A well-proportioned, bright and spacious two bedroom apartment in the heart of popular Bruntsfield, to the south of the city centre. Forming the first floor of a traditional Victorian tenement building and retaining much of its period charm, the property is enviably situated on a quiet street only moments from vibrant Bruntsfield Place and benefits from the many superb local amenities of both Bruntsfield and Morningside, boasts easy access to the city centre and is in close proximity to some of the city’s wonderful green open spaces.
Entrance hallway; Sitting room; Master bedroom; Double bedroom; Kitchen; Bathroom. Outside Space Private front garden Situation: Located on the south side of Edinburgh’s City Centre, Westhall Gardens is a quiet one-way street tucked behind Bruntsfield Place, renowned for its eclectic range of independent shops, restaurants, artisan cafés and bars. It is also within easy walking distance of Morningside which boasts a cinema and theatre, Waitrose, Tesco and Marks & Spencer supermarkets. The Fountain Park entertainment centre, featuring a bowling alley, a number of restaurants, Nuffield Health gym and multi-screen cinema is only a short walk away. The green open spaces of Bruntsfield Links and the Meadows are only a few minutes’ walk away and offer an active tennis club, pitch and putt golf course and a bowling green as well as walking, running and cycling opportunities. Edinburgh’s Union Canal is also nearby and offers wonderful waterside walks along the recently upgraded towpath and alfresco dining at newly developed Edinburgh Quay. Royal Holyrood Park and Arthur’s Seat, the Royal Commonwealth Pool, several golf courses and the Midlothian Snowsports Centre at Hillend are also within easy reach. The property is ideally positioned to take advantage of the Kings, Lyceum and Traverse theatres; Usher Hall, National Art Galleries, Edinburgh’s world renowned International, Film and Fringe Festivals and Hogmanay celebrations. Westhall Gardens is conveniently located for access to Edinburgh University Central and Kings Buildings campuses, Edinburgh Napier University, the Royal Dick Veterinary College at Easter Bush and is well served by the city’s efficient bus networks, the city by-pass, Edinburgh International Airport and Central Scotland’s Motorways (M8, M9,M90 and the new Queensferry Crossing). For schooling, the property lies within the catchment area for Bruntsfield Primary School and the highly regarded Boroughmuir High School with private options including George Heriots’, George Watson’s College and Merchiston Castle School in close proximity. Description: 18/2 Westhall Gardens is situated on the first floor of a traditional Victorian tenement building and is accessed via a private front garden, large shared vestibule with lovely original tiled floor and well-maintained shared stair. The accommodation is bright and spacious, with impressive high ceilings. The property retains many period features such as sanded, original wooden floorboards, ornate cornicing, feature fireplace and ornamental balcony; generous original sash and case windows flood the property with natural light on both sides. The accommodation is as follows: Entrance hall with entry phone, shelved storage cupboard, high ceiling and ornate cornicing. Well-proportioned sitting room with elegant triple sash and case bay window; original sanded solid wood floor, ornate cornicing, ceiling rose and intricately carved original fireplace. A door leads from the sitting room to a large storage cupboard reaching to the roof with built in shelving. This delightful, light room has ample space for relaxing and dining. Kitchen, accessed from the sitting room, with fitted wall and base units and open shelving providing generous storage. Belling electric hob and oven, under counter fridge and freezer and space for a washing machine and dishwasher. The kitchen also boasts a high ceiling with decorative cornicing; traditional ‘kitchen maid’ pulley for drying clothes; large sash window with a charming decorative wrought iron balcony and recently installed gas combi boiler. Bright and generous master bedroom to the rear of the property, sash window with working shutters, allowing views over gardens; high ceiling, ornate cornice detailing, stripped original floorboards and Edinburgh press shelving. Second spacious double bedroom with sash window and high ceiling. This bedroom features a built-in mezzanine platform accessed via a ladder, ideal for storage or a sleeping area. Fully tiled family bathroom with attractive curved edge bath, shower above and additional handheld mixer, curved shower screen, traditional style w/c, washbasin unit with storage and Victorian style radiator with towel rail. Outside Space: Private front garden with paving, gravel, raised bed with planting and bike shelter. Permit parking is available subject to a modest annual fee. Fixtures and Fittings: Some furniture, furnishings and appliances in the property may be available subject to separate negotiation. Only appliances specifically mentioned in the particulars of sale are included in the sale price. In all other aspects the treatment of fixtures and fittings within the relevant Conveyancing Standard Clauses apply. Services: Gas central heating, mains water, drainage, gas and electricity, broadband, telephone (subject to telephone providers’ regulations). Postcode: EH10 4JQ Outgoings: Council Tax Band Category: D EPC: C Viewing: By appointment through Rettie & Co, 11 Wemyss Place, Edinburgh EH3 6DH. Tel: 0131 220 4160. Misrepresentations: 1. The property is sold with all faults and defects, whether of condition or otherwise and neither the seller nor Rettie & Co, the selling agent, are responsible for such faults and defects, nor for any statement contained in the particulars of the property prepared by the said agent. 2. The Purchaser(s) shall be deemed to acknowledge that he has not entered into contract in reliance on the said statements, that he has satisfied himself as to the content of each of the said statements by inspection or otherwise and that no warranty or representation has been made by the seller or the said agents in relation to or in connection with the property. 3. Any error, omission or mis-statement in any of the said statements shall not entitle the purchaser(s) to rescind or to be discharged from this contract, nor entitle either party to compensation or damages nor in any circumstances to give either party any cause for action. Particulars prepared September 2020 – First Issue