12/14 Tower Place, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 7BZ
Offering spectacular panoramic views of the Edinburgh skyline, Arthur’s Seat, Calton Hill, Edinburgh Castle and the Pentland Hills, this well-presented two-bedroom apartment really does boast a room with a view.
Overlooking the tree-lined cobblestoned waterfront in cosmopolitan Leith, these stunning city vistas can be enjoyed from both the spacious sitting room and the balcony of the fourth-floor apartment that forms part of a well-established modern residential development.
The stylish kitchen-dining room provides a lovely space to entertain with a window offering more views of Edinburgh’s key landmarks. The fitted kitchen features high specification appliances including an integrated dishwasher, washing machine, new fridge/freezer, electric oven, gas hob, extractor fan and plenty of base and upper storage units.
Both the good-sized principal en-suite bedroom and the second double bedroom enjoy more wonderful waterfront views and have fitted wardrobes offering ample storage.
The light-filled apartment features a neutral décor with contemporary interiors and is presented to the market in a walk-in condition.
The fully factored property benefits from a secure video entry system, an allocated car parking space in the gated underground car park that also has CCTV, secure bike storage and a waste and recycling area. Sitting in the circular heart of the development above the underground car park is a peaceful residents’ garden.
With excellent transport and cycle path links to the city centre, the property will appeal to a variety of buyers including professional couples, first-time buyers and those looking for a city pied-a-terre or as a buy-to-let investment.
Senior Sales Negotiator
Property Details & Description
Summary of Accomodation:
Entrance Hallway, Sitting Room with French Door Access to Balcony, Kitchen-Dining Room, Principal Bedroom & En-suite Shower Room with Heated Towel Rail, Wash Basin & WC, Second Double Bedroom, Bathroom with Bath & Shower Appliance, Wash Basin, Mirrored Vanity Cabinet & WC, Hall Storage Cupboard, Gas Central Heating, Double Glazing
Outside Space and Communal Areas
Secure Entry System, CCTV, Entrance Hall, Internal Lift & Staircase, Internal Rubbish Shute, Residents’ Garden, Underground Car Parking, Secure Bike Store, Waste & Recycling Area
The property enjoys a picturesque waterfront position set around the mouth of the Water of Leith just three miles from Edinburgh city centre. The city’s main business, financial and shopping districts are easily accessible by car, bus or by bike. The extension to the tram line that will link Leith to the city centre is scheduled to open in 2023 and there will be a stop located directly behind Tower Place.
An important 19th century trading centre, the historic port of Leith is undergoing a dramatic renaissance. There is a thriving foodie scene with two Michelin-starred restaurants, Martin Wishart and The Kitchin, that sit alongside many other waterfront eateries. Directly across from the property is the Malmaison Hotel whilst The Fingal, a palatial floating hotel with a restaurant and bar, is situated behind Tower Place.
The area is well served with local amenities with a Sainsbury’s Express, a new Aldi store and a 24-hour Asda Superstore all nearby. There is also a M&S Simply Food within Ocean Terminal, a retail and entertainment complex where you will find a multi-screen cinema and restaurants that overlook The Royal Yacht Britannia, a popular tourist attraction. There is a delightful famers’ market held every Saturday on Dock Place.
There are several excellent member-only leisure facilities on the doorstep including a David Lloyd Leisure Centre and Pure Gym whilst there is a large expanse of greenery and a children’s play park at Leith Links. The Water of Leith walkway is easily accessible and from there you can walk or cycle to The Royal Botanic Gardens, Inverleith Park, Stockbridge and the city centre.
The property is conveniently located near the Scottish Government Executive Office on Victoria Quay and is withing easy reach of the City Bypass, A1 to East Lothian, Edinburgh International Airport and the Queensferry Crossing to Fife.
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 September 2021 – First Issue