107/6 Broughton Street
Occupying a prime location on bustling Broughton Street on the edge of the Edinburgh’s prestigious New Town, this classic two-bedroom third-floor Georgian flat promises a simply stunning home at the heart of the capital. From its enviable top-floor vantage point the property enjoys outstanding views, not to mention a plethora of local services and amenities right on its doorstep. Inside, the C-listed flat has been lovingly restored and modernised to an impeccable standard, and boasts splendid period features such as timber-framed sash-and-case windows with original shutters, beautifully refinished floorboards, and exquisite egg-and-dart plaster cornicing.
The handsome stone tenement is accessed via a secure shared entrance and a recently renovated stairwell that winds up to the sunny top-floor landing. Behind the front door waits a simply breathtaking reception hall, whose soaring ceiling and heritage décor instantly sets the tone for the accommodation to follow. Starting in the front-facing living room, this most elegant space is bathed in southwesterly light from twin sash-and-case windows, which also yield framed views of the renowned architectural landscape. At the focal point of the room is an attractive feature fireplace, which is flanked by a shelved Edinburgh Press. The living room is also supplemented with a large box room, which benefits from lighting and power sockets, and would therefore make an ideal home office or study.
Across the hall, the classic-contemporary dining kitchen enjoys a tranquil garden-facing aspect and offers a charming setting for everyday dining and informal entertaining. Gloss-white cabinetry paired with solid oak worktops, gleaming subway tiles and a rustic slate-tiled floor create a traditional, homely feel, while stylish open shelving provides extra space for books and kitchenware. The kitchen is replete with an impressive Smeg dual-fuel cooker and a freestanding washing machine, with space for a tall fridge/freezer in the generous hall cupboard opposite.
The flat boasts two exceptionally bright and spacious double bedrooms, each with open aspects to the front and rear respectively. Completing the accommodation is the immaculate three-piece shower room, plus another generous hall cupboard with substantial fitted shelving. The original sash-and-case windows have been draught-proofed and rehung for optimum efficiency, while secondary glazing in the principal (front-facing) bedroom ensures additional thermal and sound insulation. The flat benefits fr om gas central heating powered by a serviced combi boiler.
In addition to use of a communal garden to the rear, residents are also eligible for membership to private Queen Street Gardens (East) subject to a small annual fee. Controlled residents’ parking (Zone 6) is available in the vicinity.
• Grand hall with generous storage
• Elegant, southwest-facing living room
• Spacious, contemporary dining kitchen
• Two bright and airy double bedrooms
• Versatile box room with light/power
• Immaculate three-piece shower room
• Access to a communal rear garden
• Eligible for Queen Street Gardens membership
• Controlled residents’ parking (Zone 6)
• Sash-and-case windows/secondary glazing
• Efficient gas central heating throughout
Brochure Home Report
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 1