VMH Feature Property: 12/2 Lennox Street, Edinburgh







12/2 Lennox Street occupies the ground and garden levels of a B-listed Victorian townhouse. Dating back to 1868, the property represents a rare opportunity to acquire a breathtaking period home in Edinburgh. The New Town conservation area offers numerous amenities and transport links, and is within striking distance of the city centre.

First Impressions

12/2 Lennox Street is a townhouse conversion extending some 180 sq. metres. Approached via a shared vestibule, the front door opens into an inviting entrance hall. Here, heritage-inspired décor instantly conveys the calibre of the accommodation to follow.

12/2 Lennox Street First Impressions


Classic-contemporary interiors beautifully complement the original features, which include sash windows with shutters, intricate cornices and a marble fireplace.

The impressive drawing room is flooded with natural light from a spectacular bay window to the southwest. At the focal point of the room is an exquisite marble fireplace.

12/2 lennox Street Period Inspired Lounge  12/2 Lennox Street Marble Fireplace

From the entrance hall a short flight of stairs descends to a mid-level landing. Here you find a magnificent master bedroom, as well as a luxurious bathroom. A picture of elegance, the master bedroom boasts a feature fireplace flanked by an Edinburgh Press, plus a walk-in wardrobe.

12/2 Lennox Street Master bedroom  12/2Lennox Street Luxury bathroom

The chic bathroom features a roll-top bath paired with heritage-style tiles and a wall-to-wall mirror.

Downstairs there are three double bedrooms, one of which has provides access to the rear patio and garden. There is also a sleek shower room on this level.

The Minimalist Kitchen

Completing the lower ground level is the kitchen, which affords access to the rear garden via a separate utility room. In sharp contrast with the traditional interiors elsewhere in the property, the kitchen has been styled with simplicity in mind. The kitchen is the hub of the home with its extensive white cabinetry, island, and dining area.

Lennox Street Contemporary kitchen Lennox Street hub of the home   Dining at Lennox Street


The property benefits from gas central heating and traditional timber-framed sash windows, some of which boast original shutters.

The walled rear garden is a tranquil oasis at the heart of the city. The garden boasts a dining terrace and a vast lawn bound by mature beds. The suntrap patio to the front is accessible via external steps and therefore offers an alternative entrance to the property. This private patio also accommodates a dry-lined storage cellar. Residents of Lennox Street are eligible for private membership to Dean Gardens, subject to a modest fee. Controlled residents’ parking (Zone 5) is available directly adjacent.

Suntrap garden in Lennox Street Extensive garden Rear patio in Lennox Street Basement level patio to the front of lennox street

Location, location, location

With its wide cobbled streets, Georgian architecture and fantastic central location, Edinburgh’s New Town is a sought-after locations.

Situated in the heart of the city, New Town has an unrivalled range of services and amenities on it’s doorstep.

Things to do in New Town - Edinburgh Playhouse

From George Street’s fashionable bars & restaurants, to retro speakeasies on Queen Street, New Town is a social hotspot. It also hosts cultural venues: National Portrait Gallery, Scottish National Galleries, Edinburgh Playhouse and the Royal Botanic Gardens.

George Street Edinburgh

New Town is the place for high-end shopping at luxury stores such as Harvey Nichols. It’s tranquil streets and mews are also a hotbed of artisan food and drink retailers, galleries, boutiques and independent businesses.

The New Town enjoys an excellent range of private and state schooling from nursery to senior level. Its is particularly well placed for some of the country’s leading private schools including Fettes and The Edinburgh Academy.

The area boasts outstanding public transport links throughout the city and beyond. Regular buses run from the area and the the tram line runs between York Place. Edinburgh Airport and rail services at nearby Waverley Station are also easily accessible.

If this could be the home for you, contact us today to arrange a viewing!

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