Enjoying a prime location between the Union Canal and The Meadows, within easy walking distance of Princes Street, this charming one-bedroom third/ top-floor flat in sought after Tollcross forms part of a traditional tenement building with an attractive stone-built faade. It boasts spacious proportions and well-presented interiors, forming an ideal residence for city professionals, first-time buyers, and buy-to-let investors thanks to its central position in the city centre.
Reached via a secure shared entrance and stairwell, the flat's front door opens into a crisp white hallway that is brightened by a honey-coloured, timber-style floor. It is a welcoming first impression that flows (with the flooring) into the living/dining room on the right. Here, a subtle feature wall and light-toned decor complement one another, creating a wonderful space for relaxing, socialising, and entertaining. It has a spacious floorplan for comfortable seating and room for a small dining table for sociable evening meals. It also incorporates useful built-in storage. Next door is the well-appointed kitchen, which comes fitted with a sweep of cabinets and ample worktop space, presented in a classic and timeless style and enhanced by colourful mosaic splashbacks. A gas hob and eye-level oven/ grill are integrated into the design, with a freestanding fridge-freezer, and an undercounter washing machine. In the double bedroom, a generous footprint allows a good variety of bedside furnishings, fostering an airy ambience with its broad dimensions. It has soft carpeting for comfort and neutral decor contrasted with a lively feature wall. Completing the home is a bright three-piece bathroom (with an overhead shower) enveloped in white wet walling. Double glazed windows and electric heating ensure year round comfort and efficiency.
Outside, the flat has access to a communal garden with a large well-tended lawn, creating an idyllic setting in the heart of the city. Controlled parking is available with a residents' permit (Zone 4). EPC Rating F
Extras: all fitted floor and window coverings, light fittings, integrated kitchen appliances, a fridge-freezer, a washing machine and the bedroom wardrobe to be included in the sale. Other items of furniture can be included via separate negotiation.
Renowned as Edinburgh's cultural and international hub, the area of Tollcross boasts a vibrant atmosphere. Its fantastic situation means residents are never more than a few minutes' walk from city attractions, from Princes and George Street for shopping, to Lothian Road for live music, film and theatre, and to the fun exploration of the narrow closes and winding streets of the historic Old Town. The immediate area offers a wealth of fine boutiques and independent shops, coffee houses, and delis, as well as being known for some of Edinburgh's most diverse restaurants offering international cuisine. There's also a buzzing social scene, with no shortage of venues for every taste from traditional pubs and ale rooms, to trendy clubs and cocktail bars. Situated at the heart of the capital, Tollcross also provides easy access to some of Edinburgh's most beloved public green spaces, including The Meadows. Popular with city professionals, Tollcross lies between Haymarket and Waverley stations. The new tramline also passes through the West End along Shandwick Place, allowing quick and easy travel throughout the city all the way to Edinburgh International Airport. The area benefits from outstanding schooling in both the state and private sector, and is within the catchment area for Tollcross Primary School and James Gillespie's High School.