Flat for Sale in Edinburgh
2 Bedrooms | Offers Over £390,000
26 Bell Place, Edinburgh EH3 5HT
Forming part of the Stockbridge Colonies, a historic conservation area, this B-listed double upper flat enjoys two bedrooms and desirable open-plan living areas, plus a private, low-maintenance garden.
Having been a well-loved home over the years, the flat now offers scope for modernisation and upgrading and gives its new owner an ideal opportunity to create a modern home to their own tastes and requirements.
A set of external stairs leads up to the flat's private, first-floor front door, which opens into a practical entrance vestibule, affording access to a hallway with a handy built-in storage cupboard. Immediately on your right, you step into the wonderfully sociable open- plan living room and dining kitchen. Situated to the front of the property, the living room offers a generous floorspace for various furniture layouts, arranged around the cosy focal point of a gas fire with an understated surround, flanked by an Edinburgh Press with display shelving. The room is lit by a large west-facing sash-and-case window, allowing afternoon sun to stream in. The adjoining dining kitchen is clearly zoned into areas for cooking and seated dining.
The dining area offers plenty of space for a large table and chairs and features two Edinburgh Presses and a wealth of fitted shelving, perfect for use as bookshelves. The adjoining kitchen is currently fitted with a selection of wood and complimentary white wall and base cabinets, framed by solid wood worktops (with a foldaway breakfast bar) and splashback tiling. Freestanding goods comprising a gas cooker, a fridge/freezer, and a washing machine are included, and a clothes pulley also features.
Ascending the stairs to the first floor, you reach a landing (with a loft hatch) which affords access to two double bedrooms and a bathroom. The exceptionally generous larger bedroom features a charming dormer window, a full wall of built-in wardrobes, and access to eaves storage. Finally, the airy bathroom comes complete with a bath with an overhead shower, a pedestal basin, a WC, a wall-mounted vanity cabinet, and fitted shelving. The home is heated by a gas central heating system and features double glazing in the bathroom and rear-facing bedroom.
Outside, the flat enjoys a private, low- maintenance front garden, with a handy secure store. Residents' permit parking on Bell Place falls under Zone N2.
Extras: All fitted floor and window coverings, light fittings, and kitchen appliances to be included in the sale.
EPC Rating - D.
Developed as part of the New Town, Stockbridge offers an ideal location and is just a 15-minute walk from the city centre. The bustling and unique village atmosphere of Stockbridge offers a wealth of amenities, including chic boutiques, art galleries, independent shops, bookshops, renowned cheese mongers, fishmongers, and butchers.
A fantastic selection of fashionable cafés, restaurants, and pubs line the street, each giving the area character and the individual flair it is renowned for. A large Waitrose supermarket is conveniently situated nearby. The Stockbridge market, held every Sunday at Jubilee Gardens, boasts fresh produce and artisan crafts from independent traders. Nearby Craigleith Retail Park offers more extensive shopping with a wide variety of high street stores. Enjoying the outdoors couldn't be more inviting, with Inverleith Park and the colourful Royal Botanic Garden close by an oasis of green making it seem almost impossible to be so close to the city centre. A leisurely stroll or cycle along the beautiful Water of Leith walkway makes the perfect escape from the day's hustle and bustle. For a vintage treat, the Glenogle swim centre offers beautifully restored Victorian swimming baths, a state-of-the-art gym, and fitness classes. In addition, the area benefits from outstanding schooling in both the private and state sector, including Stockbridge Primary, George Heriots, Fettes College, and Edinburgh Academy, among others. Stockbridge is served by regular bus services to the city centre and beyond.
Highly-desirable city location
Double upper colony flat
Entrance vestibule and hall with storage
Open-plan living room and dining kitchen
Two double bedrooms
Bright three-piece bathroom
Private, low-maintenance front garden
Controlled on-street parking (Zone N2)
GCH and partial DG; EPC - D