3/7 Sandport, Edinburgh, EH6 6P
Lovely, light-filled two bedroom top floor apartment, forming part of a small, private docklands development directly overlooking a peaceful stretch of the Water of Leith, pretty barges and the Shore opposite with its selection of restaurants and wine bars. The property, adjacent to Custom House Arts Centre, has benefitted from upgrades to create a large open plan kitchen/dining/living room with triple windows overlooking the water. Two good size bedrooms and a large shower room, lawned communal garden and two unallocated private parking spaces mean that this apartment will make a perfect home or pied-a-terre, close to all amenities and only a short distance from the city centre.
Property Details & Description
Accessed via pathway to the communal entrance of building 3, and a well-maintained stairwell leading to the top floor.
Lovely, light hallway with solid oak flooring which runs throughout. Entry phone system. Storage cupboard with shelving and hanging space. Spacious, open plan living room/dining room and kitchen with triple windows and peaceful riverside views; the kitchen is well appointed, with cream gloss wall and base units and appliances, including integrated AEG dishwasher, Baumatic gas hob and NEFF oven. Two double bedrooms, one currently being used as a home office, both with rear facing views across peaceful neighbouring properties and built-in double wardrobes. Large walk-in storage cupboard with solo access to communal attic space via Ramsay ladder. Bathroom with extra large walk in shower, mirrored vanity unit and wall mounted sink.
Large communal garden with stunning waterside views, lawned area and raised beds well stocked with mature plants. Private parking with two unallocated spaces for the property.
Leith is a thriving seaside community with a great selection of restaurants, bars and coffee shops at the Shore area beside the Port of Leith as well as Tesco, Sainsbury’s and the many useful retail outlets on Leith Walk. Nearby, Ocean Terminal offers an array of high street retailers, restaurants, a multi-screen cinema complex and a Pure Gym. There is a David Lloyd Leisure Centre at nearby Newhaven, as well as a further selection of restaurants and a pretty harbour.
There are many open green spaces within easy reach, including the 46 acre Leith Links as well as easy access to Edinburgh’s extensive cycle network and the Water of Leith walkway.
The property is only a short distance from the city centre with its abundant shopping establishments, boutiques and bars; renowned art galleries, museums and tourist attractions; cosmopolitan cafés and restaurants; John Lewis’ department store, and the new £1bn St James Quarter retail, leisure and residential development.
The property boasts proximity to Waverley Rail Station; the city’s efficient bus and tram network with direct access to Edinburgh International Airport; the City Bypass and Scotland’s central 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.
Gas central heating, mains water, gas and electricity, broadband, telephone (subject to telephone providers’ regulations).
Council Tax Band Category: D
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