16 Trinity Grove, Edinburgh, EH5 3HD





This recently renovated and stylish-presented upper villa forms part of a charming row of 1920s terraced sandstone houses situated on a quiet private residential road in the highly desirable neighbourhood of Trinity.

The delightful three-bedroomed property has been recently reconfigured and refurbished by the current owners who have added a stunning open plan kitchen-dining room and a stylish modern bathroom. The property also benefits from direct access to a garden to the rear of the property and a private garage.

The property is presented to the market in a walk-in condition and would be well suited for either a young professional couple or for a family offering modern city living in a tranquil leafy setting.

Situated in the Inverleith Conservation Area and lying just under two miles north of Edinburgh city centre, Trinity is hugely popular due to its proximity to well-regarded schools, a wide range of local amenities, leafy parks and easy access to the extensive off-road cycle and pathway network.


John Wybar
 Associate Director


Max Mills
  Director of Residential Sales


Property Details & Description

Summary of Accommodation:


Upper Villa

Entrance Staircase, Entrance Hall, Living Room, Kitchen-Dining Room, Utility Room, Principal Bedroom with En-Suite Dressing Area & Access to Extensive Partially Floored Loft Storage, Two Further Double Bedrooms, Bathroom, Hall Storage Cupboard, Internal Staircase to Rear Garden


Outside Space

 Front Gate & Pathway, Shared Residents’ Path & Rear Gate Access to Spencer Place, Rear Enclosed Private Garden with Sun Deck, Single Detached Garage Accessed from Spencer Place

Unrestricted Off-Street Parking



16 Trinity Grove is an attractive upper villa property situated on a peaceful private road in the popular residential neighbourhood of Trinity within walking distance to local amenities and recreational facilities.  The three-bedroomed property offers spacious and versatile accommodation as follows:



Ground Floor:

  • Entrance Door: The front door of the property is approached via a pathway from the private residential road through a wrought-iron gate.  

  • Entrance Hall: Accessed via a staircase from the ground floor entrance, the glass-panelled inner front door opens into a spacious hall bathed in natural light from the large original cupula. The hall has a useful built-in storage cupboard.

  • Living Room: This exceptionally spacious room benefits from a large bay window overlooking the charming, terraced houses on the opposite side of the tree-lined private road.  The light-filled room benefits from original wood flooring and an attractive period fireplace.

  • Kitchen-Dining Room: The current owners have created this stunning open plan kitchen-dining room that is well-suited for modern family living.  As There is a large dining room table that can accommodate up to eight people with wall-mounted storage units at one end. The modern fitted kitchen features an integrated double oven, combi oven/grill, full-length fridge, full-length freezer, sink, NEFF induction hob, extractor fan and a window overlooking the rear gardens.  The kitchen has granite worktops, a stylish geometric-patterned splash back and an open shelved Edinburgh Press. There is plenty of storage in the base and upper units.

  • Utility Room: Formerly the kitchen, this is now a large utility room with an integrated microwave, stainless steel sink, clothes drying pulley and a dual aspect outlook overlooking the gardens to the rear. There are plenty of storage units and there is space for a washing machine, tumble dryer and a dish washer.

  • Principal Bedroom: This generously sized double bedroom is bright and airy with a large double window overlooking the private road at the front of the property. The well-presented room has a walk-in dressing area with shelved and hanging storage and from there is access via a Ramsay ladder to extensive floored attic the spans the length of the property. There is also an additional built-in shelved cupboard in the room.

  • Bedroom Two & Three: The two delightful double bedrooms have a tranquil outlook over the tranquil rear gardens. The larger of the two has a deep walk-in storage cupboard offering hanging and shelving solutions.

  • Bathroom: Recently renovated, this stylish modern bathroom has striking turquoise walls tiles, white-painted floorboards, a bath with overhead shower and hand-held shower appliance, integrated circular wash basin unit with two deep drawers below, heated towel rail & WC.


Outside Space & Communal Areas

  • Externally, the rear garden is reached via a door from the front entrance staircase that leads downs stairs to a pathway which access the four residents’ gardens and the back gate to Spencer Place. The property’s garden is accessed from the shared pathway and features a lawn bordered by flower beds. There is a garden shed and newly added decked sun terrace at the side of the garage that benefits from the afternoon sun. The single garage is accessed from Spencer Place.


Situated near to the Firth of Forth shoreline and in a Conservation Area, Trinity offers lovely leafy streets and a thriving community spirit. It lies just two miles north of Edinburgh city centre and enjoys excellent bus and cycle path links to the city centre.

The area is well served with local amenities with an array of independent stores at Goldenacre as well as a Sainsbury’s Local on Craig Hall Road. Within close proximity, there is an Asda superstore at Newhaven and a M&S Food Hall in the Ocean Terminal shopping and entertainment complex, where you will also find a VUE cinema, restaurants, high-street shops, and The Royal Yacht Britannia visitor attraction. There is a farmer’s market every Saturday in nearby cosmopolitan Leith, where you will also find Michelin-starred restaurants, waterfront bars and cafes.

There are plenty of open green spaces nearby to enjoy including Lomond Park, which residents can apply for membership for a small annual fee, and the popular Victoria Park that has a large children’s play park and community tennis courts.   There is a good range of recreational facilities such as Lomond Park Tennis & Bowling Club, the St Serf’s Tennis Club and he Pure Gym at Ocean Terminal. It is just a short walk to picturesque Newhaven Harbour, where you will find several lovely seafood restaurants and a David Lloyd Leisure & Tennis Centre.


The extensive network of cycling and walking paths along the former disused train lines is accessed from a pathway at the nearby South Trinity Bridge and these connect into cosmopolitan Stockbridge, Inverleith Park and Royal Botanic Garden in one direction and Leith in the other.


The property sits in the catchment area for Trinity Primary School and Trinity Academy whilst there is a many private schooling options nearby including Fettes College, Erskine Stewarts’ Melville Schools (ESMS) and The Edinburgh Academy.


There are good transport links on the doorstep with the number 8, 23, 27 buses providing a direct route to the city centre.  Trinity will also benefit from the extension of the city’s tramline to Leith and Newhaven when it is completed. The A1 to East Lothian that links into the City Bypass and Edinburgh International Airport is 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 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.


Prepared February 2022 – First Issue