101 Morningside Drive

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101 Morningside Drive, Edinburgh EH10 5NN







A very stylish and spacious, fully refurbished, four-bedroom, Victorian terraced villa benefitting from beautifully landscaped south-facing rear garden. This beloved family home is situated in an elevated position with stunning open outlooks, both from the front and rear of the property, and is within walking distance of Morningside’s superb amenities which include an award-winning primary school, an eclectic range of independent shops and high-end restaurants and some of the city’s best parks and walkways. 


The property has been in current ownership for over 25 years and lovingly restored and updated to provide fabulous modern family accommodation whilst maintaining a plethora of beautiful period features such as pitch pine original staircase, stained glass entrance, stripped and varnished wooden floors, sash and case windows with working shutters, fireplaces and ornate cornicing and plasterwork. The accommodation comprises a fabulous contemporary family room/dining kitchen with working fireplace, kitchen island with granite worktops, gas Aga and wall and floor mounted units and a very useful walk-in larder/storeroom. A separate utility room, shower room, WC, and spacious family sitting room with large bay window, completes the ground floor accommodation. 


The first floor comprises:  a very spacious principal bedroom with bay window, hand carved oak fireplace, and fabulous open outlook over the city to Fife and beyond. Two further double bedrooms with beautiful garden outlook, a study/bedroom three, and a family shower room complete the upstairs accommodation. There is ample attic storage, partially floored which is accessible via a Ramsay ladder.

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Summary of Accommodation


Ground Floor: 

Entrance Vestibule, Hallway, WC,

Sitting Room, Dining Kitchen (with walk-in Larder/Store),

Utility Room, Shower Room.


First Floor: 

Principal Bedroom, Two further Double Bedrooms,

Study/Bedroom Three, Shower Room.


Partially floored Attic, providing fantastic storage space,

accessed via a Ramsay Ladder.

All upstairs sash and case windows are double glazed.


Outside Space

Private Front Garden with rockery and shrubs.

Fully enclosed South-facing Rear Garden - 

tiered with mature plants and shrubs,

various patio areas for relaxation and al fresco dining.

Garden Shed.

Unrestricted on-street parking.





Morningside Drive lies approximately 2.5 miles to the south of the city centre, in the popular residential area of Morningside which is renowned for its eclectic range of independent shops, restaurants and artisan cafés; cosmopolitan bistros and bars. Morningside also boasts a cinema and theatre; Waitrose, Sainsbury’s Local and Marks & Spencer supermarkets.

Morningside is surrounded by green open spaces such as The Meadows, Blackford Hill, Arthur’s Seat, the Hermitage of Braid and Craiglockhart Dell; which offer plentiful walking and cycling opportunities. There are also numerous recreational facilities in close proximity including Merchant’s of Edinburgh Golf Course, various tennis clubs, Morningside Park and the Midlothian Snowsports Centre at Hillend.

The area is very popular with families, largely due to its selection of well-regarded nursery, primary and secondary schools, including a selection of private day nurseries and wraparound care facilities. Morningside Drive lies within the catchment area for the highly regarded South Morningside Primary School and Boroughmuir High School with private options including George Watson’s College, The Rudolph Steiner School and George Heriot’s School in close proximity. The Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh University campuses and King’s Buildings are easily reached on foot.


Morningside Drive benefits from ample zoned and on-street parking and good proximity to numerous bus routes, the city bypass, Edinburgh International Airport and central Scotland’s motorway network.


General Remarks & Information:


Fixtures and Fittings:

Only appliances specifically mentioned in the sales particulars are included in the sale price. In all other aspects the treatment of fixtures and fittings within the relevant Conveyancing Standard Clauses apply.



Gas heating, mains water, electricity, broadband, telephone (subject to telephone providers’ regulations).



Council Tax Band: G

EPC Rating: D



EH10 5NN





Viewing is strictly by appointment through Rettie & Co. 11 Wemyss Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6DH. Tel: 0131 220 4160.



Offers should be submitted in Scottish Legal Form to the selling agents Rettie & Co. & Rettie LLP’s. A closing date by which offers must be submitted may be fixed later. Please note that interested parties are advised to register their interest with the selling agents in order that they may be advised should a closing date be set. The seller reserves the right to accept any offer at any time.


Internet Website

This property and other properties offered by Rettie & Co. & Rettie LLP’s. can be viewed on our website at www.rettie.co.uk as well as RightmoveOn The Market and The London Office.


Servitude Rights, Burdens & Wayleaves

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cable, drains and water, gas and other pipes whether contained in the title deeds or informally constituted and whether or not referred to above.


Important Notice

Rettie, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:

  1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either in writing or by word of mouth. Any information given is entirely without responsibility on the part of the agents or the sellers. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.
  2. All Rettie floorplans are drawn to RICS standard. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive and it should not be assumed that the property remains as photographed. Any error, omission or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle any party to compensation or recourse to action at law. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents, including for its current use. Rettie & Co. & Rettie LLP’s have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise and ought to seek their own professional advice.
  3. All descriptions or references to condition are given in good faith only. Whilst every endeavour is made to ensure accuracy, please check with us on any points of especial importance to you, especially if intending to travel some distance. No responsibility can be accepted for expenses incurred in inspecting properties which have been sold or withdrawn.


Proof and source of Funds/Anti Money Laundering

Under the HMRC Anti Money Laundering legislation all offers to purchase a property on a cash basis or subject to mortgage require evidence of source of funds. This may include evidence of bank statements/funding source, mortgage or confirmation from a solicitor the purchaser has the funds to conclude the transaction.


All individuals involved in the transaction are required to produce proof of identity and proof of address. Rettie use electronic verification, if this is not possible original documents are acceptable.



  1. The property is sold with all faults and defects, whether of condition or otherwise and neither the seller nor Rettie & Co. or Rettie LLP’s, the selling agent, are responsible for such faults and defects, nor for any statement contained in the particulars of the property prepared by the said agent. 
  2. The Purchaser(s) shall be deemed to acknowledge that they have not entered into contract in reliance on the said statements, that they are satisfied themselves as to the content of each of the said statements by inspection or otherwise and that no warranty or representation has been made by the seller or the said agents in relation to or in connection with the property. 
  3. Any error, omission or misstatement in any of the said statements shall not entitle the purchaser(s) to rescind or to be discharged from this contract, nor entitle either party to compensation or damages nor in any circumstances to give either party any cause for action. 


Particulars prepared May 2024 - First Issue. 

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