7/36 Portland Gardens, Edinburgh, EH6 6NQ





Urban contemporary meets loft-living style with this three-bedroom, three-bathroom penthouse apartment built in 2003, which forms part of the sought-after Britannia Quay development in the Leith area of Edinburgh.  The penthouse apartment features a stunning choice of elevated sea and cityscape views from the wraparound balconies immediately accessible from the kitchen/living/dining room and principal bedroom.  This beautifully designed, factored property benefits from light, bright high specification interiors, secure parking within a private car park and well maintained, communal gardens.


Maria Ponte
 Senior Sales Negotiator


Property Details & Description



Wide and welcoming entrance hallway with entry phone system, storage cupboard and access to large floored attic space with Ramsay ladder access and power.  Double aspect, very spacious, open plan kitchen/dining/living room boasts panoramic views with full height windows and access to both balconies, the entire area is cleverly zoned to create generous separate areas; the kitchen area has floor to ceiling sleek black units with complimentary work tops and is well appointed with integrated appliances including a double oven and a central breakfasting island with integral hob. The Principal bedroom has access to a wraparound balcony and has a built-in wardrobe; ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower with stone base and a heated towel rail.  Family shower room is accessed from the hallway.  Double bedroom with views to balcony and beyond also has built-in double wardrobes and overhead storage; ensuite bathroom with shower.  Further double bedroom with similar views to the balcony and built-in wardrobes.


The balcony terraces are a fantastic feature of the penthouse apartment with double aspect views from the coastlines of Fife and East Lothian right around to Arthur’s Seat and the south-easterly side offers a large area with ample space for alfresco socialising and dining.



Communal space

The property is on the eighth floor of the development, accessed via a code controlled lift.  The stair door has a different key to the rest of the building as an added security measure.  There is a private parking area at ground level (with one parking space allocated for the property).  There are communal gardens surrounding the property which are maintained to a high standard by a factor.  There is a bike store.  There is a cupboard housing electrics, a waste chute and communal cupboard outwith the property.




7/36 Portland Gardens forms part of the sought-after Britannia Quay development on the shores of the historic port of Leith, directly adjacent to Ocean Terminal and approximately two miles north of Edinburgh city centre. 


The nearby Shore area also offers a range of cosmopolitan bars, bistros and Michelin starred restaurants as well as shopping and cinemas at the Ocean Terminal complex.  There is ample green space surrounding the area and access to the Water of Leith Walking and Cycle route and close by are the picturesque harbours of Newhaven and Granton. 


The property is well served by an Asda supermarket, while Ocean Terminal provides excellent shopping, a Marks and Spencer food store and recreational facilities including a multi-screen cinema and a gym.


Leith is a popular residential area which boasts superb access to Edinburgh’s bus and tram networks, the City Bypass leading to Edinburgh International Airport and the Queensferry Crossing to Fife as well as the A1 south. The new tramline on Leith Walk due to complete summer 2021 will provide fast track links to the city centre and the airport. The area has excellent state and private school provision including Fettes College, ESMS and St George’s School for Girls.

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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:  G



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