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New Town, Edinburgh, EH1 3QB
Sold Offers Over £1,050,000
Beautifully presented 'B' listed 4 bedroom main door Georgian terraced townhouse on 3 floors
A handsome and beautifully presented three storey 'B' listed main door Georgian townhouse in a much sought after New Town location.
6 Albany Street is an exceptionally well presented and thoughtfully refurbished three storey Georgian townhouse of circa 2981sq.ft. The property is located within a short walk of an excellent array of amenities and transport links including a superb local choice of restaurants, coffee houses and shopping opportunities. The beautifully presented bright and spacious accommodation is arranged over three floors with generous, well proportioned rooms boasting fine period detailing including cornice work, fireplaces, flagstone flooring, window shutters, ornamental wrought iron balconies and sash and case windows. In addition there is modern solid oak flooring, 3 contemporary bathrooms and a bespoke kitchen. There is an elegant reception hall and a magnificent 1st floor drawing room with many of the upper rooms to the rear of the property having far reaching views over the city skyline and beyond to Fife.
Ground floor: There is a large vestibule leading to an inner reception hall with fanlights, original flagstone floor, ornate cornice work, cloaks cupboard and a traditional stone cantilevered staircase rising to the upper floors. To the front is an elegant bow ended sitting room with marble fireplace and two sash windows while quietly positioned to the rear is a guest double bedroom with fitted wardrobes, a modern shower room and a separate WC.
First floor: At first floor there is an open landing with a superb and elegant drawing room running across the full frontage of the property with a fine central fireplace and three tall south facing sash & case windows with ornamental balconies. To the rear of the drawing room are a set of double doors leading through to a spacious, well appointed kitchen dining room with a full range of bespoke kitchen cabinetry, island unit, integrated appliances and a door leading through to a separate utility room with built in storage and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer.
Second floor: Open landing with a traditional cupola allowing natural light to emanate down into the stairwell. There is a spacious master bedroom to the rear of the property with far reaching views to Fife and a large, contemporary en suite bathroom with a free standing roll top bath, WC, wash basin, a separate shower cubicle and a window with far reaching views. To the front are two further comfortable double bedrooms both with built in wardrobes and a modern family bathroom with skylight.
The New Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the heart of the City. The main shopping and commercial thoroughfares of Princes Street and George Street are close by including John Lewis, Harvey Nichols and the exclusive Multrees Walk. There are ample shopping establishments and for larger retail outlets Craigleith Park is a short drive away. The cosmopolitan area of Stockbridge borders the New Town and offers a range of speciality shops, deli's, bistros and popular bars. The green spaces of The Royal Botanic Gardens, Inverleith Park and the Water of Leith Walkway are also nearby. 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 Airpot.
Access to Queens Street Gardens East may be applied for and is subject to an annual subscription.
There is ample on street residents' parking.
The fitted carpets, light fittings and integrated kitchen appliances are included in the sale.
The large wall mirror in the first floor drawing room is not included but is available by separate negotiation.
The property is served by a gas fired central heating system.
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