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An outstanding opportunity to acquire an exceptional, award-winning three-bedroom contemporary garden apartment in one of Edinburgh’s most sought-after developments. Set within 18 acres and located on the western boundary of the Edinburgh World Heritage Site, the ground floor property boasts enviable private outdoor sp. We do ace, rare for an apartment within walking distance of city centre amenities and travel links.

The Crescent provides quiet tranquility and is set adjacent to the palatial Donaldson's Building which is recognised as one of the most important landmark buildings in Edinburgh. The grounds provide panoramic views across the City and Pentland Hills and are accessed via a majestic drive private to residents.

The versatile living areas are bright, open and spacious, benefiting from an expanse of glass flooding natural light into the property. The private front terrace showcases spectacular views whilst the dining kitchen and 3 bedrooms benefit from an idyllic outlook over the rear garden and forestry of the Water of Leith.

The property has two allocated parking spaces in a secure underground parking area, bike storage section and dedicated electric car charging installed for convenience.
The Crescent is perfectly positioned within easy walking distance to excellent rail, tram and bus networks and is close to an abundance of retail, golf and hospitality venues, including Murrayfield Stadium.

Summary of Accommodation:

Ground Floor
Shared Door & Well-maintained Communal Stair with Lift Service & Secure Video Entry System
Entrance Hallway and Integrated Storage Cupboard
Sitting Room with Enhanced Height Ceiling, Wall to Wall Glazing & Direct Access to South Facing Terrace, Open Plan Dining Kitchen/Living Area, Principal Bedroom with Dressing Area & En Suite Shower Room, Double Bedroom Two & Built in Wardrobe, Double Bedroom Three & Direct Access to Rear Garden, Utility Room, Bathroom, Separate Guest WC
Underfloor Heating & Ventilation System Throughout
Electric Blinds to All Living Areas
Low Energy Lighting Throughout

Outdoor Space:
Private paved south facing patio to front with hedging and view to Donaldson building.
Private rear paved patio area and extensive astro-turf lawn with sun into late evening, lending itself well to modern living outdoors.
Two private parking spaces with connected electric car charging provision
18 acres of lush green garden grounds, private to the residents of The Crescent/Playfair at Donaldsons
Visitor parking on-site

Council Tax Band: H
Tenure: Freehold

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EPC Rating: B
Council Tax Band: H

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Band: H

Donaldson Crescent, Edinburgh


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  • Haymarket Station0.4 miles
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station1.4 miles
  • Slateford Station1.7 miles
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Rettie, Edinburgh

11 Wemyss Place Edinburgh EH3 6DH

Rettie, Edinburgh
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