This spacious first floor apartment forms part of a recently completed ‘Assisted Living’ development which is arranged over four floors and boasts an impressive contemporary style design with an attractive stone exterior.
Apartment 17 enjoys a quiet position with an open westerly outlook towards Whitehouse Road, and offers an easily managed interior including a large living room with direct access to the fitted/well equipped kitchen, a generous double bedroom with a fitted twin mirrored door wardrobe, and a spacious fully tiled bathroom/wet room. The double-glazed windows have PVC frames for low maintenance, and there is an electric off-peak heating system together with a security entry phone. There is also a very useful deep storage cupboard which includes the hot water boiler.
Additional features within the development include a one-bedroom Guest Flat, a Laundry Room, attractively decorated carpeted hallways, and a Function Suite. There is also a sitting room, and dining room with attached restaurant, a ‘Conservatory’ on the ground floor, and a ‘Sun Room’ on the top level.
The much sought after district of Barnton lies on the north-west side of the city, approximately four miles from Princes Street, adjacent to Cramond. Some local shopping is available, including a useful Sainsbury’s Local, Cloudberry, a Post Office and Pharmacy, plus Scotmid and a hairdresser. More comprehensive facilities are available in Davidson’s Mains and the Gyle Shopping Centre. A regular bus services on Whitehouse Road runs to and from the city centre and many other areas of the city, and easy access can be gained to the M8, M9 and M90 motorways systems, together with Edinburgh’s International Airport. The sporting enthusiast is well catered for with two first class golf courses nearby, and an excellent sailing club at Cramond.
Lyle Court is accessed from Barnton Grove, and lies opposite a modern private flatted development, close to the former Barnton Hotel, which now forms part of the development. All properties are accessed from the attractive off-street entrance area which includes many spaces available for residents, and a smaller number for visitors.
A purchaser, or purchasers require to be over 70 years of age to meet the set criteria of the development as laid out by the Factor, McCarthy & Stone. The present Factoring Charge over the property for sale is around £511 per month. This covers lift and buildings maintenance together with insurance, upkeep of all communal areas, the 24-hour emergency pull cord system within each apartment (one per room), which operates with a dedicated person on site 24 hours, and the services of the on-site manager who is available between 9am – 5pm seven days a week.