£165,000 Offers over

4/8 Balfour Place, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 5DW

2 bedroom flat for sale

Property Details

Beautifully-presented, well-proportioned, bright and spacious, two-bedroom, third floor (top) flat, in a traditional stone-built tenement, located in the popular Leith area, lying to the north of Edinburgh city centre. The accommodation consists of a welcoming entrance hall, bright living room, modern kitchen, two double bedrooms, box bedroom, and bathroom. Offering some fine traditional features such as a period-style fireplace, ornate cornicework and wood paneling, the property benefits from modern uPVC double glazing, gas central heating, good integrated storage, EnviroVent ventilation system, and TV and telephone points. To the rear, accessed via the well-kept common stair, is a well-maintained, shared garden, and there is ample, unrestricted on-street parking to the front. The flat lies close to the open spaces of Pilrig Park, enjoying a quiet location away from the main thoroughfares. Pilrig is ideally located for the city centre which is well served by bus and within walking distance, while Leith and its cosmopolitan Shore district lies just to the north and offers an unrivalled selection of cafes, bars, bistros and restaurants (including several Michelin star eateries). Leith's Ocean Terminal and the city centre's St James Shopping offer a wide range of high street retail stores and there are multiplex cinemas at Ocean Terminal itself and at the top of Leith Walk. The local area offers well regarded schooling at all levels and easy access to the main trunk routes connecting north and south.

Entrance hall - 19' 1'' x 7' 3'' (5.81m x 2.21m)
This generously-proportioned hallway gives access throughout and features laminate flooring, a storage cupboard, entryphone handset, two radiators, and a ceiling spotlight fitting.

Living Room - 15' 4'' x 11' 0'' (4.67m x 3.36m)
The bright, front-facing living room enjoys fine views across the city skyline to Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill. Features include a period-style wooden fire surround with cast-iron inset and an open grate, wood-effect laminate flooring, open shelved press, decorative plaster cornice, TV and phone points, radiator, and central light fitting.

Dining Kitchen - 18' 2'' x 10' 9'' (5.53m x 3.28m)
The spacious and light kitchen, offers ample room for dining and is set off the hallway with a rear-facing window overlooking the landscaped, communal gardens. It is fitted with a range of wall and base units with under-unit downlights, and laminate worktops incorporating a stainless-steel sink. Appliances include a gas hob and electric oven with an EnviroVent extractor fan, an over, a washing machine and fridge. Other features include a deep storage cupboard housing the freezer, and ceiling spotlight fittings.

Bedroom One - 14' 2'' x 8' 6'' (4.32m x 2.58m)
This bright and spacious double-bedroom is set to the front of the property, with a recessed window affording fine views to Calton Hill and Arthur's Seat. Additional features include wood-effect laminate flooring, a TV-point, radiator, pendant light fitting, and ample space for freestanding bedroom furniture.

Bedroom Two - 9' 11'' x 8' 6'' (3.01m x 2.60m)
Set to the rear of the property, with a window overlooking the shared rear garden, this bright, good-sized double-bedroom features laminate flooring, a radiator, telephone point, and pendant light fitting.

Box Bedroom - 7' 7'' x 7' 5'' (2.30m x 2.26m)
Set off the hallway, this well-proportioned box bedroom is fitted with wood-effect laminate flooring, a radiator, bespoke shelving, pendant light fitting, and a skylight window providing natural light.

Bathroom - 7' 4'' x 4' 0'' (2.23m x 1.22m)
Located off the hall, with a rear-facing window, the bathroom is fitted with a contemporary, white, three-piece suite, including an over-bath electric shower and full splashback tiling with extensive complementary wall tiles. Other features include EnviroVent extractor fan, a tiled floor, chrome, ladder-style radiator, wall-mounted vanity cabinet and recessed downlighting.

Set to the rear of the building, this well-maintained and enclosed garden is mainly laid to lawn with shrubs and trees, a clothes dryer and a hose point.

White goods are available by negotiation.

This house description is based upon information supplied by the owner, or on behalf of the owner. These property particulars are produced in good faith and do not constitute or form part of any contract. s1homes do not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information contained in this document.

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Property History

  • Property added on 25 July 2015
  • New price Offers over £165,000 as of 2 October 2015
    Was: Guide Price £165,000
  • New price Guide Price £165,000 as of 1 October 2015
    Was: Offers over £165,000
  • Property sold (STCM) on 30 July 2015
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