Well-presented 3 bed, second-floor flat in traditional tenement set in the enviable Hillside area
Well-presented second-floor flat
Part of a traditional tenement
Enviably set in fashionable Hillside
Close to amenities & Princes Street
Presented in a move-in condition
Neutral interiors throughout
Welcoming entrance hallway
Good-size living/dining room
Modern, L-shaped kitchen
Two spacious double bedrooms
Flexible double bedroom/study
Versatile box room/home office
Modern three-piece bathroom
Well-tended communal garden
Controlled parking (Zone N1)
Efficient gas central heating
Double-glazing & sash windows
With an enviable location in fashionable Hillside, within easy walking distance of thriving amenities and Princes Street, this three-bedroom (plus box room) second-floor city flat represents an ideal home for professionals, urban families, and first-time buyers alike. It forms part of a traditional tenement building and offers classical proportions and excellent versatility. Furthermore, the property is well-presented throughout and brought to market in a move-in condition. If desired, the city flat could also be utilised as a potentially lucrative turn-key investment opportunity in the rental sector.
Accessed via a secure communal entrance and a well-maintained stairway, brimming with traditional character, the flats front door opens into a welcoming hall, defined by neutral-coloured walls and honey-coloured wooden floorboards desirable features found throughout the majority of the home. In the living/dining room, the décor enhances a tranquil ambience, whilst a good-size footprint accommodates comfortable furnishings for everyday use. The room sees lots of natural light too, thanks to a large sash window, and also provides a built-in cupboard for on-hand storage. Next door, the kitchen has a modern L-shaped design, sporting timber-toned worktops and white base and wall cabinets with chrome accents. It houses an integrated electric hob and oven, an integrated dishwasher, and a freestanding fridge-freezer and washing machine.
Continuing the soft colour palette to heighten a peaceful atmosphere, the three bedrooms are all light and airy doubles. The first and second bedrooms have the more spacious dimensions, whilst the third bedroom (with an open Edinburgh Press) offers additional flexibility for potential use as a home office or study. A box room provides another versatile space which is currently functioning as an excellent office. Finishing the city flat, the bright bathroom comes with a modern three-piece suite, including an overhead shower and crisp white wall tiles around the wet areas. Efficient gas central heating ensures year-round warmth, with a mix of double-glazing and traditional sash windows for efficiency and character. Externally, there is a well-tended garden for communal use and controlled parking with a residents permit (Zone N1). Extras: Included in the sale are all fitted floor coverings, window coverings, light fittings, and integrated and freestanding kitchen appliances.
This property enjoys a prime position in the central but leafy Hillside area; a short amble from the abundant shops and restaurants of Leith Walk and a stones throw from Broughton Street and the new St James Quarter. Whilst this is an enviable city centre location the area still enjoys a level of seclusion and proximity to some of the abundant open spaces Edinburgh offers. The property is situated a short walk from Calton Hill, Holyrood Park and Arthurs Seat where you can enjoy enviable views of Edinburghs photogenic skyline.
The city of Edinburgh has an outstanding and wide ranging selection of award-winning restaurants, stylish bistros, independent retailers, museums and art galleries and theatres. This property is in the heart of the city and has traditional pubs along side designer stores, including Harvey Nichols, all on its doorstep. The major transport hubs of Waverley Train Station, St Andrew Square bus station and York Place tram terminus are all a short walk away, providing quick and convenient travel to Edinburgh Airport and beyond. The Omni Centre, housing a cinema complex, gym, restaurants and bars is nearby alongside the famous Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre. The cosmopolitan areas of Stockbridge, The New Town, and the Shore at Leith are only slightly further afield.
The second largest financial centre in the UK, after London, Edinburgh is a compact city with 4 universities and over 50 theatres, attracting over four million visitors a year. The soon to open St James Quarter will become a destination in itself, transforming the East End of the city. Along with the current shopping areas of Princes Street and George Street; everything is within easy reach of this property.
*Some rooms have been virtually staged to show possible furniture layouts