Offers Over £385,000

2 bed maindoor flat for sale in Trinity

17 , Cargil Terrace, Trinity, EH5 3ND
Council Tax Band E
Energy Rating D

Situated on the ground floor of a handsome blonde sandstone tenement building in desirable Trinity, this main-door ground floor flat occupies a generous footprint and offers airy, classically proportioned interiors, including two bedrooms, two reception rooms, a home office, and two bathrooms, with a wealth of period features accompanied by tasteful décor. The flat also has a private front garden, access to a large shared rear garden, an unrestricted on-street parking. Approached via a pathway through the front garden, the front door opens into an entrance vestibule, affording access to a long hall with built-in storage. The hall sets the tone for the interiors and period features to follow, with modern décor, rustic wood floor, a dado rail, picture rail, and cornicing. To the left of the hall lies an impressive living room, fronted by a large bay window with a traditional panelled surround. The room provides ample flexible space for various configurations of lounge furniture and features beautiful cornicing, a picture rail, and a stunning fireplace flanked by an Edinburgh press and a recess with fitted shelving. Along the hall at the end, you will find a semi open-plan kitchen and dining room. The dining room provides space for a large dining table and chairs, alongside other furniture if desired, and has a characterful feature fire recess, as well as double doors opening onto a patio in the shared rear garden. The adjoining kitchen, which is separated by a glass-block feature wall, is fitted with modern wall and base cabinets, granite-inspired worktops, and attractive mosaic splashback tiling, along with integrated appliances. The appealing flat accommodates two double bedrooms. The larger bedroom is supplemented by a period fireplace and en-suite shower room, whilst the other has an Edinburgh press. A bathroom completes the accommodation on offer and comprises a bath with a shower attachment, a pedestal basin, a WC, and a chrome towel radiator. The home is kept warm by a gas central heating system and the windows are a combination of double glazing, secondary glazing, and single glazing. Externally, the flat enjoys its own leafy private front garden, as well as access to a large shared rear garden and unrestricted on-street parking. Situated to the north of the city, Trinity is a highly desirable residential area characterised by a combination of period, traditional and modern architecture. Lying less than three miles from the centre of Edinburgh, next to the Firth of Forth, the immediate area offers a broad selection of local amenities. These are supplemented by extensive shopping facilities at nearby Craigleith Retail Park and the Ocean Terminal. Additional amenities can be found in Trinity's neighbouring districts, which include the historic Newhaven harbour and the fashionable Shore, complete with Michelin star establishments and stylish bars. Trinity, with its extensive network of cycle paths and walkways, is ideal for those who enjoy the outdoors. Delightful green areas include Victoria Park with the Royal Botanic Gardens nearby. Meanwhile, the Firth of Forth waterfront and Water of Leith Walkway cater for those who prefer a river and shore backdrop. Education is offered at well-regarded state schools, while the capital's independent schools are within easy reach. Regular bus services allow quick travel throughout the city, with the Airlink offering swift access to the airport. The Queensferry Crossing, Edinburgh City Bypass and M8/M9 motorway network are easily accessible for those going further afield. Epc Band: D Council Tax Band: E Tenure: Freehold

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Trinity, Edinburgh North at a glance*

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  • Median time to sell

    13 days

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  • Most popular property type

    2 bedroom flat

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