39/5 Comiston Road, Edinburgh, EH10 6AB


An elegant and spacious one bedroomed apartment forming part of a traditional tenement in Edinburgh’s highly desirable Morningside area. The top floor property, enjoys an enviable leafy outlook over the city, boasts a wealth of period features, immaculate décor and a highly sought after location.


On entering the property, you will be delighted by the balance of traditional and contemporary features. These include the carefully salvaged oak wooden floorboards, charming Edinburgh press and intricate cornicing. The property is enhanced with many modern-day upgrades such as gas central heating and a sophisticated interior décor with an array of muted colours. The high ceilings and large windows make the flat feel bright, airy and spacious.

Brodie Ballantine

Sales Negotiator


Property Details & Description



Hall, Large Living Room, Dining/Kitchen, Main Bedroom, Additional box room, Bathroom, Storage cupboard.


Outside space

On-street resident permit parking, access to communal garden at the rear.



The interior takes its cue from the building’s graceful architecture. These grand rooms with elegant proportions are packed with striking original features and restored to their former splendour. These include the salvaged wooden floorboards, Edinburgh press and elegant cornices. All of these period touches are enhanced by the addition of numerous bespoke fittings, including the restored window panelling, to create a sophisticated design that feels both timeless and contemporary. Due to its unique aspect this top floor flat it offers uninterrupted views to the front and rear and benefits greatly from the fact it’s not overlooked.


Of particular note is the impressive West facing Living room which boasts intricate cornicing, a living fireplace, a charming Edinburgh press and a three-pane bay window flooding the room with light. The Livingroom also offers outstanding views across the city to the West.


The property benefits from a spacious convivial Dining Kitchen which hosts built-in wall units with integrated appliances and ample space for a table in the charming alcove.


The main bedroom is bright and offers ample space for a standalone wardrobe. The kitchen and main bedroom are situated at the rear of the property and offer outstanding views over the beautiful spire of Morningside Parish Church and beyond to Blackford Hill.


The family bathroom includes a three-piece white suite with a mains fed shower over the bath.  The property also benefits from a large box room which has been converted into a walk-in wardrobe by the current owners but could also be used as a study or as a spare room.


The current owners have fastidiously redeveloped this historic property retaining the period features whilst making it a vibrant place fit for 21stst century living.


Residents have the opportunity to buy a resident parking permit and can access the well-maintained communal garden at the rear of the property.



The property boasts an enviable location in the popular residential area of Morningside only a few minutes’ walk from the abundance of local amenities on offer in Morningside and Bruntsfield.


Comiston Road has an excellent variety of transport options providing easy access to Edinburgh’s main business and financial districts, theatres, galleries and historical attractions. In addition, it is only a short drive from the city bypass, Edinburgh International Airport and Central Scotland’s motorway network.


Local highlights include artisan cafés; cosmopolitan bistros and bars, High-end restaurants, Church Hill Theatre, Dominion Cinema and various shops including Waitrose and Marks and Spencer. Bruntsfield is surrounded by green open spaces including The Meadows, Blackford Hill, the Hermitage of Braid and Craiglockhart; which offer plentiful walking and cycling opportunities and provide a welcome contrast between the city and the countryside.


This property lies within the catchment for award winning schools including the new award winning Boroughmuir High School and James Gillespie’s Primary School and High School. There are also numerous private schools located within the immediate vicinity including George Watson’s College, Merchiston Castle School, The Rudolph Steiner School and George Heriot’s School. Edinburgh, Napier and Heriot Watt University campuses; the King’s Buildings and Edinburgh College of Art are easily reached by efficient bus services.  

39-5 Comiston Road, Edinburgh Floorplan.

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.



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



EH10 6AB


Council Tax Band Category: C



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 2021 – First Issue