Flat for Sale in Edinburgh
2 Bedrooms | Offers Over £195,000
285/3 St Marks Court Portobello High Street, Edinburgh EH15 2AR
Situated in the heart of Portobello, this ground-floor flat forms part of an established factored development and boasts two double bedrooms and a spacious reception room and offers excellent potential for its new owner to put their own stamp on it and create a modern home to their own tastes and requirements.
The development is further enhanced by landscaped shared gardens and private residents' parking. The flat and its location, with Portobello's fantastic amenities and shops on the doorstep and just a stone's throw from the promenade and beach, will no doubt appeal to city professionals, young families, downsizers, and rental investors alike.
Approached via a pathway flanked by the beautifully-kept gardens, a shared front door (with a secure entry system) and vestibule lead to the flat, where a welcoming hall invites you inside, concealing a handy storage cupboard and affording access to all of the accommodation on offer.
Along the hall to your right and peacefully overlooking the front gardens is a well- proportioned living and dining room. Offering plenty of space for lounge furniture as well as a seated dining area, this bright reception room enjoys pastel-toned décor, classic coving, and a carpet for optimum comfort underfoot. At the opposite end of the hall and enjoying the same décor as the reception room is a kitchen. Here, modern wood-styled cabinets are accompanied by spacious worktops and stylish splashback tiling. An electric oven, a hob, and a concealed extractor fan are integrated, whilst freestanding goods comprising a fridge, a freezer, a microwave oven, and a washing machine are included, and space is provided for a dryer.
The flat accommodates two generous double bedrooms, both supplemented by large built-in wardrobes with attractive mirrored doors. The larger of the two sleeping areas is tucked to the rear of the property and boasts a sunny aspect, whilst the remaining room enjoys the same leafy views as the living room. Finally, a shower room completes the accommodation on offer and comprises a double shower enclosure, a basin with an illuminated mirror, a WC, and a mirrored, wall-mounted vanity cabinet. The flat is kept warm by electric storage heaters and all windows throughout are double glazed.
Externally, the development is flanked by shared gardens to the front and rear. Notably, the front gardens feature spacious, manicured lawns with leafy trees and shrubs, and walkways: offering a tranquil outdoor space for relaxing during the warmer months. Private residents' parking can also be found to the front of the development. EPC Rating: D.
Extras: All fitted floor coverings, window coverings, light fittings, integrated appliances, fridge, freezer, microwave oven, and washing machine to be included in the sale. Some furniture may be available by separate discussion. Factor: The development is managed by James Gibb for an approximate fee of £90 per month. This includes block buildings insurance, communal maintenance and cleaning, window cleaning, and gardening.
Located approximately three miles northeast of the city centre, the desirable suburb of Portobello enjoys the best of both worlds: a quaint seaside ambience with the perks of city life right on its doorstep.
Set beside a long sandy beach and promenade, within sight of Arthur's Seat and within minutes of the picturesque East Lothian countryside, it is easy to understand why this is one of the capitals most popular postcodes! The area is served by a fantastic range of local services and amenities, with more extensive shopping facilities available in Musselburgh or Fort Kinnaird just a short drive away. Or for a more local, traditional shopping experience, the bustling High Street is lined with a charming array of shops, including cafés, restaurants, galleries, independent retailers, bakers, butchers, and greengrocers. For sport and fitness enthusiasts, Portobello Swim Centre boasts swimming facilities, a well-equipped gym, and a varied programme of fitness classes.
Established development in the heart of Portobello
Spacious ground-floor flat
Secure shared vestibule
Welcoming hall with storage
Generous living/dining room
Modern fitted kitchen
Two double bedrooms with storage
Three-piece shower room
Beautifully-kept shared gardens
Private residents' parking