Ideal for city professionals, young families, downsizers, and rental investors alike, 41b/8 Balcarres Street represents a stylish city abode in a prime, highly sought-after location.
Approached via a secure entrance and a lift or stairs to the third floor, the front door opens into a hall with useful storage. Accompanied by soft, neutral décor and sleek wood-styled flooring, the hall flows into the spacious open-plan living accommodation ahead, revealing an airy contemporary space, filled with light from dual-aspect windows yielding wonderful leafy views. Ample floorspace promises versatility for arrangements of lounge and dining furniture, and the sociable area is beautifully supplemented by a wall of streamlined kitchen cabinetry blending perfectly with the contemporary design. The sophisticated kitchen incorporates an excellent range of integrated appliances. Also peacefully located in the flat are two double bedrooms, both enhanced by plush carpeting and generous built-in storage. The master bedroom additionally benefits from its own chic en-suite shower room, boasting a deluxe double shower enclosure and a modern WC-suite. Finally, matching the standard of the en-suite, a three-piece bathroom with a shower-over-bath completes the accommodation. Gas central heating and double glazing are found throughout. Externally, residents enjoy access to private, allocated parking.
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, numerous cafes and independent coffee shops. There is a luxury cinema and a choice of theatres, alongside a host of restaurants. The Pentland Hills are just a short drive away and close by is Braidburn Valley Park and Blackford Hill. The surrounding area is home to some fantastic golf courses: Merchants of Edinburgh Golf Club and Braid Hills Golf Course. 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 £350,000 EPC: B