A traditional second floor apartment, nestled in the thriving Bruntsfield area. The flat retains many original features, with wooden floors throughout and intricate cornicing and roses on the generously high ceilings. However, it also benefits from stylish modern upgrades in the kitchen and bathroom, creating the perfect blend of tradition and modernity.
Accommodation – Second floor
Hallway, master bedroom, living room, bathroom, secondary bedroom, kitchen/dining room, storage cupboard, and home office/boxroom.
Well maintained shared garden and drying green. On-street Parking is available by permit.
Bruntsfield is a vibrant cosmopolitan area lying under two miles to the South of Edinburgh City Centre and within easy reach of the city’s business, financial and shopping districts, as well as Edinburgh and Napier universities. The location boasts superb local amenities spanning a variety of artisan cafes, bars, restaurants, shopping and entertainment options including a choice of several independent cinemas and a multiplex as well as theatres and venues such as The Churchill Theatre in Morningside and The Kings Theatre and Usher Hall on Lothian Road. Leisure facilities at nearby Fountainpark include the Nuffield Health Gym, Gravity Trampoline Park, Ten-Pin Bowling and Crazy Golf while acres of beautiful open space can be found at Bruntsfield Links and the Meadows.
Viewforth falls into the catchment area for Bruntsfield Primary and Boroughmuir High with private schooling available nearby at George Heriot’s, George Watsons and Merchiston Castle School.
The area is well served by supermarkets, with Sainsbury’s on Bruntsfield Place, Tesco at nearby Holy Corner and Waitrose and Marks & Spencer supermarkets within easy reach in Morningside.
There is excellent proximity to the city’s efficient bus network, Haymarket and Waverly railway stations and the City Bypass, Edinburgh International Airport and Scotland’s Motorway Network are all easily accessible.
Residents’ Permit and Pay and Display Parking is available in Viewforth and on surrounding streets.
The flat boasts many charming features; the living room containing cornicing with matching picture rails, a ceiling rose and a stunning fireplace, all complimenting its expansive layout. The large bay window floods the room with natural light, and the entire property benefits from renovated wooden floors.
Adjoining the living room is a well-proportioned study, providing excellent space for a home office.
The kitchen/dining room is beautifully modernised, with light tiling, a large worktop and adjoining breakfast bar. The Kitchen area offers a 4-ring gas hob, electric oven, and an integrated washing machine. This part of the property overlooks the leafy gardens behind, the windows brightening the spacious dining area. The kitchen also has a large storage cupboard, perfect for use as a larder or for utilities.
The master bedroom is commodious, aided by the press and the free-standing wardrobe, with abundant space for clothing. The room also boasts an imposing fireplace and mantel piece, in keeping the flats traditional charm, and gains natural light thanks to the large window.
The second bedroom is again spacious, with a window overlooking the rear gardens and giving the room a light feel. Again, this room benefits from a fireplace and wooden floors, continuing the property’s traditional décor.
The bathroom is well finished, with modern white tiling and a heated towel rail. It offers a bath/shower, and plenty natural light.
Altogether, the property’s generous layout, wealth of traditional features and convenient location make it an ideal property for a wide range of circumstances and personal requirements.
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 electrical 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.
Gas central heating, mains water, gas and electricity, broadband, telephone (subject to telephone providers’ regulations.)
Postcode: EH10 4JF
Outgoings: Council Tax Band Category: D
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 has not entered into contract in reliance on the said statements, that he has satisfied himself 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.
Particulars prepared September 2021 – First Issue