Property highlight: Beautiful One Bed + Box Room Traditional Third Floor Flat in Bruntsfield, Edinburgh
Enjoying a prime city location in sought-after Bruntsfield, within the Marchmont, Meadows, and Bruntsfield conservation area, this traditional third-floor flat boasts spacious, versatile accommodation, enhanced by appealing period features and sympathetic modern upgrades. The one-bedroom (plus a box room) home benefits from extensive reception space, a contemporary open-plan dining kitchen, and access to a leafy communal garden, and comes with an excellent opportunity to be purchased with all contents and appliances.
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A secure shared stairwell leads to the third floor and the flat’s front door. Stepping inside, a high-ceilinged entrance hall, with built-in storage and a traditional clothes pulley, flows into a living room on your left. Framing the surrounding city architecture, via a wide wood-panelled bay window, the generously-proportioned reception room promises a delightful space for everyday living and relaxation, enhanced by stripped pine floorboards, elaborate plasterwork, and a traditional fireplace flanked by an open Edinburgh Press.
Leading off here and accessible from the hall, a box room provides a goodsized versatile space, with various options for use.
Next door, incorporating a sunny seated dining area and supplemented by excellent built-in storage, a kitchen features stylish contemporary cabinetry, chunky timber worktops, chic tiling, and a Belfast sink. Also provided are an integrated oven, a gas hob, a concealed extractor fan, a freestanding dishwasher, and a fridge/freezer, whilst space is available for further appliances in a handy open utility cupboard.
A double bedroom offers an abundance of space for freestanding furnishings, whilst a bright threepiece bathroom, with a shower-over-bath, completes the accommodation. Gas central heating is found throughout.
Externally, the flat enjoys access to a leafy southeast-facing shared garden, whilst controlled parking is available in the area with a residents’ permit (Zone S2).
Situated just southwest of the city centre, Bruntsfield is one of Edinburgh’s most fashionable and soughtafter suburbs. Home to Edinburgh’s café culture, Bruntsfield and neighbouring Morningside boast a fantastic array of artisan coffee shops, bistros and eateries, not to mention several fine dining restaurants, bars, and traditional pubs. For culture and nightlife, residents also have their pick of several arthouse cinemas, theatres, and galleries. The excellent everyday amenities on Bruntsfield Place are supplemented with a Waitrose store and an M&S Food in Morningside.
For sport and fitness enthusiasts, there are several gyms and studios nearby, including 24-hour facilities at nearby Quartermile. Outdoor leisure and recreation opportunities abound with the much-loved green spaces of Bruntsfield Links and The Meadows practically on the doorstep. Rugged Arthur’s Seat and Salisbury Crags are also nearby for brisk walks and stunning skyline views over the capital. The area is very well served by public transport and benefits from extensive walkways and cycle paths. In addition, its southerly setting affords easy access to Edinburgh City Bypass and the M8/M9 motorway network.
Bruntsfield offers highly-regarded state schooling at both primary and secondary level, and is ideally situated for access to Edinburgh Napier University, The University of Edinburgh, and Edinburgh College of Art.
Home Report Value - £290,000