20 Avondale Place, Edinburgh, EH3 5HX


Renowned for their period charm, community spirit and proximity to cosmopolitan Stockbridge, The Colonies is a highly desirable residential address. 20 Avondale Place is a spacious double upper property that sits in the middle of an attractive row of sandstone terraced houses on a quiet cobbled street close to the Water of Leith riverside walkway. The two-storey property benefits from a spacious sitting room with period features, a generously sized kitchen and dining space and two double bedrooms. It is situated just a stone’s throw from leafy Inverleith Park and the Royal Botanic Garden whilst the city centre is within easy reach.

Brodie Ballantine

Sales Negotiator


Property Details & Description


Summary of Accommodation


First Floor

Entrance Vestibule, Hallway, Sitting Room, Kitchen-Dining Room, Bathroom with Bath & Inset Shower, Integrated Basin, WC & Heated Tower Rail, Under-Stair Storage Cupboard


Second Floor

Principal Double Bedroom, Second Double Bedroom with En-suite WC, Basin & Heated Towel Rail  


Outdoor Space

Private ground-level front garden with paved patio & under-stair cellar storage  

Unrestricted on-street parking is available on Avondale Place



20 Avondale Place is located in The Colonies, a collective name for the attractive row of stone terraced houses built by a stonemasons’ cooperative in the latter part of the 19th century. Situated in a peaceful and highly desirable residential area, The Colonies is situated in cosmopolitan Stockbridge with its bustling village atmosphere, specialist independent shops, cafes, restaurants and a weekly Sunday food market.  Just a few minutes’ walk from the property is Glenogle Swim Centre, a beautiful restored Victorian pool with a gym and fitness studios whilst the member-only Grange Cricket, Tennis & Squash Club is within easy reach.  The property lies within walking distance to Inverleith Park, where you’ll find community tennis courts and a children’s play park, and the adjacent Royal Botanic Garden.

The property is also well served by several small convenience such as a Sainbury’s Local and Scotmid whilst larger supermarkets such as Waitrose, M&S and Sainsbury’s are all within easy reach.

The property is within walking distance of the city centre well as many of the Scottish capital’s world-class tourist attractions. Also within easy reach are Waverley Train Station, St Andrew’s Bus Station and the tram and bus links to Edinburgh International Airport.

The property sits within the school catchment area for Stockbridge Primary and Broughton High School. There are plenty of private schools available locally at Edinburgh Academy, Fettes College, Erskine Stewarts Melville Schools (ESMS), and St George’s School for Girls.




First Floor:

  • A flight of external steps with a wrought iron balustrade leads you to the front door of the property. An enclosed entrance vestibule opens into the L-shaped hallway. There is a well-proportioned bright and spacious sitting room with Georgian sash windows overlooking the tranquil front of the property and an impressive original feature fireplace. Overlooking the rear of the property is a spacious open plan kitchen-dining room with lots of natural light flooding in from two large windows. The well-equipped kitchen features an integrated sink, electric oven, gas hob and upper and base storage units. Next door is an all-tiled bathroom with a bath, WC and basin unit with integrated vanity cabinet.


First Floor:

  • Stairs curve up to the second-floor accommodation. There is a beautiful and generously sized master bedroom with an original fireplace and a large bay window overlooking the front of the property. There is an additional smaller double room with an en-suite bathroom with a hand basin and WC.



Ground Level:

  • Private ground-level front garden with decorative paved patio bordered with floral planting and leafy shrubbery. There is a storage area in the under-stair cellar.

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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:

Only appliances specifically mentioned in the sales particulars are included in the sale price. In all other aspects the treatment of fixtures and fittings within the relevant Conveyancing Standard Clauses apply.



Electric central heating, radiators and appliances, mains water, broadband, telephone (subject to telephone providers’ regulations.)






Council Tax Band Category: E






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 May 2021 – First Issue