4/3 Newbattle Terrace
Centrally positioned in Edinburgh’s exclusive Morningside district, this exceptional three bedroom, two-bathroom first-floor apartment enjoys a highly-desirable city location; recently voted by the Sunday Times as one of Scotland’s best places to live. Well-connected to the city centre and further afield, this premium location is locally served by an eclectic array of independent shops, a Waitrose and an M&S Food Hall, coffee houses, eateries, galleries and a boutique cinema, as well as open green spaces and some of the capital’s most prestigious schools.
Offering generously-proportioned accommodation and convenient access to secure private parking, this architect-designed property lies within a high-end conversion of a handsome ecclesiastical building; C-Listed and dating from the Victorian period. Internally, crisp minimalist interiors, with a cohesive muted colour palette, state-of-the-art fittings and quaint sash-and-case style windows create an inspiring, wonderfully light and airy home.
Illuminated steps leading to a secure front entrance mark the approach to this endearing sandstone property; opening into a tastefullypresented communal vestibule and stairwell, flooded with natural light from a host of windows and skylights.
On the first floor, the apartment’s own front door swings open into a spacious hall incorporating a useful cupboard for hidden storage of coats and shoes.
Instantly appealing with immaculate dove grey walls and oak flooring, the hall conveys a fantastic introduction to this outstanding home. Presented in harmonising modern grey hues, with a classic coving detail, and laid with sumptuous carpeting, the adjoining living room is the epitome of contemporary elegance and is further heightened by double windows to two sides, bathing the space with swathes of light. Here, a generous, practical foot print allows great flexibility for a variety of seating arrangements.
Across the hall, an oak-floored, stylishly-lit kitchen provides a spectacular social area for cooking, dining and entertaining, with space for a large table and chairs. Designed to effortlessly complement the home’s soft neutral décor, the mink-toned kitchen is fitted with a selection of sleek handleless cabinets paired with quality glass-effect countertops and atmospheric integrated downlighting. The seamless finish is further enhanced by a comprehensive range of discreetly built-in goods comprising an eye-level single multi-function oven and a microwave with grill, a touch control ceramic hob, a fridge freezer, a dishwasher and a washing machine.
Also featured within the apartment are three plushly carpeted double bedrooms, two with fitted storage. All bedrooms are subtly decorated, ornamented with an elegant coving detail and positioned away from the main road, to create a trio of tranquil sleeping areas. The opulent master suite is supplemented by attractive fitted wardrobes, with classic panel-effect doors, and an en-suite shower room with underfloor heating. Fully-tiled with Porcelanosa natural tiling, the shower room comes replete with a WC, a wallhung basin accompanied by vanity drawer storage and an illuminated wall-mounted mirror, a chrome towel warmer and a deluxe walk-in shower enclosure with a rainfall shower head. Finally, a spacious, co-ordinating family bathroom, with further luxurious underflooring heating and Porcelanosa tiling, comprises a hidden-cistern WC, a wall-hung basin with a large wall-mounted mirror, a chrome towel warmer and an enclosed bathtub with an overhead rainfall shower and a glass screen.
Gas central heating and conservationstandard, double-glazed sash-and-case windows ensure optimum comfort and efficiency all year round.
The apartment is complemented by an allocated underground parking space, accessed by a remote-controlled electric gate. Free parking at evenings and weekends is available in the vicinity, with additional permit parking falling under Zone S2.
Viewing: Sunday 11am-1pm or by appointment with Gilson Gray 0131 516 5366
- Rooms: 1
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 2