47 (2F2) East London Street, Edinburgh, EH7 4BW





A handsome second floor Victorian apartment, set within Edinburgh’s attractive New Town, minutes from the Omni Centre, the recently completed St James Centre & the top of Leith Walk. The property benefits from a wealth of original features, complemented by some modern themes in the kitchen. Its central location allows quick access to the city’s financial and business districts and is well-served by buses and trams. Nearby Broughton Street offers a range of local shops, boutiques, bars, and restaurants while the St Mary’s Primary School is within a minute’s walk.

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Fraser Wardhaugh
 Sales Negotiator

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Laura Mathieson


Property Details & Description

Accommodation – Second floor


Hallway, en-suite master bedroom, living room, bathroom, second bedroom, three storage cupboards and Kitchen


Outside space

On-street Parking is available by permit.

Well-kept shared Garden.




Centrally and conveniently located, East London Street forms part of Edinburgh's original (Georgian) New Town, a designated UNESCO world heritage site, but is superbly well located for amenities.  It is just around the corner from Broughton Street, known as ‘the independent spirit of Edinburgh’, an area characterised by artisan food stores, highly rated restaurants, cafes, pubs and unique and quirky shops.  


Less than 5 minutes’ walk away sits the new St James Quarter, with high end shops, restaurants and an Everyman Cinema adding to the existing amenities at the nearby Omni Centre and John Lewis.  The luxury retail at Multrees Walk and the restaurant hub of St Andrew Square are also nearby,


All the galleries, culture, history and nightlife that Edinburgh’s historic Old and New Towns have to offer are within easy walking distance. 


George V Park, Calton Hill and The Royal Botanic Gardens provide nearby green space and keys may be available for a fee to the private Drummond Place and Heriot Row Gardens.  The Drummond Tennis Club is located behind the property, with membership open to all for a small fee.


Particularly well situated for getting around Edinburgh and further afield, this apartment is less than 15 minutes’ walk from Waverley Train Station, while the direct tram line to Edinburgh Airport stops nearby. There is zoned resident’s parking on-street.




The well-kept stairwell leads up to the second-floor entrance of the property. The bright hallway contains two large storage cupboards, ideal for coats etc. The kitchen/dining room boasts a stone flag floor, with ample room for a dining table, offering a 4-ring hob and oven, integrated washing machine and dishwasher. The window overlooks the spacious and well-maintained communal garden below.


The living room is light and spacious, overlooking the street below. It boasts an open fireplace, complimented by the detailed cornicing and ceiling rose, adding a certain grandeur to the room. The living room also benefits from a press and an adjoining cupboard, large enough to serve as a home office.


The master bedroom is equally large, again allowing in plenty of natural light. The en-suite shower room is finished to a modern and tasteful standard and there is ample space for a double or king-size bed as well as storage drawers etc.


The secondary bedroom is again capacious and benefits from a built-in storage cupboard which allows the room to remain clear and un-cluttered. The large window ensures the room is as light as the others.


The bathroom is again well finished, with light wood panelling continuing the characterful theme of the property, it offers a bath/shower, modern tiling, and abundant natural light.


The shared garden at the rear of the property is an excellent space to relax, with a large lawn, decking and shrubbery. Overall, the property’s spacious layout, charming features and desirable location make it ideal for a wide range of potential buyers.

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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:  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 September 2021 – First Issue