Located in Edinburgh's prestigious World Heritage Site of the Georgian New Town, Ainslie Place is split into three parts forming a pair of handsome Georgian crescents, set round delightful central gardens linking the tranquil Moray Place to Randolph Crescent.
Situated only a few yards from the retail and commercial centre of Edinburgh in George Street and Princes Street, and a short walk from the West End, the property enjoys all the benefits of city centre living with a wide variety of shops, bistros and restaurants on the surrounding streets as well as in nearby Stockbridge. Waverley and Haymarket train stations and the tram are also easily accessible.
The property enjoys access to Ainslie Place gardens whilst residents can apply for access into the Moray Pleasure Grounds. Bank Gardens are at the rear of Ainslie Place and extend down to the banks of the Water of Leith, whilst the Royal Botanic Gardens are Inverleith Park and also close by.
There is a wide range schools within easy reach on the north side of the City both in the state and private sectors, including The Edinburgh Academy, Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools, St George's and Fettes College.
8/1 Ainslie Place is an exceptional drawing room conversion apartment which forms part of an A-listed Georgian townhouse in the heart of Edinburgh's New Town.
The property has been renovated to a high standard is presented in immaculate order throughout, combining elegant period features with modern living. The accommodation is set off a central hallway with a fantastic living and entertaining space and two double bedrooms.
The drawing room has a feature fireplace and two huge floor to ceiling windows which flood the room with light. Set to the rear of the property, there are wonderful views to the north, over the Water of Leith and Stockbridge to the Firth of Forth and Fife beyond. Period features include working shutters and detailed cornices. There is space for a large dining table and chairs.
A luxurious kitchen is access off the drawing room. There are contemporary wall and base units with integrated Siemens appliances and composite work surfaces. There are two spacious double bedrooms to the front of the property. Both bedrooms have working shutters and fitted wardrobes and enjoy a peaceful aspect over the central gardens. There is a luxurious three piece bathroom suite and a further WC off the hallway.
The property benefits from a private storage cellar on the lower ground floor level, where you also have access to a communal garden. There is a gate onto Bank Gardens, which meander down to the Water of Leith, whilst access to Ainslie Place gardens and Moray Place gardens can also be obtained.
There is lift access from ground floor level to the property, storage cellar and gardens.