5/2 Polwarth Place
Characterised by classic Victorian proportions and an array of period features, this traditional three-bedroom first-floor tenement flat offers an exceptionally bright, spacious and airy home in sought-after Polwarth. Just a ten-minute stroll from Bruntsfield Place and Morningside Road, the property would suit professionals and young families, and is also ideally placed for Edinburgh Napier University and the University of Edinburgh. The flat benefits from access to a southwestfacing communal rear garden, as well as controlled residents’ parking (Zone S3) directly adjacent.
Situated on a tranquil residential street, the property is accessed via a secure entry-phone system and a traditional shared stairwell. On the first floor, the front door opens into an inviting entrance hall, whose soaring ceiling, panelled doors and heritage décor make a wonderful first impression. This continues into the inviting living room, which has retained a wealth of period features including restored floorboards, intricate cornicing and an original ceiling rose. Perfect for relaxed entertaining, the wide bay window provides a charming dining space with rooftop views and leaves flexible scope for a cosy sitting area around the splendid neo-classical fireplace, which is flanked by a shelved Edinburgh Press.
The internal breakfasting kitchen adjacent is equipped with modern white-gloss cabinetry and dark stone-effect worktops, which house a full range of integrated appliances, including: a four-burner gas hob, an electric single oven/grill and a fridge/freezer.
Returning to the hall, there are three delightful double bedrooms, all of which enjoy generous proportions and natural light. The southwest-facing master bedroom incorporates an en-suite WC, a storage cupboard (with potential for conversion into a walkin wardrobe) and a traditional press. The second (and largest) double bedroom boasts another attractive feature fireplace and charming views overlooking the rear garden. Completing the accommodation is the light and airy three-piece bathroom, which is immaculately tiled in neutral tones and features an electric shower-over-bath with a contemporary glass screen. Two goodsized hall cupboards also provide practical hidden storage. The flat benefits from gas central heating and double glazing, ensuring optimum home comfort and efficiency all year round.
The southwest-facing communal garden to the rear is securely enclosed and beautifully maintained by the residents, and comprises a vast lawn/drying green and a selection of mature shrubs and trees. The property is also within easy walking distance of Harrison Park, Bruntsfield Links and The Meadows. Controlled residents’ parking (Zone S3) is available on Polwarth Place and on adjacent streets.
Viewing: Sunday 2-4 and by appointment with Gilson Gray on 0131 516 5366
Brochure Home Report
- Rooms: 1
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 1