Offers Over £255,000

2 bed ground floor flat for sale in Newington

15/1 East Mayfield, Edinburgh, EH9 1SE
Council Tax Band C

Property highlight: Offering a stunning period home within one of the city's desirable areas, close to Holyrood park

Boasting a tremendously desirable city address, perfectly positioned within easy walking distance of the city centre, the university and the tranquillity of Holyrood Park. On the ground floor of a handsome red sandstone tenement, this two bedroom flat enjoys generous proportions and a wealth of period features. Passing by the flat's private, low-maintenance garden, you enter the communal stair via secure entry system. In the flat, a high-ceilinged hall with stripped floor boards gives an immediate sense of the welcoming and warm space that continues throughout the property. Bathed in light from a large double glazed sash and case window (with outlook over the private front garden) – the spacious sitting room can easily accommodate a dining table and boasts an abundance of period features and a feature fireplace. Neatly placed in a central position in the flat is a charming kitchen, finished in a simple white colour palette, wall and base units provide ample storage and workspace, enhanced by accent lighting. At the rear of the property is the main bedroom, enjoying an aspect over the shared garden beyond, with mature trees and lawn giving a sense of tranquillity. Built-in wardrobes run along one wall, offering tremendous storage. Next door, is the traditional three-piece bathroom, with over-bath shower. To the front, is an airy and generous second double bedroom, presently used as a practical home office. Gas central heating, with a brand new boiler installed August 2022 and double glazed sash and casement windows ensure a warm home all year round. Mayfield is a desirable residential area, lying just south of the city centre. It borders with well heeled neighbours, such as the Grange and Blackford. For extensive retail, Cameron Toll Shopping Centre is nearby. For the golf enthusiast, there are The Braid Hills and Prestonfield Golf courses and for fabulous walks, there is Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill Local Nature Reserve close by, along with the Royal Observatory. The Pentland Hills Regional Park is a short drive away and offers walking, biking, pony-trekking and skiing at Hillend snow sports centre. For entertainment you are close to the ‘old town' and the Queens Hall in Newington. Schooling is well catered for in the area with secondary level in both the public and private sectors, Edinburgh University's Kings Buildings are a 10minute walk. There are regular bus services and Edinburgh City By-pass is within easy reach, offering links to the major road networks and Edinburgh International Airport.

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Newington, Edinburgh South at a glance*

  • Average selling price


  • Median time to sell

    18 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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