Property Details

The Old Parsonage, 35 East Barnton Avenue
5 bedroom detached house for sale
A truly remarkable five/six bedroom detached family home, The Old Parsonage combines traditional period features originating from 1901 with flexible living space and approximately an acre of beautifully manicured grounds. The property really must be viewed to be fully appreciated.
This exceptional property provides a fully fitted kitchen with granite worktops, large dining room with an ornate fireplace, drawing room with a beautiful fireplace and vaulted ceiling, sunroom, living room with built-in library shelving and fireplace, downstairs bathroom with an exquisite custom-made stained-glass window and a further downstairs WC. The basement is currently being utilised as a very impressive wine cellar.

The first floor comprises a large master bedroom with a turret balcony overlooking the garden and a generously sized en-suite bathroom, a second double bedroom with a fireplace and decorative shutters, two further double bedrooms, a study, a family shower room and two storage cupboards.

The home can be accessed via electronic wrought iron gates and sits in approximately an acre of beautifully maintained land with great potential for development. The property also provides a double garage, patio area and garden sunroom.

Located in one of the most prestigious areas in Edinburgh, East Barnton Avenue is an exclusive address, north west of the city centre. A short walk takes you to local amenities in nearby Davidson’s Mains with a wider range of shopping facilities available at the Gyle shopping centre and Craigleith Retail Park. The Old Parsonage is within walking distance of Cramond Village, offering delightful woodland walks along the promenade and the River Almond, or to the popular Cramond seashore.

An excellent range of Edinburgh’s top private and public-sector schools are located nearby, including Cargilfield School, Fettes College, The Mary Erskine School, Stewart’s Melville College, The Edinburgh Academy and St George’s School for Girls.

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 central Scotland’s motorway network.


Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

The entrance hall provides attractive cornicing, wood flooring, understairs storage cupboard, access to the wine cellar as well as the garden, working fireplace, large window, three radiators and downstairs WC.

Kitchen 4.22m × 4.19m (13’10 × 13’9)

The impressive kitchen provides granite worktops, wood flooring, six-burner gas hob, Zanussi oven, fridge with a freezer compartment, Hotpoint dishwasher, double sink and draining area, decorative splash-back tiling, ample storage space, large window overlooking the front of the property and a radiator. The room also provides access to the good-sized utility room containing a sink and draining area.

Dining Room 5.44m × 4.98m (17’10 × 16’4)

The beautiful, good sized dining room is carpeted and provides a large box bay window and ornate fireplace.

Drawing Room 5.54m × 4.52m (18’2 × 14’10)

The drawing room floods with natural light and provides carpeting, a vaulted ceiling, a box bay window, a further window, fireplace and two radiators.

Sunroom 3.66m × 3.10m (12’ × 10’2)

Accessed from the drawing room, the bright south-facing sunroom provides wooden floors and sash windows.

Library 4.55m × 4.17m (14’11 × 13’8)

This living room is carpeted and provides beautiful built-in bookshelves, two sash windows, a large turret window overlooking the garden and a fireplace.

Downstairs Bathroom

The downstairs bathroom provides a stunning custom made stained-glass window, decorative tiling, bath, WC, wash basin and vanity unit, tiled flooring and a radiator.

Wine Cellar 4.11m × 3.30m (13’6 × 10’10)

The basement, which is currently being utilised as an impressive wine cellar contains a fridge and ample storage space.

First Floor

Upstairs Hallway

The first floor can be accessed by two separate staircases and the upstairs landing is carpeted, provides two storage cupboards, two radiators and a window.

Master Bedroom 4.55m × 4.17m (14’11 × 15’8)

The large, bright master bedroom is carpeted and provides two radiators, two windows and an attractive large turret window. The en-suite bathroom provides a gorgeous balcony overlooking the garden, a bath, waterfall shower, WC, wash basin, heated towel rail and spot lighting.

Bedroom 2 4.98m × 4.37m (16’4 × 14’4)

The second bedroom is carpeted and very generously sized. This room provides two large windows, a fireplace with beautiful traditional shutters, wash basin and radiator.

Bedroom 3 3.33m × 3.30m (10’11 × 10’10)

The third bedroom is carpeted and provides a window and a radiator.

Bedroom 4 6.37m × 2.39m (14’4 × 7’10)

The fourth bedroom is also carpeted and provides a window and a radiator.

Study/Bedroom 3.53m × 2.72m (11’7 × 6’11)

The study is carpeted and provides a double window and a radiator.

Shower Room

The family shower room is fitted with a double shower, WC, wash basin, radiator, Velux window, spot lighting, decorative tiling and a further window.

Attic Room 12.98m × 3.10m (42’7 × 10’2)

The expansive attic room provides excellent storage space and could be utilised as a further living area or bedroom.

Garage 5.87m × 5.74m (19’3 × 18’10)

The double garage provides concrete flooring and excellent storage space. The rear of the garage is being utilised as a charming workshop/storage space.


The Old Parsonage is positioned in approximately an acre of beautifully maintained grounds, providing a croquet lawn, lovely patio area and a garden sunroom.


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

Council Tax

35 East Barnton Avenue 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.