Property highlight: Lovely 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom flt overlooking courtyard, with parking in popular Shandon development
Located in desirable Shandon and enjoying two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and generous living areas, plus access to beautifully-landscaped gardens and allocated parking, this third/top-floor flat is ideally located for swift access to a wealth of close-by amenities and transport links. The flat and its location are sure to appeal to couples, professionals, and rental investors alike.
The flat is approached via a shared secure entrance and its third/top-floor front door opens to reveal and attractive, welcoming hall with three built-in storage cupboards. The hall sets the tone for the interiors to follow with neutral décor and a wood-styled floor. Along to the hall to the right, you come to a generous reception room which continues the inviting impression set in the entrance area with the same neutral décor, enhanced by a coordinating carpet for optimal comfort. An easterly-facing bay window with French doors ornamented by a Juliet balcony captures the morning sun, and the room offers ample space for furniture catering for both relaxation and dining. Next door, a kitchen is well-equipped with a wide range of wall and base cabinets, framed by spacious worktops and splashback tiling. An electric oven, a gas hob, and an extractor fan, whilst an undercounter washer/dryer is included and space is provided for further freestanding goods. A breakfast bar creates the perfect space for morning coffee and socialising while cooking.
The flat’s two double bedrooms continue the immaculate, understated presentation of the preceding accommodation with the same neutral décor and fitted carpets, and the master boasts an en-suite shower room. The sleeping areas also both accommodate mirrored built-in wardrobes. Finally, completing the accommodation is a bathroom, replete with a bathtub with an overhead shower and a glazed screen, and a WC-suite set into storage. Gas central heating and double glazing ensure year-round comfort and efficiency.
Externally, the development is set within beautifully-landscaped shared garden grounds and offers residents allocated parking, alongside visitors’ parking, as well as unrestricted parking on the surrounding streets.
Lying approximately three miles west of Edinburgh city centre, the popular residential district of Shandon is characterised by its leafy streets, appealing traditional tenements and open green spaces. Steeped in history, Shandon is home to a conservation area and the last surviving Edinburgh brewery – the Caledonian Brewery. With no shortage of outdoor pursuits right on their doorstep, residents of Shandon can take a relaxed stroll in tranquil Harrison Park or cycle along picturesque Union Canal into the city centre. Shandon is well served by a range of local amenities, with more extensive shopping facilities in neighbouring Gorgie. Furthermore, bustling Morningside Road, with its charming selection of independent retailers and thriving café culture, is just a short walk away. Shandon is located just minutes from the Fountain Park leisure complex, where you will find a multi-screen cinema, bowling alley, gym, various family restaurants, and pubs under one roof. Shandon is within the catchment area for excellent state schools, and the area is also well placed for some of the capital’s finest private schools, particularly the Edinburgh Rudolf Steiner School and George Watson’s College. Popular with young professionals thanks to its close proximity to the city centre, Shandon enjoys superb public transport links across the capital, as well as swift and easy access to Edinburgh City Bypass, Edinburgh Airport and the M8/M9 motorway networks.