60/1 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh, EH1 2QE


A charming and immaculately presented two-bedroom first floor apartment set within the highly sought-after conservation area of the Grassmarket. This outstanding property, forms part of a B listed building dating back to the 18th Century and enjoys all the convenience and vibe of the old town whilst offering contemporary sleek accommodation. The property, which has been finished to an exceptionally high standard throughout, boasts a wealth of period features, immaculate décor and an enviable location.


The flat has been fastidiously redeveloped offering the perfect balance of traditional and contemporary features making it a vibrant place fit for 21st century living. It would make the perfect home, pied-a-terre or rental property and therefore should appeal to both an investor as letting potential as well as those looking for a private home.

Brodie Ballantine

Sales Negotiator


Property Details & Description



Hall, living room/kitchen/ dining area, main bedroom, additional double bedroom with built-in wardrobe, shower room, storage cupboard.


Outside space

On-street resident permit parking.



Candlemaker Row is situated in Edinburgh’s highly desirable Grassmarket area, which is both a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the city’s most popular areas for tourists. There you will find an abundance of local pubs and restaurants offering an array of traditional nightlife as well as speciality shopping and regular street markets. The flat is also a very short distance from one of Edinburgh’s prettiest and most charming of streets - Victoria Street; with its cascading curves and cobbles, it has an abundance of history and old-world charm. The property is also moments away from the iconic Greyfriars Bobby Statue and renowned story surrounding both him and the graveyard opposite.


The property is a stone’s throw from the Royal Mile and its many historical attractions. Edinburgh University’s McEwan’s Hall is located moments away, Edinburgh’s noteworthy museum and the city’s business, financial and shopping districts are all easily accessible and within walking distance.


For those keen shoppers John Lewis’ department store, and the new state of the art St. James Shopping Centre (set to open in 2021), is approximately 10 minutes away. 

The property boasts easy access to Waverley Station, frequent bus and tram services, the city’s extensive cycle network, Edinburgh International Airport, the city bypass and Central Scotland’s motorways.

It is ideally positioned to take advantage of Edinburgh’s renowned art galleries, museums and historical attractions; International, Film and Fringe Festivals and Hogmanay celebrations.

The property is just moments from the Meadows which features a children’s playground and a short distance from numerous other recreational facilities and green spaces including Princes Street Gardens.



The apartment is accessed from a well-maintained secure communal stairwell via an entry phone system. Finished to a high level of specification, the property has been decorated in an array of sophisticated muted colours which would appeal to all buyers. The contemporary accommodation comprises; hallway, bright dual aspect open plan living room/kitchen with ample space for a dining table and enviable views over the charming architecture on offer in Candlemaker Row. The kitchen offers built-in wall-units, integrated appliances, a breakfast bar and a quaint window which offers views onto Greyfriars Graveyard. The open plan living space has large windows filling the room with light and a useful storage cupboard. The property benefits from two double bedrooms both featuring charming Edinburgh Press’s, one with a built-in wardrobe. Both rooms have a neutral colour palette and enviable views. The property hosts a spacious modern shower room with a double rainfall shower and a sleek white W.C and Washbasin.

60-1 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh Floorpla

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.



Electric heating, mains water, electricity, broadband, telephone (subject to telephone providers’ regulations.)






Council Tax Band Category:  D





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 May 2021 – First Issue