37B Argyle Crescent, Edinburgh, EH15 2QE
Beautifully presented, recently refurbished and spacious, two bedroom, two reception room detached villa, in the desirable seaside area of Joppa, close to all amenities and wonderful opportunities for leisure pursuits in a family friendly environment only 4 miles from the city centre and a short five minute walk to Portobello beach. The property, the subject of comprehensive exterior and interior upgrades, benefits from a stylish interior design specification, outdoor dining terraces within secluded, wraparound south-facing garden whilst one of the bedrooms opens onto a roof terrace with glass balustrade offering peaceful, sheltered views of surrounding mature trees. Two pristine bathrooms with top of the range sanitaryware and a sleek kitchen complete the accommodation, in all creating an elegant family home with flexible, contemporary living in mind.
Property Details & Description
Entrance vestibule; hallway; kitchen; public room; living room; bathroom
Two double bedrooms; shower room
The well proportioned, attractive newly rendered house with contemporary gunmetal grey woodwork (originally built c.1950) sits at the end of a shared and newly refurbished driveway with both hedging and wall to either side, opening into a large walled parking area to the front of the house. The front door opens into an entrance vestibule with plentiful natural light from a window and hanging/storage space; hardwood flooring throughout; an inner doorway leads into the main hallway with stairs leading up. Expansive living room and public room separated by double, partially glazed doors which work well as one large space for flexible family living; hardwood flooring throughout; the living room is front facing with front garden views, whilst the public room has rear garden views and French doors leading out to the rear terrace; ample dining space. A further section of hallway with garden access leads into the kitchen with grey gloss wall and base units, fresh white tiling and Silestone countertops; well-appointed with integrated appliances including induction hob, electric oven, dishwasher and washer/dryer; views of rear terrace. A pristine downstairs bathroom with modern sanitary fittings throughout including deep bathtub with over bath shower; rainshower and handheld options; tiled throughout in travertine marble style tiles; heated towel rail.
Staircase with soft grey carpet leads up to this level, white painted bannister and balustrade. Principal bedroom, dual aspect, light filled with French doors leading onto the south facing roof terrace, storage cupboard. A further double bedroom with triple window; rear facing views of surrounding mature trees; storage cupboard. Shower room, tiled throughout with glass fronted shower cubicle; rainshower and handheld options; heated towel rail.
To the front of the house is a shared driveway which opens up into a wide parking area to the front of the property.
The rear south-facing garden is landscaped; high fencing ensures privacy; a terraced lawned area and paved patio area with ample space for outdoor dining.
The roof terrace is accessed via French doors from the principal bedroom; an expansive outdoor space with glass balustrade, offering a projected outdoor space from which to enjoy the peaceful surroundings.
Situated within the Portobello Conservation Area, Joppa has a bustling, bohemian, seaside village feel, whilst conveniently only 4 miles from the city centre and all the cultural highlights. Very popular with families and professionals, the area also attracts dog walkers, swimmers, rowers and cyclists due to its proximity to the expansive promenade and beach area which is dotted with lively cafes, bars and restaurants.
There is excellent state school provision in the area with private school Loretto in nearby Musselburgh.
There is a regular bus network from Portobello into the city centre, and almost immediate access to the city bypass leading to the A1 south, as well as to the M8 to Glasgow, Edinburgh International Airport, The Queensferry Crossing to Fife and beyond.
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 November 2021 – First Issue