33/3 Buckingham Terrace, Edinburgh, EH4 3AF
Commanding stunning panoramic views across Edinburgh’s New Town, the well-presented two-bedroom property forms part of an elegant terrace of Victorian townhouses.
Situated on a quiet, cobbled residential street in the city’s highly desirable West End, the contemporary-styled apartment offers spacious accommodation spanning the second floor of the handsome sandstone building.
The light-filled property features many charming period features including sash and case windows with working shutters, decorative cornicing, polished dark wood flooring, original fireplaces and several Edinburgh Press.
The property is presented to the market in a walk-in condition that will appeal to a variety of buyers including professional couples or those looking for a city pied-a-terre or buy-to-let investment.
Enjoying a prime central location, the property lies just a short walk from all the cosmopolitan and cultural delights of the city centre as well as the excellent range of local amenities and leafy parks on offer in the charming neighbourhood of Stockbridge.
Senior Sales Negotiator
Director of Edinburgh Residential Sales
Property Details & Description
Summary of Accommodation:
Entrance Hall, Sitting / Dining Room, Kitchen, Principal Bedroom, Second Double Bedroom, Family Bathroom, WC Room, Hall Utility Cupboard, Hall Cloakroom Cupboard & Hall Storage Cupboard, Gas Central Heating
Communal and Outdoor Space:
Shared Front Door, Entrance Vestibule, Stairwell & Staircase; Membership Access to Belgrave Crescent Gardens (subject to availability); Both residents’ and metered parking available outside the property.
33/3 Buckingham Terrace is situated in a prime central city location in Edinburgh’s West End. The B-listed Victorian property is accessed through a classical main front door that opens into a grand communal entrance vestibule with original decorative Victorian floor tiles and cornicing that is shared with three other properties. An inner glass-panelled door opens to a stone staircase, that is flooded with natural light from the modern cupola above, that takes you up to the second-floor property.
Entrance Hall. The hall runs the length of the apartment with two internal frosted windows that let in natural light. The hallway features three large storage cupboards. One is currently used as a cloakroom; one houses the utilities and the largest is a walk-in room that can store bigger items.
Living-Dining Room: Three stairs lead up from the hall to access the elegant living room with its triple floor-to-ceiling window with working shutters and exterior stone balustrade. The open views across to the Georgian terrace on the opposing side of the road are spectacular. With polished dark wood flooring, the high-ceilinged room has ample space for both a seating and dining area and has a shelved Edinburgh Press. It features a beautiful original decorative-wood fireplace with marble inset and hearth that houses a wood burning stove.
Double Bedroom: Adjacent to the living-dining room and sharing similar panoramic views over the front of property, is a good-sized double bedroom with hard wood flooring. The room benefits from both a shelved Edinburgh Press and a built-in wardrobe.
Family Bathroom: Three stairs from the main hall lead up to a well-equipped bathroom with a bath, shower cubicle, integrated wash basin unit with storage below, heated towel rail and WC.
Principal Bedroom: Flooded with natural light from the large twin sash window with working shutters, the wonderful bright and light bedroom enjoys stunning unobstructed views of the beautiful architecture of Belgrave Crescent to the rear of the property. With high ceilings, this generously sized room has plenty of space for a double bed as well as a seating area in front of the window. The south-facing room, that can be accessed from two doors, also features an impressive original fireplace that is currently used for decorative effect.
WC Room: This is located between the principal bedroom and the kitchen.
Kitchen. The light-filled kitchen enjoys a wonderful open outlook over the gardens and Georgian townhouses at the rear of the property. The modern fitted kitchen features high-specification integrated appliances such as a full-length fridge and freezer, electric oven/microwave dishwasher, washing machine/dryer, induction hob and a double Belfast sink that sits in front of the large sash window. There is moveable island in the centre of the room which gives flexibility should you wish to add a small dining table. There are plenty of storage solutions provided in the base and upper fitted units.
33/3 Buckingham Terrace is situated in a highly desirable residential area on the western edge of the New Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and lies within easy reach of the city centre via the magnificent Dean Bridge.
There are plenty of outdoor spaces and parks nearby. Residents can apply for membership to Belgrave Crescent Gardens, seven-acres of leafy private gardens next to Dean Bridge, for an annual fee. The property also is within easy reach of the Water of Leith Walkway, an attractive riverside walkway and cycle path. The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art is just a short walk away.
The local area offers plenty in terms of recreational and leisure facilities including the members-only Dean Tennis Club, Edinburgh Sports Club and The Grange Cricket, Squash & Tennis Club.
Just a short stroll from the property is cosmopolitan Stockbridge with its bustling village atmosphere, specialist independent shops, delis, cafes, restaurants, bars and a weekly Sunday food market. It is also well served by several small convenience supermarkets as well as a Waitrose in Comely Bank and a M&S and Sainsbury’s in the nearby Craigleith Retail Park. Stockbridge borders Inverleith Park, where you’ll find community tennis courts and a children’s play park, and the Royal Botanic Gardens.
The property sits within the sought-after school catchment area for the highly regarded Flora Stevenson’s Primary as well as Broughton High School. There are plenty of private schools available locally including Cargilfield Prep School, Fettes College, The Edinburgh Academy, Erskine Stewarts Melville Schools (ESMS) and St George’s School for Girls.
The property is just short walk to Princes Street and George Street, the city’s main shopping thoroughfares as well as some of the Scottish capital’s world -class museums and historic attractions. It lies within easy reach of Haymarket station and the excellent tram and bus links to Edinburgh International Airport. The City Bypass, the Queensferry Crossing and Scotland’s motorway network area are easily accessed via the nearby Queensferry Road.
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.
Gas central heating, mains water, gas and electricity, broadband, telephone (subject to telephone providers’ regulations.)
Council Tax Band Category: F
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 February 2022– First Issue