Characterised by the grand proportions and exquisite features synonymous with period homes, this two-bedroom lower villa in desirable Leith Links represents a wonderful opportunity for first-time buyers, downsizers and investors alike. The property is presented to an appealing, move-in standard throughout and benefits from private gardens and unrestricted on-street parking.
The property instantly endears with its handsome stone façade, bay window and traditional front door. This opens into a classic vestibule, complete with original floor tiles and a reeded glass inner door leading into the hall. Here refinished floorboards continue into the front-facing master bedroom, which is currently set up as a lounge, and is styled in heritage grey and white hues. In addition to a splendid bay window framed by timber panelling, this versatile room has retained intricated cornices and a ceiling rose. At the focal point of the room is a contemporary fireplace, flanked by recessed shelving. Situated to the rear of the property, the versatile lounge/ dining room incorporates a walk-in cupboard, plus a glazed door onto the southwest-facing rear garden. A space-saving sliding door opens into the galley kitchen, which is lined with gloss-white cabinetry and grey worktops, wall tiles and floor tiles. Returning to the hall, the rear-facing second bedroom enjoys a sunny southwesterly aspect and ample floor space for an assortment of furniture. Completing the accommodation is a bright, three-piece bathroom comprising a corner bath with a wall-mounted shower, a washbasin, a toilet and a chrome towel warmer. Double-glazed windows and gas central heating ensure year-round comfort and efficiency.
The lower villa boasts private gardens to the front and rear; the latter enjoys a favourable southwesterly aspect and features a patio and a lawn and the front enjoys mono-blocking and space for a shed.
The popular residential area of Leith Links lies to the east of Edinburgh’s City Centre and close to bustling Leith and the fashionable Shore area. A wide selection of local shops are within the vicinity and a Tesco supermarket can be found just a short walk away at Easter Road. Nearby Ocean Terminal offers a range of high street stores, restaurants, a cinema, a gym and is home to the Royal Yacht Britannia. The property lies within the school catchment of Hermitage Park Primary and Leith Academy, and Leith School of Art is nearby. HOME REPORT: £260,000. EPC BAND: D.
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