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Simon Donaldson

Exquisite 5 bedroom double upper with superb views and shared rear garden


Key Features

  • Superb views over North Edinburgh
  • Stunning proportions and period features
  • Ownership of half of the rear garden
  • Prime New Town address
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  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Public Rooms
  • 3 Bath/Shower Rooms
  • Communal Gardens
  • Zoned Residents' Parking
  • Gas Central Heating
  • EPC Rating D

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66 Great King Street is an exquisite 5 bedroom double upper situated in the heart of Edinburgh's New Town.  The property is beautifully decorated throughout combining stunning period features and proportions with high quality fixtures and fittings.  The property also benefits from ownership of half of the lovely rear garden, the other half is owned by the adjacent double upper.

The windows to the rear of the property provide superb views over the roof tops of north Edinburgh towards the Firth of Forth and Fife. 

The accommodation comprises on the lower (second) floor - large double height entance hall with sweeping staircase with impressive cupola; stylish kitchen/breakfast room with integrated appliances; elegant bow-ended sitting room with fireplace; dining room; study/snug; and utility cupboard.  A WC is located at half landing.

The third floor accommodation comprises - landing with door providing access to the attic; master bedroom with contemporary ensuite bathroom; double bedroom 2 with ensuite bathroom; 2 further double bedrooms; bedroom 5; and shower room.  

There is also a large, private storage cupboard at garden level and a shared WC in the communal hall (shared with the other double upper).  


The New Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the centre of Edinburgh. The main commercial and shopping thoroughfares of George Street and Princes Street are situated within a short walk and there is an excellent range of shopping facilities on Dundas Street and Howe Street.   The cosmopolitan area of Stockbridge borders the New Town and offers a range of speciality shops, deli's, bistros and popular bars. For larger retail outlets Craigleith Park is a short drive away and there is also a Waitrose in Comely Bank. The green spaces of The Royal Botanic Gardens, Inverleith Park and the Water of Leith Walkway are also nearby. Waverley Rail Station and St. Andrew Square Bus Station are easily accessible along with easy access to the tram service which runs through the city centre to the airport.


A delightful garden, which can be accessed via the communal stair, is situated to the rear of the flat.  It is jointly owned with the ajacent double upper at 66 Great King Street.  The garden comprises a central lawn with a patio at each end.  There is a gate leading out to SW Cumberland Street Lane.


Zoned residents' parking is available on Great King Street.

Fixtures and Fittings

All fitted carpets, blinds, curtains and light fittings are included in the sale price as are the integrated kitchen appliances (hob, double oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer).


The property has 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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