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23A Royal Terrace,

Beautifully presented and fully refurbished, a two-bedroom lower ground, main door flat within a traditional Grade ‘A’ Listed Georgian terrace. Located in William Playfair’s prestigious Eastern New Town, the architecture was designed to define the contours of the hill and its important monuments; with leafy views over surrounding mature trees and gardens.  The property has been lovingly restored and refurbished by the current owners and offers spacious accommodation comprising sitting room with lovely outlook to the private terrace, large window with working shutters, feature fireplace and bar nook. Two double bedrooms, a fully fitted kitchen and bathroom with spa bath and enclosed shower complete the accommodation.  The property benefits from a private courtyard to enjoy al fresco dining and relaxing and three dry lined cellars, two of which have electricity, heating and access to WiFi, therefore could be utilised as home office space or extra storage. The central location places the property within easy walking distance of all the city has to offer, with nearby Elm Row and London Road providing an artery of bus links across the city and the Tram stop and Waverley Station just minutes away.  

The property qualifies for access to Regent Gardens, subject to availability and an annual fee.

905 SQFT
84 SQM
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Property Details & Description



Royal Terrace falls within Edinburgh’s historic New Town, forming part of the UNESCO World Heritage site and along with Regent Terrace represents one of the grandest and longest examples of Georgian architecture surviving in Britain today. The city centre, with its business and financial district, is within easy walking distance, offering an abundance of bars, restaurants, art galleries, museums, theatres and historic attractions. The city boasts a wide and varied shopping experience, with the designer shops of Multrees Walk, John Lewis department store and the new St James Centre within a few minutes’ walk. Cosmopolitan Stockbridge and Broughton Street, both renowned for their vibrant atmosphere, specialist independent shops and artisan cafes, are easily accessible as is the city’s historic Old Town. Internationally famous for its historic attractions, seasonal events, independent boutiques and vibrant atmosphere, the Old Town draws tourists from across the globe.

The pleasant green space of Calton Hill is a short stroll away with The Royal Botanic Gardens, Inverleith Park and the Water of Leith walkway also within easy reach. The area is well served by local amenities including Tesco and Sainsbury’s supermarkets and an abundance of independent providers in the surrounding area.

Residents’ Permit and Pay & Display Parking is available on Royal Terrace and in the surrounding area.

Travel links are close by at Waverley station and Edinburgh’s extensive bus and tram network offers efficient access to Edinburgh airport. The property is also within easy reach of the city’s extensive cycle network, the City Bypass and Central Scotland’s motorway network.


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General Remarks & Information



Council Tax Band: E

EPC Rating: C

Tenure: Freehold






Viewing is strictly by appointment through Rettie & Co. 11 Wemyss Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 6DH. Tel: 0131 220 4160.



Offers should be submitted in Scottish Legal Form to the selling agents Rettie & Co. & Rettie LLP’s. A closing date by which offers must be submitted may be fixed later. Please note that interested parties are advised to register their interest with the selling agents in order that they may be advised should a closing date be set. The seller reserves the right to accept any offer at any time.

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This property and other properties offered by Rettie & Co. & Rettie LLP’s. can be viewed on our website at as well as RightmoveOnTheMarket, and The London Office.

Servitude Rights, Burdens & Wayleaves


The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cable, drains and water, gas and other pipes whether contained in the title deeds or informally constituted and whether or not referred to above.

Important Notice


Rettie, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:

1.  They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either in writing or by word of mouth. Any information given is entirely without responsibility on the part of the agents or the sellers. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.

2.  All Rettie floorplans are drawn to RICS standard. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive and it should not be assumed that the property remains as photographed. Any error, omission or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle any party to compensation or recourse to action at law. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents, including for its current use. Rettie & Co. & Rettie LLP’s have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise and ought to seek their own professional advice.
3. All descriptions or references to condition are given in good faith only. Whilst every endeavour is made to ensure accuracy, please check with us on any points of especial importance to you, especially if intending to travel some distance. No responsibility can be accepted for expenses incurred in inspecting properties which have been sold or withdrawn.

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. Rettie use electronic verification, if this is not possible original documents are acceptable.



1. The property is sold with all faults and defects, whether of condition or otherwise and neither the seller nor Rettie & Co. or Rettie LLP’s, 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 they have not entered into contract in reliance on the said statements, that they are satisfied themselves 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 misstatement 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. 


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