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Positioned on the third and fourth floors of a traditional stone-built tenement, 60 (3f1) Merchiston Avenue boasts spectacular views encompassing Edinburgh Castle, St Mary’s Cathedral and Arthur’s Seat.
Tucked on Merchiston Avenue, within minutes’ walk of Bruntsfield Place and the Union Canal, the property is approached off a well-kept shared stairwell with a secure entry-phone system. Up on the top-floor landing, the flat’s front door opens into a spacious hall with refinished floorboards and classic panelled doors. The living room to the front is filled with light from a wide bay window, which offers views towards Edinburgh Castle. The room has retained a period details, including a striking fireplace with an aged brass fender, an authentic Edinburgh Press, intricate cornices and a decorative ceiling rose. The dining kitchen to the rear also boasts a feature fire surround flanked by an Edinburgh Press, and represents an ideal setting for everyday dining and relaxed entertaining. The beech-effect kitchen offers ample fitted storage and workspace, and is replete with a host of integrated and freestanding appliances. The dining kitchen also incorporates a walk-in pantry and easily accommodates a large dining table. Also, on this level is a bright and spacious double bedroom, an airy three-piece bathroom with a wall-mounted shower, and two useful storage cupboards.
The fourth floor houses two double bedrooms, both with twin skylights offering breathtaking rooftop views to the north and south respectively. The largest bedroom further benefits from a fitted wardrobe with mirrored sliding doors. Completing th accommodation is an immaculate shower room. Gas central heating and double glazed windows ensure a comfortable, energy-efficient climate, all year round. Externally the flat enjoys access to a communal garden/drying green to the rear, as well as residents’ permit (Zone S3) and/or metered parking on Merchiston Avenue and in the vicinity.
Merchiston is a prestigious residential area predominantly made up of substantial, traditionally built properties, situated approximately two miles south-west of the City Centre. Bruntsfield and Morningside lie close by, both of which are renowned for their excellent variety of shops and amenities. Regular bus services allow speedy access to the City Centre itself, and the City Bypass is a short drive away. The property is within catchment of Bruntsfield Primary and Boroughmuir High School, as well as being handy for a number Edinburgh’s universities.
Home Report: £360,000 EPC: D
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