Property highlight: Spacious 2 Bedroom Top Floor Flat with private south-facing rear garden & shared drying green.
Commanding views towards Edinburgh Castle, from a leafy, residential setting in desirable Canonmills, this traditional second/top-floor flat lies on the doorstep of fabulous local amenities and enjoys excellent transport links and swift access into the city centre. The desirable city abode boasts two double bedrooms and bright, spacious living accommodation, plus a south-facing, private rear garden, a shared drying green, and access to unrestricted on-street parking.
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Reached via a shared entrance and a stairwell to the second floor, the front door opens into a hallway, which immediately impresses with its airy dimensions, richly-toned timber trims, and inviting, soft-toned décor. Accompanied by built-in storage and handsome, engineered oak flooring, the hall flows into a living and dining room ahead. The elegant reception room is supplemented by a traditional Edinburgh Press and enhanced by tall, sash-and-case windows, framing delightful, leafy views. Sophisticated styling and an understated backdrop perfectly showcase its generous proportions and versatile floorspace.
Openly-adjoined for convenience and capturing far-reaching, iconic views, a kitchen comes well-appointed with modern, timber-effect cabinetry, granite-inspired worktops, and contemporary, stainless-steel splashbacks. The design includes an integrated oven, a gas hob, and a statement extractor hood, along with a freestanding dishwasher and a fridge/freezer, whilst plumbing for a washing machine is available in the hall cupboard.
Echoing the relaxing tones of the living accommodation, the flat’s two double bedrooms boast mirrored, built-in wardrobes and plush carpeting for maximum practicality and comfort. Both sleeping areas enjoy an impressive footprint, in addition to outstanding natural light from generous, traditional glazing, whilst one is further enhanced by a traditional press.
Finally, a bathroom features a bathtub with an overhead shower, a WC, a pedestal sink, and vanity storage, all set against a background of stylish, grey, marble-effect tiling. With the exception of the kitchen window, double glazing is found throughout, and the home is warmed by gas central heating, powered by a boiler installed in 2018.
Externally, the home benefits from a low-maintenance, enclosed, south-facing garden offering a tranquil space for outdoor relaxation. The new owner will also enjoy access to a handy drying green, and on-street parking in the area is conveniently unrestricted.
Extras: Included in the sale are all fitted floor coverings, window coverings, light fittings, integrated kitchen appliances, the freestanding dishwasher and fridge/freezer.
On the edge of the New Town just a short stroll from the centre of the capital, lies the desirable Canonmills district. Enjoying quaint cobbled streets and an abundance of elegant Georgian architecture, this charming part of the city is home to a fantastic selection of local amenities and is conveniently placed to sample the rest of the city’s wide-ranging cultural, recreational, and shopping facilities. A short stroll will take you to some of the capital’s best green spaces including the Royal Botanic Gardens and Inverleith Park.
The district’s main thoroughfare features a lovely selection of artisan shops, restaurants, and fashionable bars, with handy supermarkets also close by, whilst high-end shops, such as Harvey Nichols and the stylish George Street area are all in easy reach. Canonmills is also home to The Biscuit Factory, a creative cultural hub. Within easy reach is the renowned Playhouse Theatre, host to many major touring productions, and the Omni Centre, with its great selection of chain restaurants and bars, a multiplex cinema, and a deluxe gym and swimming pool. Benefiting from outstanding transport links, day and night, Canonmills is serviced by good bus routes and neighbours the tramline to the airport, whilst Waverley train station is within walking distance.
Well-regarded state schooling options fall into the district’s catchment area, whilst many of Edinburgh’s superior independent schools are also easily accessible.