2 Bedroom Flat (Now Sold)
98/6 Newhaven Road, Edinburgh, EH6 4BS
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Stunning top floor flat forms part of this traditional tenement building pleasantly situated in this sought after locale of Newhaven. It offers an extremely well-appointed residence with high ceilings and large windows affording a very bright and open feel. The front facing rooms boast a panoramic south-westerly view over the city, to Edinburgh Castle and the Pentland Hills. The rear facing rooms have an easterly aspect over the Water of Leith walkway towards East Lothian. The sellers have carefully modernised the property to a high standard and completed with soft, neutral decor and quality finishes throughout. They have been careful to retain the many delightful period features including panelled interior doors, window surrounds, and original natural wood floors which have been sanded and varnished. The kitchen, with quality fittings, offers superb storage and preparation space and comes complete with appliances. The very large bathroom has fitted modern three-piece white suite with electric shower. It benefits from gas central heating with combination boiler (fitted in 2009) and panel radiators and this is combined with double-glazed windows to offer a comfortable home. The building has a security entry phone system leading into the quiet, shared stairway. A door to rear leads to the spacious communal garden.
Newhaven Road is situated approximately two miles to the east of the city centre within walking distance of the wide range of facilities including various specialist shops, post offices, banks and within easy access of a variety of good schools. There are local supermarkets situated nearby on Ferry Road, Great Junction Street, Leith Walk, and at Cannonmills, as well as a large Asda superstore on the Newhaven foreshore less than 1 mile away. It is conveniently placed for the Scottish Government’s offices at Victoria Quay and the wide choice of other business and commercial centres that the district has to offer. There is a regular public transport service operating to most parts of the city including the No 11 bus service which offers easy access to the City Centre districts, and, from nearby Ferry Road, the 7, 14 and 21 services. Adjacent to the Water of Leith cycle path/walkway providing excellent cycling and walking routes to various parts of the city. There is ample unrestricted on-street parking in the vicinity and it is well placed for access to the main commuting routes including the Forth Road Bridge, Edinburgh Airport and A1 south. The district offers a good choice of cafés, restaurants, and fitness/leisure facilities. The fashionable Shore district offers a cosmopolitan choice of amenities; various cafes/bistros and restaurants. Nearby Ocean Terminal offers many major retail outlets, multiplex cinema, gym and eateries and is also home to the Royal Yacht Britannia.
ENTRANCE HALL 8’1 x 3’6 and 7’2 x 6’7 at widest points
Main door into the spacious, “L”-shaped entrance hall with original panelled doors leading into the accommodation. Large, wall mounted mirror included. Traditional pulley/hanging rail. Entryphone handset. Radiator. Natural wood floor. 1 double power point.
Very useful deep, storage/utility cupboard situated off main hall, with attractive ceramic tiling to dado height. Fitted worktop and overhead shelf. The automatic washing machine and freezer are included in the sale. BT telephone point, ideal for wireless networking. Gas meter, electric meter and fuse box. 1 double power point.
LOUNGE/DINING ROOM 14’10 x 12’0
Spacious and light beautifully appointed lounge/diningroom has recessed twin double-glazed window to front with panelled surrounds and affording fabulous southerly views over the city towards Edinburgh Castle and the Pentlands. Open Edinburgh press. Cable TV and roof aerial connection points. Radiator. Natural wood floor. 3 double power points.
FITTED KITCHEN 8’7 x 8’4
The kitchen has a skylight providing ample natural light, as well as halogen lighting. It has been tastefully fitted with an excellent range of base and wall units with contrasting work surface, mosaic tiled splashback and under unit lighting. Built-in Stoves gas hob, electric oven/grill, integrated extractor hood. The sellers are also including the fridge and dishwasher in the sale. Stainless steel sink unit with drainer and mixer tap. Integrated bins for refuse and recycling. Extractor. Radiator. 4 double power points plus appliance points.
MASTER BEDROOM 12’8 x 12’0
Quietly situated to the rear, this generously proportioned double bedroom has recessed double-glazed window with panelled surround and enjoys an easterly aspect over the Water of Leith walkway towards East Lothian. Deep storage cupboard with light and coat hooks (houses the combination boiler). Open Edinburgh press. Radiator. Natural wood floor. 3 double power points.
BEDROOM 2 12’0 x 7’6
Bright second bedroom has recessed double-glazed window to front with southerly aspect over the city. It is a versatile room which can be used as a double bedroom, combined study/home office, or dining room. Radiator. Natural wood floor. 3 double power points.
BATHROOM 8’0 x 7’9
The very large bathroom has opaque window with panelled surround and display sill. It has a fitted three-piece white suite comprising WC, wash hand basin with pedestal and enamel bath with Gainsborough electric shower and glass screen door. It has been tastefully finished with white ceramic tiling including feature décor dado and newly installed Karndean flooring. Access hatch to generous private storage attic providing extensive storage space, also allows access to the roof. Natural wood floor. Radiator.
All curtains and light fixtures. Automatic washing machine, dishwasher and freezer. Fitted mirrors in the entrance hall, bedrooms and bathroom. Ladder for loft access into storage attic. Other furnishings, including two blond wood wardrobes, sofas, dining table and divan bed, can be available by separate negotiation.