£340,000 Offers over

Lawnmarket, Old Town, Edinburgh, EH1 2PB

3 bedroom flat for sale

Property Details

James Court

A delightful 3-bedroom top floor apartment located within a historic category A listed building in James Court overlooking Edinburgh's Royal Mile. A shared spiral staircase provides a fine introduction to this superb home, offering spacious accommodation and easy access to Edinburgh's city centre including Princes Street and Waverley Station.


James Court dates from around 1725 and is just a short walk from Edinburgh Castle and St. Giles Cathedral. Several of Edinburgh's most popular attractions are within easy walking distance including the National Gallery of Scotland and Arthur's Seat.

While the apartment benefits from stunning panoramic views across Edinburgh, it is also surrounded by numerous popular restaurants, bars, cafes and shops. The Carlton Hotel and The Scotsman Spa and Health Club are also just a short distance away. The flat is situated only minutes from Waverley Station, the tram link to the airport and the main Edinburgh University buildings.

The property benefits from being newly refurbished with modern upgrades including a brand new kitchen and a high pressure hot and cold water system. While retaining its traditional character with cornicing and new sash and case windows, the property provides a fabulously bright living/dining room, spacious fully-fitted contemporary kitchen, 2 double bedrooms with stunning views of the Forth and beyond - both of which are en-suite, a further double bedroom with views of Arthur's Seat and a family bathroom. A Ramsay ladder provides access to the partially floored attic space above, which may have potential for conversion - subject to the necessary consents.


Entrance Hallway

The entrance hallway provides wood effect vinyl flooring, a hallway cupboard and Ramsey ladder access to the expansive partially floored attic space.

Living/Dining Room 5.89m ? 4.83m (19'4 ? 15'10)

The generously sized living and dining room provides a large sash and case window overlooking the Royal Mile, flooding the room with natural light and offering magnificent views across Edinburgh and beyond. This room is carpeted and contains a new Dimplex electric radiator.

Kitchen 4.67m ? 2.11m (15'4 ? 6'11)

The brand new and fully-fitted modern kitchen provides laminate flooring, a 4-burner electric hob and oven, stainless steel sink and draining unit, washing machine, a Hotpoint fridge freezer and ample storage space, while also benefitting from a skylight.

Master Bedroom 4.09m ? 3.66m (13'5 ? 12')

This spacious double bedroom is carpeted, contains a Dimplex radiator and a new sash window offering views of the Forth and beyond. This room benefits from a lovely en-suite bathroom with tiled flooring, bath with a shower overhead, WC and wash basin, skylight and storage shelving.

Bedroom 2 5.54m ? 2.82m (18'2 ? 9'3)

This double bedroom is carpeted and contains and Dimplex radiator. Containing a new sash window overlooking the back of the property, this room offers gorgeous views of the Forth. Bedroom 2 also benefits from an en-suite shower-room with tiled flooring, shower, WC and wash basin.

Bedroom 3 3.99m ? 3.63m (13'1 ? 11'11)

The second double bedroom is carpeted and also contains a Dimplex radiator and a new sash window overlooking the Lawnmarket with stunning views.

Family Bathroom

The family bathroom is fitted with a white bathroom suite with shower over the bath, WC and wash basin, down lighting and tiled flooring.

The property has been fitted with a new high pressure hot and cold water system and offers mains electricity, mains water and drainage.

Council Tax
3/12 James Court falls into band C for council tax purposes.

By appointment with Ballantynes.

Holly Smith
Property Negotiator

Ballantynes, Surveyors &Estate Agents, 30 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7BD.

Tel: 0131 459 2222
Fax: 0131 226 3739


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 added on 19 March 2016
  • Property sold (STCM) on 17 May 2016
  • Property Under Offer on 30 March 2016
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