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.

1 Merrilees Gate

Superb large one bed configuration apartment located on the lower ground level which has it's own entrance with easy access to the communal facilities, including the laundry room, locker room if you are a keen Golfer and the mobility scooter store. There is a lift to all floor levels and just one level up gives you access to the residents' lounge to meet your neighbours for coffee mornings and other social activities. The apartment has underfloor heating with thermostat controls and comprises an entrance hall, living room, kitchen, shower room and storage facilites. The doors are oak veneered and a neutral fitted carpet contintues throughout the hallway, living room and bedroom.

Entrance Hall

Welcoming entrance hall with a generous walk-in cupboard housing the electric fuse box, electric condensing boiler and plenty room for storage with shelving available. There is an apartment security door entry system with intercom and 24-hour emergency response pull cord system providing peace of mind and pendants provided. There are illuminated light switches, smoke detector and doors leading to the bedroom, living/dining room and shower room.

Living Room

A generous proportioned living room with dining area by the French doors which provide plenty natural light and access to the patio area suitable for garden furniture. The feature fire surround with fitted electric fire creates a nice focal point and there is a further storage cupboard. There are attractive light fittings, raised electric power sockets, TV and telephone points and the partially double glazed doors lead onto a separate kitchen.


Contemporary and well appointed fully fitted kitchen with tiled flooring. Stainless steel sink with mono block lever tap. Built-in oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood and integrated fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine which are all high quality appliances. There is a fitted roller blind and under pelmet lighting.

Bedroom One

Spacious and bright double bedroom benefiting a generous walk-in wardrobe with shelving, hanging rails and storage space above, with ample room for freestanding furniture. There are ceiling lights, TV and phone point.

Shower Room

Contemporary shower room fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising a spacious walk-in shower, WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above. There is a wall mounted heated towel rail and Dimplex fan.


Fitted carpets, integrated high quality applicances, curtain poles and roller blind in the kitchen.

Service Charge

• Cleaning of communal and external 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
• 1% Contingency fund including internal/external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance (excludes contents 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.


  • Baberton Golf Course within walking distance
  • House Manager on site Monday to Friday
  • Beautiful residents' lounge for coffee mornings and social activities
  • Lift serving all floors
  • Private parking (Permit Scheme)
  • 24 Hour Careline
  • Guest suite
  • Laundry room
  • Hobby Room & Atrium
  • Landscaped gardens

Property Consultant

Jos Saunders, Property Consultant - Scotland

Jos Saunders

0345 556 4120