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2 bed cottage for sale in Duddingston Village

1 Abercorn Cottages, Edinburgh, EH15 3QB
Total Floor Area 66m²
Council Tax Band D
Energy Rating D

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Boyd Property are delighted to present to the market this charming cottage, located in Duddingston Conservation Village, one of Edinburgh's most sought-after and highly regarded addresses thanks to its combination of a genuine village atmosphere and a location ideal for access to the city centre. The local village pub, The Sheep Heid Inn, is Scotland's oldest surviving public house. The accommodation is light, airy and is offered in good order and it briefly comprises; a welcoming entrance hall, living room, a breakfasting kitchen with door to small patio, a carpeted staircase leads to the upper landing which gives access to two bedrooms, bedroom one offers lovely views to Arthurs's Seat and bathroom with mains operated shower over the bath. The property benefits from gas central heating and sash and case windows. There is a lovely private garden to the front, which is bordered with mature plants and shrubbery and provides a tranquil retreat. This property will appeal to a variety of buyers and viewing is highly recommended. Location Duddingston Village is a historic area lying to the southeast of Edinburgh's city centre. With excellent transport links into the city, it combines all the benefits of city living with the feel of a village. For those who enjoy the outdoors, Duddingston Loch and Bird Sanctuary, Holyrood Park, Arthur's Seat are all on the doorstep. The village is a vibrant and active community with access to Jock Tamson's 'gairden' and veg market and Dr Neil's Garden. Leisure and recreational facilities include the Commonwealth Swimming Pool, the famous Sheep Heid Inn, and several renowned golf courses including Duddingston & Prestonfield House. There is a good range of local shops nearby, including Tesco Express, together with a wider range of facilities at Fort Kinnaird, Cameron Toll, Meadowbank Retail Park and Portobello, all a short distance away. Schooling is well-represented in the area at all levels, including Parsons Green Primary, Holyrood High School and Portobello High, with further education at the Jewel and Esk Valley College, Edinburgh University, Napier University and Queen Margaret University at Musselburgh all within easy reach. Regular buses operate to and from the city centre and surrounding areas, and the City Bypass is easily accessible with links to the major motorway network, Edinburgh Airport and the Forth Road Bridge.

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Edinburgh East at a glance*

  • Average selling price


  • Median time to sell

    13 days

  • Average % of Home Report achieved


  • Most popular property type

    2 bedroom flat

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* Figures are based on properties marketed and sold through ESPC. Home Report valuations relate to properties where the Home Report was available on Figures relate to the 3 month period ending on 30/06/2022

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