Property Details & Description
Immaculate, contemporary and stylish three bedroom lower ground and garden apartment in the heart of Edinburgh’s Georgian New Town.
This stunning apartment has been developed by hugely acclaimed Square and Crescent, specialists in Georgian renovations. The refurbishment of the whole building was completed in 2019 to the highest specification meaning that this apartment is not only in walk in condition, but has the benefit of all top of the range fittings and design suited to 21st century living. It also has a garden extension giving it a fantastic, light open plan kitchen in the garden area.
The apartment is part of a Georgian Terrace and is walking distance both to Princes Street and George Street for shopping, as well as being just a few minutes walk from Stockbridge with its plethora of cafes, shops and excellent restaurants together with the village feel which voted it one of the most desirable places to live in the UK.
Lower Ground Floor
3 double bedrooms, ensuite shower room, ensuite bathroom and dressing room, Family Bathroom, Coat cupboard, Utility cupboard, and 2 storage cupboards.
Open plan living/dining room, extension kitchen, Utility Room, WC, Store cupboard.
3 dry lined cellars with lighting/power and courtyard area to the front of the property. Private walled garden and patio to the rear of the property.
Membership on application to Queen Street private communal gardens. Parking permit on application for up to two cars.
Lower Ground Floor:
Welcoming entrance hallway with matwell and light solid wood oak floors. Excellent LED lighting throughout. Two double bedrooms overlooking Courtyard, one with en-suite shower room. Top of the range Duravit white sanitary ware, shower unit with fixed head and hand held shower attachment. Underfloor heating and chrome heated towel rail. Italian porcelain tiles throughout in neutral shades. Both rooms with attractive contemporary white shutters.
Storage cupboard with shelving. Utility cupboard housing boiler and also for storage. Coat cupboard: Large cupboard for shoes and coats with shelving above for storage. Further walk in cupboard with ample storage.
Principal Bedroom: Large, light double bedroom with window to rear. Contemporary white shutters. Ensuite sleek, contemporary bathroom in neutral tones with free standing bath, separate shower unit with drench and hand held shower. Double sized sink with his and hers double lever chrome taps and integrated vanity unit. Duravit white sanitary ware, chrome heated towel rail, underfloor heating. Italian Porcelain tiling throughout.
Ensuite dressing room: Large walk in, well lit bespoke dressing room providing huge hanging space and shelving for clothes and shoes. Downstairs via curved carpeted staircase, practical and attractive oak handrail to:
Open plan dining /lounge area: Spacious and welcoming open plan room with focal point of large electric wall mounted gas effect fire with slate surround. Large window to garden. Dining area for up to eight persons with large opening into extension kitchen.
Kitchen: The kitchen forms the elegant and contemporary extension of the apartment with light flooding in from four enormous floor to ceiling glass panels providing an uplifting space, which is truly the heart of the home. Beautiful white fully integrated kitchen by Cameron Interiors. Island and breakfast bar with top quality worktop and integrated Siemens induction hob cooker with downdraft extractor. Seating for up to four with cupboards and drawers on opposite side.
On wall of kitchen, Siemens Double oven and warming drawer integrated into bank of units and cupboards. Fridge /Freezer integrated stainless steel sink and Quooker. Views via floor to ceiling glass panels and XP Glide sliding doors on to patio and garden.
From bottom of stairs, towards front of house a corridor leads to a utility room with Bosch washer and separate dryer, hanging space, shelving, worktop and cupboards. Downstairs WC: White sanitary ware, Duravit sink and toilet. Heated chrome towel rail, with deep Storage cupboard.
Large south facing paved courtyard area to the front of the property with access to the three recently renovated cellars; all dry lined and with power and lighting.
Back garden: Spacious private landscape designed walled garden with raised beds of plants and shrubs running the length of the garden. Attractive, spacious sandstone dining patio area immediately leading, via sliding glass doors from kitchen. From the garden, the kitchen extension in timber and glass with its four large panel windows, complements the elegance of the Georgian building and at the same time enhances the apartment’s connection with the outdoor space. It is a unique and valuable feature of this excellent property.
Great King Street was designed by renowned Edinburgh architect William Playfair circa 1823 and forms part of the prestigious and historic New Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the city's most sought after residential areas. It is ideally situated within easy walking distance of both the city's business and financial districts, shopping establishments, restaurants and bars and vibrant Stockbridge with its village atmosphere, weekly market, artisan shops, cafés and restaurants.
The area also benefits from excellent transport links with regular buses to the city centre, direct trains to London and Glasgow from Waverly Station and convenient access to the City Bypass, A1, M8 and M9 as well as Edinburgh International Airport. It is well served by a selection of independent shops as well as a large Waitrose supermarket nearby and a Marks and Spencer and Sainsbury's at Craigleith Retail Park.
There is an excellent selection of leisure facilities including The Grange Club, Westwoods Health Club, The Dean Tennis Club, The Grange Cricket Club and Scotland's oldest rugby club Edinburgh Academicals.
A short stroll from the property you can find the Royal Botanic Gardens, Inverleith Park and the Water of Leith walkway- which provides cycle routes and a number of nature walks.
The property is also ideally positioned to take advantage of Edinburgh's many art galleries, museums and historical attractions as well as the world-renowned International Festival and Fringe.
Great King Street benefits from ample zoned parking and easy access to the city's public bus and tram network, Waverley station and Edinburgh International Airport.
The property lies within the catchment area for highly regarded Stockbridge Primary and Broughton High schools with private schooling options including The Edinburgh Academy, Fettes College, Erskine Stewarts Melville Schools and St George's School in close proximity.
Proof and Source of Funds / Anti Money Laundering
Under the HMRC Anti Money Laundering legislation all offers to purchase a property on a cash basis or subject to mortgage require evidence of source of funds. This may include evidence of bank statements/funding source, mortgage or confirmation from a solicitor the purchaser has the funds to conclude the transaction. All individuals involved in the transaction are required to produce proof of identity and proof of address. This is acceptable either as original or certified documents.
Fixtures and Fittings:
Only appliances specifically mentioned in the sales particulars are included in the sale price. In all other aspects the treatment of fixtures and fittings within the relevant Conveyancing Standard Clauses apply. Washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge freezer, curtains and light fittings to be included in the sale. Certain items of furniture available by negotiation.
Services: Gas central heating, mains water, gas and electricity, broadband, telephone (subject to telephone providers’ regulations.)
Postcode: EH3 6QH
Council Tax Band Category: G
Viewing: By appointment through Rettie & Co, 11 Wemyss Place, Edinburgh EH3 6DH. Tel: 0131 220 4160.
1. The property is sold with all faults and defects, whether of condition or otherwise and neither the seller nor Rettie & Co, the selling agent, are responsible for such faults and defects, nor for any statement contained in the particulars of the property prepared by the said agent.
2. The Purchaser(s) shall be deemed to acknowledge that he/she has not entered into contract in reliance on the said statements, that he/she has satisfied himself/herself as to the content of each of the said statements by inspection or otherwise and that no warranty or representation has been made by the seller or the said agents in relation to or in connection with the property.
3. Any error, omission or mis-statement in any of the said statements shall not entitle the purchaser(s) to rescind or to be discharged from this contract, nor entitle either party to compensation or damages nor in any circumstances to give either party any cause for action.