Property Details

21B Essex Road, Edinburgh
5 bedroom detached house for sale
Offers Over £950,000
Under Offer
21B Essex Road is a grand five bedroom detached family home in one of Edinburgh’s most desirable areas. The exceptionally secluded villa offers flexible living space and beautifully landscaped front and rear gardens.
Located in an extremely popular part of Edinburgh, Essex Road, is an exclusive address and a prime residential road, north west of the city centre. The area offers a multitude of services with a wider range of shopping facilities available at the Gyle shopping centre and Craigleith Retail Park. Essex Road is within walking distance of Cramond Village, offering woodland walks along the River Almond or to the popular seashore.

Edinburgh is well served by public transport and this area is on an excellent bus route as well as being within easy access of Edinburgh’s International Airport, the Forth Road Bridge, City Bypass and the M8 motorway.

Excellent schooling is available locally, including Cargilfield Preparatory School, Fettes College, The Royal High School and Cramond Primary School.

This extraordinary property provides a fully fitted hand built oak kitchen with granite worktops, utility room, large dining room with French doors to the patio, carpeted sitting room with built-in entertainment unit, a purpose-built study, large family room with French doors to the garden and a drawing room containing a bar area with a sink and refrigerator.

Upstairs; a beautiful master bedroom with a walk-in dressing room and en-suite bathroom, a second bedroom with en-suite shower room, three further double bedrooms, luxurious family bathroom, storage cupboard and Ramsey ladder access to the carpeted attic room.

The home also benefits from a Monoblock driveway accessed via electronic wrought iron gates, a beautiful well-maintained garden with a patio area and outside games room, garden shed, carport, both a double and a single garage with electronic doors, comprehensive security system, triple and double glazing throughout and gas central heating.



Entrance Hallway
The entrance hallway provides hardwood flooring, an under-stair cupboard, decorative cornicing, a downstairs WC and radiator.

Kitchen 4.78m × 4.37 (15’8 × 14’4)

The impressive hand built oak kitchen provides granite worktops, an American style fridge freezer, Range cooker with a 6-burner gas hob, steam oven, combi microwave oven, dishwasher, large kitchen island with seating for up to six and a double sink with Quooker boiling tap, large fitted larder, ample storage space, spot lighting, two Velux windows and a radiator.

Dining Room 5.54m × 4.57m (18’2 × 15’)

The beautiful south facing dining room contains hardwood flooring, a large fitted storage unit, spot lighting, two radiators and French doors to the outside patio.

Utility Room 3.53m × 1.88m (11’7 × 6’2)

The utility room provides tiled flooring, a fitted fridge, built-in wine storage rack, double sink, additional storage space, radiator and a window.

Family Room 8.33m × 3.35m (27’4 × 11’)

The south facing family room contains hardwood flooring, an attractive gas fireplace, two radiators and French doors providing access to the rear garden.

Sitting Room 4.70m × 3.84m (15’5 × 12’7)

The carpeted sitting room provides a large triple glazed window overlooking the front of the house, a built-in entertainment unit, decorative cornicing and a radiator.

Drawing Room 6.07m × 5.87m (19’11 × 19’3)

The good-sized south facing drawing room provides hardwood flooring, an ornate fireplace, a bar area with sink and refrigerator, decorative cornicing, two radiators and French doors to the garden and patio.

Study 4.01m × 2.49m (13’2 × 8’2)

The study provides hardwood flooring, a fitted office unit, fitted cupboard, large window, spot lighting and a radiator.


Upstairs Hallway

The carpeted upstairs hallway provides decorative cornicing, a storage cupboard, airing cupboard and Ramsay ladder access to the attic room. The attic room is carpeted and contains a south facing Velux window and an access hatch to the roof space.

Master Bedroom 4.60m × 3.91m (15’1 × 12’10)

The beautiful south facing master bedroom is carpeted and contains large windows which flood the room with natural light. It also provides large fitted wardrobes and a walk-in dressing room with fitted storage units, windows and a radiator. The en-suite bathroom provides a roll-top bath with an integrated TV unit, large walk-in shower, ‘His and Hers’ wash basins, WC, two heated towel rails, tiled flooring, underfloor heating and full height tiled walls.

Bedroom 2 4.32m × 4.32m (14’2 × 14’2)

Bedroom 2 is carpeted and provides fitted wardrobes, two Velux windows and an IPod docking station. The room also benefits from an en-suite shower room with a white bathroom suite, fitted storage cupboards, half height tiling and a radiator.

Bedroom 3 4.60m × 4.37m (15’1 × 14’4)

Bedroom 3 is south facing and carpeted, and provides a fitted wardrobe and a radiator.

Bedroom 4 4.24m × 3.18m (13’11 × 10’5)

Bedroom 4 is carpeted and provides a large fitted wardrobe, a window overlooking the front of the property and a radiator.

Bedroom 5 4.19m × 3.33m (13’9 × 10’11)

Bedroom 5 is south facing, carpeted and contains a radiator.

Family Bathroom

The family bathroom provides a large Artina body shower with massage jets, roll-top bath, ‘His and Hers’ wash basins, WC, two heated towel rails, Travertine natural stone tiling, electric underfloor heating, spot lighting and a window.

Double Garage 4.90m × 4.50m (15’1 × 14’9)

The double garage provides an electric door, concrete floor, extensive storage units and strip lighting.

Single Garage 4.90m × 2.77m (16’1 × 9’1)

The single garage also provides concrete flooring and strip lighting, with an additional room off with tiled floor, lighting and TV point. This room would make an ideal home gym or studio space.


21B Essex Road enjoys beautiful private front and rear gardens. To the rear, the home benefits from a large patio with a seating area and a mature, well-maintained garden and garden shed. At the bottom of the garden there is also a fantastic games room with wooden flooring, pool table, ping-pong table, dartboard, TV point, spot lighting and a radiator. The garden room has an electric boiler and three water filled radiators, so this room could also be used as a home gym.


The property benefits from mains water, mains gas, mains electricity and mains drainage.

Council Tax

21B Essex Road falls into band H for council tax purposes.


By appointment with Ballantynes.


Holly Smith - Property Manager

Ballantynes, Surveyors & Estate Agents,
30 Stafford Street, Edinburgh EH3 7BD

Tel: 0131 459 2222 Fax: 0131 226 3739

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of these details, it should be noted that the measurements are approximate only. Floorplans are for representation purposes only and prepared according to the RICS Code of Measuring Practice by our floorplan provider. Therefore, the layout of doors, windows and rooms are approximate and should be regarded as such by any prospective purchaser. Any internal photographs are intended as a guide only and it should not be assumed that any of the furniture/fittings are included in any sale. Where shown, details of lease, ground rent and service charge are provided by the vendor and their accuracy cannot be guaranteed, as the information may not have been verified and further checks should be made either through your solicitor/conveyance. Where appliances, including central heating, are mentioned, it cannot be assumed that they are in working order, as they have not been tested. Please also note that wiring, plumbing and drains have not been checked.