A rare opportunity to acquire a property in an un-paralleled location in the vibrant and historic Grassmarket, with a superb view of Edinburgh Castle. Only a stones throw from all of Edinburgh’s major attractions this stunning two bedroom third floor flat, forms part of a ‘B’ listed building.
Approached via Edmonstone’s Close from West Bow, a shared stairwell with secure entry leads to this third floor flat. Here the front door opens into a welcoming hallway. To the right on entering, the kitchen is bright, warm and welcoming and offers ample space for dining. There is a superb rustic mantlepiece and feature fireplace, the overall aesthetic delivers the perfect balance of vintage meets contemporary, with modern appliances throughout. Solid timber countertops and cabinetry, finished in a farrow and ball palette with appealing slate floor complete this desirable dining kitchen.
From here you reach the living and sleeping area: a wonderfully bright sitting room lit by twin south-facing sash-and-case windows framing views of the bustling Grassmarket. Ample space is provided for a variety of furniture, and a charming fireplace. The master bedroom is a generous size boasting a decorative fireplace and decorated in a bright, modern style, housing a fitted wardrobe. The second bedroom also benefits from a fitted wardrobe and is decorated in neutral tones. Finally, a bathroom completes the accommodation.
Situated in the heart of the historic Old Town – a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site – blending historic surroundings with all of the benefits of city centre living. An enviable location, with the impressive Edinburgh Castle towering overhead, and all the major sites are within walking distance; the Castle, Greyfriars Bobby, the Grassmarket, Victoria Street, Holyrood Palace and Princes Street. Shopping and entertainment are on the door step, including a vast choice of eateries and fashionable bars. The property is conveniently located for all the main university campuses and Edinburgh’s central business district. There are many famous and historical places of interest including galleries, museums, theatres, along with being the major hub of Edinburgh’s International & Fringe Festivals in August. A wide selection of bus services are available giving access to most areas of the city. For commuters, the tram network and Waverley Station are both only a short walk away. The area is a top choice for students, professionals, and tourists alike.