Situated on the top/third floor of a traditional tenement building, this one-bedroom flat in sought-after Hillside enjoys a prime location within walking distance to the very heart of Edinburgh city centre. The spacious and well-maintained property comes in a move-in condition and is ideal for first-time buyers, buy-to-let investors, and city professionals.
A secure communal entrance and well-lit stairwell lead to the front door of the flat, which opens into a welcoming hall with crisp white décor and timber-effect flooring. The large open-plan living/dining room is directly ahead boasting tasteful, contemporary décor with chic uplights, grey fitted carpets, an Edinburgh Press and a bright focal wall, accentuating a feature mantelpiece. Two large west-facing windows bathe the room in warm, afternoon light. The contemporary kitchen is next door featuring white gloss wall and base cabinets framed by Metro splashback tiles, all set against solid wood worktops that complement the timber flooring. Appliances include: a freestanding electric cooker, undercounter washing machine and a freestanding fridge-freezer. Enjoying lovely views all the way to Calton Hill, is a spacious double bedroom with ample floor space for bedroom furniture. Completing the property is an all-white, three-piece bathroom with an overhead shower and glazed screen. Gas central heating and double glazing throughout ensure comfort and efficiency all year round.
Outside, the property benefits from a communal garden and drying green. Controlled on-street parking is also available with a residents’ permit (Zone N1).
Extras: all fitted floor coverings, window blinds, light fittings, an electric cooker, a washing machine, and a fridge-freezer to be included in the sale. Additional furnishings may also be made available if fully furnished or part-furnished is required by the new owner.
Hillside enjoys a fantastic location in the bustling East End of Edinburgh, close to the city centre with its world-class attractions and shopping facilities. The area is a hub of lively eating and socialising spots and is jam-packed with great restaurants, traditional pubs and modern style bars. There is an excellent range of local amenities including various independent food stores, a variety of retail outlets, a Post Office, medical centre and banks, and within walking distance is the soon-to-open, new St James Centre and Princes Street. Edinburgh's historic Old Town and New Town are within walking distance and the nearby Shore, with its range of fashionable cocktail bars, Michelin star restaurants and trendy bistros, is the ideal place to socialise. For picnics and tranquil walks the open spaces of Arthur’s Seat, Holyrood Park and Calton Hill are all within easy reach and the nearby Omni Centre offers a range of entertainment and leisure activities including a multi-screen cinema, a gym and various restaurants. Many cultural activities are also on offer in the surrounding area including theatres, art galleries and museums. The area is well served by day and night buses with regular services to the city centre and is within walking distance to the new tram line and Waverley Train Station, making commuting fast and convenient, no matter where you are travelling to.
HOME REPORT £165,000. EPC RATING D.
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