SOUTH SIDE: Flat 1 17a West Crosscauseway EH8 9JW.
The property is a bright and exceptionally spacious ground and first floor flat, creatively converted from the former Edinburgh University Press building in 2004. It affords the opportunity to have a lovely, quiet home of sophisticated design, with superb Home Office potential, very close to the City centre, Edinburgh University, Festival Theatre, Queen`s Hall and good local shopping facilities.
The well-designed accommodation is served by a lift. On the ground floor are two spacious double bedrooms, each with a high-level window and accessed by broad slide-aside doors from the generous office/additional Sitting space, which has a large window and direct connection to the shared stair. Off this is a Shower/w.c. and an attractive spiral stair leading to the upper floor
The upper floor is also separately accessed from the shared stair and lift. A generous Livingroom/Diningroom/Kitchen enjoys a lovely, sunny, southerly aspect with an open view to St Patrick Square and garden, nicely framed by a large window and inward-opening French door.
The kitchen space, with stainless steel worktop, splashback and bowl, comes complete with stainless steel gas hob, electric oven and grill and dishwasher. The central heating boiler is located in a cupboard in a corner of the Sittingroom. The automatic washing machine is located in a cupboard in the bathroom
A slide aside door from the livingroom leads to double bedroom 1, off which there is a stylish “Jack and Jill” bathroom with additional door back to the livingroom.
Year-round comfort is ensured by a combination of economical gas central heating, modern standards of thermal insulation and full double glazing. Security is afforded by video entryphone-controlled stair access.
This expansive city residence, with superb home office facilities is situated in a beautifully central, quiet location, close to Edinburgh University`s Old Quad George Square and Lauriston Place (former Edinburgh College of Art) Campuses, George Heriot`s School, the Festival Theatre, Queens Hall and Royal Scottish Museum at Chambers Street. All of the historic heritage of the Old Town including Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace is just a short walk away, as is Princes Street and the City Centre.
A little to the south lies the Meadows-many acres of public open space with tennis courts and bowling green and the Royal Commonwealth Pool with fitness suite at Dalkeith Road.
The immediate area is well-supplied with a wide variety of shops, including a Lidl Supermarket, Bars, Bistros and Restaurants and is a short stroll from Edinburgh`s Waverley Rail station. The nearby bus station and tram network are augmented by excellent road links to the Airport, the Lothians , Fife and the Central Scottish Motorway Network.
Edinburgh is a vibrant European Capital City and World Heritage site, second-only to London as a financial centre. Renowned for its`s beauty, it was recently voted seventh most-relaxed City in the World by readers of Conde Nast Travel Magazine. It supports a rich cultural life in Theatres, Art Galleries, Cinemas and Concert Halls, normally crowned by the famous International Festival and “Fringe”. It regularly plays host to major sporting events including Rugby Internationals. Foodies are well-catered for with many outstanding Restaurants, not a few Michelin-starred.