120/9 McDonald Road, Edinburgh


A beautifully presented and well maintained one bedroom third floor apartment located in the popular residential area of Bellevue, Edinburgh. The property provides well-proportioned accommodation having a modern dining room with kitchen area to the rear and living room to the front, both with tremendous views including Edinburgh Castle. The property is also east / west facing allowing plenty of light to flood the living room in the morning and the dining room in the afternoon and evening. The living room also provide flexibility for the purchaser to use as a second bedroom should they wish. The property is ideal for a young professional/couple, as a centrally located pied-a-terre or a buy-to-let investment.


Brodie Ballantine
Sales Negotiator


Gavin Smith 
 Associate Director


Property Details & Description

Accomodation Comprises: 

Entrance hallway, living room, kitchen, dining room, double bedroom, bathroom, utility room, storage cupboard.


Outside space:

On-street parking permit parking and access to communal garden to the rear of the property.



McDonald Road is situated on a quiet street off Leith Walk and a five minute walk from cosmopolitan Elm Row, renowned for its artisan shops, cafés and deli’s. It lies within easy walking distance of the city centre – with its abundant boutiques, bars and shopping establishments, including John Lewis, Multrees Walk, Harvey Nichols and the new St James Quarter. Princes Street and George street are a 10 minute stroll away and offer an array of café’s, boutique shops and unique bars.


The property is situated just a few minutes from the Playhouse Theatre, which is regularly used as a venue for seasonal events, offering an excellent programme of shows throughout the year and the Omni Centre which boasts a multi-screen cinema, numerous dining options and a Nuffield Health Gym with 25m swimming pool.


The urban village of Stockbridge, renowned for its Bohemian vibe, thriving weekly food market and artisan shops and cafés is just a 20-minute walk from the property. In addition Broughton Street’s independent shops and local producers are nearby and the area is well served by a Tesco Express supermarket.


The property is well located with a modern tram just a 15 minute walk away connecting to the city centre, West End, Murrayfield Stadium and Edinburgh Airport. The Edinburgh trams are undergoing a large expansion which will see the trams running from St Andrews Place down Leith walk to the Shore, this will be hugely beneficial to prospective buyers with a tram stop being built at the end of the street. Edinburgh Waverley Station is also a 15-minute walk from the property, providing direct trains to a variety of locations including Glasgow and London.


McDonald Street lies a short distance from numerous recreational facilities and green open spaces including St Marks Park, The Royal Botanic Garden, Inverleith Park – which has an active tennis and bowling club, Holyrood Park, Edinburgh’s extensive cycle network and the Water of Leith walkway.


The property is entered from the communal stair on the third floor into a welcoming entrance hallway providing access throughout the accommodation. The living room to the front is bright and spacious with great views and a fireplace as the focal point of the room. This can also be used as a second bedroom should the owner prefer and use the dining room to the rear as a living/dining room. To the rear, the dining room has ample space for sitting and dining furniture and a great view of the Edinburgh skyline including the Castle. There is also a utility room which houses the washing machine and the gas boiler for the central heating. Furthermore, there is a spacious cupboard proving additional storage. The kitchen area is open to the dining room and comprises a range of floor standing and wall mounted units with matching worktops, tiled splashbacks and includes an induction hob with extractor above, fridge freezer and dishwasher. The master bedroom is to the rear and is a good size with plenty of space for additional furniture. Completing the accommodation, the modern bathroom has a bath with shower above, wc and wash hand basin. The property also has gas heating and double glazing.


Externally, there is on-street permit parking and access to a well-maintained communal garden to the rear of the property.


120/9 McDonald Road is a lovely well maintained apartment in the city centre and is ideal for the private buyer as a primary residence or second home, investor buyer for long or short term lets or parents purchasing for their children studying in Edinburgh.

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General Remarks:

Proof and Source of Funds / Anti Money Laundering

Under the HMRC Anti Money Laundering legislation all offers to purchase a property on a cash basis or subject to mortgage require evidence of source of funds. This may include evidence of bank statements/funding source, mortgage or confirmation from a solicitor the purchaser has the funds to conclude the transaction. All individuals involved in the transaction are required to produce proof of identity and proof of address. This is acceptable either as original or certified documents.


Fixtures and Fittings:

The owner is willing to negotiate the sale of some of the furniture and appliances. In all other aspects the treatment of fixtures and fittings within the relevant Conveyancing Standard Clauses apply.



Gas central heating, mains water, gas and electricity, broadband, telephone (subject to telephone providers’ regulations.)






Council Tax Band Category: B




By appointment through Rettie & Co, 11 Wemyss Place, Edinburgh EH3 6DH. Tel: 0131 220 4160.


1. The property is sold with all faults and defects, whether of condition or otherwise and neither the seller nor Rettie & Co, the selling agent, are responsible for such faults and defects, nor for any statement contained in the particulars of the property prepared by the said agent.


2. The Purchaser(s) shall be deemed to acknowledge that he has not entered into contract in reliance on the said statements, that he has satisfied himself as to the content of each of the said statements by inspection or otherwise and that no warranty or representation has been made by the seller or the said agents in relation to or in connection with the property.


3. Any error, omission or mis-statement in any of the said statements shall not entitle the purchaser(s) to rescind or to be discharged from this contract, nor entitle either party to compensation or damages nor in any circumstances to give either party any cause for action.


Particulars prepared April 2022 – First Issue