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2 bed basement flat for sale in Newington

16A, West Preston Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9PU
Total Floor Area 116m²
Council Tax Band C
Energy Rating C
Key features
  • Basement flat
  • B listed building
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Lounge/dining
  • Kitchen
  • Boxroom
  • Bathroom & WC
  • Sold as seen
  • Full refurbishment required
  • Development opportunity

Property highlight: 2 bed B listed basement flat in superb central location. Sold as seen, full refurbishment required.

A superbly placed and sizeable basement flat that offers and excellent development opportunity. As seen from the photographs and film there is extensive work required but we feel it correct to show this to potential viewers before they visit. The property is surrounded by day to day amenities and is also very well placed for commuting throughout the city. The popular and vibrant suburb of Newington, within walking distance of the city centre, is sought-after by city professionals, families (due to the excellent state schools in the area) and students alike with a range of large houses on leafy streets to tenement flats on bustling roads. The area is home to an exceptional mix of independent shops and well-known high street retailers, plus a fantastic array of artisan coffee houses, trendy bars, restaurants, and traditional pubs. Also regarded as a cultural hotspot, Newington is home to the Festival Theatre and the Queen's Hall, and in the summer months it becomes the epicentre of the famous Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Enjoying an ideal location between the Meadows and Holyrood Park, residents of Newington are never more than a few minutes' walk away from some of the cities most beloved public parks and green spaces. For fitness enthusiasts, the Royal Commonwealth Pool offers first-class sport and fitness facilities, namely a 50-metre pool, a diving pool, and a state-of-the-art gym. Newington boasts an excellent range of schools in both the public and private sector and falls within some of Edinburgh's best state school catchment areas. Its proximity to Edinburgh University makes it an ideal location for students too. Newington is further enhanced by superb public transport services, in addition to easy access to Edinburgh City Bypass, Edinburgh Airport and the M8/M9 motorway networks.

  • Lounge/Dining

    5.47 m X 4.53 m / 17'11" X 14'10"

  • Kitchen

    4.8 m X 2.33 m / 15'9" X 7'8"

  • Bedroom 1

    4.11 m X 3.09 m / 13'6" X 10'2"

  • Bedroom 2

    4.8 m X 2.11 m / 15'9" X 6'11"

  • Boxroom

    3.1 m X 1.92 m / 10'2" X 6'4"

  • Bathroom

    3.16 m X 2.49 m / 10'4" X 8'2"

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Newington, Edinburgh South at a glance*

  • Average selling price


  • Median time to sell

    36 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 espc.com. Figures relate to the 3 month period ending on 28/02/2022

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