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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

10 Spence Street, Newington, Edinburgh, EH16 5AG

Under Offer £765,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period details
  • Off street parking
  • Garage

Full description

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Number 10 Spence Street is a handsome south facing semi-detached Victorian villa offering extremely spacious and flexible family accommodation over three floors. The property retains many fine period features including fire places in most rooms, decorative ceiling cornice work, window shutters, panelled doors, Victorian floor tiles, natural pine timber floors and a fine stair case with skylight above. The spacious and bright rooms make the property ideal for modern family living and entertaining. The accommodation comprises on the ground floor there is an entrance vestibule; reception hall, south facing sitting room with bay window and feature fire place, dining room with fireplace, study or family room with views over the rear garden, a well appointed kitchen/breakfast room with Aga, boiler room with the gas fired central heating boiler, modern shower room, a separate WC and ample storage cupboards. The garage can also be accessed from the rear passageway.  On the first floor there is an elegant drawing room or master bedroom with bay window and marble fire place, a spacious, open plan landing/study area, two further double bedrooms (one with a separate dressing room) and a modern family bathroom with shower over the bath and screen. On the second floor there are two very spacious double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and superb open views across the city skyline. To the rear of the property there is an enclosed and secure back garden and to the front there is a garden area with an adjacent drive way leading to the single garage with automated door.


Newington is a highly sought after residential neighbourhood south of the city, served by excellent local amenities including a wide range of everyday and specialist shops, bars, restaurants and cafes. Within easy reach is more comprehensive shopping at Cameron Toll Shopping Centre with its Sainsbury's superstore, as well as a number of other retail shops within a short car drive or bus journey away at Straiton Retail Park and Fort Kinnaird Retail Park. Leisure and recreational amenities are plentiful with the Royal Commonwealth Pool and the green open spaces of The Meadows, Arthur's Seat, Holyrood Park, Prestonfield and Craigmillar golf courses, the Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hills all located nearby. Cultural amenities can be found at the Festival Theatre on Nicolson Street and the Queen's Hall on Clerk Street and the Scottish Parliament is also nearby. The area is also well suited for access to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and Edinburgh University. There is good road access to the city bypass with excellent connections to the motorway network heading east on the A1, and to the west to the Gyle Shopping Centre, the Forth Road Bridge, Edinburgh International Airport and the central motorway network. There are also regular bus services running to and from the city centre. Excellent schools in both the state and private sectors are easily accessible.


There is an attractive front garden with off street parking to one side leading to the garage whilst to the rear of the property is a larger walled garden laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs, a secluded patio area and a garden shed.


There is off street parking for one car and a good sized garage with automated doors, storage units with sink and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer.  In addition there is zoned residents' on street parking

Fixtures and Fittings

The fitted carpets and light fittings are included in the sale


The property is served by a gas fired central heating system

EPC rating: D

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18 September 2017


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