5/2 Buckingham Terrace, Edinburgh, EH4 3AB
Elegant two bedroom 1,000 SQ.FT. +, second floor apartment within an original Victorian townhouse on a highly sought after street in the heart of the West End. The property, which showcases high specification interiors with a calming palette of greys and neutral tones, benefits from plentiful natural light through expansive windows, a beautifully presented kitchen and a spacious living room with dining space and stunning castle views. Many key original features remain intact including sash and case windows with working shutters, cornice work and an open fireplace. Residents of Buckingham Terrace can easily apply for membership of Belgrave Crescent Gardens and Dean Gardens, two unique private gated beautiful gardens, both approximately 7 acres in size and situated just a few meters from the property.
Property Details & Description
Hallway;living room;office/study;kitchen;two generous double bedrooms;family bathroom;box room.
The property is accessed from the street, up steps to a front door. Communal entrance vestibule with beautiful terrazzo floor and recently renovated staircase which is freshly painted, with new carpets.
Hallway leading to all rooms;entryphone system. Beautifully presented, light-filled kitchen with stone colour, bespoke wall and base units and marble countertops; herringbone wood flooring;well-appointed with new appliances including double oven and gas hob;new boiler;views of peaceful neighbouring gardens below. Stunning, spacious front facing living room with expansive triple original window and a window seat; Edinburgh press, cornice work, open fireplace and ornate mantelpiece;lovely views of the surrounding cityscape as far as Edinburgh Castle;ample space for dining to one end with two internal windows. Office with plenty of natural light from the two internal windows. Box room. Principal bedroom with peaceful, rear facing views, window seat with storage and a walk in wardrobe space. Further double bedroom, front facing, with cupboard space. Family bathroom with deep bathtub, over bath shower with handheld option and a heated towel rail.
Buckingham Terrace is located in one of Edinburgh’s most sought after residential areas, close to the Dean Bridge and within easy reach of the city centre. The immediate locality is characterised by its elegant Victorian architecture and cobbled streets, which reflect the classic style of the era. The property is part of the highly sought after area of Edinburgh’s New Town - a designated UNESCO world heritage site.
Residents of Buckingham Terrace can easily apply for membership to the two private gardens close by. The Belgrave Crescent Gardens - a city centre private garden of seven acres beside the historic Dean Bridge with mature shrubs, trees, herbaceous and mixed borders providing a haven of peace close to the city, with wild areas and magnificent views of the Dean Bridge, over the Water of Leith. Similarly, The Dean Gardens are private communal gardens on the steep north bank of the Dean Valley through which runs the Water of Leith. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Inverleith Park, the Water of Leith walkway and Modern Art Galleries are all located nearby.
The West End, George Street, Princes Street and Stockbridge are host to some of Edinburgh’s finest local shopping, restaurants, coffee shops and boutiques. All are within half a mile of the property. There is a Waitrose supermarket nearby in Comely Bank. Slightly further afield the Craigleith Retail Park includes a Sainsbury’s supermarket and a Marks & Spencer, amongst other shops.
Waverley and Haymarket railway stations are also readily accessible, as are several major bus routes into town. The City bypass, Edinburgh International Airport, the Queensferry Crossing and Scotland's motorway networks are all accessed via nearby Queensferry Road.
Many of Edinburgh's renowned private schools are also within the vicinity, including Fettes College, The Edinburgh Academy, ESMC and St George's School for Girls, as well as excellent state school provision in the area.
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: 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 June 2021 – First Issue