7 Northumberland Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6LQ


Very desirable one bedroom main door apartment in the heart of the New Town, forming part of an original building occupying a prime corner position on an elegant Georgian street.  The property, situated between ground and lower ground level above a leafy courtyard, offers a bright dual aspect living room with dining space as well as a good size bedroom and a single dry lined cellar for storage.  Ideally located, with immediate access to the city centre with all the cultural highlights on offer there and residents' membership to the beautiful Queens Street Gardens available, this apartment has great investment potential or makes a perfect, centrally placed pied a terre.

Brodie Ballentine

Sales Negotiator


Property Details & Description

Accommodation comprises:

Entrance vestibule;Large dual aspect living room with ample dining space;kitchen;double bedroom;shower room;W.C; two storage cupboards.


A single dry lined cellar accessed from the courtyard below the property.



The property is accessed from the street down several steps to the front door;entrance vestibule with inner door;light-filled, dual aspect living room with views down Northumberland Street to the side and Nelson Street to the front;ample dining space.  Well appointed kitchen with shaker style cream units, marble countertops and a window with views of courtyard foliage and Northumberland Street.  Double bedroom with lovely views down Nelson Street.  Shower room with shower cubicle.  Separate W.C.  Two spacious cupboards with overhead storage.


Items included in the sale:

All white goods, sofas, dining table and chairs, sideboard, coffee table and bedroom furniture as seen.



Northumberland Place is situated in an elegant central location with close proximity to the city’s bustling centre.  This A listed area of the New Town which looks very much the same as when it was built, a complete Georgian townscape which is designated a UNESCO world heritage site.  George Street and Princes Street, along with several historic and cultural attractions of Edinburgh’s city centre are only a few minutes walk away.


There are many independent shops, cafes, restaurants and galleries nearby on Dundas Street as well as a Tesco Metro.  There is a Waitrose supermarket nearby in Comely Bank and slightly further afield the Craigleith Retail Park includes a larger Sainsbury’s supermarket and a Marks & Spencer, amongst other shops. Neighbouring Stockbridge has a thriving village atmosphere, with excellent amenities such as galleries, bars, restaurants, coffee shops and a weekly artisan street market.  Ample green space surrounds the area with parks, cycle paths and Botanical Gardens. 


There is excellent local and private schooling in the vicinity including The Edinburgh Academy and Fettes College.


Residents are eligible for membership of Queens Street Gardens East, the private gardens close to the property.  The area benefits from zoned permit parking and easy access to Edinburgh’s public transport network, Waverley and Haymarket stations, the city bypass and Edinburgh International Airport.

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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.



Mains water, gas and electricity, broadband, telephone (subject to telephone providers’ regulations).







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 June 2021 – First Issue