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This well-presented, spacious, and characteristic two-bedroom, first-floor flat is set within a traditional stone-built tenement, located near the southern end of Easter Road, north-east of Edinburgh city centre. Accessed via a well-maintained stair, the property comprises an entrance hall, living/dining room, breakfasting kitchen, two double bedrooms, box room, and bathroom. Offering ample period details such as cornicework, wall presses, original wood flooring, and tall ceilings, further features include gas central heating, timber-framed double glazing, secure entry system, a fully fitted kitchen, and excellent built-in storage, with external features including a shared rear garden (with access to a well-maintained community garden), and unrestricted on-street parking on the surrounding streets. This location is a convenient commuting base for the city centre and Leith. There is a multitude of local amenities on Easter Road, with a Scotmid directly opposite the flat, a Sainsbury's superstore at Meadowbank Retail Park, and a Tesco supermarket in Leith. Highly-frequent public transport is available on Easter Road and London Road, with Edinburgh's Royal Mile, the Scottish Parliament, and the Old Town all accessible by foot, as well as the Omni Centre with bars, restaurants, a Virgin Active gym, and multi-screen cinema. Holyrood Park and Arthur's Seat offer vast open spaces for walks and recreation.
Entrance Hallway - 13' 4'' x 9' 6'' (4.07m x 2.89m)
The spacious and L-shaped entrance hallway serves all rooms, and includes the entryphone handset, built-in outerwear cupboard with coat hooks and shelf, high-level utility meter cupboard, radiator, pendant light fitting, cornice, and painted wooden floorboards.
Living/Dining Room - 19' 2'' x 10' 5'' (5.85m x 3.18m)
The spacious living/dining room has an impressive triple-bay window to the front, with roller blinds, curtain rail, and curtains. Features include two open shelved wall presses, ornate cornice, picture rail, Virgin Media cable TV and telephone points, radiator, two pendant light fittings, inactive fireplace, and original wooden floorboards.
The well-proportioned breakfasting kitchen has work benches in stainless steel with storage and an inset sink, wall-fitted storage cupboards, stainless-steel five-ring gas cooker, extractor canopy, freestanding fridge/freezer, and a wall-fitted foldable breakfast table. Further features include wall-fitted shelving, half-height panelled walls, painted wooden floorboards, and two ceiling-fitted spotlight clusters.
Bedroom One - 12' 0'' x 11' 1'' (3.65m x 3.37m)
This bright and airy double bedroom has a recessed window to the rear garden with fitted shelving below, and features a deep built-in cupboard/wardrobe with light, a further built-in cupboard housing the boiler, radiator, pendant light fitting, and painted wooden floorboards. Also gives access to the box room.
Box Room - 4' 4'' x 4' 2'' (1.32m x 1.27m)
This flexible box room is set off the main bedroom, and is ideal for use as a walk-in wardrobe or study. Features include a window to the rear, wall-fitted shelving, a pendant light fitting, and carpet flooring.
Bedroom Two - 14' 3'' x 10' 10'' (4.34m x 3.29m)
The second, particularly-spacious double bedroom has a recessed window with a roller blind, curtain pole and curtains, overlooking the shared rear garden. Features include an inactive fireplace, original wooden floorboards, cornice, radiator, pendant light fitting, and ample space for freestanding bedroom furniture.
Bathroom - 10' 8'' x 4' 1'' (3.25m x 1.25m)
The bright bathroom has a window to the rear, and features a white three-piece suite with a shower over the bath, tiled splash wall, half-height wood-panelled walls, radiator, and a ceiling fitted spotlight bar.
The shared rear garden features a lawn, and established trees and greenery. Also gives access to the 'Strawberry Field' community garden, established by the Edinburgh Community Backgreens initiative. A disused and overgrown area in the centre of a network of tenement backgreens was regenerated as a community greenspace project, to form a hub for community activities. The group was provided with a shared tool shed and tool set and raised planting beds, and this large greenspace further offers fruit trees and berries. The neighbours currently work together to manage the site.
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