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West End, Edinburgh, EH3 7RA
Sold Offers Over £585,000
Extremely impressive 3 bedroom ground and garden flat in the heart of the West End
20/1 Chester Street is an exceptional 3 bedroom ground and garden flat situated on a handsome Victorian terrace in the heart of Edinburgh's affluent West End, ideally located within close proximity to Haymarket Station and all the amenities of the City Centre. The beautifully presented property offers bright and spacious contemporary living combined with the benefit of many period features and high quality fixtures and fittings throughout, excellent storage and access to a private rear garden.
The ground floor accommodation is accessed via a well maintained secure shared entrance with a large private storage cupboard off, and comprises – welcoming hall; elegant and generously proportioned sitting room/dining room with a period fireplace with gas flame effect fire and storage cupboard off; stylish kitchen/breakfast room fitted with a range of base and wall mounted units and complemented with granite worktops and integrated appliances; bathroom fitted with a bath, wc and wash hand basin spiral staircase leads up to double bedroom 3 situated to the rear with built in wardrobes.
A carpeted staircase leads to the garden floor accommodation which comprises – hall with a linen cupboard off; double bedroom 1 with built in wardrobes; double bedroom 2, currently used as a study, with a storage cupboard and door opening to the rear garden; boxroom, occasionally used as a bedroom, with fitted wardrobes; and shower room/wet room with a large walk in shower, wc and wash hand basin.
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 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 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 Forth Road Bridge and central motorway network. Excellent schooling is represented in the state and private sector.
The property benefits from a private south east facing courtyard garden with low maintenance landscaping, a number of mature shrubs and two garden stores.
Parking is by way of a Residents' Permit on payment of the usual annual fee.
All fitted carpets, fitted floor coverings, blinds, light fittings, the range hob, oven, extractor hood, microwave/grill, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, the sitting room mirror and the garden stores are included in the sale price.
The property is heated by gas central heating and is fitted with double glazing sash and case windows.
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