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Rose Cottage, 27 Main Street, Davidson’s Mains, Edinburgh, EH4 5BZ


A delightful two/three bedroom detached Victorian cottage with private garden, uniquely positioned in the heart of Davidson’s Mains, a peaceful residential area with a charming village feel. This characterful property, now requiring some modernisation and ready for new owners to make it their own, offers endless possibilities for upgrades and breathing new life into well proportioned, light filled rooms with original features such as fireplaces and sash and case windows.  With excellent school provision nearby, the cottage is close to all amenities, parks and open green spaces as well as several golf courses and beautiful beaches, whilst only a short drive to the city centre.  This lovely property will make a fantastic family home. 

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Fraser Wardhaugh
Sales Negotiator

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John Wybar
 Associate Director

Virtual Tour

Property Details & Description



Ground Floor:

Entrance vestibule; sitting room; family room (or double bedroom);dining room; W.C.; kitchen; family bathroom


First Floor:

Two double bedrooms; box room


Outside Space:

Front garden; sheltered rear garden, gravelled, with parking for at least two cars




Ground Floor:


The property is accessed from the street, via a paved pathway through the front garden area. 


Front door opens into a small entrance vestibule then immediately into a large and light-filled sitting room with gas fire; two shelved cupboards; front garden views.  Carpeted staircase leading up to the first floor.  A family room or double bedroom with similar views; original fireplace (tiled over); open Edinburgh press.  A small section of under stairs hallway leads to a family bathroom with a bath and over bath shower.  Dining room with gas fire; rear facing views.  A further section of tiled hallway.  W.C.  Back door with a cloakroom area leads into the rear garden.  Understairs storage space. Galley kitchen with beech effect wall and base units and marble effect formica worktops; garden views. 


First Floor:


Double bedroom with side views; eaves access; a long wall of built-in cupboards.  Airing cupboard.  Large box room; Double bedroom with opposite side views; eaves access.




Rose Cottage is situated in the extremely popular residential area of Davidson’s Mains, to the north of the city centre, yet only a short drive from Edinburgh’s West End and cosmopolitan Stockbridge.


Amenities provide a village atmosphere with local shopping including a Tesco Metro and a range of quality independent outlets including cafés, services, shops, post office, takeaways and restaurants.  The property is also within easy reach of Craigleith Shopping Park offering high street stores including a Marks & Spencer and a Sainsburys.


There is excellent state school provision in the area with private options such as Cargilfield, St George’s School for Girls, ESMS, Edinburgh Academy and Fettes College, all within easy reach.


Davidson’s Mains is well served by public transport with an extensive bus network and direct access to the city centre with all the cultural highlights on offer as well as immediate access north to the Queensferry Crossing, and to Edinburgh International Airport as well as to the city bypass with links to Glasgow and the South.


There are many open green spaces surrounding the area with wonderful opportunities for leisure activities such as walking at the nearby Ravelston Park and Woods, Corstorphine Hill Nature Reserve, Lauriston Castle and grounds or Cammo Estate and the beaches at Cramond and Silverknowes.  There are also several public and private golf courses nearby as well as access to the many and varied cycling routes on offer.


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General Remarks

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 and 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 January 2022 – First Issue

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