An elegant main door townhouse with beautiful proportions and secure parking.
This beautiful property is a fine example of a New Town Georgian townhouse. The house is spacious and well-presented throughout, offering excellent family accommodation over three floors with an array of period details including ornate cornicing, an elegant stone stair and an attractive cupola.The property is entered in to an impressive vestibule and entrance hall, with the elegant staircase leading off to the upper floors. The cupola provides excellent light down through the stair and into the hall area. To the front of the ground floor is the sitting room which has two large sash windows and an impressive fireplace. To the rear of this floor is the contemporary kitchen/dining room which connects to a practical utility room. The kitchen features an island and is south facing, creating a naturally bright room. There is also a WC on this floor.To the front of the first floor is the drawing room. This provides a very impressive entertaining space and again has beautiful features including three large sash windows, a beautiful fireplace and a pretty cornice. The master bedroom to the rear of the property is a fantastic size and has an en suite bathroom. Also on this floor is a study with fitted shelves. This could be used as a fifth bedroom if required.The second floor provides further bedroom accommodation including a large double bedroom with a large built in wardrobe and an en suite bathroom. To the front, there are two further double bedrooms and a separate shower room to service these rooms.The property has the rare city centre commodity of a two allocated parking spaces within a secure car park to the rear of the building. It also benefits from access to nearby Queen Street Gardens (approx. 200 metres) for a modest annual fee.
Albany Street is located within the heart of New Town, which lies a short walk from the city centre. The New Town boasts some of the finest Georgian architecture in Britain and continues to be one of the most popular areas in Edinburgh. John Lewis and Harvey Nichols are both within a five minute walk, in addition to the many shops on Princes Street and George Street. The recently opened St. James centre is also within easy reach and provides the leading retail experience in Edinburgh as well as restaurants. A hotel and cinema are to follow. St. Andrew Square bus station and the tram link to Edinburgh Airport are both around the corner and Edinburgh Waverley train station is within 0.4 miles. The area boasts an excellent choice of schools including The Edinburgh Academy, Fettes College, St.George's School for Girls, The Mary Erskine School and Stewart's Melville College.