An outstanding five bedroom, five bathroom contemporary villa arranged over three floors, occupying a commanding position within the exclusive Belmont Estate, featuring panoramic cityscape views as far as the Pentland Hills, in the highly sought after area of Murrayfield. The property, nestled within blissfully secluded mature grounds, sets the bar high for exterior design and cutting-edge interiors, with state of the art features including two large overhead skylights set within a copper roof, a seamless glass conservatory, triple integrated garage with home gymnasium, sauna, wet room and hot tub and no less than five terraces from which to enjoy the elevated vista and gardens. This breathtaking, light-filled family home boasts a vantage point like no other and is bound to attract the purchaser who seeks luxurious accommodation and tranquility, a mere 10-minute drive from the city centre.
Triple integrated garage; gymnasium; sauna; 2 WC’s
Open plan kitchen/dining/sitting space; games room; study; living room/kitchen; double bedroom 4; ensuite bathroom.
Principal bedroom with dressing room and ensuite bathroom; double bedroom 2 with ensuite bathroom; family bathroom; double bedroom 3 with ensuite shower room; double bedroom 5; conservatory.
Expansive, open plan living space incorporating a sitting room with limestone feature fireplace and cinema screen projector and direct access out to a large terrace; a bespoke designed open plan kitchen from Kitchens International with walnut units and granite worktop and a vast dining area for entertaining; separate fully equipped utility/drinks room.
Games room (or further sitting/dining space) is situated to the front of the house and offers floor to ceiling glass windows with superb cityscape views. The sliding doors provide access to a large south facing terrace; study/home office accessible through a hidden door.
The house also features a completely self-contained flat on this level with its own access either from the central living area or from a private terrace and comprises an open-plan living/kitchen area, double bedroom, bathroom and utility space. Ideal for visitors or family use.
Beautifully presented principal bedroom suite with walk-in wardrobe; ensuite bathroom with spa bath and further dressing/living room leading to a private terrace. Second double bedroom with contemporary ensuite bathroom and large terrace. Double bedroom 3 with ensuite shower room and balcony. Double bedroom 4 could be utilised as additional living space or a further guest bedroom. A luxury wetroom/family bathroom completes the accommodation on this floor.
A large conservatory with seamless glass opens onto a patio area and into the garden at the rear. A relaxing space with open garden views.
Externally, the house has a large private driveway and turning area to the front. The garden to the front has a magnificent oak tree and is well stocked with mature shrubs and trees. There is car access to the west of the house, in addition to the lower level car access. To the rear, the garden is laid to lawn leading up to a beech hedge.
To the east, the garden drops down in a series of terraced lawns all with incredible views, connecting to the slate terraces and a stylish water feature to the front. In all, the garden extends to approximately 0.9 acres.
Belmont Drive is situated in the Murrayfield area of Edinburgh approximately 3 miles to the city centre, close to all amenities with a good selection of local shops close at hand. The neighbouring area of Corstorphine has a village atmosphere, all the usual convenience stores needed, plenty of restaurants and artisan coffee shops.. The Gyle and Craigleith Retail Centres are just a short journey for larger shopping needs, with supermarkets and many other high street retailers.
There is direct bus and tram access to the city centre only minutes from the door. The cultural highlights of Edinburgh are within easy reach, including The Gallery of Modern Art 1 and 2, the beautiful St Mary’s Cathedral and with the cosmopolitan shopping areas of George Street and Princes Street only slightly further afield. The local road network connects quickly to the city bypass, Edinburgh International Airport, the Queensferry Crossing and motorways.
Excellent state school provision is in the area as well as several private schools such as Fettes College, St George’s School for Girls and Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools.
Murrayfield Stadium is a short walk away. The property has easy access to the many cycle path routes around the city and ample green space such as Corstorphine Hill.
Proof and Source of Funds / Anti Money Laundering
Under the HMRC Anti Money Laundering legislation all offers to purchase a property on a cash basis or subject to mortgage require evidence of source of funds. This may include evidence of bank statements/funding source, mortgage or confirmation from a solicitor the purchaser has the funds to conclude the transaction. All individuals involved in the transaction are required to produce proof of identity and proof of address. This is acceptable either as original or certified documents.
Fixtures and Fittings:
Only appliances specifically mentioned in the sales particulars are included in the sale price. In all other aspects the treatment of fixtures and fittings within the relevant Conveyancing Standard Clauses apply.
Mains water, electricity, fibre optic super fast broadband, telephone (subject to telephone providers’ regulations).
Postcode: EH12 6JN
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By appointment through Rettie & Co, 11 Wemyss Place, Edinburgh EH3 6DH. Tel: 0131 220 4160.
1. The property is sold with all faults and defects, whether of condition or otherwise and neither the seller nor Rettie & Co, the selling agent, are responsible for such faults and defects, nor for any statement contained in the particulars of the property prepared by the said agent.
2. The Purchaser(s) shall be deemed to acknowledge that he has not entered into contract in reliance on the said statements, that he has satisfied himself as to the content of each of the said statements by inspection or otherwise and that no warranty or representation has been made by the seller or the said agents in relation to or in connection with the property.
3. Any error, omission or mis-statement in any of the said statements shall not entitle the purchaser(s) to rescind or to be discharged from this contract, nor entitle either party to compensation or damages nor in any circumstances to give either party any cause for action.
Particulars prepared March 2022 – First Issue.