29A Clarence Street, Edinburgh, EH3 5AE
An impressive, elegant and spacious two-bedroom apartment forming part of a B-listed Georgian townhouse set in the heart of Edinburgh’s UNESCO World Heritage Site in popular Stockbridge. The property, which has been finished to an exceptionally high standard throughout, boasts a wealth of period features, immaculate décor and an enviable location.
On entering the property, you will be delighted by the balance of traditional and contemporary features. These include the carefully refurbished sash and case windows, lined with charming panelling and restored Edinburgh Press’s. The property is enhanced with many modern-day upgrades such as gas central heating, a beautiful convivial kitchen and immaculate shower room.
Property Details & Description
Hall, Large Lounge, Dining/Kitchen, Main Bedroom, Additional Second Double Bedroom, Shower room, Double storage cupboard, Cloakroom
On-street resident permit parking, private secure dry lined under street cellar and access to a communal sun terrace.
The interior takes its cue from the building’s graceful architecture. These grand rooms with elegant proportions are packed with striking original features, restored to their former splendour. The property could be straight out of an interior design magazine with its sophisticated array of muted colours and stylistic enhancements. These include the stunning floor to ceiling sash and case windows which fill the property with an abundance of light. All of these period touches are enriched by the addition of numerous bespoke fittings to create a design that feels both timeless and contemporary.
The property is accessed from a secure well-kept communal entrance which hosts an impressive cupola. The property benefits from its own secure alarm system and an entry phone. On entering the property, you are met by a spacious bright hallway with ample space for a table.
Of particular note is the impressive South West facing Lounge which boasts two sash and case windows flooding the room with light as well as desirable wood flooring. The flat features a spacious, convivial Dining Kitchen with integrated appliances, flawless wall units and ample space for a table. The main bedroom, which is tucked away at the rear of the property, offers bright and spacious accommodation and boasts many charming Georgian features including an Edinburgh press. The Second double bedroom is very spacious and offers an abundance of light from the floor length window. The shower room is sleek and contemporary with a double mains fed rainfall shower and white W.C and washbasin. The property further benefits from a large walk-in cloakroom and double cupboard in the hallway.
The current owners have fastidiously redeveloped this historic property retaining the period features whilst making it a vibrant place fit for 21stst century living. The property has been recently redesigned to provide a home office work area in the hall perfect for those working from home.
Residents have the opportunity to buy an on-street resident parking permit. The property comes with a secure dry lined under street cellar and a sunny wrap around South West facing terrace.
Clarence Street is situated in Edinburgh’s desirable and prestigious Stockbridge, which is both a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the city’s most affluent and sought-after residential areas.
This property is located in the highly sought-after Stockbridge area of the city, popular because of its close proximity to the city centre and its abundance of local amenities. Fashionable Stockbridge hosts a thriving weekly market with artisan food and craft stalls and there are numerous well acclaimed bars and restaurants to choose from on your doorstep. Its village atmosphere, beautiful parks and trendy bars make it ideal for professionals. A short stroll from the property you can find the Royal Botanic Gardens, Inverleith Park which has an active tennis and bowling club and the Water of Leith walkway- which provides cycle routes and a plethora of nature walks. The property is a short walk from Glenogle Swim Centre and there are a number of independent gyms and yoga studios within a close proximity to the property. There is a Bannatynes on Queen Street and a David Lloyd Gym a short drive away in Leith.
Stockbridge is also ideally situated to take full advantage of Edinburgh’s historical attractions; International, Film and Fringe Festivals and Hogmanay celebrations.
Close by are major financial services organisations, plus a host of start-up and fintech players in this rapidly growing Scottish tech and data boom.
The area also benefits from excellent transport links with regular buses to the city centre, direct trains to London and Glasgow from Waverly Station and convenient access to the City Bypass, A1, M8 and M9 as well as Edinburgh International Airport.
The area is well served by a selection of independent shops as well as a large Waitrose supermarket nearby and a Marks and Spencer and Sainsbury’s at Craigleith Retail Park.
There is an excellent selection of leisure facilities including The Grange Club, Westwoods Health Club, The Dean Tennis Club, The Grange Cricket Club and Scotland’s oldest rugby club Edinburgh Academicals.
Edinburgh Waverley and Haymarket Station are both approximately a 10-minute walk from the property, providing direct trains to Glasgow (48 minutes), Aberdeen (2 hours 15 minutes), Inverness (3 hours 40 minutes) and London (4 hours 30 minutes). Edinburgh Airport is easily accessible via tram with connections to hundreds of destinations worldwide.
The property is also conveniently located for local schooling lying within the catchment area for Stockbridge Primary School and Broughton High School with private schooling options including The Edinburgh Academy, Fettes’ College, Erskine Stewart’s Melville Schools and St George’s School in close proximity.
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, drainage, gas and electricity.
Council Tax Band Category: E
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.