Substantial south facing Victorian semi detached villa which would now benefit from some upgrading.
Commanding a bright corner position, this elegant family home boasts considerable character along with many original period features including fine plaster work, magnificent fireplaces, a grand staircase with stained glass window, panelled apartment doors and warm natural wood finishes. The large south facing windows and high ceilings offer light and airey flexible accommodation over two levels and comprises; on the ground floor: a spacious entrance vestibule, generous and welcoming reception hall, bay windowed lounge, charming dining room, fitted kitchen/breakfast room, utility/laundry room, stylish modern shower room and a separate downstairs wc. The upper floor consists of: four good sized double bedrooms and a bathroom with a roll top bath. Gas central heating has been installed. A most useful driveway offers off street parking and leads to a large single garage. There are modest mature gardens to the front and side of the house plus an east facing patio and an enclosed courtyard to the rear. The property is adjacent to the beautiful Waverley/Ventnor Park private gardens.
Newington is a most desirable residential district lying south of the Edinburgh City Centre. While convenient for access to the City Centre, it offers an abundance of amenities, including an excellent variety of shops, banking/post office services, restaurants, cafes and bars. Also within easy reach is comprehensive shopping at Cameron Toll Shopping Centre with its Sainsbury's superstore. Schools catering for all age groups both in the private and public sector are easily accessible with the property particularly convenient for Edinburgh University. Leisure pursuits are also well catered for with the Queen’s Hall and Festival Theatre, Prestonfield and Duddingston Golf Courses, Commonwealth Pool and scenic walks on Arthur’s Seat/Holyrood Park. A frequent bus service operates nearby to many parts of the City and there is ready access to the city bypass with excellent connections to the motorway network and to the west to the Gyle Shopping Centre, the Queensferry Crossing, Edinburgh International Airport and the central motorway network.
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