McEwan Fraser Legal is delighted to presented one of the most distinctive residential houses that will come to the market this year. 5 Mill Lane is a substantial link detached villa moments from The Shore is Leith. It offers over 500m² of living accommodation over three floors. There are three public rooms, up eight bedrooms and the property is presented to the market in excellent order. Historically, the property was an extensive commercial premises, most recently a GPs surgery, before being converted to residential use by the current owners. The property has been renovated to an exacting standard over recent years with many of the traditional features of a building like this restored to their former glory. The property is a fine residential home but there are a number of possibilities for a property of this size going forward. Subject to local consents, the property could be be further sub-divided into residential flats, as has happened in an adjacent building, or restored to commercial usage as guest house or boutique hotel to give two obvious examples.
Ground Floor - approximately 229m²
The ground floor is arranged around a long central hallway with entrance vestibule and lobby. To the front of the building, there are two public rooms currently arranged as a living room and a large study. The study is large enough to be utilised as a formal dining room. To the rear there is an extensive kitchen diner with a stair case to the family room on the lower ground floor. The ground floor also includes two large en-suite double bedrooms which are closer in style to independent studios. There is a second entrance to the property that sits between these two bedrooms. This could help an incoming purchaser utilise these two rooms as independent short terms lets to generate an additional income.
First Floor - approximately 203m²
The first floor landing gives access to six bedrooms, three with access to ensuites, shower room and utility room for laundry. To the front of the building there are two large dual aspect bedrooms. Moving towards the rear, the master bedroom is to your right. The master benefits from a large walk-in wardrobe and a full sized ensuite bathroom with bath and separate shower. Further towards the rear, there are two further large double bedrooms to your left which are separated by a Jack and Jill ensuite. Turning a corner towards the end of the landing you find the utility room, shower room and a further single bedroom.
Garden Level - approximately 104m²
The garden level includes a family room which is below the kitchen and accessed by a dedicated stair case from the kitchen. On this level you will also find a large wet room with hot tub, a gym area and cellar space for additional storage.
Externally, there is off street parking and a private rear garden.
Internal viewing of a property like this is absolutely essential to fully appreciate the versatility and potential on offer.