VMH Feature Property: 58/2 Ashley Terrace, Shandon

58/2 Ashley Terrace is the prime example of a traditional Victorian Edinburgh tenement flat. Boasting period features, two-bedrooms and two-public rooms.

 

This first floor flat promises a fantastic city home with access to a pristine communal garden.

 

Located in Shandon, just one of many conservation areas in Edinburgh. 58/2 Ashley Terrace enjoys wonderfully bright and spacious living areas, as well as attractive décor. In addition to a large box room, the flat also features a handy utility room, a south-west facing aspect to the front and a north-east aspect to the rear.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Approached via a shared pathway and a secure communal entrance, with stairs leading to all levels. The flat’s front door opens into a very spacious reception hall. Where neutral decor, high ceilings and period cornice work set the tone for the accommodation to follow. Additionally, a handy built-in storage cupboard features.

WONDERFUL PERIOD FEATURES

Exuding an airy ambience, owing to its soaring high ceiling and bay window. The impressive living room hosts a selection of lovingly-retained period features. Such as, detailed cornicing, a picture rail, deep skirting boards, an Edinburgh Press and a panelled window surround. And at the focal point of the space is a richly-toned wood and tiled fireplace.

Accessed from both the living room and the hall is a handy box room which could lend itself to a variety of uses.

VAST OPEN-PLAN SPACE FOR ENTERTAINING

The 18ft kitchen/dining room offers ample space for a sociable dining area. And is fitted with a selection of  cabinets accompanied by spacious worktops and neutral splashback tiling. Additionally, the kitchen features built in and freestanding appliances. An adjoining utility room houses a handy clothes pulley and offers space and plumbing for an appliance.

     

LIGHT & AIRY SLEEPING QUARTERS

The flat incorporates two bright double bedrooms; both rooms benefit from opulent proportions, natural light and period features such as cornicing .

   

A NEUTRAL SANCTUARY

The property features a contemporary bathroom, which is tiled and decorated in a calm, neutral colour palette.  And a three-piece white bathroom suite, with a shower-over-bath and shower screen, completes this room.

The property boasts gas central heating and double glazing ensuring optimum comfort and efficiency all year round.

OUTSIDE

There is a well-kept communal garden to the rear of the building. And unrestricted on-street parking is available.

LOCATION

Shandon is a popular area, which is characterised by leafy streets and open green spaces. Shandon is situated a short walk from Edinburgh’s City Centre.  Superb public transport links provide easy access across the capital. As well as swift access to Edinburgh City By-pass, the Airport and the M8/M9 motorway networks.

There’s no shortage of outdoor pursuits; with the likes of Harrison Park and the Picturesque Union Canal on your doorstep. The property is located just minutes from the Fountain Park leisure complex. Where you will find a multi-screen cinema, bowling, gym, various family restaurants and pubs under one roof.

Everyday requirements, such as shops and doctors surgeries, as well as coffee shops (Blueberry Hill Coffee Shop) can be found in the locale. For extensive shopping, why not try neighbouring Merchiston or Slateford. Both areas offer supermarkets, hairdressers, chemists, post offices and much more. Furthermore, bustling Morningside and Bruntsfield, with their charming selection of independent retailers, restaurants, and thriving café culture, is just a short drive away.

The property falls within the catchment of Craiglockhart Primary School and Tynecastle Secondary School. And some of Edinburgh’s prestigious private establishments, such as George Watsons School and Edinburgh Steiner School are nearby.

If you think this fantastic property could be the ideal home for you. Why not, contact us to set up a viewing today!