This wonderfully spacious City Centre flat, forms part of a classical Walter Scott building. Once home to one of Scotland's literally icons, Sir Walter Scott, this impressive apartment occupies the entire garden level of number 39 and benefits from a private rear patio. Successfully blending a contemporary finish within generous period proportions, the property is perfect for City Centre living.
The property is entered via a short set of steps into its own front courtyard. The wide entrance hallway provides an immediate sense of space and style. An impressive, bay fronted sitting room is situated to the front of the property. The room is flooded by natural light from its three astragalled windows, complete with working shutters. Across the hallway and also set to the front of the building is the excellently proportioned second bedroom with a large built in wardrobe. Adjacent is the spacious family bathroom with bath tub and overhead rain shower.
To the rear of the property and enjoying a charming view of the garden is the master bedroom. This large room has been completed with an array of fitted wardrobes and direct access to an en-suite shower room. There is also an extra useful storage cupboard. Adjacent is the bright and modern fitted kitchen/diner with quality fixtures and fittings. From here, French doors provide direct access to the patio garden; a quiet oasis rarely found in the City Centre.
The property further benefits from ample storage, gas central heating throughout and a dry lined cellar.
Agent Registration Number: LARN1904067
North Castle Street enjoys a prestigious, central location within the very heart of the historic New Town district of Edinburgh, just moments from the city centre's fashionable George Street, Princes Street and Multrees Walk. The New Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the heart of the City. All the benefits of city centre living can be enjoyed with a wide range of cultural activities, and a variety of speciality shops, bistros and restaurants in nearby Stockbridge. The main shopping and commercial thoroughfares of Princes Street and George Street are close by including Harvey Nichols and John Lewis. In addition there are leisure facilities at the Omni Centre which includes a multi-screen cinema, a Virgin Active health club and various restaurants.
The Edinburgh Playhouse theatre is also close by. Locally there is a Sainsbury's, a Waitrose supermarket at Comely Bank and a larger Sainsbury's supermarket and range of retail stores at Craigleith Shopping Park close to Blackhall. The green spaces of The Royal Botanic Gardens, Inverleith Park and the Water of Leith Walkway are also nearby and the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood is within a short drive. Waverley and Haymarket rail stations and St Andrew Square bus station are all easily accessible with regular bus links throughout the City, and an express bus runs from Waverley Station to Edinburgh International Airport. Excellent schools in both the state and private sectors are easily accessible.