Located in the heart of Marchmont, just minutes’ walk from the beautiful Meadows and within easy reach of Edinburgh city centre, this main-door period flat enjoys a wealth of generous and flexible accommodation, including two/three bedrooms, spacious living areas and a box room. The home is further enhanced by desirable authentic features, airy, high-ceilinged rooms and delightful private gardens.
Reached via a private garden, bordered by hedgerows for appealing seclusion, the front door opens into a practical vestibule. From here, you step into a lengthy hall housing several store cupboards and a WC. The hall offers an inviting introduction to this charming home with tastefully-toned décor, decorative plasterwork and a resilient wood-styled floor. Immediately on your left is an impressive living room (with cupboard storage) extended by a vast bay window and boasting abundant characterful features including stripped pine flooring, a picture rail, ornate cornicing, and a feature fireplace. Illustrating the versatility of the property and especially appealing to rental investors, this room is currently utilised as a third double bedroom as, along the hall, the expansive kitchen offers a sociable space for comfortable furniture and a seated dining area. Capturing leafy garden views via a large window, the bright kitchen is fitted with a good selection of modern grey and wood-toned cabinets and plentiful workspace. Excellent built-in pantry storage, including a deep walk-in cupboard, and a traditional clothes pulley, also feature. An adjoining utility room features space for under-counter appliances and boasts further fitted cabinetry, and leads directly onto the garden.
The flat’s two spacious double bedrooms promise outstanding space for furniture and retain the original features of deep-set windows, with panelled surrounds, and classic cornicing. One room also provides an Edinburgh Press, whilst the other benefits from a quiet rear-facing position. Finally, a large box room and a bathroom complete the generous accommodation on offer. The multi-purpose box room (with fitted shelving) would be perfect for additional storage, a home study or an occasional guest bedroom. Offset by sophisticated slate tiling, the wonderfully bright bathroom incorporates a WC, a pedestal basin, a towel radiator and a bathtub with an overhead shower. The property is heated via an efficient gas central heating system.Externally, the flat is accompanied by private gardens to the front and rear; access to a shared rear garden is also on offer. On-street parking falls under Zone S1.
The property would make an ideal home for the professionals, a buy to let investment or those attending the Universities and has previously been laid out as a three-bedroom HMO property. N.B The property shall not be sold with an HMO licence, please contact the City of Edinburgh Council’s licencing department for further information on applying and obtaining a HMO licence.
Marchmont offers a variety of lovely period properties, leafy areas and outstanding retailers. Situated opposite the Meadows, this property is within walking distance to the historic Old Town, the New Town, Waverley Station and Edinburgh’s best universities. A wide variety of cafés, restaurants, coffee houses, bistros, independent shops, various supermarkets including Waitrose and M&S can all be found on your doorstep and in neighbouring Morningside and Bruntsfield.HOME REPORT: £440,000. EPC BAND:D
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