Under Offer – Enviably located in the highly sought-after New Town conservation area in easy walking distance of all the city centre has to offer, this exclusive, main-door, three-bedroom (plus box room), garden flat occupies the lower ground floor of a stunning, A-listed, Georgian tenement building (1804). The city flat enjoys contemporary interiors, with generous classical proportions, timber sash-and-case windows, and high-spec fixtures and fittings, boasting an elegant living/dining room, a stylish new kitchen, a deluxe bathroom and WC, and two private gardens, alongside outstanding storage and access to the exclusive garden on Drummond Place.
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Reached down a small flight of steps, the front door opens into an inviting hall that immediately sets the high standards of the home, also providing a large store cupboard and a versatile box room for creative use. In the southerly-facing living/dining room, expansive proportions accommodate an excellent choice of lounge furniture and a table and chairs for seated meals. The room is elegantly presented, including an Amtico herringbone floor (also found in the hallway), and is framed by an imposing fireplace, inset with a multi-fuel stove. An open doorway leads into the contemporary kitchen, which has a stylish design that pairs handle-less, two-toned cabinets with deluxe Minerva worktops and fashionable metro-style splashbacks. The on-trend look is further enhanced by under-cabinet and plinth lighting, as well as integrated appliances for a sleek finish (induction hob, oven, fridge/freezer, and dishwasher). Furthermore, it benefits from a utility cupboard and oversized glazing, with sliding doors opening out to the rear garden – perfect for summer entertaining.
Located throughout the home are three softly carpeted bedrooms, which are all bright and airy doubles with generous footprints for a wide assortment of furnishings. The impressive master bedroom further benefits from a traditional press cupboard and deep storage, whereas the second bedroom comes equipped with an en-suite WC. The third bedroom, on the other hand, is currently organised as an office and gym showcasing the home’s versatility. Finally, a high-specification, three-piece bathroom comes fully tiled, including a back-to-the-wall toilet, a half-pedestal washbasin, an illuminated vanity mirror, and a double-ended bathtub with an overhead rainfall shower. Gas central heating ensures year-round warmth.
Externally, there is a private courtyard garden to the front, equipped with external storage, a shed, and three cellars. In addition, the city flat boasts a tiered rear garden that is laid with decking, creating the perfect space for alfresco dining in the sun, especially with its southerly aspect. Residents also gain entrance to the exclusive garden on Drummond Place, with its sprawling lawn bordered by established greenery and mature trees. Conveniently, controlled permit parking is available too (Zone 6) – a useful feature in the city centre.
New Town, Edinburgh
Nestled in the heart of the New Town, the property enjoys a prime location in Edinburgh’s most prestigious postcode. Its excellent situation offers residents the finest amenities the capital has to offer, all within easy walking distance. On your doorstep you will find a superb choice of top-rated restaurants, cafés, fashionable bars and clusters of small speciality shops.
The New Town hosts world-class shopping outlets including Harvey Nichols, John Lewis and Multrees Walk at St. Andrew Square, while Princes Street is lined with all the top name High Street retailers. Furthermore, the St James Quarter is within easy reach, the £1billion development offering world-class designer stores, trendy bars, entertainment facilities, and a diverse range of restaurants and eateries.
Nearby Stockbridge, on the other hand, offers a unique village atmosphere and the independent outlets here are arguably some of the best in the country. A selection of some of Scotland’s finest art galleries are all in close proximity including the National Portrait Gallery, the Gallery of Modern Art and the Scottish National Galleries. For days out, picnics or scenic walks the tranquil Water of Leith at Stockbridge and the colourful Royal Botanic Gardens are both nearby. Edinburgh boasts some of the best private schools in the country. Both Fettes and Edinburgh Academy are close by, along with excellent state schools. For commuting to any part of the city or other parts of the country, the area offers an abundance of public transport services.
The tram line runs from nearby York Place all the way to the airport, whilst there are over 35 bus routes departing from the area and Waverley Station is conveniently close.