Delightful 2 Rec and 2 bedroomed period home only yards away from the beach

2 bedrooms
2 public rooms
1 bathroom

In a quiet and almost ‘hideaway’ setting directly behind The Promenade, this charming terraced cottage has great character and retains several period features from the bygone Victorian era. It offers a flexible layout with accommodation arranged over two levels complemented by gas central heating and replacement double glazing. There is a very elegant sitting room which is equally suitable for use as a third double bedroom if required. The walk-through dining/living room is a great everyday room boasting a modern multi-burn cast iron stove and French doors directly opening onto the south facing rear garden. A lengthy galley-style kitchen benefits from ample work tops, fitted cabinets and two windows.  The large master bedroom (incorporating an original study/bedroom), a further double bedroom and modern shower room are found upstairs.   This is a rare opportunity to acquire a delightful stone property offering the many advantages of seaside living in the much sought-after district of Portobello. Early viewing is strongly recommended.

The property has a gated front garden and fully enclosed rear garden which is well stocked and enjoys a sheltered southerly aspect.

The prosperous suburb of Portobello (Edinburgh’s seaside) is only three miles west of Edinburgh’s City Centre and minutes away from fast main road networks.  It offers all the many benefits of a coastal location including a sailing and kayaking club. The modernised swimming pool, High Street shops, Scotmid, Aldi, good schools and additional recreational pursuits are immediately accessible. Mentone Avenue is in the catchment for the well reputed Towerbank Primary and new Portobello Secondary schools. A choice of golf courses and a several major supermarkets are only a short drive away. Excellent bus services operate across the City Centre.

The sale price includes all floor coverings and kitchen appliances.

Home Report

The property has been valued at £365,000 and the Home Report is available via the ESPC web site.

EPC rating D and Council Tax band D.


Telephone Agents 0131 229 3399 (075958 20611 out with office hours).


Key features

  • A stone-built Victorian terraced cottage
  • Private garden to front and rear
  • Only yards away from sandy beach and Promenade
  • Elegant sitting room
  • Walk-through living room with kitchen off
  • Large double bedroom (one two rooms)
  • 2nd double bedroom and shower room
  • GCH and Doudle glazing
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