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Simon Donaldson

Exceptional & beautifully presented 3 bedroom townhouse with a private courtyard


Key Features

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

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40 Queen Street is an exceptionally stylish 3 bedroom Georgian townhouse located in the very heart of Edinburgh's prestigious New Town, ideally situated within walking distance of many excellent amenities of the City Centre and cosmopolitan Stockbridge.  The property has been beautifully refurbished throughout and offers generously proportioned contemporary accommodation, over three floors, with the benefit of many fine period features, a private rear courtyard and additional front courtyard with two under pavement cellars. 

Planning and Listed Building Consent has been obtained for an extension to the rear.  Consent has recently expired, plans are available upon request.

The ground floor accommodation comprises – particularly spacious entrance hall with original flagstone flooring and shelved storage cupboard; stylish Siematic kitchen fitted with a range of base and wall mounted units, all integrated Siemens appliances, a study located to the rear, and double doors opening to the dining room with twin windows overlooking the front of the property and marble period fireplace.

An original stone staircase leads to the first floor accommodation which comprises - landing with a storage cupboard off; impressive front facing drawing room with triple windows, an open fireplace with period marble surround and a leafy outlook over Queen Street Gardens; master bedroom with a period fireplace and en-suite shower room fitted with a shower, wc and wash hand basin.

The stone staircase also leads to the garden floor accommodation which comprises – utility situated on the half landing; hall with a shelved cupboard and doors providing access to the front and rear courtyards; double bedroom 2 situated to the rear with a walk in wardrobe; double bedroom 3 overlooking the front, with a marble period fireplace; and bathroom fitted with a bath with shower above, wc, wash hand basin and walled mounted unit.


Located in Edinburgh's prestigious World Heritage Site of the Georgian New Town, Queen Street is only a few minutes' walk from the retail and commercial centre of Edinburgh in George Street and Princes Street, and a short journey from the West End commercial district and the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood. The property enjoys all the benefits of city centre living with a wide variety of shops, bistros and restaurants in nearby Stockbridge. Waverley train station and St Andrews Square bus station are also easily accessible. The open spaces of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Inverleith Park and the Water of Leith are all within short walking distance. There are excellent local schools on the north side of the City both in the state and private sectors.


The property benefits from a private courtyard to the front, with two under pavement cellars and also a private courtyard to the rear with ample room for outdoor furniture. The Proprietors can also apply for access to the extensive, private Queen Street Gardens on payment of a modest annual fee. 


Zoned Resident's Parking is available on payment of the usual annual fee.

Fixtures and Fittings

All fitted floor coverings, blinds, two ovens, extractor hood, induction hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, coffee machine and washing machine are included in the sale price.  The light fittings and furniture may be available by separate negotiation.


The property is heated by gas central heating.


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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