39/2 Northumberland Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6JA





Beautifully light and extremely spacious one bedroom apartment in an original Georgian townhouse on one of the New Town’s finest residential streets.  The property, on the first-floor benefits from many key original features, including three floor to ceiling sash and case windows in the expansive, front facing living/dining room which fill the room with plentiful natural light, as well as ornate cornice work, panelling and stripped floorboards.


The large principal bedroom with lovely rear facing views has a further room attached which could be used as a dressing room attached which would work well as an occasional bedroom or home office space.  Residents are eligible for membership to the nearby Queens Street Gardens, approximately six acres of private parkland close to the property. 

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Fraser Wardhaugh
 Sales Negotiator


Property Details & Description



A communal flagstone entrance hall with original plaster work including cornice work, panelling and archway leading to a carpeted staircase.


The property is on the first floor.  Front door with original plaster mouldings leads into a hallway with stripped floorboards, a shelved storage cupboard and a hatch into a large roof space.  Expansive, light filled living/dining room with original white marble mantlepiece to one end, ornate cornice work, panelling and three floor to ceiling sash and case windows which flood the room with natural light.  There is an archway leading to a kitchen at one end.  The kitchen is well appointed with appliances including a washing machine, fridge and induction hob, cream shaker style wall and base units and natural wood countertops.  The hallway leads to a family bathroom with a deep (half-size) bathtub and handheld shower. Large principal bedroom with lovely views of peaceful neighbouring gardens and cityscape, sash and case window with working shutters, deep walk-in cupboard, further single bedroom (office space or dressing room) with sash and case window and similar views, cupboard houses boiler.



Northumberland Street is situated in an elegant central location with close proximity to the city’s bustling centre.  This A listed area of the New Town which looks very much the same as when it was built, a complete Georgian townscape which is designated a UNESCO world heritage site.  George Street and Princes Street, along with several historic and cultural attractions of Edinburgh’s city centre are only a few minutes walk away.


There are many independent shops, cafes, restaurants and galleries nearby on Dundas Street as well as a Tesco Metro and a Waitrose supermarket in Comely Bank. Neighbouring Stockbridge has a thriving village atmosphere, with excellent amenities such as galleries, bars, restaurants, coffee shops and a weekly artisan street market.  Ample green space surrounds the area with parks, cycle paths and Botanical Gardens. 


There is excellent local and private schooling in the vicinity including The Edinburgh Academy and Fettes College.


The area benefits from zoned permit parking and easy access to Edinburgh’s public transport network, Waverley and Haymarket stations, the city bypass and Edinburgh International Airport.

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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.



Mains water, gas and electricity, broadband, telephone (subject to telephone providers’ regulations).






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.



Particulars prepared June 2021 – First Issue