39A, Park Avenue, Edinburgh, EH15 1JS
Offers Over £350,000
Traditional ground-floor flat forming part of a handsome traditional building near Portobello with two bedrooms, a generous reception room, a breakfasting kitchen, and modern ...
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By appt Paris Steele 01620 497 497
Traditional ground-floor flat forming part of a handsome traditional building near Portobello with two bedrooms, a generous reception room, a breakfasting kitchen, and modern interiors paired with characterful period features, plus a private rear garden and access to unrestricted on-street parking.
Situated near Portobello, adjacent to the golf course and enjoying leafy views, this two-bedroom ground-floor flat enjoys a sought-after location with excellent amenities nearby, such as shops, schools, transport links, and scenic open spaces, including Portobello beach which is just over half a mile away and within strolling distance.
A shared entrance leads to the flat’s front door, where a long hallway (with two built-in storage cupboards) welcomes you inside. Immediately on your left, you step into an impressive living room, where airy proportions and a large bay window create a wonderfully bright and spacious room with a generous floorspace provided for a choice of comfortable lounge furniture layouts. A number of features add character to the space, including beautifully detailed cornicing, a ceiling rose, rich wood flooring, and a homely fireplace flanked by an illuminated display recess. Continuing along the hall to the end, you reach a kitchen (with garden access), where timeless cabinetry is accompanied by wood-inspired worktops and on-trend metro-tiled splashbacks. Integrated appliances consist of an oven, a gas hob with an overhead extractor hood, a fridge/freezer, a dishwasher, an a washing machine. A breakfast bar caters for morning coffee, breakfasts, and socialising while cooking.
The flat’s two double bedrooms both echo the wonderfully airy proportions of the living room and are tastefully presented with attractive décor, a plush carpet in the larger bedroom and handsome wood flooring in the second bedroom. The larger bedroom also features cornicing and a fireplace, with the remaining bedroom incorporating display recesses with fitted shelving, and an Edinburgh Press. A bathroom completes the accommodation and comprises a bath with an overhead shower, a WC-suite set into storage, and a mirrored vanity cabinet. Gas central heating and double glazing ensure year-round comfort and efficiency.
Externally, the flat boasts a private rear garden with a low-maintenance paved patio, a leafy, raised planting area, an apple tree, and strawberry plants. Unrestricted on-street parking can be found on Park Avenue.
Extras: all fitted floor coverings, window coverings, most light fittings, integrated kitchen appliances, and microwave will be included in the sale. The greenhouse is available by separate negotiation.
Nearby Portobello, Edinburgh
Located approximately three miles northeast of the city centre, the desirable suburb of Portobello enjoys the best of both worlds: a quaint seaside ambience with the perks of city life right on its doorstep. Set beside a long sandy beach and promenade, within sight of Arthurs Seat and within minutes of the picturesque East Lothian countryside, it is easy to understand why this is one of the capitals most popular postcodes! The area is served by a fantastic range of local services and amenities, with more extensive shopping facilities available in Musselburgh or Fort Kinnaird just a short drive away. Or for a more local, traditional shopping experience, the bustling High Street is lined with a charming array of shops, including cafés, restaurants, galleries, independent retailers, bakers, butchers, and greengrocers. For sport and fitness enthusiasts, Portobello Swim Centre boasts swimming facilities, a well-equipped gym, and a varied programme of fitness classes, as well as Edinburgh’s only public authentic Turkish Baths. Portobello offers a superb choice of schools in both the public and private sector. The area is extremely popular with commuters owing to its excellent public transport links into the city centre, as well as its proximity to Edinburgh City Bypass and the A1.