Flat for Sale in Edinburgh
1 Bedroom | Offers Over £215,000
77/8 McDonald Road, Edinburgh EH7 4NA
Positioned within easy walking distance of fashionable Leith Walk, placing a wealth of thriving amenities on the doorstep, this traditional one- bedroom third/top-floor flat comes well-presented throughout, offering spacious accommodation and beautiful elevated views to Calton Hill. It represents an ideal home for city professionals, first-time buyers, and buy-to-let investors.
Reached via a secure communal entrance and stairwell, the city flat's front door opens into a broad hall with a deep storage cupboard. To the left is the living and dining room. This generous reception area, enjoying a neutral palette and soft carpeting, offers an ideal setup for everyday life with floor space for relaxed seating and a large recess for a dining table. It is bathed in warm sunlight from a southwest-facing window, heightening an airy ambience which is reinforced by the high ceiling decorated with intricate cornice work. A shelved recess offers display storage completing the room. On the opposite side of the hall is the kitchen. This good-size space comes well-equipped with timber-toned base and wall cabinets and ample workspace backed by easy-clean splashback tiles. It affords room for a small table for morning coffee and houses an integrated gas hob and electric oven, a freestanding fridge-freezer, and a washing machine. Next door, the double bedroom enjoys neutral decoration for a peaceful atmosphere, offering spacious dimensions for bedside furniture, supplemented by two built-in wardrobes and a shelved recess. Finally, a bright bathroom in white completes the accommodation with a modern three- piece suite and overhead shower. Double glazed windows and gas central heating ensure year round comfort and efficiency.
Outside, the flat has access to a sunny communal garden. With a residents permit, controlled parking is also available (Zone N1). EPC Rating - D.
Extras: all fitted floor and window coverings, light fittings, integrated kitchen appliances, fridge-freezer, and a washing machine to be included in the sale. Additional furnishings are available by separate negotiation.
The area of Leith is a hub of lively eating and socialising spots, jam-packed with great restaurants, traditional pubs, and trendy bars. The area also boasts a rich creative culture and is home to the annual Leith Festival. Leith is served by several large supermarkets and grocery stores selling everyday essentials and a diverse array of ingredients and produce from around the globe, plus a variety of independent stores and boutique, cafes and coffee shops, banks and post offices. Ocean Terminal shopping centre is also nearby with over 50 high-street shops, a multi-screen cinema, and a 24-hour gym. The surrounding area offers great outdoor pursuits, with Leith Links and Claremont Park (home to football pitches, tennis courts, a cricket oval, and a bowling green), in addition to the Water of Leith Walkway, which is perfect for a leisurely stroll or cycle. For the fitness enthusiast, Leith Victoria Swim Centre hosts a swimming pool, fitness classes, and a gym. The property falls within the catchment area for Broughton Primary School and Drummond Community High. Leith is served by excellent 24-hour public transport links into the city centre and to the airport, which, from early 2023, will be supplemented with the extension of the city tram to Newhaven.
Traditional third/top-floor city flat
Close to fashionable Leith Walk
Easy walking distance of amenities
Well-presented & spacious interiors
Broad hall with deep storage
Generous living/dining room
Good-size breakfasting kitchen
Spacious double bedroom
Bright three-piece bathroom Sunny communal garden
Controlled parking (Zone N1)