27 Glencairn Crescent

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27 Glencairn Crescent, Edinburgh EH12 5BT

2

Bed(s)

1

Bath(s)

1,285

SQFT

Beautiful two bedroom main door end-of-terrace apartment, double fronted with dual aspect, forming the ground floor level of a traditional Victorian building in the heart of Edinburgh’s West End, with immediate proximity to Haymarket station, excellent local amenities and the financial district and city centre within easy walking distance. This elegant property benefits from delightful original features within its high-ceilinged and generously proportioned rooms, such as ornate cornice work and an expansive bay window in the stunning, light-filled sitting room as well as in the good size kitchen which also benefits from ample dining space. A contemporary family bathroom completes the accommodation in this ideally located apartment, perfect for a professional couple or as a pied-a-terre with easy access to excellent private schooling as well as easy links to Edinburgh International Airport and the city bypass on the doorstep.  The owner of 27 Glencairn Crescent also has the option of becoming a member of the Eglinton/Glencairn gardens with payment of a modest annual fee.

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Gavin Smith

Rettie & Co.


0131 624 4081
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Brodie Ballantine

Rettie & Co.


0131 624 4082
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Gavin Smith

Rettie & Co.


0131 624 4081
Brodie Ballantine Profile Picture

Brodie Ballantine

Rettie & Co.


0131 624 4082

Accommodation comprises:

 

Entrance vestibule; kitchen; sitting room; principal bedroom; double bedroom 2; family bathroom, utility room, storage cellar.

 

SITUATION:

Glencairn Crescent is situated in Edinburgh’s West End in a peaceful residential location with its mirror image Eglinton Crescent directly opposite. Residents are entitled to apply for membership of The Eglinton and Glencairn gardens, a centrally located private gardens between the two crescents, on payment of an annual fee and subject to waiting times.

 

The main thoroughfare of Haymarket and the railway station are conveniently located within a five minute walk of the property, with regular links to Glasgow throughout the day, as well as to the rest of the UK. There is also a good selection of restaurants, coffee shops and independent retailers to explore with a small M & S food hall at Haymarket Station, a Tesco Express on Haymarket and for larger shopping needs, the many household names at nearby Craigleith Retail Park.

 

The cultural highlights of the area include The Gallery of Modern Art 1 and 2, the beautiful St Mary’s Cathedral and the cosmopolitan shopping areas of George Street and Princes Street whilst Murrayfield Stadium is approximately 10 minute walk away and there is easy access to the many cycle path routes around the city, with open green spaces such as Inverleith Park and The Royal Botanics a short distance away.

 

There is excellent state school provision in the vicinity, with private schools such as Fettes College, St George’s School for Girls and Erskine Stewart's Melville College close by.

 

The local road network connects quickly to the city bypass, Edinburgh International Airport, the Queensferry Crossing and motorways. There is zoned residents parking on Glencairn Crescent and the surrounding roads on payment of the usual fee and direct bus and tram access into the city centre only minutes from the door. 

 

DESCRIPTION:

The property is accessed via a private stone entrance leading to an elegant Victorian facade and main door with an impressive carved stone frontispiece including archway and lintel with scrolling acanthus corbels.

Entrance vestibule benefits from plenty of natural light due to glazed panelling and inner storm door; decorative floor tiles. Immediate access into the kitchen with dining space; the kitchen is well appointed with white wall and terracotta base units providing a vibrant pop of colour; various integrated appliances including double oven, induction hob and dishwasher; polished wood flooring and ample space for dining. Stunning sitting room with original features including bay window with panelling, working shutters and west facing aspect; painted fire surround (with working gas fire) and ornate cornice work; two Edinburgh presses and a deep storage cupboard. Small section of hallway with loft access. Large principal bedroom, again with expansive bay window and original panelled surround, fireplace with original wooden mantel, tiled and brass insert. Double bedroom 2 with peaceful rear views of neighbouring gardens. Access to a utility room with access to a separate store at lower ground level. Family bathroom with contemporary sanitary fittings including curved bath with over bath shower and curved glass shower screen; tiled floor.

 

27 Glencairn Crescent is a lovely main door apartment and ideal for a private buyer as a prime residence or second home or investor buyer for long or short term lets.

 

General Remarks:

 

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.

The wardrobe in the principal bedroom is also included within the sale.

 

Services:

Gas central heating, mains water, gas and electricity, broadband, telephone (subject to telephone providers’ regulations).

 

Postcode: EH12 5BT

 

Outgoings:

 

Council Tax Band Category: E

 

 EPC: D

 

Viewing:

By appointment through Rettie & Co, 11 Wemyss Place, Edinburgh EH3 6DH. Tel: 0131 220 4160.

 

 Misrepresentations:

 

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 May 2022 – First Issue.

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Rettie & Co.


0131 624 4081
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Brodie Ballantine

Rettie & Co.


0131 624 4082