social distancing. There is a tennis court and golf course a few streets away. Arthur’s Seat, Queens Park and Cameron Toll Shopping Mall (Sainsbury’s, Boots, Aldi) are each a 10 minute walk away in different directions.
On offer inside is an en-suite kingsize bedroom, a spacious double bedroom currently equipped with 2 double beds and a smaller double bedroom with access to the conservatory. There is a lounge with corner sofa and a smart TV with virgin media, Netflix and other streaming services set up and ready. There is WiFi set up too.
You will find modern decor throughout, with neutral tones. The bathroom has a power shower and extra large shower cubicle. The kitchen is well equipped with oven, washing machine and dishwasher. There are two 4 person dining tables, one in the kitchen and one in the living room.
Outside there is a private driveway for upto to 2 small cars back to back plus free on street parking. The garden has a trampoline and a ping pong table. There is garden furniture and there are rise beds and fruit bushes which you are welcome to enjoy. You will have access to the garden shed where the gardening equipment is kept. You will be expected to keep the grass low, the hedge trimmed back and to tend to the plants as best as you can. The garage and the attic are not part of the let.
The bus service on nearby Dalkeith Road is only a few minutes walk away and there are buses every 5 minutes during the day and every 15 minutes during the evening. There are also night buses. A taxi from the train station is about £7.
The living room is large, leading to the dining kitchen, and benefits from afternoon sunshine.
This respectable residential area is popular with professionals, those connected to the University and the Royal Infirmary, retired couples and families.
The cottage is fully furnished including wide screen smart tv. Internet broadband is through Virgin media with lots of movie, music and sport channels.
Central heating is operated through Nest. The gas fire in the living room is de-activated but the tenant is welcome to reconnect it if they wished at their own expense.
It is a half hour walk into town and only 10 minutes on the bus. Bus numbers 14, 33, 30, 2, all service nearby Dalkeith Road and there are buses every few minutes during the day time as well as a night bus. Bus journey into Princes Street is 10 minutes off peak. A taxi fare from the High Street would be in the region of 7 pounds. This cottage is available as a short term let. A 2.5 month let til Xmas 2018 is perfectly acceptable. Payment is by bank transfer in full in advance of let on booking. Please contact us to arrange a viewing.
Landlord Reg No. /LARN: Pending