Situated in Polwarth, 11/3 Polwarth Place is a spacious two-bed, second-floor flat offering all the period features of traditional tenement living, alongside tasteful modern decor. Enjoying excellent transport links, this beautiful home will appeal to first time buyers, professionals, and those seeking a buy-to-let investment.
Approached via a secure, shared entrance and a stairwell, the front door opens into an airy hallway with a stripped wooden floor and space for furniture, as well as two storage cupboards. First, you come to an impressive living and dining room which is generously proportioned and enjoys a wealth of period features – beautiful cornicing, an Edinburgh Press, a striking fireplace, and a southerly-facing bay window that floods the room with light. Next door, you come to a modern kitchen where chic navy subway tiles complement cream cabinetry with ambient downlighting. The kitchen is replete with a full range of modern appliances. Situated to the rear of the property, the first vast double bedroom offers plenty of space for freestanding furniture and a leafy aspect out to the Union Canal, convenient built-in storage, and a walk-in wardrobe (with a window). The second double bedroom features a stunning feature fireplace and characterful wooden flooring. Completing the accommodation is a three-piece bathroom.
Efficient gas central heating and double glazing are found throughout. Externally, the flat enjoys beautiful communal gardens to the rear. Zone S3 permit parking in the surrounding streets is conveniently available and there is metered parking also.
Enjoying a tranquil setting close to the picturesque Union Canal, yet conveniently situated just three miles south-west of Edinburgh’s city centre, Polwarth is a popular base from which to live and work in the capital. This district boasts an excellent range of everyday amenities, including shops, bars and bistros, and Fountain Park leisure complex is nearby. Bruntsfield Place is just a short stroll away and offers a fantastic selection of high street retailers, independent boutiques and eateries. Well-regarded state schooling options are available at primary and secondary level, whilst some of Edinburgh’s most prestigious independent schools are within easy reach.
Polwarth is ideally situated for those attending Edinburgh and Napier Universities, and for professionals connected to the financial district and city hospitals. Those who favour the fresh air are spoiled for choice with the idyllic canal on the doorstep, and Harrison Park, Bruntsfield Links and The Meadows just a stone’s throw away. Polwarth is well-connected with cycle paths and regular buses – including night buses – to the city centre and further afield. The sought-after area also offers quick and easy access to the City Bypass, Edinburgh airport and M8/M9 motorway network.
Home Report £310,000 EPC: C