Douglas Gardens lies in the heart of the West End and forms an elegant crescent facing woodland gardens on the south side of the Water of Leith.
This is a high amenity area with access to local shopping in Haymarket and the West End, within walking distance of most of the amenities of the city centre. The property is conveniently situated for the main financial centres and a short distance from Haymarket train station.
The property enjoys private access to Douglas Crescent Gardens which run down to the Water of Leith, from where there are pleasant riverside walks.
Belford Sports Club is nearby as are a number of Edinburgh's art galleries. There is convenient access westwards to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Park, the City Bypass and Edinburgh Airport.
The property is also conveniently located for local schooling as well as a number of private schools including Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools, The Edinburgh Academy, George Heriot's and Fettes College.
2 Douglas Gardens is a charming and spacious ground, garden and basement flat in Edinburgh's sought after West End. The property has wonderful period features and provides comfortable and flexible accommodation.
The property is entered on the ground floor through a panelled entrance vestibule which opens to a broad reception hall.
Of particular note is the west facing drawing room with its intricate cornicing, central open fireplace and timber panelling. Across the hall on the ground floor is the master bedroom with dressing room and en suite bathroom. In addition, there is a separate W/C and storage space.
Stairs lead to the garden level where there is a practical open plan kitchen/dining area with utility room and a study/family room beyond. From the dining area there is a door to a raised balcony and steps lead down to the garden. There are three bedrooms on this level and a family bathroom. In addition, there is a further en suite bedroom at basement level which also has a door to the garden and a store room off.
Externally to the rear, there is an enclosed private garden which is laid to lawn edged by mature shrubs and trees. There is also a patio area which is ideal for outdoor entertaining. To the front of the property there is a courtyard and three under pavement cellars.
In addition, the owners have access to Douglas Gardens which are approximately 4.4 acres in size and has mature woodland, lawns and walks by the Water of Leith. Subscription to the gardens costs approximately £145 per annum.