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3 bedroom flat for sale

Rankeillor Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian

Sold STC £325,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Vast Hall with Boxroom
  • Stunning Lounge/Bedrooms
  • Well-appointed Dining Kitchen
  • Three Double Bedrooms
  • Airy 2-piece Bathroom & WC
  • South-facing Communal Garden
  • Zoned Permit Parking
  • Gas Central Heating

Full description

Situated just south of the city centre, the established and popular area of Newington is a vibrant neighbourhood popular with students and professionals alike. Brimming with trendy bars, bistros and restaurants its bustling main street is home to a wide range of independent retailers, local businesses and supermarkets, with more extensive shopping facilities available at nearby Cameron Toll Shopping Centre. Newington offers a superb range of sport and leisure activities, particularly at the Royal Commonwealth Pool and fitness centre. Furthermore, enjoying a prime position between the sprawling Meadows and majestic Holyrood Park, Newington is a great base from which to enjoy the capitals most cherished green spaces. For culture vultures, the Festival Theatre and the Queens Hall offer a varied programme of events throughout the year, and in the summer months Newington becomes the beating heart of the famous Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Newington is within the catchment area for excellent state schools such as nursery and primary education at well-regarded Preston Street Primary School, followed by secondary schooling at James Gillespies High. Newingtons central location allows quick and easy travel into the city centre, as well as convenient access to the Edinburgh City Bypass.

Forming part of a traditional tenement just off bustling Clerk Street, this three/four-bedroom second floor flat enjoys a fabulous location at the heart of vibrant Newington, with views of the rugged Salisbury Crags.

Currently an HMO flat with tenants in place, the property represents an attractive investment opportunity within minutes walk of Edinburgh University. Now in need of some redecoration, the property has retained a wealth of period features, including original sash-and-case windows (some with working shutters), original stripped floors and panel doors, intricate cornicing and exquisite feature fireplaces. Accessed via a secure entry-phone system and an immaculate communal stair, on the second floor the front door opens into an exceptionally spacious hall, which benefits from a good-sized box room. Positioned at the front of the property and currently used as a fourth bedroom, the vast lounge is flooded with light from a spectacular bay window and at the focal point of the room is an appealing feature fireplace with a rustic slate hearth. At the rear of the property, the convivial dining kitchen benefits from a favourable southerly aspect, with leafy views of the communal garden. The wide, galley-style kitchen is equipped with extensive storage and worktop space, plus a full range of freestanding appliances including a gas cooker, a washing machine, a dishwasher, a countertop fridge, and a fridge/freezer. This leaves ample space for a cosy dining area, which easily accommodates a six-seat dining table perfect for relaxed suppers or entertaining!

The property boasts three further well-proportioned double bedrooms, the largest of which enjoys another splendid, marble-framed feature fireplace (complete with a classic Edinburgh Press) and a practical walk-in cupboard. Completing the flat is the bright and spacious bathroom, which comprises a mains-fed shower-over-bath and a pedestal basin, and is supplemented by a separate two-piece WC. Externally the property enjoys access to a large, south-facing communal garden and residents on-street permit parking (Zone 3). Gas central heating throughout ensures optimum comfort and efficiency all year round. EPC Rating - C. Extras: all fitted carpets and floor coverings, window coverings, light fittings and kitchen appliances.

Lounge - 21'7 x 14'1 (6.58m x 4.29m) -

Dining Kitchen - 23'2 x 9'11 (7.06m x 3.02m) -

Wc - 4'0 x 3'5 (1.22m x 1.04m) -

Bedroom 1 - 14'1 x 11'5 (4.29m x 3.48m) -

Bedroom 2 - 12'8 x 9'11 (3.86m x 3.02m) -

Bedroom 3 - 14'0 x 6'6 (4.27m x 1.98m) -

Bathroom - 12'8 x 7'0 (3.86m x 2.13m) -

While Thorntons Property Services make every effort to ensure that all particulars are correct, no guarantee is given and any potential purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of all information

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Added on Rightmove:
01 September 2016


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