70 (1F2) Comiston Road forms part of a traditional tenement building. The property boasts a desirable south-facing aspect, a well-tended communal garden, and an excellent position just opposite the Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill Local Nature Reserve.
Upon entering the home, reached by a secure communal entrance and stairwell, you are greeted with a wonderful pristine hall with hardwood flooring and restored six-panel timber doors. The hall also offers two handy storage cupboards before leading into the living room. This exquisite reception room is defined features a magnificent fireplace with a carved mantelpiece, a bay window framed by rich timber work, an Edinburgh Press and a neat picture rail, as well as ornate cornicing and a decorative ceiling rose. In the dining kitchen, very generous dimensions afford room for a large dinner table. Light blue décor and stone-effect floor tiles create a lovely contrast with the countryside-style fixtures, which include cream-coloured cabinets and wooden worktops. Complementary splashbacks tiles and under-cabinet lighting add final stylistic touches to the sophisticated look. An Edinburgh Press-type cupboard, fitted with a comprehensive wine rack, a luxury Rangemaster gas range cooker, and an integrated dishwasher are incorporated into the design, alongside space for an American-style fridge-freezer and a washer. There is also a useful pantry-style cupboard with room for a dryer.
Three very generous king-size bedrooms are all fitted with plush carpets for optimal comfort. The vast first bedroom enjoys decorative cornicing, a feature fireplace, and an Edinburgh Press. A bay window (framed by traditional timber panelling) bathes the room in warm southerly sun. Just as spacious, the second bedroom boasts a large walk-in wardrobe with fixtures included, along with period details. Timber clad twin windows also come with bespoke French shutters for added allure. Like the principle bedroom, the third bedroom has a beneficial south-facing aspect. There is a sizeable box room too, which is currently used as a walk-in wardrobe (complete with fixtures). Finishing the attractive accommodation on offer is a bright contemporary bathroom that is fully-tiled in a delicate hue, including a deluxe three-piece suite, with a double-ended bathtub and overhead shower. An efficient gas central heating system and double glazed sash windows ensure year round comfort.
Outside, the flat has access to a well-tended, communal garden that is laid to lawn. Within the vicinity, controlled parking is available with a residents’ permit (Priority parking area B2).
Morningside is a fashionable and sought-after area that is home to a wide variety of local amenities. There are lots of stores, boutiques, and larger supermarkets, including a Waitrose and an M&S, and a thriving coffee scene with numerous cafes and independent coffee shops. A luxury cinema and a choice of theatres provide entertainment, alongside a host of restaurants for lunch and dinner. For schooling, Morningside has excellent state schools, falling into the catchment area for South Morningside Primary School and Boroughmuir High. Furthermore, Edinburgh’s fantastic independent schools are within easy reach. Finally, Morningside offers fast and convenient commuting, with outstanding transport links, including the nearby City Bypass and regular buses running to and from the city centre.
Home Report £465,000 EPC C
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