Edinburgh property: Inside ‘time-warp’ home untouched since the 1970s

Louetta R. Clark


An amazing throwback home with interior decoration straight out the 1970’s has gone on the market in Edinburgh.

The huge three-bedroom property in the popular Silverknowes area boasts ample room for a family and includes space to further develop.

Inside however requires a total refit likely to add to the already hefty price tag of offers over £385,000.

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From the outside, the property looks fairly modern, but the bright red front door hides a time capsule that feels like stepping into a different era.

It's in need of some serious updating. (Image: RightMove)
It’s in need of some serious updating. (Image: RightMove)

Prospective owners can find striking patterned carpets boasting a wide hue of colours and eye-catching designs.

In the living room, a ‘burnt orange’ three-piece suite is complemented by a flower-shaped light fixture and ecru wallpaper.

A large kitchen which connects to both the hallway and living area completes the ground floor, with stairs leading up to three good-sized bedrooms on the top floor.

The house comes with a throwback interior. (Image: RightMove)
The house comes with a throwback interior. (Image: RightMove)

The property comes complete with an attached garage and driveway in addition to front and rear outdoor spaces.

The listing, on property site RightMove, reads: “This superb property offers an ideal family home which benefits from a driveway and garage, set within beautifully maintained gardens to the front and rear, with the large rear garden being fully enclosed.

The house has three good-sized bedrooms. (Image: RightMove)
The house has three good-sized bedrooms. (Image: RightMove)

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“In brief the accommodation comprises; hall with under stair storage cupboard, dual aspect sitting room/dining room, fully fitted kitchen with door to the rear garden, large dual aspect master bedroom, two further bedrooms, bathroom and separate wc.”


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