Property highlight: A superb haven offering the very best backdrop for an elegant lifestyle in the heart of Edinburgh.
The subject of sale is a particularly fine example of a modernised three bedroom duplex apartment forming part of this historic Old Town building which was built in 1760 by Allan Ramsay, the portrait painter and developed between 1890 and 1893 into its current format by the urban planner Patrick Geddes, as part of the Old Town urban renewal project. The development is set amidst beautifully landscaped private gardens with a backdrop of the Castle. This most elegant property boasts majestic views over Princes Street Gardens towards the New Town and beyond to Fife. The property has been tastefully modernised and affords bright and well-presented accommodation over two floors with full gas central heating ensuring an ambient living environment.
This is a superb haven offering the very best backdrop for an elegant lifestyle in the heart of Edinburgh's sought-after Old Town.
The accommodation comprises: Ground floor: a welcoming reception hall with doors leading to all main bedrooms, bedroom one with a deep built-in wardrobe and views over Ramsay Garden, bedroom two with views over Princes Street, bedroom three with storage cupboard and views over towards the New Town, bathroom with three piece white suite. A staircase leads to the upper hall with door leading to the elegant drawing room with bay window and uninterrupted views over Princes Street and beyond, "living flame" gas fire set in traditional fireplace, double doors lead to spacious and well-appointed dining room/fitted kitchen with electric oven, gas hob, integrated fridge and freezer, automatic washing machine and dishwasher. The upper hall also leads to a shower room with walk-in shower, w.c. and wash hand basin.
Ramsay Garden is set on Castle hill, located just off the Royal Mile in the heart of Edinburgh's historic Old Town. It is surrounded by an abundance of history, character and wonderful attractions such as Edinburgh Castle, the Palace of Holyrood, the Royal Mile and the Scottish Parliament as well as a great variety of shops. The Old Town itself has a wide variety of eclectic shops, fine dining restaurants, coffee houses, boutiques and bars. Princes Street is within easy walking distance as are all Edinburgh' theatres, concert halls and galleries. There are also open green spaces to enjoy with Princes Street Gardens close by. The property is also ideally placed for easy access to Edinburgh's Waverley Station and the airport bus terminal on Waverley Bridge.
3.96 m X 6.05 m / 13'0" X 19'10"
Fitted Kitchen/dining room
3.87 m X 4.57 m / 12'8" X 15'0"
3.81 m X 4.55 m / 12'6" X 14'11"
3.94 m X 2.84 m / 12'11" X 9'4"
3 m X 2.77 m / 9'10" X 9'1"