Property history for 110/5 St. Stephen Street, Edinburgh, EH3 5AQ

1 Bed Garden Flat with 1 Reception Room

Sale history

£300,000 in August 2017

Details from last sale

in August 2017

The property

A STUNNING SPLIT- LEVEL GROUND FLOOR APARTMENT WITH PRIVATE GARDEN, CONTAINED WITHIN THIS HANDSOME CONVERTED STONE-BUILT FORMER WAREHOUSE, OFFERING A FLEXIBLE LAYOUT WITH MANY INTERESTING FEATURES COURTYARD/ GARDEN AREA. RESIDENTS’ PARKING AVAILABLE St Stephen Street lies on the northern edge of Edinburgh’s historic New Town,... More

A STUNNING SPLIT- LEVEL GROUND FLOOR APARTMENT WITH PRIVATE GARDEN, CONTAINED WITHIN THIS HANDSOME CONVERTED STONE-BUILT FORMER WAREHOUSE, OFFERING A FLEXIBLE LAYOUT WITH MANY INTERESTING FEATURES COURTYARD/ GARDEN AREA. RESIDENTS’ PARKING AVAILABLE St Stephen Street lies on the northern edge of Edinburgh’s historic New Town, within the popular district of Stockbridge. This charming location affords immediate access to a wide range of local independent facilities, including a good selection of restaurants, bistros and bars. George Street, Princes Street and the Financial District are all within walking distance, while Stockbridge, with its unique ‘village’ atmosphere offers an excellent selection of local shops and a regular Farmer’s Market every Sunday, close to the bridge crossing the Water of Leith. There is also a Waitrose in nearby Comely Bank and the Craigleith Retail Park with many High Street names is only a short drive away. The Royal Botanical Garden and Inverleith Park are both within easy striking distance and regular bus services within the area connect with many parts of the city. Some well-respected primary and secondary schools are also within the close vicinity. Stockbridge has recently been voted the best place to live in Scotland in the Sunday Times Best Places to Live in Britain guide. St Stephen Street runs in an east to west direction, joining St Vincent Street with North West Circus Place. Number 110 sits on the south east side of the street, opposite Clarence Street. This unique ground floor apartment forms part of an impressive four storey and attic C-Listed converted former warehouse, which has recently undergone extensive external refurbishment, including stone cleaning, an overhaul of the roof coverings, together with repairs and re-painting of the gable walls, at a total cost of around £50,000. One of 23 individual properties, Apartment 5 has its own private garden and offers a unique atmosphere, full of character but with a contemporary feel. Presently a studio and office, this offers several different potential uses including a pied-a-terre, private residence, or a buy to let investment opportunity. Lit by two tall double glazed but original astragalled windows and a wide French door within the rear elevation, the spacious living room - floored in American dark Walnut, incorporates an ‘L’ shaped fitted and well equipped kitchen, designed by Craighead & Woolf. A timber staircase leads to a separate mezzanine level above, which is presently an office, though could easily by turned into a generously proportioned double bedroom, with its glazed bannister overlooking the living room below, and built-in double wardrobe. There is also a superb fully tiled bathroom accessed from the entrance hall, displaying a white three piece suite, with an electric shower and glazed screen over the bath. To cap it all, the apartment has undergone a Feng Shui consultation by the Grandmaster Chan Kun Wah in recent years. The small West facing private garden to the rear is surrounded by Laurel and Conifer hedging, and includes an area of timber decking, which can enjoy good hours of sunshine. There is also a feature Ash tree close to the west boundary, and a Wisteria on the building’s rear elevation. Access is also available to communal courtyard style garden on the north side of the building, accessed from a gate and stone steps on St Stephen Street. Zone 5A Residents’ Permit Parking is available on application to Edinburgh Council, on the payment of the applicable fee for the area and style of vehicle. The property will be sold with all fitted floor coverings, blinds, fitted light fittings, and the integral kitchen appliances, namely the stainless steel microwave oven, ceramic hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washing machine/tumble drier. The development is factored on behalf of the residents by Charles White Limited, and it is understood the quarterly charge for Apartment 5 is around £85.

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Sayer Burnett Solicitors

0131 253 2994

43-45 Circus Lane, Edinburgh, EH3 6SU

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