£480,000 Offers over
Situated in Edinburgh's South Side, within the desirable Grange Conservation area, and offering spectacular views of Arthur's Seat, this four bedroom (plus a box room), two-bathroom villa occupies the upper two floors of a handsome Victorian townhouse. The wonderfully spacious accommodation is impeccably and tastefully presented, with many authentic features still in place.
Accessed directly from the ground floor, the villa opens into a vestibule with cloakroom storage leading up to an airy first floor landing with further storage. From here, you step into an impressive 30sqm living room extended by a westerly-facing sash-and-case bay window with a pleasant leafy outlook and a characterful panelled surround. Bathed in swathes of natural light, this congenial sitting area enjoys flawless neutral decor and is elegantly adorned with an intricate ceiling rose and cornicing. Offset by a decorative accent wall is a period fireplace with a magnificent marble surround.
Across the landing, with ample space for cooking, seated dining and entertaining, is a kitchen lit by a large deep-set sash-and-case window and boasting an exceptionally stylish modern finish. A wide array of glossy cabinets, coupled with excellent integrated downlighting and quality granite worktops, accompanies an integrated dishwasher, a Siemens eye-level oven, microwave and sleek induction hob with extraction hood. A free-standing Samsung American-style fridge freezer is also included.
Completing the first-floor accommodation are two of the four double bedrooms on offer, two good sized doubles, served by a family bathroom. The front facing bedroom features a notably large sash-and-case window sharing the same leafy outlook as the adjoining living room, whilst the rear facing bedroom retains classic cornicing and a charming Edinburgh Press for display storage. The perfectly-presented contemporary bathroom is simply styled and comprises a WC, a chic countertop basin with vanity storage and a shower-over-bath.
On the second floor, a landing area, with cupola framed by original cornicing, accommodates two generous double bedrooms and a boxroom/study, with access to useful eaves storage. Yielding a captivating vista of the iconic Arthur's Seat and lit by a large Velux window and an overhead skylight, the superbly light master bedroom is further enhanced by stylish bespoke fitted wardrobes. The bedrooms on this floor are served by a bright and spacious showerroom, which is also currently houses a free-standing washing machine and a tumble dryer.
The property benefits from a recently upgraded gas central heating system and partial double glazing.
Externally, controlled on-street parking falls under priority parking area B1.
The conservation area of The Grange is one of Edinburgh's most desirable residential locations characterised by attractive stone-built properties. The leafy and tranquil streets of The Grange are conveniently located for a range of local schools, shops, and restaurants, and recreational and cultural facilities. The highly regarded Sciennes Primary School and James Gillespie's High School are within easy walking distance, and George Watson's College and George Heriot's School are also a short distance away. The University of Edinburgh's King's Buildings and George Square campuses are within walking distance, as is the open green space of The Meadows. Located between two of Edinburgh's greenbelt areas, Arthur's Seat and Blackford Hill Nature Reserve, the area enjoys the best of city living and peaceful nature on your doorstep. Regular bus services run to the city centre and surrounding areas, including the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, and there are excellent road, walkway and cycle links to all parts of the city. The city by-pass and main motorway networks are also easily accessible.
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