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Melville Street, Edinburgh, EH3


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Key features

  • 6 - 8 bedrooms
  • 4 reception rooms
  • 6 bathrooms
  • Period
  • Double Garage
  • Garden
  • Mews
  • Restored
  • Terraced
  • Town/City


An exceptional Georgian townhouse with two mews properties set around an attractive large west-facing walled garden.

All properties have been completely refurbished, inside and out, to a very high standard between 2021 to 2023, designed to incorporate all modern conveniences, and to enhance and simplify living. The properties have sophisticated integrated A/V and lighting systems, all controlled through simple app's or by Alexa/ voice control in certain locations.

The Townhouse
This spectacular townhouse, built in circa 1825, is accessed via an attractive main door entrance at ground level. The entrance hall sets the tone, both in terms of the scale and the quality of the finish. On the ground level, the impressive kitchen/dining room is positioned in the front east facing room. The bespoke contemporary kitchen features a large island unit, ample storage including a traditional larder cupboard, Miele appliances and high-quality fixtures and fittings throughout. The charming sitting room is set to the rear of the property overlooking the garden and showcases lovely features including a modern fireplace and a connected private study. The ground floor is completed by a spacious cloakroom/WC. The elegant stairs to the upper floors are crowned by a beautiful new cupola which provides natural light through the centre of the house. To the front of the first floor, the drawing room is exceptional, providing incredible bright living space with three large sash and case window and a flexible entertaining area on a grand scale. The impressive master bedroom is located to the rear and benefits from a stunning en suite bathroom and a bespoke designed dressing area. On the second floor are three further well-proportioned double bedrooms and two bathrooms. The property is completed with the basement floor, that leads out to the private garden, with a guest bedroom, an en suite shower room and a sizeable laundry room at this level. The basement area has additional storage with two dry-lined cellars with electricity, water and lighting. To the rear is an attractive landscaped private walled garden, affording full afternoon sun. The garden has power and water connections installed and also feature lighting with night sensors. As well as benefitting from parking in the mews, an owner can apply for on-street resident parking permits with parking available at the front of the property.

Mews 1
This mews property has been designed to provide direct access to garaging for the townhouse. The mews has a separate front door with a lobby and stair leading to the upper level which has been refurbished to a high quality and could be used as a home office or a studio apartment.

Mews 2
The two-bedroom mews property can also be accessed from the private lane or from the townhouse. It therefore could be used as additional accommodation to the townhouse or could be used totally independently of the townhouse. The entrance hall leads into the open plan kitchen, living, dining space on the ground floor level. Upstairs, there are two spacious double bedrooms and a stylish shower room.

The Apartment
There is a main door studio apartment in the basement, available by seperate negotation.

Edinburgh International Airport is situated 7 miles to the west and there is also straightforward access to the city by-pass, the M9, M8 and M90 motorways and Edinburgh's Haymarket and Waverley stations are located nearby. Local amenities include the Drumsheugh Private Swimming Baths, the Edinburgh Sports Club, the Dean Tennis Club, numerous yoga studios and the Modern and Dean Art Galleries.

There is easy access to the impressive Water of Leith walkway leading to the Edinburgh cycle path network, whilst the open spaces of the Royal Botanic Gardens and Inverleith Park are also within walking distance. The area is particularly popular with families, with schools including St. George's School for Girls, Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools, Fettes College and The Edinburgh Academy all nearby.


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Band: H

Melville Street, Edinburgh, EH3


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Haymarket Station0.3 miles
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station1.0 miles
  • Slateford Station1.9 miles
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