Duddingston Mill House


Duddingston Mill House
(Duddingston Mill House)
158 Portobello High Street
Edinburgh, EH15 1AH
Tel: 0131 669 7218
Fax: 0131 669 8352
[email protected]
OFFERS OVER £395,000
This is an excellent opportunity to purchase a unique (B) listed 4
bedroomed detached villa with additional one bedroomed cottage
which lies adjacent to the property. The house was the original mill
house and was traditionally built in approximately 1914 and has a
beautiful stone front with impressive centre turret that must be
viewed to be fully appreciated. The property occupies a prime
corner site within a highly regarded area and has a private garden
area to front, a good-sized paved area to rear and a private parking
space to the side.
Situated to the South East Side of Edinburgh in the much sought after area of Duddingston
an area that has proved popular with the residential purchaser for many years. Excellent
shopping and banking facilities are on hand at the Tesco garage and further amenities can
be found at Portobello and Meadowbank. In addition Asda Hypermarket which offers 24hour shopping is within walking distance along with The Fort Kinnaird complex that offers
many High Street Stores.
There is a good choice of schools available at both primary and secondary level with St.
Johns and Duddingston being the catchment for primary level and Holy Rood and
Portobello High School being the catchment at secondary level. There is also a wide and
varied selection of pre-school nurseries and playgroups within the area and the new
Internally the main property is beautifully maintained, tastefully Queen Margaret University is within easy reach. The City centre is with easy reach by foot
decorated and in excellent order throughout offering a delightful or there are regular bus services operating to and from the City Centre and to most
spacious and versatile family home with large conservatory to rear. surrounding areas. The City By-pass is within easy reach and links you to the main
motorway networks.
Each room is generously proportioned and the property enjoys gas
central heating, lovely astragalled windows, some with secondary
glazed units. Whilst the property is modernised it stills retains many Excellent leisure facilities are available close by and the property is well placed for
fine original features including fine cornicing, picture rails and Duddingston Golf Course, Holyrood Park and the Figgate Park. Also close by is Power
Soccer 5 a side Football Centre, Portobello and Craigentinny Golf Courses, and both indoor
plasterwork. All of which adds to the character of the house.
and outdoor bowling centres. Within the vicinity you also have Portobello Fitness Centre
In conclusion, we would recommend early viewing of this delightful and swimming pool and private Health Clubs in the area are The Fountain Spa and
property, which is very unique therefore rarely available for sale. As Bannantynes.
already mentioned also forming part of the sale is a separate one
bedroomed cottage which lies adjacent to the main house in the
external grounds, this building is versatile and could be used as a
granny or teenagers flat or it could be used as office premises for
anyone wishing to run a business /guest house from home.
Impressive vestibule, part of the turret with bow walls, high skirting’s
and glazed paneled door to hallway.
Good-sized hallway that gives an immediate welcome to the hall.
Carpeted staircase to upper level. Deep large walk-in cloak/storage
cupboard with window and light. Burglar alarm controls. Central
heating radiator. Laminated flooring.
LOUNGE 14’5’ X 14’
Beautifully presented and tastefully decorated lounge with windows to front, side and rear of the property with secondary glazed units. Recessed display unit
and two under window storage units. Curtains on the two main windows and roller blind on the small window. Plain ceiling cornice and picture rail. Central
heating radiator. Laminate flooring. Access to utility room.
Located off the lounge and open plan to kitchen and conservatory. Ample worktop surfaces. High level fitted unit. Automatic washing machine. Dishwasher.
Window to conservatory. Central heating radiator with decorative cover. Ceramic floor tiles.
CONSERVATORY 14’2” X 13’8”
Large fully double glazed conservatory. Vertical venetian blinds. Centre fan light. Two central heating radiators. Ceramic tiled floor. Door leading out to the
Good-sized stylish kitchen with window to the rear of the property. Fully fitted with white base and wall mounted units with under unit lighting complete with
gas hob, electric oven, cooker hood and fridge freezer. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Ample worktop surfaces with tiled splashback. Central heating radiator.
Ceramic floor tiles.
MASTER BEDROOM 14’9” X 14’4”
Spacious well decorated double bedroom with astragalled windows to front and side of the property with working window shutters and roller blinds. Cupboard
with louvered doors. Two display recesses one with low level cupboard. Plain ceiling cornice and picture rail. Central heating radiator. Laminate flooring.
Carpeted staircase to mezzanine level with window to the side.
Additional stairs to good sized main landing which has a skylight
providing natural light. Deep walk-in circular cupboard with window
(part of turret and very impressive). Central heating radiator. Fitted
BEDROOM 2 14’10” X 12’1”
BEDROOM 3 15’3” X 14’7”
Large double bedroom with astragalled windows to the front and side of the Double bedroom with windows to front and both sides. Roller blinds. Original
property. Roller blinds. Wall to wall fitted wardrobes with no doors. Recess cast iron fireplace. Central heating radiator. Fitted carpet.
with display shelf. Spot light on track. Central heating radiator. Laminate
BEDROOM 4 11’1” X 9’10”
Double bedroom with window to side and rear of the property. Roller blinds. Shelved display recess. Spotlights. Central heating radiator. Laminate flooring.
Fully tiled bathroom with window to the side of the property. Venetian blinds. Three piece suite comprising w.c., wash hand basin and bath with power shower
over. Heated towel rail. Vinyl flooring.
There is an area of garden ground to the front of the property providing an excellent area for sitting as its secluded by the high hedging and to the
rear of the property there is a large yard area which is fully enclosed by railings and it is within this area that the self-contained cottages lies. There
are also two external storage cupboards, one of the stores was originally an external toilet. There is also a single car park space in the ground to the
side of the property.
As mentioned previously there is a self-contained cottage that could be
used as a granny/teenage flat or as a workshop or office premises. The
current layout is set out to be used as a one bedroomed cottage and
offers excellent letting potential.
ROOM 1 15’1 X 10’1” (Currently used as lounge)
ROOM 2 10’1” X 6’11” (Currently used as bedroom)
ROOM 3 12’ X 9’ (Currently used as kitchen)
Band G
These particulars are prepared for guidance for prospective purchasers. Whilst they are believed to be correct, their accuracy is not warranted and they will not be deemed to form part of any
offer for the property. The measurements are taken at the widest point in each room using a sonic measure. The services and appliances and all items of an electrical, mechanical or working
nature have not been tested. Any prospective purchaser is advised to make his/her own inquiries regarding any statement of fact contained within these particulars, which is made to him/her.