3/3 Fettes Row, New Town, Edinburgh EH3 6SF
Set on a quiet cobbled street in Edinburgh’s historic New Town, this well-presented two-bedroomed apartment is packed with period character and contemporary style and spans the second floor of a traditional Georgian tenement building. The spacious property boasts a wealth of original period features including high ceilings, sash and case windows, ceiling cornicing, hard wood flooring and several Edinburgh Press cupboards. Enjoying a prime city location, the property is situated between cosmopolitan Stockbridge and fashionable Broughton Street that both offer a wide choice of restaurants, cafes and independent shops. The property is presented to the market in a walk-in condition and will appeal to a variety of buyers including professional couples or those looking for a city pied-a-terre or a buy-to-let investment.
Property Details & Description
Summary of Accomodation
Entrance Hall, Principal Double Bedroom, Second Double Bedroom, Living Room, Kitchen-Dining Room, Family Bathroom with Bath, Shower Cubicle, Wash Basin & WC, Cloakroom Cupboard, Storage Cupboard, Extensive Loft Storage
Main Front Door, Communal Entrance Hall & Staircase, Cupola
The second-floor flat is accessed via a flight of stone steps decorated with pretty flowerpots that lead up to the grand Georgian main door entrance. Shared with two other properties, the impressive communal entrance hall boasts ornate decorative cornicing and enjoys natural light from the oval-shaped ceiling cupola above. A sweeping staircase leads you to the top floor and the private entrance to the property.
With a leafy outlook through two original Georgian sash and case windows with working shutters at the front of property, the generously sized principal double bedroom benefits from high ceilings, wood flooring, ceiling cornicing, an Edinburgh Press and a bespoke double fitted wardrobe offering plenty of storage solutions. Next door is a further good sized double room with a similar leafy cobbled street aspect, cornicing, wood flooring, Edinburgh Press and a charming original fireplace. The contemporary-styled living room with a large window offers views across the row of Georgian townhouses and mews at the tranquil rear of the property. The focal point of the light-filled room is the newly installed Pevex Bohemia log burner that is set into an exposed stone fireplace and has a black marble hearth. There is also a shelved Edinburgh Press which incorporates the television set.
With a colourful tiled splashback, the well-equipped modern kitchen has an integrated fridge, freezer, electric oven, gas hob, double sink and plenty of base and wall mounted storage units. Bathed in natural light from the two Velux sky lights, the room is spacious enough to accommodate a dining table and chairs.
There is a large all-white family bathroom comprising a bath, walk-in shower, wash basin and a WC located in an opened sided room with a port hole-styled window. There are three storage cupboards in the L-Shaped hall. One is currently used as a shelved drinks cupboard, the second houses the boiler and storage whilst the third serves as a deep cloakroom cupboard. There is extensive loft storage accessed from the hall that spans the length of the property.
Fettes Row is situated in a highly desirable residential area located within Edinburgh’s historic New Town that forms part of the UNESCO World Heritage site. The City Centre is within easy walking distance and offers an abundance of restaurants, art galleries, museums, theatres and historic attractions. It also boasts a wide and varied shopping experience enhanced with the recent addition of the St James Quarter, an upmarket mixed-use retail and entertainment complex.
3/3 Fettes Row sits between the cosmopolitan neighbourhoods of Stockbridge and Broughton Street. Both offer a wide range of specialist independent shops, cafes, restaurants and bars and there is also a weekly food market in Stockbridge on Sunday. The property is well served by local amenities with Margiotta the nearest neighbourhood supermarket whilst Tesco Superstore in Canonmills is less than a ten-minute walk away.
Just a stone’s throw from the property is George V Park, a lovely leafy green space with a children’s play park. The park gives access to the city’s extensive off-road cycle network as well as a myriad of lovely walking trails. Also within close proximity is The Royal Botanic Gardens, Inverleith Park, the Water of Leith foot path and Glenogle Swim Centre.
Fettes Row falls within the catchment area for Broughton Primary and Drummond Community High School with private schooling options available nearby at Fettes College, The Edinburgh Academy, Erskine Stewarts Melville Schools (ESMS) and St George’s.
Excellent transport links are within walking distance including Waverley Station and regular tram and bus services that connect the city to Edinburgh International Airport. The property is also within easy reach of the City Bypass that links into Central Scotland’s motorway network.
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. Light fitting in the principal bedroom and the curtains in the living room are not included in the sale. All other window coverings/light fittings will be included. Bike racks in the communal stair can be removed before completion upon request.
Gas central heating, mains water, gas and electricity, broadband, telephone (subject to telephone providers’ regulations.)
Council Tax Band Category: XXX
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 September 2021 – First Issue