Property highlight: Wonderful location in the heart of the historic Old Town.
Located in the historical and highly sought after area of Old Town, this impressive second floor flat forms part of a traditional building. The property has all the amenities and attractions of the Old Town, Grassmarket and Royal Mile on the doorstep and offers bright and generously proportioned accommodation in excellent order throughout with contemporary finishes. The property may suit a buy to let investor, holiday let or delightful City Centre home.
The property is an extremely spacious and bright purpose-built double upper flat situated in a traditional B-listed building. Internally it has been modernised whilst retaining fine period features including: original fireplaces, panelled doors and decorative ceiling cornices. The original sash and case windows are still in place and have recently undergone a full refurbishment process and the property benefits from gas central heating with a new combination boiler installed earlier this year which can be remotely controlled via phone or internet.
The accommodation which is in excellent order and laid out over two floors comprises:
First floor - west facing sitting room with original marble fire place, open plan dining room, kitchen/breakfast room with integrated appliances, double bedroom and shower room.
Second floor - 2 double bedrooms, large landing suitable for use as a study area and shower room.
The historic Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site boasting a wealth of charm and character and offering all of the benefits of city centre living. The main shopping and commercial thoroughfares of Princes Street and George Street are within comfortable walking distance and include major high street retailers, fine restaurants and fashionable bars. The property is located across the street from The Elephant House Coffee shop and restaurant where J K Rowling famously sat in the backroom overlooking Edinburgh Castle and wrote much of her Harry Potter series of novels. It is also well located for many Edinburgh University buildings as well as many famous and historical places of interest including galleries, museums and theatres. Places of particular interest include Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Palace of Holyrood, the National Museum and the Scottish Parliament. The Grassmarket and Royal Mile areas of the Old Town offer a superb choice of speciailty shops, fine restaurants, fashionable bars, coffee shops, delis and boutiques and a Sainsbury's Local can be found at the Quatermile. Excellent recreational facilities can be found at The Royal Commonwealth Pool and pleasant walks can be enjoyed in the green open spaces of the Meadows, Holyrood Park and Arthur's Seat which are all very close by. A wide selection of bus services is available nearby giving access to most areas of the City. For commuters, Waverley Station and the Tram network is a short walk away and the city bypass is readily accessible and offers links to Edinburgh International Airport, the Forth Road Bridge and the central motorway network.