Part of a traditional tenement building, this one-bedroom first-floor flat in popular Dalry enjoys a prime location in the capital, close to Haymarket train station and Edinburgh Napier University’s Merchiston campus. The flat represents an outstanding opportunity for first-time buyers, buy-to-let investors, and commuting professionals.
Accessed via a secure shared entrance and well-lit stairwell, the front door to 22/7 Caledonian Crescent opens into a welcoming hall characterised by its high ceiling, neutral décor and easy-to-maintain wood-effect laminate flooring. These features continue throughout the home, into a spacious living/dining room. This inviting reception room also enjoys a south-facing profile and is bathed in natural light throughout the day from twin windows. It allows for various furniture and dining arrangements too, and is kept cosy by a focal electric fire, set in a modern wooden mantelpiece. The kitchen is next door, offering fitted base and wall cabinets. Appliances include: an electric cooker, a washing machine, a freestanding fridge-freezer and an undercounter freezer. A generous and bright double bedroom is on the eastern side of the property, providing ample space for bedroom furniture, as well as a large alcove that is perfectly suited to a large wardrobe. Completing this city home is a three-piece shower room with a double shower enclosure. Electric heating and double glazing throughout ensure comfort and efficiency throughout the year.
Outside, residents can enjoy a well-kept communal garden with a drying green and a sunny outlook – perfect for summer barbecues and get-togethers with neighbours, friends and family. Furthermore, controlled on-street parking is also available with a residents’ permit (Zone S4).
Extras: all fitted floor and window coverings, light fittings, an electric cooker, a washing machine, a fridge-freezer and an undercounter freezer to be included in the sale.
Situated to the west of Edinburgh city centre, Dalry is a vibrant community popular with professionals, young families and students thanks to its outstanding amenities, public transport links and easy access to the city centre. Arranged around the bustling thoroughfare of Dalry Road, the area enjoys a diverse range of independent retailers, trendy bars and fashionable restaurants and eateries, as well as various supermarkets locally and in neighbouring Gorgie. Dalry offers a wealth of leisure and recreational activities including one of Edinburgh’s Victorian swimming baths (now Dalry Swim Centre on Caledonian Crescent) and is just a short walk away from Fountain Park, which boasts a Cineworld cinema, a Virgin Active gym, a kid’s soft play centre and a selection of bars and restaurants. Right at the heart of the community, well-regarded Dalry Primary School provides nursery and primary schooling, followed by secondary education at Tynecastle High in Gorgie, with a selection of private schooling also readily available. Just 15 minutes’ walk from Princes Street, Dalry also enjoys fantastic pubic transport links with regular bus routes all across the city. Nearby Haymarket Station provides excellent rail links throughout Scotland and beyond, and is also served by the new tram service running between York Place and Edinburgh Airport.
HOME REPORT £135,000. EPC RATING D.
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