Set on the fourth/top floor of a sought-after retirement development in Comely Bank, this well-proportioned flat enjoys a generous double bedroom, a spacious reception room, and a modern kitchen and shower room, plus access to beautiful communal gardens and private residents’ parking. The development further benefits from resident management staff, a Careline alarm system, regular social activities, guest facilities, and a shared library.
A secure shared entrance and a lift (or stairs) takes you to the flat on the fourth/top floor, where the front door opens into a hall with excellent built-in storage. On your left, you step into a generous living and dining room. Enjoying the afternoon and evening sun through a west-facing window, which also frames lovely far-reaching views of the surrounding rooftops and hills in the distance, the reception room offers plenty of space for lounge furniture and a seated dining area, if desired. An understated fireplace with an electric fire inset creates a tranquil focal point and a warm atmosphere during the colder months. The kitchen, enjoying the same west-facing aspect and views, is conveniently accessed from here and is fitted with a good selection of cream-coloured, modern wall and base cabinets, framed by stone-inspired worktops and splashback tiling. An electric double oven and grill, a sleek hob, an extractor hood, and a fridge/freezer are integrated, whilst an undercounter washing machine is included.
Returning back through the hall, you reach the flat’s double bedroom. Enjoying tranquil, pastel-toned decor and a cosy fitted carpet, the bedroom incorporates a built-in wardrobe with mirrored doors, maximising floorspace for furniture. Finally, an airy, partially-tiled shower room completes the accommodation on offer. This modern washroom is equipped with a double shower enclosure with grabrails and a handy fold-down seat, a pedestal basin, a WC, and built-in storage. The flat is heated by an electric heating system and benefits from double-glazed windows.
Externally, the development is set in beautifully-landscaped shared garden grounds and offers off-street parking in a private residents’ car park. Further features of the development include resident staff, a Careline alarm system for peace of mind, a communal library, regular social activities, and guest facilities.
Factor: The development is managed by Hanover Housing for an approximate monthly fee of £220. This covers the housing manager service, communal gardening, communal maintenance, and cleaning of communal areas and windows.
Extras: All fitted floor coverings, window coverings except living room, light fittings, integrated appliances, and washing machine to be included in the sale.
Sought-after retirement developmentFourth/top-floor flatSecure shared stairwell and liftEntrance hall with storageGenerous living/dining roomModern fitted kitchenSpacious double bedroomAttractive, partially-tiled shower roomBeautiful shared gardensPrivate residents’ parkingEH and DGResident management staffCareline alarm system
Comely Bank, Edinburgh
The much sought-after Comely Bank area of Edinburgh offers an ideal location, next to the vibrant and unique village atmosphere of fashionable Stockbridge, and within walking distance of the city centre with its many attractions. Stockbridge offers a wealth of amenities including boutiques, galleries, independent shops, bookshops, well-renowned cheesemongers, fishmongers and butchers, and a fantastic selection of cafes, restaurants and pubs boasting an abundance of character and individual flair. Nearby Craigleith Retail Park offers more extensive shopping with a wide variety of High Street stores. Enjoying the outdoors couldn’t be easier with Inverleith Park and the Royal Botanic gardens close by – an oasis of green making it seem almost impossible to be so close to the city centre. A leisurely stroll or cycle along the beautiful Water of Leith walkway makes the perfect escape from the day’s hustle and bustle. For the active type, Glenogle swim centre offers beautifully restored Victorian swimming baths, a state-of-the-art gym and fitness classes. The Grange Club on the edge of Inverleith Park boasts tennis, hockey, squash and cricket. Comely Bank is well-served by regular bus services to the city centre and beyond.