8/5 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6LB





Immaculately presented two bedroom, two bathroom corner flat occupying the second floor of an original A listed Georgian building, on an elegant crescent in the heart of the New Town, mere minutes from the city centre, which faces directly onto beautiful Queens Street Gardens East, approximately six acres of private parkland for which residents are eligible to apply for membership.  The property, in walk-in condition, benefits from light-filled rooms due to expansive sash and case windows, with two good size bedrooms and a lovely living/dining room and separate kitchen and views of the elegant Georgian architecture of the surrounding area.

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Fraser Wardhaugh
 Sales Negotiator

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Laura Mathieson


Property Details & Description

Accommodation compromises:


Entrance vestibule and hallway; living/dining room; kitchen; principal bedroom with ensuite bathroom; further double bedroom; bathroom


Outdoor space:

The property has permit access to Queen Street Gardens East subject to a modest annual fee.



The property is accessed via a well-maintained communal entrance and staircase to the second floor.


Light and welcoming entrance vestibule and hallway with storage cupboard and wood effect flooring;  spacious living/dining room with front facing views, refurbished original sash and case window with working shutters; wood flooring throughout and ample space for dining.  Pristine kitchen, again with front facing views, fitted with contemporary white wall and base units, well appointed with appliances including electric oven and gas hob.  Principal bedroom with peaceful views on to Dublin Street, double wardrobe and storage cupboard; ensuite bathroom with bathtub. Double bedroom 2, with double wardrobe and front facing views.  Family bathroom, also with bathtub and over bath shower.



Abercromby Place lies between Dundas Street and Dublin Street, situated in Edinburgh’s New Town, which is both a UNESCO world heritage site and one of the city’s most affluent residential areas. The property is within easy walking distance of the city’s business and financial districts; abundant shopping establishments, boutiques and bars; renowned Art Galleries, Museums and Tourist Attractions; Broughton Street’s artisan shops, cosmopolitan cafés and restaurants; John Lewis’ department store, and the new £1bn St James Quarter retail, leisure and residential development; St. Andrew Square which is regularly used as a venue for seasonal events; The Playhouse Theatre which offers an excellent programme of shows throughout the year and the Omni Centre which boasts a multi-screen cinema, various dining options and a Nuffield Health Leisure Centre.


There is excellent local and private schooling in the vicinity including The Edinburgh Academy and Fettes College.  The area benefits from zoned parking and easy access to Edinburgh’s public transport network, Waverley and Haymarket stations, and the city bypass to Edinburgh’s International Airport, The Queensferry Crossing to Fife and beyond.


There is ample green space in the nearby surrounding area including Queen Street Gardens East, with Inverleith Park and The Royal Botanics close by and easy access to the city’s cycle paths and routes. 


Shops and convenience stores are within walking distance with larger supermarkets such as Tesco, Waitrose and Sainsbury’s all close at hand.

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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:  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 September 2021 – First Issue