Avenue Road Estate Agents
International Drive Thistle Street Midlothian
Tel: 0333 242 0504
Hermitage Place, Leith Links
(Terraced, 5 bedrooms)
Offers over £650,000
 
 
The Property

7 East Hermitage Place is an exceptionally desirable 5 Bedroom Victorian Terraced Townhouse which offers outstanding family accommodation over three floors. With superb views over the delightful Leith Links it is within easy reach of an excellent range of local amenities, restaurants, bars and cafes and close to the City Centre, Portobello beach and the vibrant Shore area.  This substantial property offers outstanding accommodation, with high ceilings, wooden flooring and many fine period features, restored and decorated by the current owners to create a contemporary stylish and immaculate move-in presentation. There is a private front garden and a south facing courtyard patio garden to the rear. The generously proportioned flexible family accommodation comprises –

Ground Floor:  Entrance Vestibule with feature original Milton tiled flooring opening to a stylish and spacious Entrance Hallway, a generous Lounge with a front facing bay window, a contemporary Kitchen/Dining/Family room, Utility/Laundry room, Studio/Home Office and Cloakroom/WC.  

An elegant stone staircase leads to the First Floor accommodation: comprising of  a stunning and spacious Principle Bedroom with front facing bay window offering open views over Leith Links park, featuring original ceiling cornicing with center rose and shelved recess and with an original marble fireplace. A second Double Bedroom set to the rear of the property, featuring an original fireplace and recess shelving, the third Double Bedroom is also set to the rear. The same floor has a beautiful four piece family bathroom with a large impressive stain glass window.

A beautiful Victorian wooden staircase takes us to the second level with a recently fitted carpet and light decor creating a relaxing atmosphere where you will find two further Double Bedrooms, the second three- piece Family Bathroom and a large storage room/study or playroom.  

Returning to the ground floor and the true ''wow'' of the entrance hallway with the restored cast iron balustrades offsetting the rosewood banister, with the elegant stone staircase reaching to the upper floors original ceiling cornicing, a vintage cast iron radiator, two large storage cupboards and the lovely WC/Cloakroom.  Just off the entrance hallway you will find the generous Lounge offering stunning original features, including ornate ceiling cornicing with a center rose, a wood burning stove with decorative carved wooden surround, a cast iron vintage radiator and a beautiful outlook to the private front garden and park from the large bay window.  The impressive living space continues to the spacious and light contemporary Kitchen / Dining/Family area - boosting a large window overlooking the south facing courtyard, creating an abundance of natural light and offering an excellent range of modern white high gloss base and tall cabinets, complimentary work surfaces, attractive tiled surrounds with an integrated electric hob and oven, with space for free standing appliances as well as ample scope for dining and sofa furniture, creating a real family orientated living space. The original wooden shutters throughout the property are fully functional. The Utility/ Laundry space lies beyond the Kitchen/ Dining/ Family room, with two large storage cupboards and a Belfast ceramic sink and wooden work surface with space for appliances.
A truly unique Studio/Home Office is located to the rear of the ground floor with direct access to and a large window overlooking the enclosed courtyard - an impressive space offering a variety of options for home working, kitchen or workshop, with ceramic tiled flooring and a velux roof window.  

The luxury continues with the first floor four piece family bathroom with a contemporary suite comprising a white oval bath, double shower compartment with a thermostatic raindrop shower and attractive tiled surrounds, WC, wash hand basin set in vanity storage with attractive ''slip brick'' tiled surround and stylish granite floor tiling.  The second family bathroom located on the second floor also offering a stylish white three piece suite with attractive white ''slip-brick'' tiled surrounds, comprising oval bath with mixer tap, WC, wash hand basin in vanity storage and ceramic tiled flooring. The property further benefits include gas central heating and excellent storage throughout, with the added benefit of an external cellar located in the rear courtyard - an ideal bicycle storeroom. The private front garden has been beautifully created with an area laid to lawn surrounded by plants and shrubs including a ''Marchetto'' Cherry Tree, a ''Tibetan'' Cherry Tree, raspberry canes and a leafy archway.  The enclosed private south facing rear courtyard also offers a unique appeal, with a paved area ideal for outdoor dining with the added benefit of access to the rear lane offering the potential to create private parking if desired.  There is ample unrestricted on street parking available.          


This stunning impressive family home offers a rare opportunity to enjoy flexible living space, working from home potential,
 private gardens, lovely green surrounding areas all a stone's throw from the City Centre, with early viewing highly recommended to fully appreciate this wonderful home.  


Location

Nestled opposite the beautiful open green space of Leith Links, less than two miles from the City Centre, this ever popular residential area is cherished for its' beautiful public parks, shore and outstanding local amenities. Residents are spoiled for choice when it comes to shopping: Bustling Leith Walk and nearby Meadowbank Shopping Park and Ocean Terminal provide a vast array of independent retailers, well-known high street shops and supermarkets.  Due to this ideal location residents are never far from a vibrant social scene, from the mix of trendy bars and traditional pubs on Leith Walk, The City Centre, to the The Shore Complex. The area of Leith is situated on either side of the Water of Leith as it approaches the sea, which is a particularly fashionable and a cosmopolitan area with Michelin-starred restaurants, cafes and bars. The area also boasts a wealth of sport and fitness facilities including Meadowbank Sports Centre with a multi-purpose sports hall, a gym and fitness studios (due to reopen soon after a complete refurbishment). For those who enjoy the great outdoors, Leith Links is literally steps from your front door, while Portobello beach, the majestic Holyrood Park, Salisbury Crags and Arthur's Seat are just a short distance away. The area is served by an excellent range of local schools in both the public and private sector: It is within the catchment area for well-regarded Hermitage Park Primary School and Leith Academy, which is in easy walking distance.  The property is well placed for access to the Scottish Government offices at Victoria Quay.  Benefiting from fantastic public transport links into the city center and across Edinburgh, and also offers convenient access to the A1, Edinburgh City Bypass, Edinburgh Airport and the M8/M9 motorway networks.   A fantastic location to enjoy all city life has to offer in a popular location.

 
 
 
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