Featured property: 32 Mertoun Place could be the property to kick start your Edinburgh life

If you’re looking for a two bedroom flat with lots of character and original features, then 32 Mertoun Place could be the property to kick start your Edinburgh life.

Situated in Polwarth, Edinburgh, 32 Mertoun Place is a property with bags of potential.


This two-bedroom property would be ideal for any first time buyer, buy-to-let investor or students attending one of the nearby universities.

This prime corner positioned, ground and basement floor flat was originally converted from a corner shop. After renovations the property has managed to maintain some of its original features including the charming shop-style windows that make this vibrant property even more appealing.

Upstairs you will find the light and spacious living room and kitchen with pantry – perfect for inviting your friends around and hosting an evening of entertainment.

If you require some peace and quiet, downstairs in a den-like scenario you will find two double bedrooms with an immaculate three-piece bathroom.

Outside there is a communal garden for added space to entertain guests.

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Polwarth is a growing and vibrant community.

Situated south of Fountain Park, Mertoun Place is perfect if you are looking for an evening of eating out or catching a movie at the cinema.

Views up and down the canal are perfect for a romantic walk.

If theatre is more your favourite pastime, then the King Theatre at Tollcross is ideal for you. Just a further short walk down Tollcross you will find the Cameo Theatre if you are a fan of classic movies.

And of course you can’t go wrong with the Meadows. Mertoun Place is just a short ten-minute walk from the west entrance of the park.

Bus travel in to the city centre is fast, regular and easy to access.

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No matter what stage of education you or your family are in, there are options for all – James Gillespie’s High School for a teenager, or George Watson College, Napier University or Edinburgh University if you are in further education. Access to schools and educational institutes are in abundance.


We at VMH love this property simply because it ticks so many boxes. It has bags of character, the location is fantastic, and the property could ideally be used to get a young couple on the property ladder or a buy-to-let investor.

It doesn’t matter what time of the year it is, or whatever the weather is, your friends will always want to be invited around.