Cowley Cottage,
34 Barnton Avenue

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Cowley Cottage, 34 Barnton Avenue, Edinburgh EH4 6JH







Cowley Cottage is a meticulously presented, five-bedroom period detached family home, set within an enclosed plot, situated on one of Edinburgh most exclusive residential streets in Barnton. Occupying a prime position, this magnificent family home comprises spacious and versatile accommodation offering the epitome of modern living. The ground floor level is host to the property’s public rooms, a generously proportioned sitting room with oak Herringbone flooring, dining room, and fully equipped Porcelanosa kitchen fitted with high specification integrated Siemens appliances (listed in summary below), breakfasting bar and direct access to the rear garden through patio doors. A useful utility room is situated off the kitchen. There are three double bedrooms located on this level. One of the double bedrooms is equipped with an en suite shower room, another benefits from direct access to the garden through patio doors. A study, which could be utilised as a fifth bedroom, and a shower room completes the floor. The first floor comprises the elegant principal bedroom suite enjoying tranquil leafy views over the garden, benefitting from a four-piece Porcelanosa en suite bathroom, two built-in wardrobes and access to eaves storage. Externally the property benefits from an abundance of private outdoor space including a large driveway offering parking for multiple vehicles and garage. To the rear is an immaculately kept rear garden, partially paved, laid to lawn with Pergola and built in outdoor heaters offering endless al fresco dining and entertaining opportunities.


Amenities at nearby Davidson’s Mains provide a village atmosphere with local shopping including a Tesco Metro and a range of quality independent outlets including cafés, services, shops, post office, takeaways and restaurants. The property is also within easy reach of Craigleith Shopping Park offering high street stores including a Marks & Spencer and a Sainsburys.There is excellent state school provision in the area as well as private schools such as Cargilfield, St George’s School for Girls, ESMS, Edinburgh Academy and Fettes College, all within easy reach. The area is well-served by an array of superb local amenities and lies within easy access to the city centre whilst being conveniently placed to access transport links to Edinburgh International Airport, Queensferry Crossing, the City Bypass and Scotland’s Central Motorway Network.

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Accommodation comprises:


Ground Floor

Entrance Vestibule & Hallway,

Sitting Room with Woodburning Stove and Oak Herringbone Flooring,

Dining Room, Fully Equipped Porcelanosa Kitchen

benefitting from High Specification Integrated Siemens Appliances

including Microwave, Induction Hob, Dishwasher, Full Heigh Fridge,

Coffee Machine, Wine Fridge & Pop Up Plug Sockets with Breakfast Bar

& Direct Access to the Rear Garden through Patio Doors,

Utility Room, Double Bedroom Two & En Suite Shower Room,

Double Bedroom Three & Direct Access into Garden through Patio Doors,

Double Bedroom Four, Study/Bedroom Five with Integrated Storage Cupboard,

Shower Room, Under-Stair Storage,

Underfloor heating in bathrooms, kitchen and hallway

First Floor

Principal Bedroom Suite benefitting from Four Piece Porcelanosa En Suite Bathroom,

Two Built in Wardrobes & Eves Storage,

Underfloor heating in the ensuite bathroom


Private Outdoor Space

Large Driveway with Parking for Multiple Vehicles

Immaculately Landscaped Partially Paved Rear Garden with Lawn, with Pergola,

built in outdoor heaters, offering endless opportunities for al fresco dining and entertaining

Double Garage


Additional Info

Light fittings in lounge, sitting/dining room and garden furniture is not included in sale.

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: H

EPC Rating: D









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 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 March 2024 - First Issue. 


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