Retaining elegant period features and promising plenty of scope for improvements and development, this second floor flat forms part of a handsome traditional tenement, with a substantial shared garden, and will no doubt appeal to professionals and rental investors alike.
Accessed via a secure communal stairwell, the flat opens into a spacious hall, with two useful store cupboards. Leading off the hall is a generous, neutrally-decorated reception room with space for both lounge and dining furniture. The room also benefits from an airy high ceiling, authentic cornicing, and stripped pine flooring, as well as an Edinburgh Press with shelving and storage. Although currently used as a living room it does offer flexibiity as could be used as bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Next door, a kitchen, offset by a parquet-style floor and glossy white metro tiling, includes fitted white cabinetry and shelving, wood-toned worktops, a freestanding washing machine, and a gas cooker; the fridge/freezer is located in a cupboard accessed from the hall.
The flat’s two generous double bedrooms incorporate built-in storage, with the rear-facing bedroom boasting several store cupboards, and the second bedroom featuring an Edinburgh Press and original cornicing. Finally, a bathroom, accessed from the reception room, and a separate WC, reached from the hall, complete the accommodation on offer. Externally, the flat benefits from access to a substantial communal rear garden laid to lawn, whilst controlled on-street parking falls under Zone 7.
Newington is regarded as one of the most favoured and sought-after residential neighbourhoods in Edinburgh, just south of the City Centre. The area is renowned for its excellent variety of specialist shops, together with some of Edinburgh’s finest bars, bistros and restaurants and has a wide range of local amenities nearby. Within easy reach is more comprehensive shopping at Cameron Toll Shopping Centre, as are a number of other retail parks all within a short drive or bus journey. Regular bus services within the area give easy access to Princes Street and most parts of the City and as the property is situated on one of the main routes out of the City, there is easy access to the south and to the City Bypass linking to the motorway networks beyond. Both the University of Edinburgh King’s Buildings complex and the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary are close by. Leisure and recreational amenities are plentiful with The Meadows, Arthur’s Seat, the Royal Commonwealth Pool and leisure complex, several golf courses and the wide-open spaces of Holyrood Park nearby
Home Report: £270,000 EPC: C
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