Enviably located in desirable Comely Bank, this two-bedroom garden flat is set on the lower-ground floor of a handsome Victorian tenement, close the city centre and within strolling distance of scenic open green spaces. The desirable city abode enjoys a favourable southwest-facing aspect, retained period features and generously proportioned accommodation, plus a private front courtyard and direct access to a shared garden. Approached via a stone staircase and a private courtyard, the main door opens into an entrance hallway, leading into a spacious central reception hall with excellent built-in storage and space for occasional furniture. Leading off the hall, a front-facing reception room boasts impressive proportions and a lofty ceiling with smooth cornicing and, due to its wide, wood-panelled bay window and favourable southwest- facing aspect, enjoys an abundance of natural light.
A period fireplace provides a charming focal point, whilst versatile floorspace is available for arrangements of comfortable lounge and dining furniture. A kitchen (with garden access) is fitted with modern, wood-styled cabinetry and fully integrated with an oven, a gas hob, a concealed extractor hood, a fridge and a dishwasher, whilst a washing machine and a freezer are discreetly housed in a hall cupboard. Also located in the flat are two bedrooms. A generous double is enhanced by wide, refinished floorboards and an eight-pane sash-and-case window framing tranquil garden views, whilst the remaining single bedroom provides a bright, versatile space with options for use. Finally, a bathroom houses a bathtub with a rainfall fitted shower head and handset, a pedestal sink, a WC, and a bidet. Gas central heating is found throughout.
Externally, the home is accompanied by a private front courtyard, as well as access to a shared rear garden. Controlled parking is available in the area with a residents’ permit (Zone N3).
An ideal location, next to the vibrant and unique village atmosphere of fashionable Stockbridge
The much sought-after Comely Bank area of Edinburgh offers an ideal location, next to the vibrant and unique village atmosphere of fashionable Stockbridge, and within walking distance of the city centre with its many attractions. Stockbridge offers a wealth of amenities including boutiques, galleries, independent shops, bookshops, well-renowned cheese mongers, fish mongers and butchers, and a fantastic selection of cafés, restaurants and pubs boasting an abundance of character and individual flair. A large Waitrose Supermarket is conveniently situated within walking distance of the property. Nearby Craigleith Retail Park offers more extensive shopping with a wide variety of fashionable stores. Enjoying the outdoors could not be easier with Inverleith Park, Dean Gardens, and the Royal Botanic gardens all close by – an oasis of green making it seem almost impossible to be so close to the city centre. A leisurely stroll or cycle along the beautiful Water of Leith walkway makes the perfect escape from the day’s hustle and bustle. For the active type, Glenogle swim centre offers beautifully restored Victorian swimming baths, a state-of-the-art gym, and fitness classes. The Grange club on the edge of Inverleith Park boasts tennis, hockey, squash, and cricket. The area is well-served by regular bus services to the city centre and beyond. Comely Bank falls within the school catchment for sought-after Flora Stevenson Primary School and Broughton High.