Terraced House for Sale in Edinburgh
2 Bedrooms | Offers Over £295,000
40 Claremont Bank, Edinburgh EH7 4DR
Situated at the foot of Edinburgh's New Town, the sought-after district of Bellevue offers an exceptionally tranquil residential setting at the heart of the capital.
When it comes to local amenities, residents are spoilt for choice by the wealth of independent shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs on Broughton Street and vibrant Leith Walk, while the bustling city centre is just minutes' walk away. For exercising and relaxing outdoors, While Bellevue is within walking distance of most of the city's attractions and amenities, the area is also very well connected by public transport and cycle routes. Bellevue is well served by the city bus network and is just a few minutes' walk from Waverley Station and the tram terminus on York Place, which provide local and national rail services, as well as fast and frequent links to Edinburgh International Airport. The property falls within the catchment area for Broughton Primary School and St Mary's RC Primary School, followed by secondary schooling at Drummond Community High School or St Thomas of Aquin's High School. Bellevue is also well-placed for The Edinburgh Academy and other independent schools and childcare options.
Tucked within a tranquil 1930s development on the edge of Edinburgh's sought-after New Town and within easy walking distance of the city centre, this traditional mid-terraced villa represents a fantastic opportunity for professionals and families to create a comfortable, contemporary home in the heart of the capital.
The two-bedroom property now requires full modernisation, however, offers tremendous scope for development, with options including internal reconfiguration, a rear extension or a loft conversion to add a third bedroom (subject to obtaining the correct planning and building consent.
The sunny rear garden provides a secure and private outdoor space for children and pets, while the rockery to the front could be converted into a single driveway, as neighbouring properties have already done, subject to obtaining the correct permissions.
The mid-terraced villa enjoys an elevated position behind a colourful rockery and a flight of stone steps, the top of which yields wonderful open views encompassing the distinctive domed steeple of Broughton St Mary's Parish Church. Welcoming you inside is a neat entrance hall and on the left is a well-proportioned living room, which is bathed in afternoon and evening sun from a west-facing bow window. The original floor boards are ripe for restoration, while the fireplace could be upgraded with a modern gas fire or a log stove. A generous under-stair cupboard provides useful storage for coats, shoes and household items. From here, two separate sliding doors allow access to the good-sized dining room and the bright galley kitchen respectively. The dining room easily accommodates a family-sized table, while the galley kitchen is equipped with ample fitted storage and workspace with a roll out table within one unit, plus an integrated electric hob and single oven. There is also an under counter washing machine.
Upstairs there are two well-proportioned double bedrooms, both of which are currently equipped with extensive fitted storage. The landing also accommodates a modern three- piece shower room and a hatch to the attic.
The attic may offer potential for conversion into a third bedroom, subject to obtaining planning and building consent. Double-glazed windows and gas central heating ensure year-round comfort and efficiency.
Accessed from the kitchen, the enclosed rear garden is landscaped for easy maintenance and terraced to take full advantage of the favourable south/east-facing aspect. The garden also features an external store, a shed and a drying area. On-street parking is available by way of residents' permit (Zone N1). EPC Rating - C.
Extras: The property shall be sold as seen, including all fitted floor coverings, window coverings, light fixtures and white goods. No warranty shall be provided for the working condition of the appliances.
1930s mid-terraced villa Development potential
Welcoming entrance hall
West-facing living room
Generous under-stair store Good-sized dining room
Bright galley kitchen
Two double bedrooms
Modern shower room
Terraced rear garden
External store and shed
GCH and DG, EPC C
16'2 x 11'5 (4.93m x 3.48m)
7'10 x 8'10 (2.39m x 2.69m)
8'6 x 6'5 (2.59m x 1.96m)
13'0 x 12'0 (3.96m x 3.66m)
12'6 x 8'5 (3.81m x 2.57m)
6'1 x 6'0 (1.85m x 1.83m)