1 Balmoral Place, Edinburgh, EH3 5JA
A beautifully renovated Victorian ground floor Colony flat, boasting a mix of period and contemporary design. This light decoration teamed with multiple windows gives the flat an airy atmosphere. The property offers an equally modern front garden, a perfect outdoor space for relaxing, and is situated in the highly desirable Stockbridge area, within easy reach of Edinburgh’s shopping and business districts.
Property Details & Description
Accommodation – Ground floor
Hallway, living room/kitchen/dining, bathroom, bedroom, dual storage cupboards.
Private front garden with established perennial planting, bike storage and washing line. On-street Parking is available by permit.
Renowned for their period charm, 1 Balmoral Place is located in the peaceful and highly desirable residential area known as the Stockbridge Colonies, a collective name for the attractive row of stone terraced houses built by a stonemasons’ cooperative in the latter part of the 19th century.
Situated in cosmopolitan Stockbridge with its bustling village atmosphere, specialist independent shops, cafes, restaurants and a weekly Sunday food market. Just a few minutes’ walk from the property is Glenogle Swim Centre, a beautiful restored Victorian pool with a gym and fitness studios whilst the member-only Grange Cricket, Tennis & Squash Club is within easy reach.
The property lies within walking distance of Inverleith Park, where you’ll find community tennis courts and a children’s play park, and the adjacent Royal Botanic Gardens.
The property is well served by several small conveniences such as a Sainbury’s Local and Scotmid whilst larger supermarkets such as Waitrose, M&S and Sainsbury’s are all within easy reach.
The property is within walking distance of the city centre as well as many of the Scottish capital’s world-class tourist attractions. Also within easy reach are Waverley Train Station, St Andrew Square Bus Station and the tram and bus links to Edinburgh International Airport.
The property sits within the school catchment area for Stockbridge Primary and Broughton High School. There are plenty of private schools available locally at Edinburgh Academy, Fettes College, Erskine Stewarts Melville Schools (ESMS), and St George’s School for Girls.
This charming property has been tastefully modified to combine traditional style and elegance with minimalist décor, Farrow & Ball colour on the walls complimenting the period cornicing and ceiling rose, it’s the perfect blend of old and new.
To the front is a bright living area overlooking the garden, with a recessed wood burning stove and sanded wood floors. The press beside the stove is perfect storage for keeping the room uncluttered.
The adjoining kitchen dining area has contrasting shaker style navy units and light marble work top. The 4-ring gas hob and electric oven are integrated beautifully, this combined with the open shelving above gives the space function as well as form.
Further down the hall is the bathroom, in keeping with the property’s tasteful design. It boasts a walk-in shower, freestanding bath, and a sink with towel rail. The bathroom offers attractive touches such as patterned herringbone tiles in pastel colours.
The bedroom is located at the rear of the property, and benefits from a rustic iron fireplace (ornamental), an enclosed press and a two-tone colour scheme. The room gains light thanks to the large sash and case window and has abundant space for a double bed and free-standing storage.
The hallway has two large cupboards, perfect for household utilities and storage. Altogether these convenient features teamed with the property’s generous layout, tasteful style and sought-after location make it perfect for a wide range of potential buyers.
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: C
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