Desirably situated in Edinburgh’s New Town conservation area, with panoramic city views, this exclusive two-bedroom penthouse apartment promises a prime central address just a stone’s throw from prestigious shops, bars and restaurants and cultural attractions. The apartment lies on the fifth floor of a modern development, with a landscaped communal garden and allocated parking, and boasts open-plan living, two bathrooms and two private balconies, with tasteful neutral interiors and spectacular vistas enjoyed inside and out. This luxury property and its enviable location will no doubt appeal to professionals and those seeking a high-end rental investment.
The front door is reached via a secure entry system and convenient lift service. Welcoming you into the home is a central entrance hall with a WC cloakroom, built-in storage and practical wood-styled flooring which flows into the neighbouring living area. Occupying an impressive footprint, the open-plan living room incorporates a spacious versatile area for comfortable seating and dining furniture (with built-in storage), adjoined by a stylish fully-integrated kitchen featuring a good selection of walnut-toned cabinets and an illuminated countertop.
This generous reception space benefits from floor-to-ceiling glazing at each end, flooding the room with sunny natural light and offering access to two balconies with captivating far-reaching views and space for outdoor seating.
Also located within the property are two carpeted double bedrooms, both enjoying balcony access. The master bedroom is supplemented by a fitted wardrobe and an en-suite bathroom with a WC, a basin and vanity unit, and a shower-over-bath with a rainfall showerhead. The second bedroom also features a built-in wardrobe, as well as southwest-facing French windows opening onto a Juliet balcony and an en-suite shower room, with a WC-suite and an enclosure with a rainfall shower. This outstanding development allows its residents shared access to a rear garden, neatly paved with pleasant seating areas and boxed planting borders. A parking area provides a space allocated to the property, which also benefits from a private external store. Note: Some rooms have been virtually staged, to show the potential layout, however all images are actual photographs.
The New Town conservation area is a prime location and one of Edinburgh’s most prestigious postcodes.
On your doorstep you will find a superb choice of top-rated restaurants, cafés, fashionable bars, and clusters of small speciality shops. The New Town hosts world-class shopping outlets including Harvey Nichols and Multrees Walk at St. Andrew Square, while Princes Street is lined with all the top name high-street retailers. Nearby Broughton Street and Stockbridge both promise a unique village atmosphere and the independent outlets here are arguably some of the best in the country. A selection of some of Scotland’s finest art galleries are all in close proximity including the National Portrait Gallery, the Gallery of Modern Art (1&2), and the Scottish National Galleries. For days out, picnics or scenic walks, the tranquil Water of Leith at Stockbridge and the colourful Royal Botanic Garden are both only a short stroll away. Edinburgh boasts some of the best private schools in the country, with the renowned Fettes College and Edinburgh Academy within easy reach. The New Town provides an abundance of public transport services for commuting to any part of the city or other parts of the country. The excellent tram line runs from nearby York Place all the way to Edinburgh International Airport. There are also more than 35 bus routes departing from the area, and Waverley Station is within walking distance.