Located in the desirable Hillside area on the eastern side of Edinburgh’s New Town and offering easy access to the city centre, this two bedroom main door flat combines its elegant period detailing with beautifully bright and well-proportioned rooms.
Set back from the street and accessed through its own private entrance, this Georgian main door flat offers an elegant city home that combines period detail with high ceilings and neutral décor throughout.
The hallway extends the depth of the property and includes a large storage cupboard and a box room that opens into a second cupboard, providing very generous storage space.
The bright sitting room has an easterly aspect onto the street, as does the second bedroom, and there is a bathroom off the hallway alongside this bedroom.
The master bedroom is positioned quietly to the rear and has an en-suite shower room, and the kitchen also sits to the rear, with leafy views onto the neighbouring garden.
Entering through the vestibule door with its intricately detailed glazed insert, the hallway sets the tone for this interior with its high ceiling height and period features including deep skirtings and panelled doors and architraves, and with plaster wall and cornice detailing.
The sitting room has an east-facing aspect onto the street and is filled with natural light from the large window, which is framed by the original Georgian wooden panelling.
This room has beautiful ornate cornice detailing and a marble fireplace with traditional black insert and gas fire.
There is an original shelved Edinburgh press alongside the window, with neutral walls and carpeting.
The kitchen to the rear is fitted with a range of timber wall and floor cabinets, with white splashback tiling, and with an integrated hob and oven, and freestanding fridge-freezer and washing machine. There is an arched shelved alcove with a freestanding dishwasher. Both this room and the master bedroom face west, with leafy views over the neighbouring garden.
The master bedroom has built-in wardrobes with neutral décor and carpeting, while the en-suite shower room has natural light from the rear window.
The bathroom sits off the hallway and has a shower over the bath.
The second bedroom is positioned to the front and includes a painted fireplace with a traditional black insert, along with ornate plaster cornice detailing.
There is a large cupboard located off the hallway, along with a box room that could be used a home office, and this room opens into another cupboard space. There is gas central heating throughout.
Rarely available main door Georgian flat in popular Hillside area
Elegant period detailing and high ceilings
Light-filled interior with east-facing aspect onto Hillside Street
Two bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room
Easy access into city centre
Fantastic local amenities on the doorstep
Close to green spaces including Calton Hill, Arthur’s Seat, and Holyrood Park
Admired for its elegant Georgian architecture, Hillside Street is located in the desirable Hillside area on the eastern side of Edinburgh’s New Town, and is within easy reach of the city centre.
The property has a wealth of amenities on the doorstep, including the local bars, restaurants and independent cafés on Easter Road and Leith Walk, while nearby Broughton Street is also known for its artisan shops, café and restaurants.
The area is well served by Tesco Express and Sainsbury’s Local supermarkets, while the Omni Centre on Greenside Place is home to a multiscreen Vue Cinema and Nuffield Health gym. The new St James Quarter is also close by with its wide range of shops including John Lewis. The property offers excellent transport links by bus and by train from Edinburgh Waverley, while the tram link from York Place gives direct access across the city to Edinburgh Airport.
Hillside is well placed for both primary and secondary schools. This property also gives easy access to the green spaces of Calton Hill and Holyrood Park and St Arthur’s Seat, while London Road Gardens and Montgomery Street Park are a stroll away.
Home Report Value- £375,000