11 West Scotland Street Lane, Edinburgh






Charming original detached mews house with private garden, tucked away on a peaceful cobbled side lane in the heart of the New Town.  This delightfully unique property, arranged over two floors, is beautifully appointed with well-proportioned rooms including a spacious sitting room with four windows allowing for plentiful natural light throughout and a French door leading out into a sheltered, paved rear garden, ideal for outdoor dining.  The upper level offers a spacious double bedroom and large bathroom with bath and shower.  Providing all the benefits of its tranquil position combined with close proximity to the city centre and all the highlights on offer, this will make a fantastic home for a professional couple or as a pied-a-terre.


Maria Ponte
 Senior Sales Negotiator


James Whitson
 Director of Edinburgh Residential Sales


Property Details & Description

Summary of accommodation:


Kitchen with dining area; sitting room; double bedroom; large bathroom



The property is accessed to the rear of Scotland Street, a beautiful cobbled street with an elegant Georgian facade. West Scotland Street Lane opens into a delightfully peaceful mews area, whilst a further smaller lane leads to the property.

A perfectly proportioned detached original mews house with a cobbled area to the front of the property.  Private main entrance opens up into a light-infused kitchen with double sash windows and lane views.  The kitchen is well appointed with cream shaker style wall and base units; integrated and freestanding appliances include a dishwasher and a Belling oven; dining area; decorative ceramic floor tiles; under stairs utility cupboard.  Lovely, light sitting room with solid wood mantelpiece and gas fire; four windows overlooking the peaceful lane allow for plenty of natural light, with a French door leading out onto a terraced area with steps leading into the sheltered garden, which is mainly paving and gravel, with a bed stocked with mature shrubs. 

Carpeted stairs lead up to the upper floor and a landing with double built-in cupboards.  Large, light-filled double bedroom with built-in double wardrobes and views over the lane.  A good size bathroom with both a bathtub and a separate shower cubicle benefits from natural light from velux windows as well as a single sash window.



West Scotland Street Lane is a lovely cobbled lane and mews located directly behind Scotland Street, off Drummond Place in the heart of the historic New Town area of Edinburgh, which is a designated UNESCO world heritage site. Shopping nearby includes a large Tesco at Canonmills and a smaller Tesco Metro on Dundas Street as well as other independent shops, cafes and bars.  The property is also a short 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 refurbished St James Retail Quarter and the main shopping streets of Princes Street and George Street all close at hand.


The open green spaces of George V Park, Inverleith Park and The Royal Botanics are easily accessible as are the many and varied cycle paths surrounding the city. 


There is excellent local school provision in the area with private schools such as Fettes College and The Edinburgh Academy. 


Bus and Tram networks provide access to all areas of the city including direct trams to Edinburgh Airport.  Edinburgh Waverley and Haymarket Rail stations, access to the city bypass to A1 south and north to Glasgow and the Queensferry Crossing to Fife are all within easy reach.

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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.


Gas central heating, mains water, gas and electricity, broadband, telephone (subject to telephone providers’ regulations).





Council Tax Band Category: F






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 April 2022 – First Issue