Keller Williams UK
2 bed Flat Sold

2, (PF2) Balcarres Street, Edinburgh

£245,000 Offers Over

Property Description

  • Outstanding ground-floor flat
  • In true move-in condition
  • Open-plan kitchen/living/dining room
  • High-spec integrated kitchen
  • Quality fixtures & fittings
  • Neutral interiors throughout
  • High-spec 3pc bathroom
  • Part of a traditional tenement
  • Lawned communal garden
  • Unrestricted on-street parking

This outstanding, two-bedroom, ground-floor flat is brought to market in true move-in condition, enjoying upgraded modern interiors and quality fixtures and fittings. It offers sociable open-plan living, and boasts a high-spec integrated kitchen and bathroom. In addition, the property forms part of a traditional tenement building, enviably located in Morningside’s sought-after Plewlands conservation area – a highly desirable setting for city professionals and families.

Accessed via a secure shared entrance, the flat’s front door opens into a central hall leading to all accommodation. It provides a warm welcome and immediately sets the high standards of the home, with its crisp white décor, wood-inspired floor, and upgraded wooden doors. It has two built-in cupboards and leads right into the open-plan kitchen, living and dining room, which continues the attractive modern styling. This reception area has a bright and airy ambience, and plenty of floorspace for both lounge furniture and a table and chairs. It also features a shelved recess for display items. Furthermore, the kitchen is discreetly arranged in a large nook to the rear of the room. It has a high-specification design, and is fitted with Shaker-style cabinets, luxury Quartz worktops, and on-trend splashback tiles. The sophisticated look is finished by undercabinet lighting and seamlessly integrated appliances oven, ceramic hob, concealed extractor and fridge/freezer. Plumbing for a washing machine is located in the hall’s utility cupboard. The two double bedrooms are at the rear of the home, both enjoying soft carpets for comfort and crisp neutral décor that enhances an airy ambience. The two rooms are well-proportioned, with the principal bedroom also benefitting from a press cupboard and a built-in wardrobe. The flat is finished by a high-spec bathroom, which features an illuminated vanity mirror, a storage-set washbasin, a toilet, and a bath with an overhead rainfall shower. New gas central heating and double glazing have been installed throughout for excellent efficiency.

Outside, there is a useful storage space under the stairway, a chipped private garden to the front and a lawned communal garden with a drying area to the rear. Ample on-street parking is also available and unrestricted.

Lying southwest of Edinburgh city centre, the fashionable suburb of Morningside is cherished for its unique “small-town” feel. Ideally positioned for both swift access into the city and easy escapes to the country, the area is popular with families, professionals, and students alike. Bustling Morningside Road is lined with an unrivalled selection of cafés, bistros, and independent shops, as well as a Waitrose and M&S supermarket. With a diverse range of authentic pubs and trendy restaurants, Morningside is the perfect place to relax and unwind. Residents of Morningside are also spoiled for choice when it comes to entertainment with the boutique Dominion Cinema and the Churchhill Theatre offering a varied programme of screenings and live performances all year round. Fitness enthusiasts can visit Craiglockhart Leisure Centre for excellent gym, tennis, and fitness facilities, or for those who prefer the great outdoors, it is just a short drive to the Pentland Hills Regional Park for hiking, cycling and pony trekking and also the slopes at Midlothian Snowsports Centre. Morningside is renowned for its outstanding range of state schools, as well as its proximity to some of the capital’s finest private schools including the Edinburgh Rudolf Steiner School and George Watson’s College. Morningside enjoys superb transport links across the city, as well as quick and easy access to Edinburgh City Bypass, Edinburgh Airport and the M8/M9 motorway networks.
Council tax band: C