11/3 Bellevue Terrace, Edinburgh, EH7 4DT
Elegant and impressive, A-listed three bedroom top floor apartment forming part of an original Georgian terrace, occupying a commanding corner position with simply stunning panoramic views of the cityscape taking in Edinburgh Castle and the Firth of Forth. The property, within the New Town conservation area, benefits from a jewel-like interior colour palette of Farrow and Ball paints and papers throughout, a recently installed shaker style kitchen with flagstone floors, a dual-fuel Rangemaster double oven and ample dining space, as well as key original features such as working sash and case windows and polished wood floors. With a well-maintained communal garden, close proximity to all the cultural highlights of the city centre and the wide open green spaces of nearby parks such as Inverleith and The Royal Botanic Gardens, this property has fantastic investment potential, as well as being a delightful and centrally located home.
Property Details & Description
Entrance hallway, living Room, principal bedroom, two further double bedrooms (currently used as home offices) W.C., family bathroom, kitchen/dining room
The property is on the top (second) floor, accessed via a well maintained and freshly painted communal entrance vestibule and stairwell with beautiful original features including ornate plaster work, oak panelling and a large cupola providing plentiful natural light. There is also a well-maintained communal garden accessed by stairs down from the communal entrance area.
A bright entrance hallway with two opaque glass windows benefitting from the natural light of the cupola in the stairwell;entryphone system, panelling and parquet flooring. Spacious, light-filled living room with double sash and case windows and splendid front-facing castle views, original white marble mantelpiece with a log burning stove, original Edinburgh press and a shelving system to one wall. Principal bedroom with similar views, sash and case window and a double fronted mirrored wardrobe with deep storage and shelving, as well as access via hatch to a large, floored attic/storage space. Double bedroom, currently laid out as a study with fireplace, book shelving, engineered oak flooring and a remote-controlled velux window in the roof. W.C with shelved cupboard space. Further double bedroom with rear facing views as far as the Firth of Forth;original cast iron fireplace, recessed Edinburgh Press and engineered oak flooring. Family bathroom with deep bathtub and over-bath shower, mirrored vanity unit and wall mounted sink. Lovely, spacious kitchen/dining room with soft stone coloured shaker style wall and base units, mottled marble countertops; well appointed with appliances such as a dual-fuel Rangemaster double oven with proving drawer and wok facility; Belfast sink, flagstone flooring, ornate Victorian fire surround and ample space for dining; a further wall of storage with fridge freezer. The property also benefits from an unlined under pavement cellar.
Bellevue Terrace is a centrally located original Georgian terrace within the New Town, a short five minute walk from bustling Broughton street where there are many niche shops, restaurants and coffee shops to explore as well as the usual convenience stores and excellent artisan food shops. The newly opened St James Quarter with a vast array of retail outlets including a John Lewis, is close at hand; Harvey Nichols and the Omni Centre with multi screen cinemas are a mere 10 minute walk, as is the National Portrait Gallery on Queens Street and the main shopping streets of Princes Street and George Street
Ample green public space is well within walking distance, with both Inverleith Park and The Royal Botanics easily accessible as are the many and varied cycle paths surrounding the city.
There is excellent state school provision in the area with private schools such as Fettes College and The Edinburgh Academy close by.
Bus and Tram networks provide access to all areas of the city including direct trams from nearby York Place, to Edinburgh International Airport. Edinburgh Waverley rail station, access to the city bypass to A1 south and north to Glasgow and the Queensferry Crossing to Fife are within easy reach.
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