63/1 Cumberland Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6RD









An impressive well-proportioned one-bedroom ground floor apartment forming part of a B-listed Georgian terrace on Edinburgh’s highly desirable Cumberland Street.


This exceptional property includes an array of elegant late Georgian features whilst enjoying beautiful views outside of the elegant Georgian architecture and quaint cobbled street. The property is part of Edinburgh’s UNESCO World Heritage Site and boasts a wealth of period features, immaculate décor and an enviable location.

Brodie Ballantine

Sales Negotiator


Property Details & Description

Accommodation Comprises

Entrance vestibule, Living / Dining room, Kitchen, Double Bedroom with built-in wardrobes, Dressing Room/En-Suite Bathroom, W.C, Store room, Cellar.


Outside space

On-street resident permit parking and communal garden at the rear of the property.



On entering the property, you will be delighted by the balance of traditional and contemporary features including the carefully preserved sash and case windows with working shutters, an Edinburgh Press and restored fireplace. The flat also enjoys the comfort of many modern-day upgrades such as gas central heating.


The apartment itself is accessed by means of a well-maintained communal entrance with a secure entry phone system. On entering the flat you are met by a small hallway leading into a charming Living room with a stunning original fireplace, original wooden floorboards and an Edinburgh press. The space is flooded with light from the two large sash and case windows and the array of neutral colours and high ceilings which make the space feel bright and airy. The hall also leads you to the kitchen which features wall units, integrated appliances and the nice feature of a small window into the Living room. Off the hall is a convenient W.C. and a separate store room with plumbing for a washing machine.


At the end of the hall, at the rear of the property, there is an elegant double bedroom. This large bedroom benefits from double built-in wardrobes and an Edinburgh press. Off the bedroom is a dressing area, with a double built in wardrobe and further storage above, giving access to the bathroom which features a mains fed shower over the bath and large washbasin. Both the bedroom and dressing area windows offer a beautiful open outlook over the garden.


Immediately outside the front door of the property is a large walk-in storage cellar ideal for storing wine, bikes, etc.


The shared garden to the rear is accessed from Cumberland Street Lane and is particularly sunny facing south.  In addition, the proprietor can also gain access to the delightful and extensive Queen Street Gardens on payment of an annual fee.


Residents have the added benefit of on-street permit parking



Cumberland Street is situated in Edinburgh’s highly desirable and prestigious New Town, which is both a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the city’s most affluent and sought-after residential areas.


The urban village of Stockbridge, renowned for its Bohemian vibe, thriving weekly food market and artisan shops and cafés is just a 5-minute stroll from the property. The popular independent shops and local producers of Canonmills and Broughton Street are also within easy walking distance of the property.


The property is a stone’s throw away from the city’s business, financial and shopping districts, with George Street’s boutiques and bars a short walk away. The property is situated a few minutes from St Andrew’s Square which is regularly used as a venue for seasonal events and hosts many desirable upmarket dining options. The Playhouse Theatre which offers an excellent programme of shows throughout the year and the Omni Centre which boasts a multi-screen cinema, numerous dining options and a Nuffield Health gym with 25m swimming pool is also a short walk away from the property.


For those keen shoppers John Lewis’ department store, and the new state of the art St. James Shopping Centre (set to open in 2021), are nearby.  The property is well served by a local Tesco and Waitrose supermarkets.

Cumberland Street boasts easy access to Waverley Station, frequent bus and tram services, the city’s extensive cycle network, Edinburgh International Airport, the city bypass and central Scotland’s motorways.

It is ideally positioned to take advantage of Edinburgh’s renowned art galleries, museums and historical attractions; International, Film and Fringe Festivals and Hogmanay celebrations.


The property is just moments from the Royal Botanic Gardens; Inverleith Park which has an active tennis and bowling club and the Water of Leith Walkway. The property is a short walk from Glenogle Swim Centre and there are a number of independent gyms and yoga studious within a close proximity to the property. There is a Bannatynes on Queen Street and a David Lloyd Gym a short drive away in Leith.

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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:

Included in the sale are all light fittings, blinds and integrated appliances (washer-dryer, dishwasher, oven, hob).

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: C






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 March 2021 – First Issue