Dunedin, a gem of a home
15 minutes to reach Heathrow and you can be at Marylebone in London within 20 minutes of catching a train from the station.”
Believed to date back to around 1930, the substantial house, which takes its name from the Gaelic word for Edinburgh, Dùn Èideann, sits on a plot of approximately 0.5 acres. Having been extended in the past, it offers a combination of character-filled, inviting rooms and bright, airy spaces with a more contemporary feel.
“There is a very large, bright entrance hall, which has a wooden floor and could make a marvellous dining hall,” she says.“From here there is access to all the well-proportioned reception areas; these offer great flexibility of use, depending on the lifestyle requirements of the new owners.”
She adds:“And, subject to the relevant planning permissions, with the garage at the front of the house, there could even be the possibility of creating additional living space.”
DUNEDIN: OPENING the doors of the orangery and heading out into the fresh air with a cup of tea, the new owners of Dunedin will appreciate the seclusion of their mature, leafy garden.
The property is ideally placed for anyone seeking an easy commute into London as well as all the benefits Gerrards Cross has to offer, explains the agent marketing the property.
“The position of the house is fantastic,” she says.“Homes like this, within walking distance of the town centre, really are few and far between.
“Dunedin is set back from the road, behind electric gates, with a good-sized drive and a lovely back garden, which includes a hidden orchard area with pear and plum trees, as well as raspberry canes.
“From Dunedin, the new owners will be able to walk to the common and into Gerrards Cross, with its shops and restaurants, through ancient woodland.
“Schooling in the area is excellent, it takes just