14 Orchard Place, Craigleith, Edinburgh, EH4 2HF
With a coveted corner site, 14 Orchard Road is a main door, first floor flat over three levels, situated on a peaceful street in the popular residential suburb of Craigleith that lies within walking distance of the highly desirable neighbourhood of Stockbridge. The contemporary-styled home has recently undergone a comprehensive renovation with highlights including the addition of a new modern kitchen and bathroom. Enjoying a prime city location, the property is located near to several well-regarded schools, excellent local amenities and leafy, green spaces including Inverleith Park and the Royal Botanic Garden. It is also situated near to all the main attractions in Edinburgh’s city centre and within easy reach of Edinburgh International Airport and the Queensferry Crossing.
Senior Sales Negotiator
Director of Edinburgh Residential Sales
Property Details & Description
Summary of accommodation:
Entrance Vestibule, Cloakroom Cupboard
Kitchen, Living-Dining Room, Principal Bedroom, Bedroom Two, Family Bathroom
Converted Attic Room/Home Office & Under Eaves Storage
Private Off-Road Driveway, Private Front Garden with Lawned Area, Floral Borders & Mature Trees
14 Orchard Place sits back from the roadside on a large corner site at the end of a quiet residential street. A newly laid stone driveway provides parking for two small cars and leads to the main door of the property. On the ground floor there is an entrance vestibule and deep cloakroom cupboard. Newly carpeted stairs lead up to the first-floor landing that gives access to all the main accommodation that enjoys a timeless grey and monochrome colour palate. The modern fitted kitchen features new appliances including a Logik washing machine, Essentials fridge/freezer, integrated Beko induction hob, extractor fan, combined oven/grill, Electra dishwasher, boiler, base and upper storage units. The black resin basin sink and drying area sits in front of a window that offers an open leafy outlook. The generously sized living room has ample space for both a seating and dining area and benefits from plenty of natural light from four large windows. There is direct door access to a private balcony which enjoys views of mature trees and the peaceful side street. The newly renovated bathroom is partially tiled and features a contemporary vanity unit with an integrated double-sized wash basin and storage shelf unit, illuminated mirror, a bath with an overheard rain shower, heated towel rail & WC. The good-sized principal bedroom has three large windows overlooking the front of the house and an in-built fitted wardrobe with a louvred-wood doors. The second bedroom enjoys dual aspect views of the front and side of the house and has stair access to the spacious attic on the top floor of the house. With a pitched roof and Velux window, this spacious converted attic room would be perfect for use as either a home office or gym. There is also access to plenty of under eaves storage space. The property has a large front garden that has been laid to lawn with floral borders and several mature trees and is easily maintained.
14 Orchard Place is situated in Craigleith, a peaceful residential area that lies a mile west of the city centre and is within walking distance of cosmopolitan Stockbridge with its bustling village atmosphere, specialist independent shops, cafes, restaurants, and a weekly Sunday food market.
The area is also well catered for in terms of local amenities with a Waitrose in nearby Comely Bank as well as a wide range of independent stores, restaurants, and cafes in Stockbridge. Also, within walking distance of the property is Craigleith Retail Park, where you will find a Sainsbury’s and M&S.
There are many recreational and leisure facilities in close proximity including the members only Westwoods Health Club and The Grange Cricket & Tennis Club.
It is also a short walk to Inverleith Park, where you’ll find community tennis courts and a children’s play park, the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and the scenic Water of Leith walkway and cycle path.
The property sits within the school catchment area for the highly regarded Flora Stevenson’s Primary as well as Broughton High School. There are plenty of private schools available locally including Fettes College, The Edinburgh Academy, Erskine Stewart’s Melville Schools (ESMS) and St George’s School for Girls.
The property is just short walk away from Princes Street and George Street, the city’s main shopping thoroughfares, and many of Edinburgh’s world -class museums and historic attractions. It lies within easy reach of Haymarket Station and the excellent tram and bus links to Edinburgh International Airport.
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: D
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 November 2021 – First Issue