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Charming Georgian townhouse with walled garden in prime secluded and tranquil central location.


Key Features

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Public Rooms
  • 3 Bath/Shower Rooms
  • Private Garden
  • Zoned Residents' Parking
  • Gas Central Heating
  • EPC Rating C

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The property comprises an elegant, attractively presented and well maintained Georgian townhouse with generous and versatile family accommodation (circa 2927sq.ft) on three levels. The house retains many period features including cornice work, working shutters, fireplaces, flagstone and timber floors, cupola and stone cantilever staircase. In addition there is a delightful private walled garden, sunny conversatory, excellent storage including under pavement cellars and gas fired central heating.

The ground floor accommodation comprises - entrance vestibule and reception hall with original flag stone flooring and storage cupboard off; well proportioned dining room with a leafy front facing outlook and period fireplace; bright kitchen/breakfast room fitted with a range of base and wall mounted units complemented by granite worktops, an Aga, 2 ring gas hob, dishwasher and washing machine; and shower room with wc and wash hand basin.

A carpeted staircase leads to the first floor accommodation which comprises - landing with a cupola providing an abundance of natural light and storage cupboard off; elegant drawing room with a marble fireplace; master bedroom overlooking the rear garden with a Jack and Jill ensuite bathroom fitted with a freestanding bath, separate shower, WC and wash hand basins; and bedroom 4 positioned to the front.

A wooden staircase leads to the garden floor accommodation which comprises - hall with a door providing access to the front courtyard; bright double bedroom 2 with a large storage cupboard and ensuite shower room fitted with a shower and wash hand basin; double bedroom 3 with a period fireplace and large storage cupboard; family bathroom fitted with a bath with shower above and wash hand basin; separate WC; additional kitchen fitted with base and wall mounted units, cooker, extractor hood, dishwasher, fridge and utility cupboard with a washer/dryer; south facing conservatory with French doors opening to the rear garden.


Warriston Crescent is a peaceful cul-de-sac which runs alongside the Warriston Playing Fields in the much sought after Warriston district, lying to the north-east of the city centre. Of historical interest, the street recently celebrated its 200 year anniversary of the Crescent. Nearby bus services run to the city centre and beyond, and good local shops are within walking distance at Canonmills and Inverleith, and at nearby Goldenacre. Supermarket shopping is well catered for in the area with a Tesco at Canonmills, Morrisons on Ferry Road and a Waitrose at Comely Bank. Craigleith Retail Park, including a Sainsbury’s and M&S Food Hall, and Ocean Terminal retail and leisure complex area including a 24hr ASDA, high street shops, a cinema, restaurants and cafes, are both a short drive away. Membership of the local Warriston Community Lawn Tennis Club is available upon application and provides an easily accessible opportunity for local families to develop tennis skills. The east gate for The Royal Botanic Gardens is a 5 minute walk and the Edinburgh Cycle network can be accessed from the end of the Crescent, and includes links to The Water of Leith Walkway. Inverleith Park is also in the vicinity. Cosmopolitan Stockbridge, waterfront at Leith, and Granton Harbour, are also within an easy walk or drive. Broughton Primary and Drummond Community High School are the catchment schools in the area, with private schools nearby including The Edinburgh Academy, Erskine Stewart’s Melville Schools, and Fettes College. Easy access to the nearby A902 Ferry Road provides links to the City Bypass and major motorway networks, west towards Edinburgh Airport and the Forth Road Bridge/ Queensferry Crossing, and east towards East Lothian, the countryside, beaches and golf courses and the A1.


There is a delightful south east facing private walled garden to the rear of the property with lawn, herbaceous borders, a raised patio area and a garden shed. There is an area of private courtyard to the front of the property with three cellars.


There is zoned residents' parking and Pay & Display on-street.

Fixtures and Fittings

All fitted carpets, fitted floor coverings, blinds, the Aga, hob, oven, extractor hood, fridge, two dishwashers, washing machine, washer/dryer and garden shed are included in the sale price.  The Charles Taylor bespoke bookcase in the dining room, the overmantle mirror in the drawing room and some of the curtains may be by separate negotiation.


There is a gas fired central heating system.

Note; the garden level has separate services for gas fired central heating and electricity which provides the opportunity to utilise it as self contained accomodation.


There is an active Residents' Association with an annual fee of approximately £10.

Interested parties are advised to request their own solicitor to note interest with us as soon as possible after viewing. The Seller shall not be bound to accept the highest or any offer. These particulars do not form part of any contract and the statements or plans contained herein are not warranted nor to scale. Approximate measurements have been taken by sonic device at the widest point. Services and appliances have not been tested for efficiency or safety and no warranty is given as to their compliance with any Regulations. Only offers using the Combined Standard Clauses will be considered. Offers received not using these clauses will be responded to by deletion of the non-standard Clause and replaced with the Combined Standard Clauses.

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