A magnificent five bedroom West End home with incredible proportions
This beautiful upper townhouse has five large bedroom suites across four elegant floors. The house is rich in original features, including intricate cornicing, working shutters and open fireplaces. Located in a handsome Victorian Terrace overlooking Drumsheugh's private gardens, this family home, complete with two private parking spaces and a lift, is an example of a West End home at its very best.The property has been renovated to an exacting standard with the very best of materials, technology and workmanship. Entered on the ground floor, via an attractive vestibule, the impressive hallway with under-floor heating immediately sets the tone, both in terms of the scale, grandeur and quality of the finish. The hall, complete with a grand feature fireplace, opens to the impressive turned stair, with wooden balustrade and spindles. There is also a lift serving all floors which is a rare feature to find in a private residential home.On the ground level, the Kitchen's International kitchen is positioned to the rear of the house and connects to the dining room, creating an excellent open plan living and entertaining space. The contemporary kitchen features a large island unit, ample storage and high quality fixtures and fittings including black granite work surfaces, Gaggenau appliances and a Falcon Range cooker. The bay fronted sitting room, set to the front, features a fireplace as its centrepiece, decorative cornice work and stunning parquet floors. The ground floor is completed by a shower room. On the half landing the cinema room, study and the utility room can be found. The graceful stairs to the upper floors are crowned by a beautiful cupola which provides natural light through the centre of the house. To the front of the first floor is the drawing room. A breath-taking room, extending to almost 30 feet in length and providing incredible living and entertaining on a grand scale with open views over Drumsheugh private gardens. The guest suite is set on this floor alongside a WC. On the second floor are two bedroom suites with the larger of the two featuring a walk in dressing room. There is also a useful linen/storage cupboard.The impressive principal bedroom is located at the top of the house and showcases a stunning bespoke Sculleries of Stockbridge fitted dressing room and a luxurious en suite bathroom with a double ended cast iron bath and twin entry wet room. There is also a further bedroom suite providing the most incredible views of Edinburgh Castle. The views on the upper floors – both from the front and the rear – are exceptional.Outside there are two private parking spaces. There is also access to the wonderful private gardens across the road, upon payment of an annual fee.*Please note that a detailed specification list has been provided by the seller and is available upon request.
Drumsheugh Gardens is a prime, central address in Edinburgh's West End situated a short walk from the city centre, the New Town and Stockbridge. The area continues to be one of the most popular residential areas in Edinburgh. There is an excellent choice of schools within easy reach, including The Edinburgh Academy, Fettes College, St. George's School for Girls and Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools.The West End is equally well-known for the quality of city centre living it offers, with a wonderful and varied choice of local amenities that include shops, restaurants, bars and bistros. Drumsheugh Private Swimming Baths, the Edinburgh Sports Club, the Dean Tennis Club, numerous yoga studios and the Modern and Dean Art Galleries are also within walking distance. The impressive Water of Leith walkway, The Royal Botanic Gardens and Inverleith Park are nearby. There is also easy access to Haymarket and Waverley stations.