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The Playfair At Donaldson's, West Coates, Edinburgh, Midlothian


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Tenure: Freehold

One of the most iconic and majestic buildings in Edinburgh, Donaldson’s is set amidst 18 acres of elegant grounds and is dominated by the central Playfair Building: built in the 1840's and designed in the style of a Jacobean palace by world-famous Scottish architect William Henry Playfair.

Located West of Edinburgh City Centre, the Category A listed Playfair Building includes a collection of 1, 2 and 3 bed apartments designed to provide fantastic views across Edinburgh, on to an attractive internal courtyard, and sweeping lawns leading to period gate lodges.
Donaldson's lies to the west of the city in one of Edinburgh’s most coveted residential areas. Excellent local amenities are easily accessible including schools and local shopping while Haymarket Station, the West End and the City Centre are a short walk away.

The area is characterised by elegant stone built family houses in mature grounds. As one of Edinburgh's most established residential areas there are many excellent amenities close at hand including several sports clubs, golf courses at Murrayfield and Ravelston and pleasant walks along the Water of Leith. Some of Edinburgh’s finest schools, including The Mary Erskine School & Stewart’s Melville College are within easy walking distance, while Fettes College and The Edinburgh Academy are also close by.
The excellent local amenities of the West End and the City Centre are a short distance away, Haymarket Station offers easy access to Edinburgh’s main railway station, Waverley, and Glasgow. Local shopping is available at Roseburn while Craigleith Retail Park has a Sainsbury Superstore and a Marks & Spencer amongst other shops and there is a Waitrose in Comely Bank. Stockbridge, with its range of art galleries, cafes, delicatessens, bars & restaurants is also close by.

The Playfair at Donaldson's is set to launch in early 2018. Call Rettie & Co on 0131 610 6000 to register your interest now and receive further information as it becomes available.

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07 November 2016

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