An elegant and rarely available West End townhouse with beautiful proportions and period details
This is a rare opportunity to acquire an outstanding four bedroom townhouse located in the heart of the West End. Set over four floors, every corner of the property has been finished to an extremely high standard. Added to this, there is access to an attractive, private patio, entered via the lower ground floor, along with off street parking. The spacious entrance vestibule and hall set the tone in terms of the quality of the finish. To the left of the ground floor is a large sitting/dining room and to the rear is the exceptional family kitchen with connecting, generous utility room. The elegant stairs to the upper floors are crowned by a beautiful cupola which provides an abundance of natural light through the centre of the house. The first floor drawing room is a genuinely remarkable room, providing incredible entertaining space on a grand scale. Also on this floor is the master bedroom with an en suite bathroom. The stunning principal bedroom benefits from a wonderful walk-in wardrobe. On the second floor, there are three additional double bedrooms, along with a newly updated family bathroom and a large laundry room. Finally, leading to the basement there is a WC and direct access to the private patio and car parking bays. One of the parking bays is within the patio/garden area and is a large space, suitable for any cars. The second space is in the lane area and is only suitable for small cars.
Situated in the heart of Edinburgh's prestigious West End, Alva Street enjoys fashionable shops, boutiques, restaurants and bars within easy reach. The property is a stone's throw away from charming, cobbled William Street with its array of independent businesses, and is only a short walk from the retail, financial and commercial city centre in Princes Street and George Street. It also has easy access to Stockbridge and Haymarket Train Station.Local amenities include the Drumsheugh Private Swimming Baths, the Edinburgh Sports Club, the Dean Tennis Club, numerous yoga studios and the Modern and Dean Art Galleries. There is easy access to the impressive Water of Leith walkway which leads to the Edinburgh cycle path network, whilst the open spaces of the Royal Botanic Gardens and Inverleith Park are within walking distance. The area is particularly popular with families, with schools including St. George's School For Girls, Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools, Fettes College and The Edinburgh Academy all nearby.