**UNDER OFFER** 5 Waverley Place forms part of a handsome Victorian villa and benefits from fresh decor and period charm, as well as a lovely private garden to the front. Situated in the Abbeyhill colonies, the property is within easy reach of the East end of Princes Street, numerous amenities, public transport and routes out of the city, making this an ideal home for the professional couple or those looking to downsize.
Approached from a private and gated garden, the front door opens into a vestibule and welcoming hallway. On the left, the lounge is filled with natural light from an east-facing window which is framed by traditional wood panelling. The high ceiling (trimmed with decorative coving) enhances the light and the room allows for various seating configurations to be set around a handsome feature fireplace (with an open chimney), which is flanked by an Edinburgh Press. As well as ample space for a dining table and chairs, the lounge conveniently leads through to the well-appointed kitchen. Here, cream coloured country-style cabinets topped with granite-effect worktops offer great storage and worktop space and house a range of appliances.
The flat boasts two bedrooms, both situated to the rear and offering generous floor space. The master bedroom enjoys original floorboards and another Edinburgh press, whilst the second bedroom features working shutters. Completing the accommodation is a three-piece shower room. The flat further benefits from cellar storage accessed from the master bedroom and gas central heating; externally on-street parking is available.
Abbeyhill enjoys an ideal location with some of the capital’s top attractions like the Royal Mile, the Scottish Parliament, Holyrood Palace and Arthur’s Seat on your doorstep. A wide range of independent shops, boutiques, cafes, eateries and pubs can be found in the area and neigbouring Leith, Easter Road and The Shore. Large retail and fast-food outlets are on offer just along the road at Meadowbank Retail Park. Nearby London Road boasts superb public transport links with regular day and night buses connecting you to all parts of the city and Waverly train station is just a short distance away.
Home Report: £210,000 EPC: C
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