Stylish city living
9/2 Leven Terrace is a bright, charming home with plenty of character and which has been stylishly decorated by the current owner. Floor to ceiling windows fill the home with natural light, while the impressive Victorian features, such as high ceilings, cornice work, shutters, mantelpieces and press cupboards have been beautifully preserved.
You enter the building through a shared communal entrance with buzzer system, and it opens on to a wide communal hall and stair. The flat is on the first floor and the front door leads to a spacious and light hallway.
The dining and kitchen area is a very attractive and light space with black and white chequered vinyl flooring, a large window with views to the rear of the property, and a series of wall and base units with open shelves and a white work surface. There is also a useful pulley and a walk-in storage cupboard off the kitchen fitted with a series of shelves.
The large master bedroom is spacious and light, and is situated at the rear of the property, looking out over the shared garden. The room still features the original cornice, panelling, shutters and press cupboard, and the sanded floors and pendant light adds to the attractiveness of the room. The second bedroom is airy and well-proportioned, with striking views over the Meadows. The mantelpiece forms another attractive focal point in the room, along with the sanded floor, radiator, pendant light and working shutters. Bedroom three also has views over the Meadows and a raised double bed which makes the most of the space in the room, providing a workstation below.
A stylish bathroom is fitted with a contemporary white three piece suite comprising of a bath with separate shower and shower screen over, wash hand basin and WC. Extra storage space is provided by a boxroom which is located off the hall and has been fitted with a series of shelves, hooks and wall mounted lights.
The property has a very well maintained and attractive shared garden which features a blend of plants, trees and shrubs including a cherry tree in the surrounding beds. The central area is mainly lawn and you can really enjoy it in the afternoons when it catches the sun.
Located on the edge of the Meadows, the home is ideally positioned for the financial and university districts of the city centre, with the bustling local streets offering popular bistros, restaurants, bars, cafes, and specialist shops, creating a continental ambience. There is further excellent shopping in nearby Church Hill and Morningside, which boasts one of the city’s two Waitrose supermarkets, the Dominion multi-screen cinema, and the Church Hill Theatre. To the west lie the walkways along the Union Canal, and the Fountain Park leisure complex. Schooling is well catered for in the private and state sectors.
3 bedroom first floor flat
Offers over £450,000
Contact: For more information call 0131 346 7240
Selling solicitor: Purdie and Co