21 North East Cumberland Street Lane,
Edinburgh, EH3 6SB





Superb three-bedroom contemporary mews house, arranged over three floors, tucked away in a peaceful lane within the heart of the New Town, only a few minutes’ walk to the city centre with an abundance of galleries, independent shops, cafes and restaurants in the immediate area.  The property built c.2004 benefits from a stylish exterior facade of sandstone, glass brick, zinc beams and gunmetal grey paintwork creating a modern take on a mews house whilst blending seamlessly with the surrounding Georgian architecture.  A high interior specification includes solid wood staircases with large picture windows allowing for maximum natural light to flood into the house, a simply stunning kitchen/dining/living space across the entire top level with vaulted ceiling, sliding and velux windows, with a mezzanine kitchen area.  Outdoor space includes a small rear courtyard and a decked balcony with space for outdoor dining, as well as a single integrated garage with power.  This property will make a fantastic family home, well placed in a central location with easy access to excellent education provision or will suit professionals who seek proximity to the centre or financial district of the city.

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Fraser Wardhaugh
 Sales Negotiator


Property Details & Description

Accommodation comprises:


Top (first floor) Level:

Kitchen/dining/living room


Ground Floor Level:

Entrance vestibule; W.C. double bedroom 1 with door leading to balcony; mezzanine bathroom


Basement Level:

Shower room; double bedroom 2, double bedroom 3


Additional space

Single garage (with power) and up and over electric door with remote control.

A small outdoor courtyard area.

A raised rear balcony.




The property is situated halfway along a delightfully peaceful cobbled lane.


Ground Floor Level

The front door opens into an entrance vestibule with a W.C which also has a separate entrance into double bedroom 1.  Double bedroom 1 is light-filled with a French door leading onto the decked balcony; a wall of built-in wardrobes; wooden steps lead up to an en-suite mezzanine bathroom with a sunken bathtub and shower area. 


Top (first floor) Level:

Accessed via a staircase to the top floor; a large picture window floods natural light onto the stairs; the entire level is laid out as a living/dining space with a kitchen at mezzanine level; the ceiling is vaulted with a double sliding picture window and four Velux windows allowing for plentiful natural light throughout; stripped wood flooring; ample space for dining; wooden steps lead up to the kitchen where there is also a breakfasting area; dark stained wood wall and base units with granite countertops; well-appointed with integrated appliances including a gas hob with electric oven, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and washer/dryer.


Basement Level

Wooden staircase leading to this level with a shower room at mid-level point; electric shower and heated towel rail.  Double bedroom 2 with courtyard views and a wall of built-in wardrobes.  Double bedroom 3 with a door opening onto the lower courtyard.




A lovely part of the New Town which is well placed for the many and varied areas of central Edinburgh, North East Cumberland Street Lane is situated behind Cumberland Street at the end just off leafy Drummond Place.  The central shopping streets are close by as are all the cultural highlights that the city has to offer including Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street Gardens and The National Galleries.  The property is well positioned in its proximity to lively areas such as Stockbridge and Broughton Street with artisan coffee shops, bars, restaurants and specialist shops to explore and the newly refurbished St James Quarter within easy walking distance.


There is excellent local and private schooling in the vicinity including The Edinburgh Academy and Fettes College. The area benefits from zoned parking and easy access to Edinburgh’s public transport network, Waverley and Haymarket stations, and the city bypass to Edinburgh’s International Airport, The Queensferry Crossing to Fife and beyond.


There is ample green space in the nearby surrounding area, with George V, Inverleith Park and The Royal Botanics close by, and easy access to the city’s cycle paths and routes.  Shops and convenience stores are within walking distance with larger supermarkets such as Tesco, Waitrose and Sainsbury’s close at hand.

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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:  G





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