38 (GF) Moray Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BT
An exceptional opportunity to acquire a four bedroom Georgian apartment arranged over the ground and garden floors in Moray Place, one of the finest streets in the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town. Rarely available and now requiring some updating, this much loved home comes with many possibilities, revitalizing the light filled rooms and outside spaces to the front and rear. Many key original features remain intact such as expansive sash and case windows with working shutters, open fireplaces with ornate mantels and intricate cornice work, all capturing an air of Georgian elegance within spacious interiors. Residents can benefit from membership to the several private gardens known as the Moray Feu.
Director Residential Sales
Property Details & Description
Entrance hallway; drawing room; sitting room; principal bedroom; bathroom
Lower Ground Floor:
Kitchen; dining room; double bedroom 2, double bedroom 3 with ensuite, double bedroom 4 with ensuite
Communal entrance vestibule. Front door leading into a flagstone hallway. Elegant drawing room with double sash and case windows, front facing; open fireplace with granite mantelpiece; ornate cornice work, stripped wood flooring and wood panelling, working shutters; Edinburgh press. Family sitting room, peaceful rear facing views; double sash and case windows with working shutters; open fireplace with marble mantelpiece; ornate cornice work and stripped wood flooring. Principal bedroom, again with peaceful rear facing views from an expansive sash and case window, working shutters. Family bathroom with bath, shower over and hand held shower, sink and WC.
Lower Ground Floor
Staircase leading down to a hallway. Double bedroom 2, front facing with courtyard views and walk-in cupboard, working shutters. Dining room, rear facing views from two double windows with working shutters; open fireplace with marble mantelpiece, walk-in cupboard. Further hallway leading to a private front entrance at courtyard level. Double bedroom 3 with walk-in store room and triple wardrobe with overhead storage; front courtyard views. Ensuite shower room. Kitchen with beechwood style wall and base units, two windows with rear courtyard views; serving hatch into dining room; the kitchen is well appointed with appliances including a Siemens oven and De Dietrich induction hob; plumbed for a washing machine. Utility room with kitchen units. Cellar with original stone shelving. Double bedroom 4 with rear facing views; walk-in cupboard housing water tank. Further space houses a boiler (new Nov 2020). Bathroom with bath/shower, sink, WC. Vestibule with door leading into the rear garden courtyard.
The property benefits from private courtyards to the front and rear. The front courtyard is accessed via steps from the street, has a private entrance into the property; and has two tanked cellars. The rear courtyard is secluded and has stone steps leading up to a roof space area.
There is a single garage at 6a Wemyss Place Mews available by separate negotiation.
The tranquil location of Moray Place belies its close proximity to the city’s bustling centre. A peaceful Georgian residential street, which forms part of Edinburgh’s New Town - a designated UNESCO World Heritage site due to its architectural importance. As well as residents' membership to the three private gardens known as the Moray Feu, ample wide green space is easily accessible, with parks, cycle paths and Botanical Gardens close by.
The historic and cultural attractions of Edinburgh’s city centre are minutes away, including the galleries, restaurants, bars and main shopping streets of George Street and Princes Street where there are many major retail shops, restaurants, bars and coffee shops to explore.
Slightly further afield is the lively hub of Stockbridge, popular due to its thriving village atmosphere with excellent amenities such as galleries, bars, restaurants, coffee shops and an artisan street market.
For larger shopping needs there is a Waitrose in Comely Bank as well as smaller Tesco and Sainsbury’s outlets nearby.
There is excellent schooling in the vicinity, with private schools including The Edinburgh Academy, St. George’s School for Girls and Fettes College.
The area benefits from zoned parking and easy access to Edinburgh’s public transport network, Waverley and Haymarket stations, the city bypass and Edinburgh International Airport.
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: H
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 September 2021 – First Issue