21/4 Drumsheugh Gardens, Edinburgh, EH3 7QJ
A very desirable second floor, three-bedroom, two bathroom, Victorian apartment in the heart of Edinburgh’s West End, a short walk from the central shopping areas of Princes Street and George Street and all the cultural highlights on offer. The property benefits from some recent upgrades including en-suite bathrooms in two of the bedrooms and a light filled, spacious kitchen/living/dining room.
Many key original features including ornate cornice work, sash and case windows with working shutters all remain intact throughout the property which has excellent investment potential, would suit a professional couple or family due to its proximity to the city centre, Edinburgh’s financial quarter and the excellent private schools in the area.
Residents access to neighbouring ‘ Drumsheugh Gardens’, subject to an annual fee.
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Property Details & Description
Number 4 is accessed via a front door on the landing, leading into a U-shaped integral hallway which has stained wood flooring throughout, space for hanging coats and loft access. The large kitchen/living/dining room has been partitioned to provide a separate kitchen space towards the rear of the room; the living/dining space has two large original sash and case windows with working shutters and street views, original cornice work and picture rail with stained wood flooring throughout; the partitioned, well-appointed kitchen has twin shelved areas at the entrance, with modern mid-tone wood units, black marble tops and integrated appliances including Neff microwave and SMEG gas hob and oven. Double bedroom with street views has an en-suite shower room with modern sanitary ware. Boiler/utility cupboard. Second double bedroom with rear facing views across peaceful neighbouring gardens and the cityscape beyond. Principal bedroom has similar views to the rear and there is “Jack and Jill” access to an en-suite family bathroom with deep bathtub, over-bath shower and a heated towel rail; the bathroom is also accessed by a door in the hall.
The apartment is accessed via steps up to a smart blue front door with brass buzzer system. The communal hallway and stairwell is freshly painted and welcoming with a carpeted staircase and original polished wood banister leading to the apartment on the second floor.
There is a separate store room accessed by a door on the stair between the ground and 1st floors which is allocated to the property and this is unique to Number 4.
Entry phone system.
Communal bike shed to rear of property next to bin store.
The Victorian buildings in Drumsheugh Gardens are arranged in terraced form which surround a private garden area and is a highly sought after address in the heart of Edinburgh’s West End. Within easy walking distance of the central shopping areas of Princes Street and George Street and the village atmosphere of the West End itself with many independent shops, artisanal coffee shops, bars and restaurants.
The property is ideally positioned to take advantage of Edinburgh’s world renowned International, Film and Fringe Festivals; Hogmanay celebrations; the Usher Hall, EICC, Kings, Lyceum and Traverse Theatres; numerous art galleries, museums, cinemas, restaurants and historical attractions including close proximity to the beautiful St Mary’s Cathedral.
There are a number of recreational facilities close by including Drumsheugh Swimming Baths, the Edinburgh Sports Club and Dean Tennis Club whilst the green open spaces of the Royal Botanic Garden, Inverleith Park and the Water of Leith walkway are also nearby.
There is excellent private and state school provision in the area including Fettes College, St George’s School for Girls, ESMC and The Edinburgh Academy.
The area is well served by a Sainsbury’s supermarket on Shandwick Place and a large Waitrose in Stockbridge. Drumsheugh Gardens boasts ample zoned parking; good proximity to the city’s efficient bus and tram network and convenient access to Haymarket Station, the City Bypass, A1 and 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.
Items Included in the Sale:
All fixtures and fittings; Pendant lights; Various items of furniture (3 wardrobes, 2 beds, 4 bedside units and 2 leather sofas); White goods.
Mains water, electricity, broadband, telephone (subject to telephone providers’ regulations). Virgin cable TV and Broadband speeds in excess of 360mb/s
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 March 2021 – First Issue