9/7 Great King Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6QW
Situated on a much sought-after street in Edinburgh’s historic New Town, the recently refurbished and stylish two-bedroom flat sits on the top floor of a grand Georgian terrace. The well-designed open plan kitchen-dining-living space is bathed in natural light from two large original sash and case windows. The Kitchen International bespoke kitchen features high specification fixtures and quality fittings whilst the lavish modern bathroom is from Porcelanosa.
The exceptional property is presented to the market in a walk-in condition and would appeal to a variety of buyers including professional couples, buy-to-let investors as those looking for a stylish city pied-a-terre.
The property lies just a short walk to the capital city’s main streets and the excellent range of local amenities, cafes and restaurants on nearby Broughton Street and in the vibrant neighbourhood of Stockbridge. It is located close to leafy Inverleith Park, The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, the Water of Leith walkway and the city’s extensive network of off-road cycle routes.
Property Details & Description
Kitchen-Dining-Sitting Room, Principal Double Bedroom, Bathroom with Walk-In Shower, Basin, Heated Towel Rail & WC, Second Double Room, Gas Central Heating, Underfloor Heating, Mist Sprinkler System
Spacious Entrance Hallway & Well-Maintained Stairwell
Situated within an impressive Georgian terrace on a cobbled street in Edinburgh’s UNESCO-listed New Town, the property is accessed through a grand traditional Georgian front door. There is a well-maintained, secure and spacious communal entrance hallway that features ornate ceiling cornicing, an original black and white geometric tiled floor and a large cupola. The property is located on the top floor of the building with the front door of the property opening into a stylish open plan living-dining-kitchen space that benefits from plenty of natural light from the two original Georgian sash and case windows with working shutters.
The Kitchen International bespoke kitchen features a brand- new integrated Siemens electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, rubbish bin and sink with Quooker hot water tap. The well-equipped kitchen has a stylish modern look with a mix of slate and light grey base and upper storage units, an inset antique-distressed mirrored splash back, a marble countertop and oak wood flooring. There is also a large kitchen island with an integrated Siemens induction hob, remote-controlled extractor fan, wine fridge, deep storage drawers and marble counter seating that can accommodate up to six people.
On the right side of the property there is an elegant principal double bedroom that features a herringbone wood floor and a bright airy outlook with lots of light flooding in through the large sash and case window with working shutters. Next door is a well-presented Porcelanosa marble-tiled bathroom with a large walk-in-shower, integrated Villeroy & Boch basin with large storage drawer below, aged-effect bronze fixtures and fittings, a mirrored vanity cabinet, heated towel rail & WC.
On the other side of the kitchen-living space there is another delightful double bedroom with herringbone flooring and a large sash and case window with working shutters and views overlooking the cobbled street. The entire property has recently undergone a top-to-toe refurbishment that has included new electrical wiring, plumbing and the addition of a new boiler.
Great King Street is a wide cobbled street situated in a highly desirable residential area in the heart of Edinburgh’s historic New Town that forms part of the capital’s UNESCO World Heritage site. The city’s main entertainment, financial and business districts all lie within easy walking distance.
The area is well served by local amenities with a Tesco Express on Dundas Street and a larger Tesco supermarket in Canonmills. There are plenty of independent stores, local food producers and restaurants on nearby Broughton Street. Also in close proximity are the designer stores along George Street and Multrees Walk and more within the brand-new St James Quarter, an upmarket retail and entertainment complex. Just a short walk from the property is Stockbridge with its bustling village atmosphere, specialist independent shops, cafes, restaurants and a weekly Sunday food market.
Inverleith Park, where you’ll find community tennis courts and children’s play park, and the world-renowned Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden are both a short walk away as is George V Park that links into an extensive network of cycle and walkways. Residents may apply for access to the Queen Street Gardens East, a leafy green expanse just two blocks from the property, on payment of an annual fee.
The property sits within the school catchment area for the Broughton Primary School, St Mary’s RC Primary School and Drummond Community High School. There are plenty of private schools available locally at Cargilfield Prep School, Fettes College and The Edinburgh Academy.
Both Waverley Train Station and Edinburgh Central Bus Station are within easy reach of the property as are the Edinburgh’s excellent bus and tram network that offers efficient access to Edinburgh International Airport.
Resident’s Permit as well as Pay & Display Parking is available on Great King Street.
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 July 2021 – First Issue