Substantial Victorian villa located in the Trinity area of Edinburgh, two miles north of the city centre. The stone-built property dates back to the late 1800's with a two-storey north-west extension built in the 1970's.
The property was previously used as office and counselling accommodation by the CrossReach charity.
Sitting within a site of approximately 0.75 acres, the large property presents an excellent development opportunity in an attractive and desirable area of the city.
The property offers wonderful views across the Firth of Forth to the North and West and affords excellent natural light throughout. Many of the Victorian features have been retained including detailed cornicing.
The property benefits from private garden ground surrounding the property with a driveway and parking facilities to the front of the property. The area of the site extends to 0.75 acres or thereby.
Ground Floor - Entrance vestibule, hallway, lounge, kitchen with utility room and store off, two office rooms, counselling room, creche with bathroom off and classroom. There are sanitary arrangements located on the ground floor.
First Floor - The first floor provides five office rooms, six counselling rooms and various ancillary storage and toilet facilities.
Gross external floor area- 450m² or thereby.
The site offers the potential for conversion and residential development of the buildings, subject to the necessary consents being obtained. Interested parties are advised to satisfy themselves as to the position as no warranty is given by the Seller as to this. Please contact the planning department of The City of Edinburgh Council.
The property is located with the Trinity area of Edinburgh which is an attractive and sought-after residential location approximately 2 miles north of the city centre. The area offers lovely leafy streets and excellent green spaces including Victoria Park, Inverleith Park and the Botanic Gardens. Pleasant walks can be taken along the Forth waterfront or the Water of Leith Walkway from where there is easy access to an extensive network of cycle paths. It presents a superb location for families.
The area is well-served by supermarkets, including Waitrose in Comely Bank, Asda in Newhaven and the conveniently close Sainsburys Local on Craighall Road. There are also several individual local shops available nearby.
The city centre is easily reached, with frequent public transport links readily available from Ferry Road and Newhaven Road. There is a choice of well-regarded public and private schools close by, including Trinity Primary, Trinity Academy, Edinburgh Academy and Fettes College.
The nearby neighbourhoods of Stockbridge and Canonmills are home to a variety of delicatessens, cafes and restaurants whilst both Craigleith Retail Park and Ocean Terminal provide a range of high-street stores.
The Shore is only a short walk away and offers an unrivalled selection of eateries, including several Michelin-starred restaurants and local artisan shops.