Lyle Court

Lyle Court, Barnton Grove, Edinburgh, EH4 6EZ

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 hall, bedroom and bathroom. The development includes a beautiful residents lounge with kitchen facility where you can enjoy a variety of social activities if you wish or attend the weekly coffee morning to enjoy a catch up with your neighbours. The table service restaurant provides a nutritional three course lunch (subsidised) and you can pre-order light evening meals. The function suite can be hired for a special occasion for a small fee. The communal laundry room is well equipped. There are attractive and well maintained landscaped gardens including a roof terrace, several sun rooms 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. 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.

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 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 unrivalled with Princes Street and George Street offering even the 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.

32 Lyle Court

The apartment is located on the first floor overlooking the courtyard with easy access to the lift and communal facilities on offer. The apartment comprises the entrance hall, living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom/wet room. The decor is neutral and there is a fitted silver grey carpet which is continued into the living room and bedroom. Electric storage heating is provided.

Entrance Hall

Welcoming entrance hall with a generous walk-in storage cupboard. There is a 24 hour emergency careline with pull cords in the hall, bedroom and bathroom for peace of mind with pendants provided. There is also a secure door entry intercom system, plus handy illuminated light switches. Your post is delivered to your own apartment.

Living Room

The living room benefits a Juliet balcony which overlooks the attractive and well maintained communal courtyard with seating. The room is well appointed with electric sockets, attractive light fittings, TV and phone point. The partial glazed door leads to the kitchen off the living room.


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 under pelmet lighting. Fitted Roman blind and floor level heating.


A bright and spacious double bedroom with built in mirrored wardrobe and room for additional furniture. There is a wall mounted electric heater.

Bathroom/Wet Room

Fully tiled and fitted with bath and suite comprising of wet room shower facility, WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above. Grab rails above the bath and in the shower area and anti slip flooring. The emergency pull cord system gives peace of mind.


Fitted carpets, curtains, blinds and integrated appliances.

Service Charges

• Cleaning of inside communal windows and external windows
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• One hour domestic cleaning per week
• 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 and 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.

Service charge: £530.19 per month (£6,362.26 per annum for financial year ending 31/8/22

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
  • 24 On-site management & Your Life care packages
  • Table service bistro
  • Domestic assistance (1 Hour included)
  • Residents' lounge/sun room
  • Roof terrace panoramic view
  • Guest suite & laundry room
  • Landscaped Gardens/Private Parking (permit scheme)
  • Located on the first overlooking the courtyard
  • To arrange an appointment contact McC&S Resales

Property Consultant

Jos Saunders, Property Consultant - Scotland

Jos Saunders

0345 556 4120