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West End, Edinburgh, EH12 5DH
Under Offer Offers Over £500,000
Stunning 3 bedroom drawing room flat with lovely views over Eglinton Crescent Gardens
8/3 Eglinton Crescent is a stunning 3 bedroom drawing room flat situated on a handsome crescent in Edinburgh's prestigious West End. The property offers grand proportions, impressive period features and wonderful views over Eglinton Crescent Gardens from the drawing room and kitchen/dining room.
The well-presented, bright and spacious accommodation, which is accessed via a grand, carpeted communal hall and staircase, comprises: hall; magnificent drawing room with large bay window, ornamental fireplace with wooden surround, ornate built-in bookcases, wood panelling and carved feature wooden door; impressive kitchen/dining room with fitted Neptune hand-painted solid wood units, pantry cupboards, double Belfast sink and Range cooker; master bedroom with fitted wardrobes; ensuite bathroom; double bedroom 2; bedroom 3/study with attic storage space above; and contemporary shower room. The property is enhanced by ornate plasterwork, solid oak flooring, working shutters in the two main bedrooms and granite surfaces in the kitchen, bathroom and shower room.
Residents of Eglinton and Glencairn Crescents have exclusive access to the beautifully maintained gardens situated between the two crescents, on payment of an annual fee. The delightful gardens include large areas of lawn, mature trees and a children's play area.
The West End is close to many of the capital's finest shops and restaurants as well as its commercial and retail core of George Street and Princes Street. Fashionable Stockbridge is only a short walk away offering a superb choice of speciality shops, bars, coffee shops, delis and boutiques. Locally there are a M&S Foodhall, a Tesco Express and Sainsbury's along with a doctors' surgery. St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral with its 3 spires, Paolozzi stained glass window and open green spaces is close by. There is easy access to the Water of Leith Walkway and cycle path, whilst the Royal Botanic Gardens and Inverleith Park are also within walking distance. Haymarket rail station with intercity links and stops for trams and buses are nearby, providing swift access to Edinburgh International Airport and the rest of the city. By car, main roads connect quickly to the city bypass, the airport and the central motorway network.
Eglinton Crescent is mostly zoned residents' parking with some additional metered spaces.
All fitted carpets, the fitted wooden blind and the light fittings are included in the sale price as are the Range cooker, American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer. The curtains, antique overmantel mirror and free-standing kitchen dresser can be available by separate negotiation.
The property has gas central heating throughout.
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