Edinburgh, Leith Links, EH6 8EH
£267,500 Fixed price
As you approach, a gated entrance welcomes you to a petite front garden area, predominantly paved with tasteful slate chippings. The front door ushers you into an inviting entrance vestibule, still adorned with the original Victorian terrazzo tiling, now a captivating feature of this space.
The sitting room, a testament to spacious living, exudes a sense of grandeur. Its generous proportions are accentuated by a stunning fireplace that commands attention as the room's centrepiece. Elegant parquet flooring graces the space, complementing the graceful bay window. Above, ornate cornices and a picture rail add a touch of historical elegance.
The kitchen-diner, boasting ample room for culinary creativity, features fitted units with integrated appliances, including a four-burner inset gas hob and electric oven. The property also includes a freestanding washing machine, fridge, and freezer for your convenience.
The double bedroom offers plush-fitted carpets underfoot, and a tasteful feature wall adds a touch of character to the room.
The bright bathroom boasts a pristine white suite, complete with a Japanese soaking tub with a jacuzzi feature that adds a touch of luxury, a WC, and a wash hand basin. White ceramic floor tiles harmonize seamlessly in this inviting space.
An additional feature is the study/office, providing a dedicated workspace for your professional needs.
The property has undergone significant improvements in recent years, including the installation of new windows, including the conservation of double glazing for the front bay windows, while a new boiler (installed three years ago) ensures efficient heating. An alarm system provides security, and new front and back doors enhance both aesthetics and safety. The landscaped gardens, adorned with bespoke wrought iron fencing, showcase the pride taken in maintaining this residence. The rear garden is a true oasis, complete with charming planters, a welcoming patio area, and a convenient shed.
Nestled in the vibrant heart of Edinburgh's eastern landscape, this property is situated in the highly sought-after Leith Links neighbourhood, offering residents a dynamic urban experience. Just a stone's throw away lies the Shore, a cosmopolitan enclave renowned for its eclectic array of bars, restaurants, and speciality boutiques.
For those with a penchant for retail therapy, the nearby Ocean Terminal beckons with its impressive assortment of shops and a state-of-the-art multiscreen cinema complex. Not to be missed is the opportunity to explore the historic Royal Yacht Britannia, berthed at the Ocean Terminal, adding a touch of regal heritage to your surroundings.
Retail therapy continues in the neighbouring districts of Leith, Meadowbank, and Portobello, ensuring your shopping needs are well-catered.
Sports enthusiasts will find their paradise with an abundance of recreational facilities, including the Victoria Baths and Fitness Centre, local outdoor bowling clubs and the iconic Leith Links, where numerous sporting activities thrive. The picturesque Leith Links itself provides an ideal setting for strolls, family playtime at the park, or exercising your furry companions, with access to upgraded walkways leading to various exits, including Priniefield, the Findlay’s, Restalrig Road, Lochend Road, and Easter Road.
Families will appreciate the excellent educational opportunities available, ranging from nursery to primary and secondary schooling. Nearby institutions such as Edinburgh College and the Queen Margaret University campus ensure convenient access to higher education.
For the urban commuter, this property offers a strategic advantage, being ideally positioned for those working within the bustling city centre. The extensive public transport network provides seamless connectivity for daily commutes with Foot of the Walk TRAM stop located just 10 minutes away. Additionally, easy access to the A1 is just a short drive away, opening the gateway to the city bypass and various other destinations.
In summary, this property's location in Leith Links epitomizes the quintessential Edinburgh lifestyle, offering a harmonious blend of urban sophistication, cultural richness, and recreational opportunities, all within easy reach of essential amenities and transportation hubs.
Early viewing of this beautiful home is strongly recommended. Don't miss the opportunity to make it your own.
Included in the sale: white goods
These particulars and plans are believed to be correct, but they are in no way guaranteed.
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Council tax band: D, Tenure: Freehold, EPC rating: C