- Updated On:
- October 1, 2023
- 1 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathrooms
Enjoying a quiet position on a ‘cul-de-sac’ street and only a short stroll from popular Portobello promenade and beach, this one bedroom ground floor tenement flat offers a delightful home with easy access to the city centre.
Accessed via a communal door and a traditional shared stair, the front door opens into a generous entrance hall, where high ceilings and attractive timber effect flooring create a bright and airy feel. Enjoying a front facing position the lounge, falls naturally into cohesive lounge and dining zones – perfect for relaxed entertaining. A feature fireplace (inset with living flame gas fire) at the focal point of the room adds a homely touch, while the large recessed casement window is the perfect place for dining. Designed to maximise the fantastic wall space, the bijou kitchen adjacent boasts an array of ‘shaker’ style grey cabinets framed by deep blue walls. To the rear, enjoying an outlook over the shared rear garden is the appealing double bedroom offering flexible scope for various furniture configurations, plus leading off the bedroom is a large versatile box room, at present a walk-in wardrobe and store, yet would also make the perfect home office. Completing the accommodation is an attractive two piece bathroom, which features a shower-over bath and a separate WC. The property benefits from gas central heating and double glazing throughout, ensuring a warm home all year round.
Portobello is a historic seaside town, lying on the outskirts of Edinburgh and only a 15 minute journey into the city centre, making it a popular choice for city professionals and family’s. The main attraction is it’s beautiful sweeping crescent beach and promenade, a ‘playground’ for all and a popular destination on a sunny weekend. The High Street offers a wealth of amenities, including big high street names and small independent traders, along with a thriving cafe/bar culture. More extensive shopping can be found at nearby Fort Kinnaird which also has cinema and gym. As well as the beach, for leisure activities, there are the historic Turkish Baths (now Portobello Swim Centre) with swimming pool and gym, a five aside football facility and a couple of local golf courses. The area is serviced by a regular bus routes and there direct access to the A1 and the City Bypass.