Set on the ground floor of a handsome Victorian tenement in popular Piershill, this traditional two-bedroom flat is located within strolling distance of scenic Holyrood Park, and with easy access to fashionable Portobello and the city centre.
Boasting generously-proportioned accommodation, and accompanied by private, enclosed gardens and unrestricted on-street parking, the stylishly-presented home represents a fabulous city abode within a prime, well- connected location.
Accessed via a secure entry system and a shared foyer, the flat's front door opens into an airy, high- ceilinged hallway with contemporary timber-styled flooring and built-in storage. A front-facing living and dining room is flooded with afternoon sunlight courtesy of a wide, west-facing bay window and characterised by elaborate ceiling cornicing, stripped pine flooring, and a handsome original working fireplace, framed by an exquisite marble surround and flanked by an open Edinburgh Press. The reception room blends contemporary styling and decor with its traditional backdrop and provides an abundance of floorspace for comfortable lounge furniture alongside a seated dining area. At the other end of the hall, enjoying handy garden access and built-in larder storage, a sunny, well-equipped kitchen features a sociable breakfast bar and comes replete with understated, neutrally- toned cabinets, framed by solid beech worktops and equipped with an integrated oven, a gas hob, and a extractor hood, along with a freestanding dishwasher, a washing machine, and a fridge/freezer.
The flat's spacious master bedroom is plushly carpeted, tastefully styled, and bathed in morning sunlight from tall twin windows with leafy garden views. The elegant bedroom is supplemented by excellent built-in storage, whilst sliding doors open to a separate walk-in wardrobe area leading through to the bathroom. The second double bedroom is presented with airy decor and charming painted floorboards. Finally, the bathroom (accessed from both the master bedroom and the hall) is enveloped in marble-inspired tiling and boasts a contemporary three-piece-suite including a shower-over-bath and vanity storage. Gas central heating is found throughout and the flat is mostly double glazed with the exception of the kitchen.
Externally, wrapping around the front, side and rear of the home, and enjoying sunlight at any given time of the day, enclosed private gardens (with two garden sheds) feature an expanse of lawn, a paved patio, and a large decked terrace. Parking in the vicinity is conveniently unrestricted.
Extras: Included in the sale are all fitted floor coverings, fitted window coverings, integrated kitchen appliances, the freestanding dishwasher, the washing machine, the fridge/freezer and the garden sheds. EPC Rating - D
Situated just two miles north-east of Edinburgh city centre is the popular suburb of Piershill. Well-served by excellent transport links, including 24-hour bus services in and out of the capital, the area lies beside the A1 thoroughfare and offers swift access to the City Bypass. Local amenities include a large Morrisons supermarket and filling station, a library and a selection of takeouts and pubs. A perfect location for those favouring outdoor sports and recreation, Piershill is just a short stroll from the country-style Holyrood Park, home to the rugged climbs of Arthur's Seat, whilst Portobello's sweeping seafront lies only a mile east of the suburb. Golf-enthusiasts can choose from numerous courses in the surrounding area, including Craigentinny Golf Course. Piershill falls within the catchment area for a good selection of schools at primary and secondary level, including The Royal High Primary School and Portobello High School.