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West End, Edinburgh, EH12 5BT
Sold Offers Over £1,100,000
Impressive & stunning 5 bedroom 4 reception room townhouse in the heart of the West End
19 Glencairn is an absolutely stunning 5 bedroom townhouse arranged over 3 floors offering grand, spacious and flexible accommodation situated on a handsome crescent in Edinburgh's affluent West End. The property offers beautiful and generously proportioned accommodation with the benefit of fine period detail throughout, including; Victorian tiling in the reception hall, ornate cornicing, stunning carved fireplaces, original parquet flooring in the sitting room, carved banisters and balustrades, Butlers Trays, cupola and ornamental cast iron balconies. The house also has a charming greenhouse accessed from the uutility room and has steps leading down to the beautiful enclosed private garden. Glencairn Crescent is ideally located for excellent local amentities with a number of cosmopolitan bars and restaurants close by.
The generously proportioned accommodation, which is accessed by wide stone steps to the front door, comprises on the ground floor - welcoming reception hallway with stunning Victorian tiling and ornamental marble fireplace; large dining room with ornate cornice work, bay window, beautiful carved fireplace and 2 Edinburgh Press cupboards; sitting room to the rear with pretty outlook over the garden, parquet flooring and Adam fireplace; WC; utility room with pulley and large store off allows access to the greenhouse to the rear and steps to access the garden. There is a half landing between the ground and first floor with a large walk in storage cupboard.
The first floor landing is flooded by light form the cupoloa above and leads to the spacious first floor accommodation which comprises - impressive full width drawing room with a lovely full height bay window which looks over to the lovely central gardens of Glencairn and Eglinton Crescent, impressive cornice work and beautiful fireplace with marble surround and wood mantle; the large kitchen/breakfast room sits quietly to the rear and has a range of base and wall mounted units with integrated appliances and an Edinburgh Press; bedroom 4 and a shower room complete the first floor accommodation.
The second floor comprises - master bedroom with ample fitted wardrobes and an en suite bathroom; 2 double bedrooms to the front of the property both with wash hand basins and views over the gardens; Office/bedroom 5; shower room; 3 storage cupboards and a large walk in store room complete the impressive accommodation.
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, a Waitrose supermarket at Comely Bank in addition to a Sainsbury's supermarket and range of retail stores at Craigleith Shopping Park near Blackhall. 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. The Drumsheugh Baths Club is situated nearby in Belford Road whilst the Edinburgh Sports Club, Dean Tennis Club and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art are located in the Dean Village. Haymarket rail station and tram stop is close by and regular public transport provides swift access in and around the city. By car fast main roads connect quickly to the city bypass, Edinburgh International Airport, the Queensferry Crossing and central motorway network. Excellent schooling is represented in the state and private sector.
There is an attractive south facing pretty garden to the rear accessed by steps from the utility room. The garden is laid to lawn with mature beds and attractive blossom trees. Residents of Glencairn Crescent may also apply for access to the beautiful gardens situated at the centre of Glencairn and Eglinton Crescents, a modest annual fee applies.
Parking is by way of a Residents' Permit on payment of the usual annual fee.
All carpets, blinds, light fittings and integrated appliances are included in the sale price.
The property is heated by gas central heating.
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