4 Egypt Mews, Edinburgh EH10 4RS
A contemporary-styled mews townhouse situated in a charming, cobbled courtyard in the highly desirable area of Morningside. Tucked away off a peaceful cul-de-sac on leafy Cluny Place and located within the Morningside Conservation Area, the property lies within an easy reach of a wide range of local amenities on the bustling Morningside Road and is close by to some excellent schools.
Just three miles from Edinburgh city centre in the capital’s South Side, the property is also a stone’s throw from some lovely walk trails in the Hermitage of Braid and on Blackford Hill.
Property Details & Description
Summary of Accommodation
Open Plan Sitting Room-Dining Room-Kitchen, Double Bedroom/Home Office, Small Internal Courtyard
Second Double Bedroom, Third Double Bedroom with Access to an Enclosed Rooftop Courtyard, Storage Cupboard with Boiler, Bathroom with WC, Bath & Basin
Private Courtyard Parking and Residents & Metered Parking on Cluny Place
4 Egypt Mews is entered on the ground level by way of a glass-paned front door that leads into a flexible-use, wood-floored entertaining and living space with ample room for both a seating and dining area. The spacious room also features a large window overlooking the courtyard and a wood burning stove. The kitchen is semi enclosed from the living space with an eye-catching rectangular serving hatch between the two areas. The well-equipped kitchen has an integrated washing machine, sink, gas hob, oven and extractor fan as well as mounted wood-fronted cupboards and base drawer and cupboard units. The kitchen window overlooks a small internal courtyard which can be accessed via sliding glass doors from the adjacent room that could be used either as a home office or a third bedroom. This room also benefits from a built-in large wardrobe. A set of wood-slatted stairs leads you from the ground floor to the first-floor accommodation where you’ll find two generously sized double bedrooms; one overlooking the pretty front cobbled courtyard and the other benefitting from a good-sized internal enclosed patio accessed by sliding glazed doors. This bedroom also has a built-in double wardrobe with hanging and shelf storage. An ultra-stylish mosaic tiled bathroom with a three-piece suite– bathtub, basin and WC – as well as a chrome towel rail and recessed wall shelving – separates the two bedrooms. There is a skylight Velux window in the bathroom as well as one above the landing that allows light to flood in. The landing also has a large storage laundry and storage cupboard that also houses the boiler.
The property is situated in the affluent city suburb of Morningside, one of Edinburgh’s most highly sought-after residential addresses. The location is well served by local amenities including a post office, medical centre, several banks and a Waitrose supermarket and M&S Simply Food Hall. In addition, Morningside Road offers a variety of artisan cafes, specialist independent shops, delis, restaurants and bars. It also benefits from plenty of entertainment options including the Dominion, a popular independent cinema, The Church Hill and The Kings theatres. There are excellent leisure facilities on offer in the area such as The Braid Tennis Club, Commonwealth Pool, Craiglockhart Leisure and Tennis Centre, the Braid Hills Golf Course and Midlothian Ski Centre.
There are plenty of leafy green spaces and walking trails nearby including at The Hermitage of Braid, Braidburn Valley Park, Blackford Hill and The Meadows. Furthermore, there are hiking and cycling trails in the spectacular Pentland Hills Regional Park just a short drive away.
The property falls into the catchment area for South Morningside Primary School, St Peter’s RC Primary, Boroughmuir High School, St Thomas of Quin’s RC High School with private schooling available nearby at George Watsons College, Edinburgh Steiner School Merchiston Castle School and George Heriot’s School.
The property is well connected to Edinburgh city centre by regular bus services that run along Morningside Road. The cosmopolitan capital city, with its business, financial and entertainment districts, offers plenty of bars, restaurants, art galleries, museums, theatres and historic attractions. The city boasts a wide and varied shopping experience with designer stores along George Street and Multrees Walk, a Harvey Nichols and John Lewis department store and the new St James Quarter opening later this summer.
The property lies only short drive from the City ByPass allowing easy access to Edinburgh Airport and connections to all the main routes across Scotland with the M8 to Glasgow, the M90 motorway to the north and the A1 to East Lothian.
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: 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 April 2021 – First Issue