2 bedroom flat for sale17a (Flat 3), West Crosscauseway, Edinburgh, EH8 9JW
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The property is an exceptionally stylish second floor flat conversion of a former Printworks within a stone’s throw of Edinburgh University Old Quad and George Square Campuses. Served by a lift, access to the building is protected by a video entryphone system and this very bright apartment is further protected by an intruder alarm. Internally, this architect designed property showcases an industrial chic with exposed pipe work and original brick walls. This is greatly enhanced by the extensive use of natural hardwood floors. Of particular note is the use of two electrically controlled slide aside doors which promote a remarkable feeling of light and space. The lounge has a sunny aspect and benefits from wall to wall and floor to ceiling windows. It affords ample space for dining and opens to a well fitted kitchen complete with a full range of appliances. Both double bedrooms have designer en-suite facilities. Year round comfort is ensured by a combination of efficient gas fired central heating, double glazing and good standards of thermal insulation. In all, this is an ideal City pied-a-terre handy for a wide variety of life enhancing amenities.
Less than 1 mile south of Princes Street, Newington is a sought after residential area bordering the historic Old Town. There are a good variety of local shops including a Tesco supermarket on Nicolson Street and Clerk Street augmented by additional outlets at nearby Forrest Road. Recreation is well served with very easy access to the extensive and beautiful Meadows public park extending over many acres with facilities for tennis, cricket etc. To the south east is the Commonwealth Pool and Fitness Suite. The Festival Theatre and Queen’s Hall are both within a very short walk as is George IV Bridge’s public library and the National Library of Scotland. The newly renovated Museum of Scotland is very close to hand at Chambers Street. The immediate area abounds in a wide choice of bars, bistros and restaurants to suit every taste and pocket. For students the location is ideal with Edinburgh University, Edinburgh College of Art and the Architecture and Town Planning Faculties of Heriot Watt University very close to hand. Waverley Railway Station and St Andrew’s Square Bus Station are within easy reach. The City Centre is within walking distance, also served by a good number of bus routes which take you to many parts of Lothian and beyond. A short drive south takes you to the City Bypass then east to the A1, A68 and A7 or west to the Gyle Business Park and Shopping Centre, M8, M9, M90, the Airport and Central Scottish Motorway Network.
Cupboard with gas meter and intruder alarm. Video entryphone. Panel radiator. 2 power points. Slide aside door to:-
LOUNGE/KITCHEN 9.88m x 3.94m ( 32’5 x 12’11 )
Twin windows and French door to Juliet balcony. Venetian blinds. Vertical panel radiator. TV aerial point. Telephone point. 6 power points. 3 x 5 amp lighting points.
The kitchen area is fitted with ample base and wall units, inset 1½ bowl in stainless steel worktop, ceramic tiled worktop extending into breakfast bar, inset gas hob with stainless steel splashback and concealed lighting. Cupboard with gas central heating boiler. Dishwasher, fridge, freezer and additional free standing fridge and freezer included in the sale. 6 free power points.
BEDROOM 1 4.70m x 3.20m ( 15’5 x 10’6 )
Triple window to West Crosscauseway. Venetian blinds. Vertical panel radiator. 7 power points. 2 x 5 amp lighting points. Glazed panel door to:-
EN-SUITE BATHROOM 2.31m x 1.82m ( 7’7 x 6’ )
Window with obscured glazing. White suite comprising bath with mirror surrounds, wash hand basin with storage cupboard under and wc. Wall light. Wall mirror. Chrome ladder radiator. Tiled floor. Opens to dressing area with twin shelves and hanging rails.
BEDROOM 2 4.64m x 3.94m ( 15’3 x 12’11 )
Window to West Crosscauseway. Cupboard with 1 power point and housing the tumble dryer which is included in the sale. Vertical panel radiator. 4 power points. 2 x 5 amp lighting points. Slide aside door to hall and door to:-
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 2.28m x 1.62m ( 7’6 x 5’4 )
Corner shower cubicle with power shower unit, panelled surround, slide aside glazed doors and screen, wash hand basin with twin corner mirrors over and wc. Xpelair. Clothes hanging rail. Wall light. Chrome ladder radiator. Tiled floor.
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