Stunningly Spacious, Four-Bedroom, Top-Floor flat with Spectacular Views of Edinburgh Castle. Enviably Located in the Heart of Old Town.
• Traditional third/top-floor flat
• Handsome B-Listed tenement
• Superb iconic city views
• Unrivalled historic location
• Impressive reception room
• Spacious breakfasting kitchen
• Three double bedrooms
• Further double bedroom/family room
• Three-piece family bathroom
• Bright, modern shower room
• Excellent storage throughout
• Shared rear garden
• Controlled parking (Zone 4)
• Gas central heating throughout
• Partial secondary glazing
Enjoying a truly enviable location in the heart of the capital and commanding superb views of Edinburgh Castle, this outstanding four-bedroom, top-floor flat in the Old Town forms part of an impressive B-listed traditional tenement building (circa 1850).
This exceptionally well laid out, large flat is rarely on the market in the area. It is conveniently located close to the Grassmarket and the Royal Mile, both of which offer an excellent array of restaurants, bars, and independent shops. At the end of the street, Castle Terrace hosts the award-winning Edinburgh Farmers' Market every Saturday. Also within walking distance, are the bustling retail areas of Princes Street and George Street.
Furthering your enjoyment, many cultural and entertainment venues are close at hand, including Usher Hall, The Kings Traverse and Lyceum Theatres, The National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh Film House, and the Cameo and Odeon Cinemas are all located close by. For lovers of the outdoors, nearby parks include the beautiful Princes Street Gardens and The Meadows.
Some of Edinburghs finest academic institutions are within easy reach, with the Edinburgh College of Art and University of Edinburgh just a short walk away. In addition, the catchment offers access to the highly regarded secondary schools of James Gillespie and St Thomas of Aquins, ranked in the top twenty state schools in Scotland. George Heriots School is also located just a short distance from the property.
This well-served property is located on major bus routes across the city, with taxi ranks and tram stops within 5 minutes walk. Haymarket station is also easily accessed.
Set on the top-floor flat of a handsome, B-Listed, traditional tenement in the heart of Edinburghs Old Town, this impressive four-bedroom home commands outstanding views of Edinburgh Castle and enjoys a truly unrivalled, city setting.
This desirable home offers spacious, airy rooms while retaining period features with a modern and contemporary styling.
Accessed via a shared entrance and a traditional stairwell to the third floor, the front door opens into a wide reception hall, offering a wonderful first impression. This homes interior space further benefits from lofty ceilings and traditional timber accents. At the end of the hall, a spacious reception room enjoys excellent proportions and is fronted by twin sash-and-case windows. Ample room is available for an array of configurations for lounge and dining furniture, creating an elegant, relaxed setting for everyday living and entertaining. Further along is a spacious breakfasting kitchen, which comes complete with a range of cream cabinets with timber worktops and provides additional space for a cooker, a dishwasher and a tall fridge/freezer. The breakfast bar is perfect for morning coffees, with space for seated dining set against an iconic city backdrop. A small laundry room provides excellent storage space and provides plumbing and electrics for a washing machine and condenser dryer. Two further capacious storage spaces are accessed from the hallway and reception room.
Located at the front of the flat and taking full advantage of a southeast-facing aspect are three double bedrooms.
Whilst the main bedroom benefits from king-sized proportions, the remaining two bedrooms provide generous space for both bedroom and home office furnishings. Peacefully rear-set, and commanding breath-taking views of Edinburgh Castle, a second reception room does not disappoint in terms of dimensions. Currently arranged as a family room, the versatile space could alternatively represent a further, airy king-sized bedroom. Finally, a bathroom comes well-appointed with a three-piece-suite with a shower-over-bath, all set against a classic, soft-toned backdrop, whilst a shower room features a glazed corner shower cubicle and a WC-suite. Gas central heating is found throughout and the front-facing rooms benefit from secondary glazing.
Externally, the home is accompanied by a shared garden to the rear, whilst controlled parking is available in the area with a residents permit (Zone 4).
Extras: Included in the sale are all fitted floor coverings and light fittings.
Spittal Street lies in the heart of Edinburgh's historic city centre. This stunning flat is conveniently located between the Grassmarket and the Royal Mile, both of which offer an excellent array of restaurants, bars, and independent shops. For lovers of the outdoors, nearby parks include the beautiful Princes Street Gardens and The Meadows. The bustling retail streets of Princes Street and George Street are a short walk away. Many cultural and entertainment venues are close at hand, including Usher Hall, The King's Theatre and The Scottish National Museum. Some of Edinburgh's finest academic institutions, such as the Edinburgh College of Art and University of Edinburgh are all located within 100m. In addition, the catchment offers access to the highly regarded secondary schools of James Gillespie and St Thomas of Aquin's. George Heriot's School is also located a short distance away.