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The Shore, Edinburgh, EH6 6SB
Sold Offers Over £365,000
Exceptional, 2 bedroom ground and lower ground floor apartment with allocated parking space
8/1 Maritime Street is an truly unique and extremely stylish ground and lower ground flat located in the fashionable Shore area of Leith. The interior of the property is exceptional and full of charm and character being converted from a B Listed Whiskey Bond warehouse and designed by respected architects Duffy and Batt. The accommodation is of a contemporary 'loft' style but complemented by orignal features including large windows with Juliet balconies, exposed stonework and steel beams and pillars. The layout is modern and open plan offering generously proportioned, bright accommodation over two levels. There is an allocated parking space to the rear within the private residents' carpark.
The superb accommodation on the ground level comprises - impressive and spacious open plan public room which incorporates a kitchen area fitted with base and wall mounted units with newly fitted worktops, dining area ideal for entertaining and with steps to a raised mezzanine sitting area; study located off the sitting area and reached by a set of stairs; and shower room.
The accommodation on the lower ground level is reached by way of a staircase from the kitchen/dining area and comprises - lower hall with study area and door leading out to the residents' carpark; master bedroom with sliding doors to a stunning en-suite bathroom; double bedroom 2; and utility room with WC located off the lower hall. There is a large storage cupboard/cellar accessed off the lower hall that provides an abundance of storage and suitable for bikes.
The Shore is a vibrant cosmopolitan area set around the mouth of the Water of Leith offering a unique waterfront setting a short distance from the city centre. The area boasts the extensive Ocean Terminal shopping centre in the heart of the waterfront development which houses many popular high street shops and a M&S Simply Food and there is a 24 hour Asda superstore at Leith. There is an extensive choice of quality eateries in nearby Leith including 2 Michelin-starred restaurants and numerous bars and cafes. The Leith Victoria Swimming Centre is nearby and further recreational amenities can be found at Newhaven including sailing and a David Lloyd gym and sports facility, and the green open spaces of Leith Links and Pilrig Park are nearby. The area is also conveniently located for the Scottish Executive building and Edinburgh's Telford College. There is an excellent bus service to and from the city centre.
To the rear of the property is an allocated parking space and on street there is unrestricted parking.
All blinds, light fittings, cooker, extractor hood, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer are included in the sale price.
The property is heated by gas central heating and there is an alarm system.
The building is factored and maintained by Charles White.
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