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Simon Donaldson

Superb 2 bedroom garden flat with private south facing garden


Key Features

  • Contemporary accommodation
  • Delightful private south facing garden
  • Located in the heart of the New Town
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Public Room
  • 2 Bath/Shower Rooms
  • Private Garden
  • Zoned Residents' Parking
  • Gas Central Heating
  • EPC Rating C

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5a Albany Street is a superb two bedroom garden flat forming the garden level of an attractive Georgian terrace located in the heart of the New Town. The property offers well proportioned contemporary accommodation with the added benefit of a private courtyard to the front and a delightful private south facing garden to the rear. 

The well presented accommodation comprises - welcoming hallway which leads to a dining hall; south facing sitting room with Hot Furniture Company HWAM contemporary Log Burner and door leading directly out to the patio and garden beyond; breakfasting kitchen with Murray & Murray kitchen offering a range of base and wall mounted units with contrasting wood work tops and breakfast bar, range of integrated appliances which include - Siemens oven and plate warmer, 4 ring gas hob and Fisher & Paykel dishwasher and fridge; master bedroom to the front with wood floors and shutters with en suite "Jack & Jill" bathroom with tiled floor; double bedroom 2 with shutters; the shower room with drench shower, WC, wash hand basin and chrome heated towel rail completes the accommodation.

It appears that none of the flats in the building have Title to any of the cellars. The current owner of the basement flat has used the cellars exclusively without challenge in over fourteen years of ownership.


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, York Place Tram terminus 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. 


To the front there is an attractive patio leading to the front door, whilst to the rear there is a charming south facing patio and garden ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining. The boundary of the rear garden sits on the centre point of the hedge.


On street there is ample resident's parking.

Fixtures and Fittings

All carpets, blinds, curtains, light fittings, the hob, oven, extractor hood, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and book shelf in double bedroom 2 are included in the sales price. The wardrobe and tallboy in the master bedroom may be avaialble by separate negotiation.


The property is heated by gas central heating and is fitted with a burglar alarm system.


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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