Property highlight: 2 Bed Top Floor Flat with amazing skyline views across Edinburgh
Situated on the fourth floor of a handsome blonde sandstone tenement building, this two-bedroom flat is located in the highly-desirable Polwarth area of Edinburgh. Positioned within walking distance of excellent local amenities and transport links, this characterful property boasts two double bedrooms, a three-piece bathroom, and a stylish fitted kitchen. The flat and its excellent location will no doubt appeal to city professionals, couples, young families, and rental investors alike.
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Accessed via a secure entry main door into a communal stairwell, the front door to this property is situated on the third floor of the building. On entering the flat, you are welcomed into a richly carpeted stairway complete with a generously sized built-in cupboard. Further storage is offered via a second under-stair cupboard. On ascending the stairs, you will find yourself on a bright landing with a skylight window.
To the left is a large living/dining room which offers delightful, far-reaching city views via a double window and is tastefully decorated in chic neutrals. Conveniently accessed via the living room, the kitchen is finished with stylish grey wall-mounted and base units, marble-effect worktops, and subway-style tiles, while additional storage is offered via built-in cupboards. The kitchen also boasts an integrated oven and gas hob as well as an under-counter fridge/freezer and a washing machine.
Across the hallway lie two generously-proportioned, carpeted double bedrooms which are flooded with sunlight via roof windows. Completing the accommodation is a well-finished three-piece bathroom comprising a shower-over-bath with a glazed screen, a WC, and a pedestal basin. The flat further benefits from gas central heating and double glazing to ensure it is warm and welcoming throughout the year.
Externally, the new owners will benefit from access to rear communal gardens and on-street parking (Zone S3), for which residents can apply for a permit, subject to a fee.
Enjoying a tranquil setting close to the picturesque Union Canal, yet conveniently situated just three miles south-west of Edinburgh’s city centre, Polwarth is a popular base from which to live and work in the capital. This highly desirable residential district boasts an excellent range of everyday amenities, including shops, bars and bistros. In addition, the nearby Fountain Park leisure complex offers a multi-screen cinema, a state-of-the-art gym, family-friendly restaurants and pubs, and further attractions for all ages. Meanwhile, fashionable Bruntsfield Place is just a short stroll away and offers a fantastic selection of high street retailers, independent boutiques and eateries. Well-regarded state schooling options are available at primary and secondary level, whilst some of Edinburgh’s most prestigious independent schools are within easy reach.
Polwarth is ideally situated for those attending Edinburgh and Napier Universities, and for professionals connected to the financial district and city hospitals. Those who favour the fresh air are spoiled for choice with the idyllic canal on the doorstep, and Harrison Park, Bruntsfield Links and The Meadows just a stone’s throw away. Polwarth is well-connected with cycle paths and regular buses –including night buses –to the city centre and further afield. The sought-after area also offers quick and easy access to the City Bypass, Edinburgh airport and M8/M9 motorway network.