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New Town, Edinburgh, EH2 3LU
Sold Offers Over £760,000
Truly exceptional 4 bedroom double upper property with stunning roof terrace and views
A unique opportunity has arisen to acquire a truly exceptional property located in Edinburgh's prestigious New Town. The property is a stunning double upper forming part of an impressive Georgian building and has all the attractions and amenities of the City Centre on its doorstep. A particular, spectacular feature of the property is a sun room on the upper level that leads out onto a wonderful decked roof terrace with fabulous uninterrupted views of Edinburgh Castle and over Queen Street Gardens to Corstorphine Hill and the Firth of Forth. The bright and generously proportioned interior is complemented by some charming period features such as working shutters, attractive fireplaces; ornamental balconies and stripped and varnished floorboards.
The accommodation on the lower level comprises - impressive reception hall storage cupboard and shelved press cupboard; sitting room with a superb corner bay window benefiting from lovely open views; kitchen/breakfast room fitted with base and wall mounted units with two cupboards off; twin windowed dining room/double bedroom 4; spacious master bedroom with a dual aspect and Jack and Jill en-suite shower room; double bedroom 2 with twin built in wardrobes, sink and twin windows to the rear with ornamental balconies; double bedroom 3 also with built-in wardrobes and a sink with access to the Jack and Jill en-suite; and family bathroom.
The accommodation on the upper level comprises - open landing/living area; delightful sun room with magnificent views and leading onto the incredible decked roof terrace which maximises on the outstanding views; and stylish contemporary bathroom with a free standing bath and utility cupboard off.
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 John Lewis. In addition there are leisure facilities at the Omni Centre which includes a multi-screen cinema, a Virgin Active health club 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.
The property benefits from a rare and splendid roof terrace which provides the perfect vista to enjoy the breathtaking views across the city. Also, on application access is granted to the beautiful, substantial Queen Street Gardens positioned over the road from the property.
On street and in nearby streets there is zoned residents' parking.
All fitted carpets, curtains, blinds, light fittings, hob, oven, extractor hood, dishwasher, fridge, Smeg fridge/freezer and washing machine are included in the sale price. The outdoor furniture on the roof terrace and BBQ along with the leather armchairs in the sun room are also included in the sale price. The Bang & Olufsen sound system in the sun room is available by separate negotiation.
The property is heated by gas central heating and there is partial double glazing.
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