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New Town, Edinburgh, EH3 6TH
Sold Offers Over £525,000
Beautifully presented stylish 2 bedroom plus study, flat located in the heart of the New Town
44 3F1 Howe Street occupies a stunning corner position on the top floor of a well maintained traditional New Town purpose built block. The current owners have refurbished the property throughout to create the perfect balance between modern and period features, which include ornate cornicing, sash and case windows with working shutters, flag stone flooring in the kitchen, contemporary bathrooms and stylish fireplace in the sitting room. The property benefits from fantastic views with its superb triple aspect allowing for views to the Castle, over the Firth of Forth to Fife and east over the New Town.
The flat is entered by secure entry phone system and is presented to an exceptional standard throughout. The stylish accommodation comprises - welcoming hallway flooded by natural light from the cupola above; spacious and bright sitting room with bow wall and attractive living flame fire with Limestone surround; kitchen dining room to the rear with views to the Castle, the kitchen offers a range of base and wall mounted units with contrasting granite work tops, integrated appliances which include - gas hob, extractor hood, oven, dishwasher, washer/drier and fridge/freezer and is complimented by original flagstones, there is also ample space for a good sized dining table; generously proportioned master bedroom with stylish fitted wardrobes and large en suite bathroom off benefitting from natural light from the skylight above and features - bath with shower over, WC, wash hand basin, vanity unit, steam free mirror and chrome heated towel rail; double bedroom 2 is also well proportioned and has fitted wardrobes; the nursery/study lies off the second bedroom and connects to the sitting room; the stylish shower room with shower, WC, wash hand basin and chrome heated towel rail completes the accommodation.
The New Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the heart of the City. All the benefits of city centre living can be enjoyed with a wide range of cultural activities, and a variety of speciality shops, bistros and restaurants in nearby Stockbridge. The main shopping and commercial thoroughfares of Princes Street and George Street are close by including Harvey Nichols and the exclusive Multrees Walk. In addition there are leisure facilities at the Omni Centre which includes a multi-screen cinema, a Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Gym and various restaurants. The Edinburgh Playhouse theatre is also close by. Locally there is a Sainsbury's, a Waitrose supermarket at Comely Bank and a larger Sainsbury's supermarket and range of retail stores at Craigleith Shopping Park close to Blackhall. The green spaces of The Royal Botanic Gardens, Inverleith Park and the Water of Leith Walkway are also nearby and the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood is within a short drive. Waverley and Haymarket rail stations and St Andrew Square bus station are all easily accessible with regular bus links throughout the City, and an express bus runs from Waverley Station to Edinburgh International Airport. Excellent schools in both the state and private sectors are easily accessible.
Access to the delightful Queen Street Gardens West can be enjoyed upon the payment of a modest annual fee.
On street there is ample zoned residents parking.
All fitted carpets, light fittings and integrated appliances are included in the sale price.
The property is heated by gas central heating.
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