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Closing Date - Wednesday 11th March 12 NoonThis is a well-presented and spacious, one-bedroom, plus box-bedroom, third-floor attic flat, of considerable charm and character, located in the popular Leith area. Accessed via a well-kept stair, the accommodation consists of an entrance hall, living/dining/kitchen, double bedroom, box-bedroom, and bathroom. It benefits from partial double glazing, secure entry system, cable TV point, and excellent cupboard space, including extensive eaves storage. Two rear-facing dormer windows offer fine, leafy views over the gardens and adjacent park to a distant Arthur's Seat, with a glimpse of Edinburgh Castle also. To the rear is a well-tended, enclosed, communal garden, whilst to the front there is ample, unrestricted on-street parking. The property is located within walking distance of an excellent range of local shopping on nearby Ferry Road, and is within a few hundred yards of Leith's Ocean Terminal retail and leisure complex which boasts a host of high-street names as well as a multiplex cinema. Slightly further afield is a 24-hour ASDA supermarket at Western Harbour, and Leith's renowned offering of chic bars, restaurants, cafes and pubs clustered around the Shore district. There are well-regarded schools catering for all levels, and a good range of leisure and recreational services. An excellent bus service connects to the city centre and other districts, and nearby Ferry Road and Commercial Street provide access to the city bypass, leading to the main trunk routes and motorway networks.
Entrance Hall - 12' 7'' x 3' 3'' (3.83m x 1.00m)
This good-sized entrance hall directly serves all rooms, with sanded and varnished floorboards, entryphone handset, wall-mounted spotlight fittings, low-level storage cupboard, and a loft access hatch.
Living/Dining Area - 13' 4'' x 13' 1'' (4.06m x 4.00m)
Off one end of the entrance hall, through a pair of timber-framed, glazed swing doors, this is a spacious and cosy living space, open-plan to the front-facing kitchen area, and offering ample sitting and dining space. There are three skylight windows providing natural light, sanded and varnished floorboards, a pine-panelled wall, and an exposed stone wall with an open chimney breast, housing a wood-burning stove set on a tiled hearth. To either side of the kitchen area are two deep cupboards, one a shelved pantry, and the other a utility cupboard with light, power and a freestanding fridge. There is a ceiling-mounted spotlight fitting, cable TV point and, to the rear, a low-level doorway providing access to useful eaves storage.
Kitchen Area - 7' 5'' x 6' 3'' (2.25m x 1.90m)
This compact kitchen area is rear-facing, and open-plan to the living/dining area. A triple dormer window provides a pleasant leafy outlook over the communal grounds and the adjacent park, towards Arthur's Seat, and offering a glimpse of Edinburgh Castle. This bespoke kitchen features timber-framed, tiled worktops with splashbacks, a stainless-steel sink with drainer and mixer tap, a freestanding gas cooker, washing machine, tiled floor and a ceiling light fitting.
Bedroom - 20' 6'' x 10' 7'' (6.25m x 3.22m)
This is a particularly spacious, carpeted, double bedroom, accessed off the entrance hall, and with a rear-facing dormer window offering fine views towards Arthur's Seat, over the gardens and adjacent park. Designed for a double bed, a raised and tiled plinth incorporates built-in wardrobes to both of the rear corners. It features an exposed, stone wall, open chimney breast, deep storage cupboard, ceiling-mounted spotlighting and offers ample freestanding furniture space.
Box-Bedroom - 9' 10'' x 6' 5'' (3.00m x 1.95m)
Also situated off the entrance hall, and with two skylight windows, this carpeted box-bedroom offers flexible use as a study, or occasional guest room. There is a low-level doorway offering eaves storage access.
Bathroom - 8' 3'' x 6' 3'' (2.52m x 1.90m)
Located of the entrance hall with a Velux-style skylight window, this good-sized bathroom is fitted with a traditional, white, three-piece suite with pine bath panel and tiled splashbacks to the wet areas. It also benefits from a tiled floor, recessed shelving and a ceiling-mounted, heater light fitting.
Accessed via a hatchway from the entrance hall, the loft space offers useful extra storage. Further, partially-floored eaves storage space is accessed through doorways from the living area and boxroom.
The generous, enclosed, communal gardens are set to the rear of the tenement, and accessed via a doorway from the common stair. Well maintained, they are laid to grass, with paved areas, planted shrub borders and mature hedge.
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