4A Lennox Street, Edinburgh, EH4 1QA
Light-filled and spacious 3 bedroom garden apartment arranged over the lower ground and garden level floors of a beautiful original Victorian townhouse in the heart of the West End, with immediate proximity to the city centre, yet surrounded by wide open green spaces such as parks and private gardens. The property itself is in immaculate condition and has been subject to sympathetic upgrades, creating a lovely family home, whilst retaining original features such as sash and case windows which allow for plentiful natural light throughout. As well as the fine exterior architecture of the era, highlights include an expansive kitchen/living/dining space with French doors opening into a large, landscaped private garden with decked dining terrace and a welcoming courtyard area to the front. A wonderful location within easy walking distance of several of the city’s top private schools.
Director of Residential Sales
Property Details & Description
Entrance vestibule and hallway; Principal bedroom; two further double bedrooms; family room; bathroom; office; cloak room
Hallway; Living/Dining/Kitchen space; Shower room.
The property is accessed via a pretty, private front facing courtyard which includes a recently refurbished under-street cellar, completely dry lined and offers significant storage capacity. (Includes lighting and electricity points throughout).
The private main entrance opens into a long hallway; home office/study with window, (well positioned as to be separate from the main living areas). Recently refurbished cloak room with space for coats, boots etc and shelving for extra storage. Family bathroom with travertine marble style tiles throughout, deep bathtub with over bath shower and a heated towel rail. Light filled principal bedroom with dual aspect garden views from sash and case windows; original tiled fireplace with painted wood mantel. Double bedroom 2 with original fireplace, sash and case window with garden views. Double bedroom 3, front facing, with deep cupboards. Family room with internal glazed window allowing for plentiful natural light. A further section of hallway with staircase leading down into the garden level of the property.
Accessed via a staircase from the lower ground level. A long section of hallway with large storage and utility cupboards. Also contains a separate, well presented shower room. A spacious living/dining room with separate kitchen area; solid oak flooring throughout; the kitchen is in a contemporary style with white wall and base units, well appointed with appliances including a range style oven with gas hob, dishwasher and fridge freezer; garden views from a sash and case window. The adjacent living/dining space benefits from French doors allowing for natural light to flow through the room. Access to the garden.
Large private walled garden to the rear of the property backing onto Ann Street. This features a well maintained lawn, mature and vibrant plants and shrubs. Patio/dining area outside French doors. To the rear of the garden there is an expansive decking area which benefits from summer evening sun.
Lennox Street is a highly sought-after address in the heart of the affluent West End within Edinburgh’s New Town Conservation area. The property lies within easy walking distance of both the City Centre - with its abundant shopping establishments, boutiques and bars - and cosmopolitan Stockbridge, renowned for its village atmosphere and artisan shops, popular Sunday street food market, cafés and restaurants.
There is excellent private and state school provision in the area including Fettes College, The Edinburgh Academy, St George’s School for Girls and the ESMC.
Lennox Street is ideally positioned to take advantage of Edinburgh’s historical attractions; International, Film and Fringe Festivals and Hogmanay celebrations. There are a number of recreational facilities close by including Drumsheugh Swimming Baths, the Edinburgh Sports Club and Dean Tennis Club whilst the Usher Hall, Lyceum and Traverse Theatres and Edinburgh’s acclaimed modern art galleries are just minutes away.
Lennox Street is situated within walking distance of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Inverleith Park and the Water of Leith walkway which connects directly with the city’s extensive off-road path network, providing scenic walks and cycling routes to South Queensferry, Newhaven Harbour, The Shore at Leith and The Pentland Hills. Residents of Lennox Street can also gain access to the beautiful adjacent Dean Gardens on payment of a small annual fee.
The area is well served by a Sainsbury’s supermarket on Shandwick Place, a Waitrose in Stockbridge, numerous independent shops in the West End and the Craigleith Retail Park.
Lennox Street boasts ample zoned parking and good proximity to the city’s bus and tram networks, Haymarket and Waverley stations as well as convenient access to the City Bypass, A1, M8 and M9 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.
Mains water, gas and electricity, broadband, telephone (subject to telephone providers’ regulations).
Council Tax Band Category:
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 December 2021 – First Issue