Dean Park Crescent is one of the sought-after addresses in Stockbridge, on the fringes of Edinburgh's New Town.
The cosmopolitan areas of Stockbridge and the New Town have a wide range of specialist and independent shops, bars, bistros and restaurants. There is a large Waitrose supermarket in Comely Bank with a further range of shopping at nearby Craigleith Retail Park, which has a large Sainsburys and M&S supermarket.
The property is in the catchment for Flora Stevenson Primary and Broughton High School whilst a number of Edinburgh's top fee paying schools are close by, including The Edinburgh Academy, Fettes College, Stewart's Melville, Mary Erskine's, St George's, George Watsons and George Heriots.
The Financial District, Waverley and Haymarket railway stations and the Tram connecting to Edinburgh Airport are all within easy reach. The property is also conveniently located for travel out of the city by road with Edinburgh Park, the M8 and Central Scotland motorway network all accessed via Queensferry Road which is at the end of the street.
Local recreational facilities include Inverleith Park, The Royal Botanic Garden and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. There are pleasant riverside walks alongside the Water of Leith and through the Dean Village. Residents may subscribe to the Dean Gardens, which are ideal for dog walking and children's play areas. The Dean Tennis and Squash Club, Edinburgh Academy playing fields and Grange Cricket Club are also nearby.
5 Dean Park Crescent is an exceptional upper townhouse forming part of a charming Victorian terrace in the much sought-after Stockbridge area, with its own main door access at ground floor level, a private patio, west-facing balcony and access to Dean Gardens.
This wonderful property perfectly blends elegant living across three floors, combining delightful period features with the wonderful warmth of a family home, with open views across the Georgian New Town at the front and Stockbridge and beyond at the rear. The whole property is particularly bright with aspects to the south, east and west which allows a flood on natural light throughout the day.
After passing through the charming front patio, the main door opens into a generous entrance hallway providing an immediate sense of the proportions and details. There is a large ground floor storage cupboard.
There are three generous reception rooms, up to five bedrooms and three bathrooms set over the first and second floors.
There is a choice of three reception rooms on the first floor. The principal sitting room is set to the front, with a large three-pane window flooding the room with an abundance of natural light. There is a large marble fireplace which is at the centre of the room, detailed cornices, picture rails and exposed wooden floors. A wonderful family room is also to the front, with two large windows, including a fantastic bay window with a leafy green outlook. There is a feature fireplace, detailed cornices, a picture rail and a built-in bookshelf along one wall. A third reception room is to the rear and is set up as a formal dining room.
The kitchen is also to the rear with a Juliette balcony which offers impressive views towards Inverleith Park. The kitchen is modern in style with integrated appliances including a fridge and freezer and a double oven and gas hob.
There is a study/home office, which could be used as a fifth bedroom, a WC and a large storage cupboard on this level.
A sweeping staircase leads to the bedroom accommodation on the second floor. A large cupola above floods the stair and landing with natural light. There are four double bedrooms and three bathrooms on this level.
The principal bedroom is set to the rear with a modern en suite shower room and two built-in wardrobes. There are three further double bedrooms, one of which is en suite, and a modern family bathroom. There are two large storage cupboards off the hallway.
The property benefits from its own private patio at the front, whilst access to the exclusive Dean Gardens can be sought. Dean Gardens extends to over 7 acres are one of Edinburgh's largest private gardens with extensive woodland and lawn areas bordering the Water of Leith. These gardens contain a network of pathways, ample bench seating and play facilities for young children.