**Under Offer at Closing - 18th August 2017**
5 Glenorchy Terrace is an exceptional and substantial sandstone semi-detached house located in the respected and highly desirable Newington Area. This well-preserved and decorated property retains many unique period features, specifically; natural woodwork, fireplaces and detailed cornice work. It is a large and comfortable home providing flexible accommodation for a growing family and well-suited to people who work from home.
The house is entered through a vestibule with a traditional tiled floor. A glazed inner-door opens to the spacious and welcoming hall with a beautiful staircase (leading to the upper floors), as well as two large storage cupboards containing a fixed safe and access hatch to a half-height, under floor, cellar which runs under the entire area of the house.
The lounge is spacious with many original features. There is detailed cornice work, a bay window (overlooking the front garden), working shutters, a traditional fireplace and an Edinburgh Press.
The kitchen/dining room is a large open space that has a modern feel with the flowing space from the kitchen to the open plan dining area. It is flooded with natural light thanks to a window and French doors to the rear garden. The kitchen has a range of floor and wall units with appliances, including a Wolf Range. The open dining room also benefits from having a stunning wood burning stove with further access to a study room/office.
There is a large, flexible utility room with worktops, a fitted double cupboard, with space and plumbing for a washing machine, American style fridge freezer and tumble dryer. Also on the ground floor is a large shower room that is fully tiled with a walk-in shower, toilet and hand basin.
The beautiful staircase leads up to the first floor, where one will find four of the six bedrooms in the property. The original cupola gives plenty of natural light this space.
The first double bedroom is a bright room with a large bay window, facing out to the front of the property, that could be used as a second drawing room with beautiful cornice work and coal effect gas fire. The second double bedroom is situated to the rear with a window, traditional Edinburgh Press. The third double bedroom is south-west facing while the fourth double bedroom is situated to the front, with a north-east facing outlook, and is currently used as a second study.
The family shower room is situated just off the hallway. This space has recently been refurbished and features a walk in shower, WC and wash-hand basin that is fully tiled. A shelved linen cupboard completes the first floor space.
From the first floor there is a further staircase leading to the second floor that has a skylight window at the top of the stairs. Two further bedrooms are found on this floor. The fifth double bedroom is a generous bedroom with a large dormer window, facing the front of the property. The sixth double bedroom also has a large dormer window, facing the rear of the property.
The second family bathroom is also found on this floor, there is a standing shower, WC and a hand wash basin.
The garden areas are situated mainly to the front and rear of the property. Lawn spaces are coupled with planted areas containing a wide variety of mature trees, shrubs and seasonal plants. High walls surround the garden ensuring privacy. A further paved area provides a sunny corner for outdoor dining. Gates allow access to a driveway providing off-road parking, with additional ample on-street parking. There is also a single garage with lighting and power, and a path running down the side of the house which leads to the back door of the garage.
The property further benifits from sash and case double glazed windows (with the exception of the master bedroom and all skylights).
Extras (Included in the sale): All fitted carpets, floor coverings, Roman blinds, dishwasher, fridge, Wolf Range in the kitchen. Other items may be available by separate negotiation.
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