3/29 Portland Gardens, Edinburgh, EH6 6NY





A handsome three-bedroom penthouse situated in the desirable and modern Britannia Quay development built in 2003. The Penthouse benefits from tastefully specified units in the spacious open plan kitchen, as well as dual wrap-around balconies immediately accessible from the property offering fantastic cityscape views. The property also boasts well-maintained communal garden areas and a secure ground floor car park with an allocated space.

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Fraser Wardhaugh
  Sales Negotiator

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Gavin Smith
 Associate Director


Property Details & Description



Bright entrance hallway with entry phone, dual storage cupboards and Ramsey-ladder access to the floored loft with electricity. Dual aspect light and spacious kitchen/dining/living area with access to both balconies and floor to ceiling windows.


The dual balcony terraces are a fantastic feature of the penthouse apartment, with double aspect views from the coastlines of Fife and East Lothian right around to Arthur’s Seat. The large space available creates a perfect environment for alfresco socialising and dining. 


The Kitchen area benefits from integrated dish washer, washing machine and fridge freezer, and offers contemporary dark stone worktops and light units. The large breakfast island contains dual ovens as well as a 5-ring hob.


The en-suite master bedroom benefits from high windows and access to the wrap-around balcony, ensuring the room gains plenty natural light. The room also boasts a large built-in wardrobe and en-suite bathroom, with a shower and separate bath.


The second bedroom is again bright and spacious, with a built-in wardrobe and access to the north balcony. The third bedroom has room for a double bed and storage chests, as well as windows overlooking the south balcony, with far reaching views of the Forth bridges. Adjacent to this room lies the shower room with stone floor and heated towel rail.


Communal Space


The property boasts communal garden areas throughout, well maintained by the development factor. The property also has a secure garage and bike storage area, accessed via the ground floor, with an allocated parking space. Another convenient extra is the waste chute, accessed from the landing. The penthouse sits on the eighth floor with a key controlled lift adding extra security.



3/29 Portland Gardens forms part of the sought-after Britannia Quay development on the shores of the historic port of Leith, directly adjacent to Ocean Terminal and approximately two miles north of Edinburgh city centre. 


The nearby Shore area also offers a range of cosmopolitan bars, bistros and Michelin starred restaurants as well as shopping and cinemas at the Ocean Terminal complex.  There is ample green space surrounding the area and access to the Water of Leith Walking and Cycle route and close by are the picturesque harbours of Newhaven and Granton. 


The property is well served by an Asda supermarket, while Ocean Terminal provides excellent shopping, a Marks and Spencer food store and recreational facilities including a multi-screen cinema and a gym.


Leith is a popular residential area which boasts superb access to Edinburgh’s bus and tram networks, the City Bypass leading to Edinburgh International Airport and the Queensferry Crossing to Fife as well as the A1 south. The new tramline on Leith Walk due to complete summer 2021 will provide fast track links to the city centre and the airport. The area has excellent state and private school provision including Fettes College, ESMS and St George’s School for Girls.

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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:  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 August 2021 – First Issue