5/1 Parkside Street forms part of a traditional stone tenement, peacefully located on a cobbled street in Newington. With a fabulous range of amenities and Edinburgh University on its doorstep, this two-bed basement flat is an ideal buy-to-let investment or city base for the urban professional.
Accessed via a secure entrance and foyer, the main door opens to a carpeted curved staircase, with attractive wrought iron balustrade, descending to a spacious entrance hall with substantial concealed storage. Stepping through a glazed timber door into the main living room, a wonderful reception space is found, where neutral décor enhances the generous proportions and striking statement walls add a stylish dimension. There is ample floor space here to accommodate a comfortable arrangement of lounge furniture, as well as a large dining table and chairs. Conveniently located adjacent is a galley-style kitchen fitted with a range of white base and wall cabinets, complemented by an expanse of beech-effect worktops and practical splashback tiling, along with a range of appliances. Two neighbouring double bedrooms are both carpeted for comfort, presented in a monochrome fashion with spacious footprints for an assortment of freestanding bedroom furniture. The master bedroom also benefits from the luxury of an en-suite shower room. Completing the accommodation is a family bathroom with a white three-piece suite. Electric heating ensures year-round warmth.
Externally, residents can take advantage of an enclosed shared garden, framed by a number of mature trees and shrubs and mostly laid to lawn, incorporating a handy drying area and space for outdoor seating. Controlled parking (Zone 7) is available in the area with a residents’ permit
Newington is within walking distance of the city centre and is sought-after by city professionals, families (due to the excellent state schools in the area) and students alike. The area is home to independent shops and well-known high street retailers, plus coffee houses, trendy bars, restaurants, and traditional pubs. Newington is home to the Festival Theatre and the Queen’s Hall, and in the summer months it becomes the epicentre of the famous Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Enjoying an ideal location between the Meadows and Holyrood Park, the property is close to Edinburgh University has superb public transport services, in addition to easy access to Edinburgh City Bypass, Edinburgh Airport and the M8/M9 motorway networks.
Home Report £230,000 EPC E
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