Lyle Court

Lyle Court, Barnton Grove, Edinburgh

property description



Lyle Court was built by McCarthy & Stone purpose built for retirement living plus. The development consists of 73 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 70s. There is an Estates Manager on site and a 24-hour emergency call system provided via a personal pendant alarm and with call points in the bathroom. There is an intruder alarm system within the apartment for added security which is easy to operate.

The development includes a beautiful Homeowners' lounge with kitchen facility where you can enjoy various social activities if you wish or attend the weekly coffee morning to enjoy a catch up with your neighbours. The restaurant facility provides a nutritional three course lunch (subsidised) and you can pre-order light evening meals. The communal laundry room is well equipped. There are attractive and well maintained landscaped gardens including a roof terrace, sun room and courtyard with seating area. There is a guest suite for visitors who wish to stay (additional charges apply). A car parking permit scheme applies, check with the Estates Manager subject to availability.

Local Area

Lyle Court is situated in Barnton some 4 miles to the north west of Edinburgh City Centre, Barnton is a small affluent suburb of the capital and enjoys a reputation as one of the city’s most sought after locale. Lyle Court is situated on Barnton Grove, just off Barnton Junction and enjoys excellent transport links to the local area and into the City Centre with the benefit of a bus stop located just outside the development. Local amenities and attractions are easily accessible from the local shops and services adjacent to the development, including a small supermarket, post office and bank, to the beautiful walks and scenery offered on the nearby Cramond shoreline. Golf enthusiasts will also find the Royal Burgess Golfing Society nearby, one of the most prestigious golf clubs in Scotland, and just one of a multitude of clubs in the Edinburgh & Lothians area. Edinburgh itself is of course full of fantastic attractions, from the historic Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile, to the iconic modern Scottish Parliament building at Holyrood. Shopping facilities are unrivaled with Princess Street and George Street offering even most discerning shoppers an excellent choice of stores.

It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirements of 70 years. If a couple, one person must meet the minimum age requirement.

38 Lyle Court

Well presented one bed apartment located on the first floor facing onto Barnton Grove and the communal garden grounds. The apartment comprises of an entrance hall, living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. Ideally placed close to the communal lift for easy access to the all the facilities on offer.

Entrance Hall

Welcoming entrance hall with a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard, 24 hour emergency care line call system, illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom and emergency pull cords. Doors lead to the bedroom, living room and bathroom.

Living Room

Warm and inviting living room with French door opening onto a Juliet Balcony with open views onto Barnton Grove and the communal grounds of Lyle Court. The room benefits a feature fire surround with electric fire creating a nice focal point. There are ample raised electric power sockets, attractive light fittings, TV and telephone points and a partial glazed door leads onto a separate kitchen.


Well appointed fully fitted kitchen with wood effect wall and base units with work top and under pelmet lighting. Stainless steel sink and mono block lever tap. Built-in raised level oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood over, free standing fridge and dishwasher and a free standing fridge/freezer in the storage cupboard. Tiled flooring and floor level heater.


Good sized double bedroom with built in mirrored wardrobe, the room can also accommodate free standing furniture. There is a wall mounted electric heater, raised electric sockets, TV and phone point. An emergency pull cord for peace of mind and one also in the hall and bathroom.

Bathroom/Wet Room

The generous bathroom comprises of a bath with fitted bath aid, wet room shower area with grip rails, WC, vanity unit with wall mounted mirror, a wall mounted heated towel rail and anti slip flooring.


Fitted carpets, curtains, perfect fit blinds, light fittings, free standing dish washer and fridge and a free standing fridge/freezer in the storage cupboard. Other furniture items may be available under separate negotiation.

Service Charge

• Cleaning of internal communal windows and all external windows
• Cleaning of communal areas
• 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 and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance
• One hours domestic help a week is included in the Service Charge.
The service charge does not cover apartment costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Service charge: £6,362.26 pa (for financial year ending 10/22)

Residents 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.


  • Estate Manager & Your Life team
  • Personal extra care packages available
  • Beautiful homeowners' lounge, sun room and roof terrace
  • Table service restaurant
  • Guest Suite & Laundry Room
  • Domestic assitance (one hour per week included in service charge)
  • Landscaped gardens/Private parking
  • Social activities
  • 24 hour on-site management
  • 24 hour emergency care line and pendants provided

Property Consultant

Jos Saunders, Property Consultant - Scotland

Jos Saunders

0345 556 4120