Boasting immaculate, exceptionally stylish interiors, elegantly enhanced by well-preserved period features, this double upper flat is arranged over the third and fourth floors of a handsome Victorian tenement in highly desirable Stockbridge. The delightful, high-specification city abode enjoys four bedrooms, a generous reception room, a dining kitchen, and three bathrooms, plus access to a well-kept shared garden.
A secure shared entrance leads to the flat's front door on the third floor, where a hall (with built-in storage) welcomes you inside and gives the first glimpse of the immaculate interiors to follow, with stylish grey décor and rich original wood flooring. To the right of the hall lies a living room, conveying a wonderfully light and airy atmosphere owing to a large west-facing bay window and a vaulted ceiling adorned with beautifully detailed cornicing. At the focal point of the space is a living-flame fire with a slate hearth, flanked by an Edinburgh Press with illuminated shelving and hidden storage.
A fantastic home office adjoins the living room and is fitted with a bespoke Krion desk and shelving with integrated lighting, as well as skylights capturing natural light from the cupola on the fourth floor.
The kitchen is set to the rear of the property, enjoying morning sun through an east-facing window, and comes beautifully appointed with designer monochrome cabinetry, Krion worktops with a colour-matched sink, a custom glass splashback, and Bosch Series 6 integrated appliances comprising a combination microwave oven, a separate oven, a warming drawer, and a dishwasher, as well as an induction hob and a washer/dryer. Fridge/freezer. The kitchen accommodates ample space for a seated dining area.
Two of the home's four bedrooms and a bathroom are situated on this floor. The bedrooms are identically styled to the hall with the same grey décor and rich original wood flooring, and both offer ample space for freestanding bedroom furnishings. The bathroom features a Porcelanosa suite comprising a freestanding bathtub with a shower attachment, a basin set int vanity storage, and a WC, enveloped by Porcelanosa and RAK Ceramics tiles.
A staircase leads to a landing on the fourth floor, illuminated by a magnificent bespoke cupola with self-cleaning glass, from which the remaining two bedrooms are accessed. The sleeping areas both boast full-length built-in wardrobes and opaque glass doors leading to their respective, beautifully appointed en-suite shower rooms featuring deluxe walk-in enclosures with rainfall showerheads and recessed, illuminated display shelving, basins set into vanity units, and WCs. The home is kept warm by a gas central heating system and the windows are all double glazed. Other notable features of the flat include Louvolite motorised blinds (controllable via app or smart home device), accent lighting throughout, remote operated lighting, and hardwired ethernet and satellite.
Externally, the flat benefits from access to a well-kept, shared rear garden and there are three communal bike/buggy stores at ground floor level. Parking on Comely Bank Avenue and in the vicinity falls under Zone N3.
Enviably located within strolling distance of Edinburgh's urban village, the desirable city district of Stockbridge which hosts a charming selection of artisan shops, art galleries and boutiques, as well as fashionable eateries, cafes and homely pubs. The popular Stockbridge market is held every Sunday, selling fresh produce, handmade crafts and global street food. Local supermarkets include a Sainsburys and a large Waitrose, whilst nearby Craigleith Retail Park houses an array of retail outlets and a further supermarket.
Lying on the edge of Edinburgh's prestigious New Town, Stockbridge is just a 15-minute walk to the city centre and the main shopping areas of Princes Street and George Street. Within Stockbridge, scenic outdoor spaces are in abundance with the Water of Leith walkway, leading to nearby Dean Village and The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, country-style Inverleith Park with its panoramic city views and the Royal Botanic Garden. For indoor recreation, the Glenogle Swim Centre provides beautifully-restored Victorian swimming baths, a state-of-the-art gym and regular fitness classes.
Outstanding private and state schooling options are available locally, including Flora Stevenson Primary School and Broughton High School, as well as Fettes College, Edinburgh Academy, and the ESMS schools. The area is well-served by frequent bus services running across the city, whilst Waverley train station is easily accessible by foot.
Council tax band: E