9 Morningside Place, Edinburgh EH10 5ES
Elegant sandstone five bedroom, three reception room Victorian house set back on a sought after peaceful residential street in the heart of Morningside to the south of the city centre. A desirable family home which retains many key original features including polished stripped wood flooring and doors, original tiled entrance hall, fireplaces, sash and case windows with working shutters and a graceful curved staircase with minstrels’ gallery leading up to the first floor.
Two well proportioned, front facing reception rooms with views across the gently sloping gardens and a warm and welcoming kitchen/dining room at the heart of the house with a green aga, fitted bespoke wood units and a door leading out to the lovely rear gardens, well stocked with mature trees and perennial plantings, a good size vegetable garden and raised sunspot terrace from which to enjoy the peaceful surroundings.
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Property Details & Description
Lean-to entrance porch and hallway; music room; sitting room; second sitting room (or sixth bedroom);family bathroom, w.c., kitchen/dining room.
Principal bedroom, family bathroom, walk-in storage space, double bedroom, small double bedroom, single bedroom, further double bedroom.
9 Morningside Place is accessed via stone steps leading up past the gently sloping front garden to a lovely white painted lean-to porch with quarry tiled floor which also doubles as a greenhouse.
Ground Floor Level
Elegant entrance and heavy polished wood front door leads into a hallway with original tiled floor and staircase leading upwards. A spacious, front facing reception room, currently used as a music room with bay window, with a fireplace and Edinburgh press. Front facing family sitting room with dual aspect to the front and side of the property has an original fireplace with black marble surround and stylised original oriental tiles. A further small hallway leads through to a large rear facing sitting room (or a sixth bedroom), dual aspect with tongue and groove cladding to the walls and a fireplace. Family bathroom with bath and over bath shower; W.C with storage cupboards. Lovely, welcoming kitchen/dining room with dual aspect to the rear and side of the property is fitted with a broad range of bespoke polished pine units including an inlaid marble baking area and a separate sink area, a centrally placed partition with a green aga, a slate flooring with polished floorboards in the dining space;shelved larder and a back door leading out to the garden.
Staircase leads up to the first floor with a minstrels’ gallery and a skylight offering plentiful natural light. Principal bedroom with dual aspect and a dormer window with further side aspects providing a panoramic outlook with views as far as the Pentland Hills;there are two under eaves cupboards and a shelved cupboard. Family bathroom. Walk-in storage cupboard with hanging space also houses the boiler. Large double bedroom, rear facing with separate dressing area, various fitted wardrobes and a wash hand basin;a french door leading out to a balcony;access to a small loft. Small double bedroom with views to the side of the property across peaceful neighbouring gardens;interconnecting door to adjacent single bedroom with similar views. Hallway with access to a larger loft. Further good size double bedroom with front facing and side views, both windows with double glazing.
The beautifully maintained gardens are a lovely feature of the property, laid mainly out to lawn with fine examples of mature trees, fruit trees and shrubs such as cherry, azalea, lilac and pear; borders well stocked with perennial plantings and bulbs and a good size vegetable garden. The house itself is enhanced with ivy, wisteria, a climbing hydrangea and virginia creeper.
9 Morningside Place lies approximately 2.5 miles to the south of Edinburgh city centre, in the popular residential area of Morningside. The area is renowned for its eclectic range of shops, restaurants and artisan cafés, cosmopolitan bistros and bars. Morningside also boasts a cinema and theatre; Waitrose, Sainsbury’s Local and Marks & Spencer supermarkets.
Morningside is surrounded by green open spaces such as The Meadows, Blackford Hill, Arthur’s Seat, the Hermitage of Braid and Craiglockhart which offer plentiful walking and cycling opportunities. There are also numerous recreational facilities in close proximity including Merchant’s of Edinburgh and Craighouse Hill Golf Courses within walking distance; the Royal Commonwealth Pool, Craiglockhart Tennis Centre and the Midlothian Snowsports Centre at Hillend.
Morningside Place lies in the catchment for the highly regarded South Morningside Primary School – named by Tatler magazine as Best Primary School in Scotland, 2017 – and Boroughmuir High School with private options including George Heriot’s School, The Rudolf Steiner School and George Watson’s College in close proximity. The Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh University campuses and King’s Buildings are easily reached.
Morningside Place benefits from ample on street parking and good proximity to numerous bus routes, The City Bypass, Edinburgh International Airport and Central Scotland’s motorway network.
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). Most rooms have Cat6 Network cabling and TV aerial points
Council Tax Band Category: H
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