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Simon Donaldson

Offering great potential, a 3 floor Victorian terraced townhouse in need of some modernisation.


Key Features

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Public Rooms
  • 3 Bath/Shower Rooms
  • Private Garden
  • Off-Street Parking
  • EPC Rating F


7 East Fettes Avenue comprises a substantial, elegant and attractive mid-terraced three storey Victorian townhouse of traditional stone construction with off street parking for one car and a large enclosed mature garden to the rear.

While this handsome, mid-terraced property (circa 2446 sq.ft) has been well maintained over the years it would however benefit from some modernisation and offers a wonderful opportunity for a discerning buyer to create a very special family home in this popular and centrally located residential area within a short walk of the excellent amenities of Stockbridge and the open spaces of Inverleith Park. There are many traditional period features retained within the house including cornice work, timber floors, doors, skirting boards, architraves and staircase. In addition there is a large more modern skylight allowing natural light to eminate down through the stair.

The versatile accommodation is laid out as follows:

Ground floor:
The property is entered via a vestibule with an inner door leading to the reception hall with staircase. To the front is a sitting room with a west facing bay window and fireplace while to the rear is a dining room (presently used as a small sitting room) with a hatch to the kitchen and a door leading into a conservatory, a bathroom with a suite of bath, basin and WC, a kitchen/breakfast room with ample floor and wall mounted cabinets and completing the accommodation on the ground floor a large utility room with two storage cupboards, plumbing for a washing machine, sink unit and a door leading to the back garden.

From the hallway the staircase leads to the first floor.

First floor:

There is an open landing with 3 shelved store cupboards and to the front of the property an elegant and spacious drawing room or 4th bedroom with a west facing bay window and fireplace while to the rear is a large double bedroom with a press cupboard and views over the mature back garden and a bathroom with a suite of bath, basin, WC and a window overlooking the back garden.

Second floor:

The open landing has a large skylight built into the roof line, a hatch giving access to the roof and a shelved store cupboard. There is a large bedroom to the front of the property with glass panelled sliding doors giving access onto a west facing balcony with railings while to the rear is a third double bedroom overlooking the rear garden and a large shower room with a suite of shower cubicle, basin, WC and a window.


Comely Bank is a highly sought after residential area adjacent to vibrant Stockbridge and located just a short walk from the retail and commercial thoroughfares of Princes Street and George Street. There is an array of specialist shops, fashionable bars, restaurants, quaint coffee shops, delis and boutiques which are all within easy walking distance. Recreational amenities in the locality include the Water of Leith Walkway, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Inverleith Park and the Glenogle Swim Centre. The Modern Art and Dean Galleries are also easily accessible. Comely Bank is within commuting distance of Edinburgh International Airport by car, and also a short distance from Haymarket Railway Station and the tram link at Haymarket.


To the rear of the property and accessed from the kitchen/family room and from the utility room is a delightful and mature garden with lawn, flower borders and a well-defined patio area.


There is off street parking for one car at the front of the property and ample zoned on street residents' parking.

Fixtures and Fittings

The fitted carpets, light fittings, blinds and the cooker are included in the sale.

The fridge, freezer, dishwasher and tumble dryer are not included in the sale.


The property is served by partial electric panelled radiators and part night storage radiators.

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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