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West End, Edinburgh, EH12 5BD
Sold Offers Over £425,000
Superb opportunity to update a spacious ground fl 3 bedroom flat with a private walled garden.
The property comprises a substantial and elegant ground and part first floor period conversion and is approached via a traditional communal reception hall. The accommodation within the flat includes a hall with storage cupboard and fitted book shelves, an impressive west facing sitting room with a large bay window with original folding window shutters, bespoke fitted book shelves and an Adam style carved fire surround. At the centre of the flat is a spacious dining kitchen with a separate utility room with plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Located beside the dining area is bedroom 2 with fitted cupboards and an en suite WC and basin. To the rear of the property is an inner hallway with a door leading out to the garden, a family bathroom and a study/bedroom 3 with a further door giving access to a the private walled garden. From the inner hall a staircase leads up to the master bedroom with fitted wardrobes and an en suite bathroom. The property boasts well proportioned rooms and retains many period features including cornice work, fireplace and window shutters.
While the flat has been well cared for and maintained by the present owner over the past 43 years, there is great scope for a discerning buyer to update the accommodation with the potential to be able to create a very special city centre home.
The West End is close to many of the capital's finest shops and restaurants as well as its commercial and retail core in George Street and Princes Street. The cosmopolitan district of Stockbridge is only a short walk away offering a superb choice of speciality shops, fashionable bars, quaint coffee shops, delis and boutiques. Locally there is a M&S Foodhall at Haymarket along with a Tesco Express and Co-operative Food. There is easy access to the Water of Leith Walkway and cycle path, whilst the open spaces of the Royal Botanic Gardens and Inverleith Park are also within walking distance. Haymarket rail station and tram stop is close by and regular public transport provides swift access in and around the city. By car main roads connect quickly to the city bypass, Edinburgh International Airport, the Queensferry Crossing and central motorway network.
There is a good sized private walled patio garden with raised flower beds and a water point located to the rear of the property and a landscaped communal garden grounds to the front of the building directly across the road.
There is zoned residents' on street parking
The fitted carpets, curtains, blinds, oven, tumble dryer, garden shed and gazebo are included in the sale.
The washing machine is not included in the sale.
There is a gas fired central heating system.
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