Attractive detached cottage at the foot of the Pentland Hills

104 Biggar Road, Fairmilehead, Edinburgh, EH10 7DU

Surrounded by an extensive wrap around garden

3 Public Room
5 Bedrooms
3 Bathrooms
EPC rating: E
Council Tax: F

Located at the foot of the Pentland Hills, 104 Biggar Road is an attractive 1925 detached cottage surrounded by an extensive wrap around garden. This spacious 2 floor property lends itself to flexible accommodation and is used by the current owner both as a home and for business. Set back from the road in a slightly elevated position this outstanding family home in a prime location benefits from a gated tarmac drive way, providing off road parking for up to three cars, a further vehicle could be housed in the single detached garage. You are welcomed into the property via a wide open porch, with seating area, to enjoy the views of the countryside opposite. The front door opens into a tiled vestibule leading into a reception hallway.


  • Attractive detached cottage
  • Welcoming entrance vestibule
  • Spacious reception hall
  • Triple-aspect living room
  • Comfortable family/sitting room
  • Dining room/further double bedroom
  • Well-equipped kitchen
  • Home office/further double bedroom
  • Four double bedrooms
  • One en-suite shower room
  • Two three-piece family bathrooms
  • Porch with rear garden access
  • Handy utility/laundry cupboard
  • Extensive, wrap-around gardens
  • Detached single garage & driveway
  • GCH and DG

Triple-aspect living room

On the ground floor, a large front facing sitting room with high ceilings, secondary glazed sash and case windows features an open coal fire. Currently used for business this room enjoys access to a covered sundeck and opens up into a well-stocked garden. There are a further 2 rooms and WC currently used for business. The larger of the 2 rooms is bathed in sunlight for most of the day. The smaller room retains its original fire place. The living area of the property boasts a large comfortable living room with ample space for dining, high ceilings and triple aspect windows benefiting from an abundance of natural light. The kitchen is fitted with a range of modern wood-styled carpentry and breakfast bar. Equipped with a sink, integrated oven, gas hob, stainless steel splash back, concealed extractor fan and free standing dishwasher and fridge freezer.

The rear south-westerly facing garden is accessed via a porch, laid mainly to lawn the garden is surrounded by mature trees, shrubs and hedges. An inner hallway features handy under-stair storage, and access to the first of two family bathrooms, replete with a double-ended bathtub with an overhead shower, and a WC-suite set into storage.

Four double bedrooms

Also located on the ground floor, the master bedroom is accompanied by an en-suite shower room with vanity storage, whilst a second double bedroom comes with two traditional presses and a cupboard with a clothes rail. Upstairs, the remaining two sleeping areas are generously-proportioned doubles, both with access to partially-floored attic space. The second family bathroom is fully-tiled and features a three-piece-suite with a shower-over-bath. Gas central heating and double glazing are found throughout. Externally, the home sits within extensive, wrap-around gardens, mostly laid to lawn and featuring an array of established shrubs and trees. A suntrap patio to the rear enjoys an enviable southwest-facing aspect and a side driveway provides private off-street parking and leads to a detached single garage. 

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Fairmilehead, Edinburgh

Located at the foot of the majestic Pentland Hills and approximately five miles south of Edinburgh city centre, the popular residential area of Fairmilehead offers tranquil suburban living within easy reach of Edinburgh’s major business hubs, amenities and attractions.

Situated adjacent to the sought-after green belt, Fairmilehead is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts with access to a wide selection of pursuits including walking, cycling and dry-slope skiing in the Pentland Hills; golfing at Swanston, Mortonhall and Braid Hills golf courses; and full equestrian activities at Mortonhall.

Fairmilehead enjoys a good range of local amenities and supermarkets, while more extensive shopping and leisure facilities can be found at Straiton Retail Park just a short drive away. Nearby Morningside boasts a vibrant high street brimming with independent retailers, thriving cafes and eateries. Fairmilehead is ideally situated for access to some of Edinburgh’s finest independent schools including George Watson’s College and George Heriot’s School. The area also falls within the catchment area for highly regarded state schools. Fairmilehead enjoys excellent public transport links into the city centre and beyond. It is also is conveniently situated for access to the City Bypass, Edinburgh Airport, the M8/M9 and the Queensferry Crossing. 

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