£225,000 Offers over

Giles Street, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6DD

1 bedroom flat for sale

Property Details

Formerly Yardheads School, this C-listed development was originally built in 1876 in an 18th-century French style by renowned Scottish architect James Simpson.

Now solely residential, the property benefits from gas central heating, tall sash and case windows and a secure video entry system. There is a secure car park with electronically controlled gates; each apartment is allocated a numbered parking space and there are visitors' spaces.

The building is set within shared grounds with bin stores and a roofed bicycle shed.

This is an excellent property which will appeal to a variety of purchasers and viewing is highly recommended.

Accommodation comprises: Entrance hallway, one bedroom, bathroom and open plan lounge, dining room and kitchen.



The vibrant and cosmopolitan area of Leith, voted as one of the best places to live by The Times in 2019, is a hub for socialising. It boasts an eclectic mix of restaurants, traditional pubs, trendy cafés, delis, and coffee bars. Leith enjoys a rich creative culture, hosting the annual Leith and Mela festivals, the Leith School of Art, and the newly reopened Leith Theatre.

It offers an outstanding range of retailers, from independent shops to large supermarkets. You will find an exceptional selection of international food stores, street food events, and a Farmer's Market, whilst Nearby Ocean Terminal shopping centre is home to a range of High Street shops, a multiscreen cinema, gym, and restaurants.

The Shore and the greater Leith area cater for outdoor pursuits, including a tranquil riverside walk and cycling path by The Water of Leith, the picturesque fishing village and harbour of neighbouring Newhaven, and the vast green spaces of Leith Links, which is home to Leith Links Tennis and Bowling Club.

For the fitness enthusiast, Leith Victoria Swim Centre is nearby, with a swimming pool, fitness classes, and gym, whilst neighbouring Newhaven is the home of Alien Rock, a large indoor climbing arena.

The area offers schools from nursery to tertiary level, including Leith Primary School, St Mary's RC Primary School, Leith Academy, and the Leith School of Art. It benefits from an excellent public transport system with 24-hour buses and a tramline currently in construction: when completed, this will connect Leith to the city and to Edinburgh International Airport.

IMPORTANT NOTE TO PURCHASERS:
We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Please be advised that some of the particulars may be awaiting vendor approval. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are traveling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.

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