An opportunity has arisen to acquire a traditional spacious and attractive first floor flat located within this popular and convenient residential area within easy reach of the historical and commercial city centre of Edinburgh and well located for access to local schools, the main University campuses and excellent local...
An opportunity has arisen to acquire a traditional spacious and attractive first floor flat located within this popular and convenient residential area within easy reach of the historical and commercial city centre of Edinburgh and well located for access to local schools, the main University campuses and excellent local facilities.
Within the popular and sought-after area of Marchmont there are many shops providing day-to-day requirements including a Sainsburys local, and nearby Bruntsfield, Newington, Tollcross and Morningside offer a further variety of shops including Waitrose and M&S Foodhall at Morningside. Cameron Toll shopping centre with Sainsbury's Supermarket is a short drive away.
The flat is well located for access to the Meadows and Bruntsfield Links, and facilities there offer tennis, bowling, pitch and putt, and a children's playground. Arthur's Seat and Salisbury Crags are a short walk away, whilst Blackford Pond and the Hermitage of Braid are easily accessible. Within the area are Warrender Swim Centre and Gym and the Commonwealth Pool. Regular buses serve this area leading into the city centre and other parts of Edinburgh. Travelling in a southerly direction access can be gained to the Edinburgh City Bypass and from there to the motorway network, Edinburgh Airport and the Forth Road Bridge and Queensferry Crossing and connection can be made driving east to the A1 and the south.
Within the area are many restaurants, bars, cafes and the Kings and Churchill Theatres are only a short drive away.
Schooling is well provided for within the area with private sector schools of George Heriot's and George Watsons and local schools including Sciennes Primary School, James Gillespie's, Boroughmuir and St Thomas of Aquinus School.
The property comprises a welcoming entrance hall leading to the main apartments. The lounge has excellent proportions and a bay window and fine preserved cornice work and centre rose with a feature fireplace with mantel above.
To appreciate the central location of this property, the excellent facilities within the area and the spacious accommodation it offers, early viewing is recommended.
Mutual Entrance Hall and Staircase
This has been laid with Veitchi floor covering for ease of maintenance and the block has a security entry phone system.
A welcoming entrance to this fine property. The hall is carpeted and has access to the main rooms and there is an open cupboard for hanging coats and a further shelved cupboard also open to the ahll. Part-stripped doors to all the main rooms.
5.8 m X 4 m / 19'0" X 13'1"
An elegant, spacious and well-proportioned public room with large bay window facing south. The focal point of this room is the fireplace with fitted gas fire and with tiled surround and carved wooden mantel. Sanded wooden floor. Two radiators. The cornice work in the lounge is detailed and well preserved and there is a centre rose. Six power points. Two radiators. Access to the box room.
A spacious storage area situated between the lounge and the hall. Light fitting.
Double Bedroom to the front
4.95 m X 3.2 m / 16'3" X 10'6"
Facing to Roseneath Street and with a southerly outlook, this is a spacious double bedroom presently used as an artist's studio. There is a single sash and case window, plain cornice and ceiling light. Fan light above the door. Radiator. Four power points, Cast iron fireplace with tiling surround. Painted wooden floorboards.
4.35 m X 2.7 m / 14'3" X 8'10"
Located to the rear of the property, a further spacious double bedroom with fitted carpet, cast iron fireplace. Plain Cornice. Radiator. Four power points.
6.3 m X 3 m / 20'8" X 9'10"
A superb, well-fitted kitchen with a space for dining and a large walk-in cupboard annexed. The kitchen is well fitted with a sink unit at the window, wall and base units and worktops and integrated gas hob, electric over, extractor hood, plumbed-in washing machine and fridge/freezer. The boiler (Intergas) is situated in the kitchen and there is good natural light to this room from the large window to the rear. Eight power points and appliance points. Ceiling light fitting.
2.8 m X 1.3 m / 9'2" X 4'3"
A well-presented bathroom with white bath, WC and wash hand basin. Triton instant shower with shower rail and curtain. Frosted windows. Heated towel rail. Wall cabinet and mirror. The bathroom has been tiled for ease of maintenance and the floor is tiled also.
There are to the rear of the property mutual gardens for the use of all the proprietors in the block. These have been landscaped and are well maintained and the raised beds provide colour and interest for the various proprietors. The mutual gardens benefitted from the council's Backgreen Scheme which has supplied a shed full of gardening tools as well as the area of raised beds. This provides a friendly community feel to the area which ahs fruit trees growing and space to hang our washing.
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