Built by well-known architects R & R Dickson in 1826, this stylishly presented one-bedroom ground-floor flat forms part of an historic A-listed tenement in the heart of Fountainbridge. Situated within the city’s West End conservation area, and close to Haymarket’s transport hub and some of the capital’s best shopping facilities, this property would make the ideal pied-a-terre, buy to let investment or home for those connected to the city’s financial sector.
Approached via a secure entry system and a communal stairwell, the flat’s front door opens into a high-ceilinged hall. Offering a welcoming first impression and setting the tone for the interiors to follow, the hall is decorated in neutral tones and fitted with attractive flooring. On your left, you step into a generously-proportioned living/dining room. Echoing the hall’s stylish finish with understated décor accompanied by period cornicing and a contemporary accent wall, this impressive reception area promises fantastic flexibility for various furniture layouts catering for both relaxation and dining. Twin west-facing sash-and-case windows with panelled surrounds allow afternoon sun to stream in, and at the focal point of the space is an attractive fireplace with a modern electric fire inset. The living/dining room is conveniently connected to the kitchen. Here, contemporary gloss-grey cabinets are fitted to one wall and have been designed to incorporate an integrated washing machine, electric oven, a gas hob and an extractor hood, further space is provided for a freestanding fridge/freezer. A Built-in pantry cupboard also features.
The spacious double bedroom is presented with same chic décor and flooring as the rest of the property, and incorporates a large built-in wardrobe with a partially mirrored frontage. The modern tiled shower room comprises a corner shower enclosure, a pedestal basin, a WC and an illuminated vanity cabinet. The property is heated by a gas central heating system. Externally, the flat benefits from a private store in the shared stairwell. Controlled on-street parking on Gardner’s Crescent and in the vicinity falls under Zone 4.
Fountainbridge is an ideal central location, approximately half a mile west of Edinburgh’s City Centre and situated in the heart of the financial sector. The area provides a wealth of local amenities, including newsagents, food shops, bars, restaurants, bistros and coffee shops. Fountain Park Leisure Complex is within walking distance and the historic Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle can be found just a 15-minute walk from the property. Haymarket train Station is approximately a five-minute walk away and the area is served by regular bus services, as well as the new tram system, which offers access to the Gyle Business Park and Edinburgh International Airport.
HOME REPORT: £190,000. EPC BAND:D