Merrilees Gate,

Merrilees Gate, Baberton Avenue, Juniper Green

property description


Local Area

Merrilees Gate is located within Juniper Green, a popular residential suburb South West of Edinburgh running along the Pentland Hills, around six miles away from the centre of the city. Given Conservation Status in 1993, Juniper Green retains its village charm with a good selection of local shops and amenities just around the corner from Merrilees Gate. There is also a good choice of restaurants and cafés in the locality. Homeowners at Merrilees Gate can enjoy access to a range of leisure facilities, with tennis and bowling clubs nearby and Baberton Golf Club on the doorstep. The area offers some beautiful woodland walks along the Water of Leith through Colinton and Stockbridge, and onwards to Leith waterfront, where a further array of shops, restaurants and cafés can be found. Juniper Green is easily accessible from the Edinburgh city by-pass and there are frequent bus services to the city centre, making it easy to enjoy the delights of Scotland’s capital all year round.

14 Merrilees Gate

Beautifully presented ground floor two bedroom apartment with patio area to enjoy the southerly aspect. Perfectly placed for the use of all the communal facilities including the pleasant courtyard and Homeowners lounge. There is air temperature controlled underfloor heating with thermostat controls.

Entrance Hall

Spacious and welcoming entrance hall with high quality Parador hard flooring continuing into the lounge. There are two storage cupboards, 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system including personal pendants alarms for peace of mind. The hall also features illuminated light switches, which are present throughout the apartment, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom. Doors lead to the bedrooms, lounge and shower room.


Well presented lounge featuring French doors to the patio area suitable for garden furniture to enjoy the southerly aspect. From the patio you have direct access to the courtyard seating area surrounded by attractive and well maintained grounds. There are TV, Sky/Sky+ and telephone points, two ceiling lights, ample raised electric power sockets and the partially glazed door leads onto a separate kitchen.


Contemporary and well appointed fully fitted kitchen with tiled floor. Stainless steel sink with mono block lever tap. Built-in oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood and fitted integrated fridge, freezer and washer / dryer which are all high quality Neff appliances and under pelmet lighting.

Bedroom One

The master bedroom has been tastefully decorated and benefits from a walk-in wardrobe which has been cleverly adapted to provide further storage space. There is direct access from the bedroom to a patio area.

Bedroom Two

Good sized second bedroom will accommodate free standing furniture. There are ceiling lights, TV and phone point.

Shower Room

Easily maintained shower room tiled and fitted with suite comprising of a generous walk-in shower, WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above.

Service Charge

• Cleaning of communal windows
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24-hour emergency call system
• Upkeep of gardens and grounds
• Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
• Contingency fund including internal/external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance
The service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your House Manager, the 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Private Parking (Permit Scheme)

Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is currently £250 per annum. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.

Property Consultant


Paula Squire

01202 508081