<b><i>‘Spacious Victorian main door double upper villa with own enclosed rear garden and far-reaching views’</i></b>

5 bedrooms
2 public rooms
2 bathrooms

Seldom available, this elegant and extremely spacious Victorian terraced double upper villa (Duplex) with private gated ground floor entrance door and garden. Dating back to around 1890, the property retains several timeless features including stripped doors, sanded floors, terrazzo floor tiles, original sash-and-casement windows, working shutters, intricate cornicing and impressive marble fireplaces.  It is sure to appeal to purchasers of all age groups seeking versatile accommodation and private outside space.  Versatile accommodation (208 sqm) with an enhanced layout is arranged over the first floor and attic levels and boasts far-reaching views extending to Edinburgh Castle, Blackford Hill and Arthur’s Seat. It benefits from a handsome private entrance hall with cast-iron staircase and access door to the rear garden. The original two-windowed drawing room exudes timeless charm as does the alternative bay-windowed public room. There is a bright study and the formal dining room is equally suitable for use as a fifth double bedroom.  Also on the first floor is the shower room and spacious kitchen/breakfast room opening into a utility room. On the topmost level, the impressive master bedroom now boasts the luxury of a contemporary en suite bathroom/shower. Three more double bedrooms are also positioned at this level.  

Gas central heating system is installed and there are some Velux windows.

Greenbank Terrace lies within a protected Conservation Area near Braidburn Valley Park. Morningside is a highly desirable residential district with a vibrant ‘village-like’ atmosphere which attracts families and other discerning purchasers. The acclaimed South Morningside Primary School, Mortonhall Tennis Club and The Hermitage of Braid and Braid Hill which offer delightful leafy walkways are just a stone’s throw away. The area has a variety of specialist shops, delightful coffee shops, quality supermarkets, restaurants, theatre and cinema. Several golf courses are within very easy reach.  It straddles a well-served bus route connecting with Princes Street (three miles away). Fast road networks (including A702) give easy access to major commercial centres and the airport.

The property enjoys the benefit of its own walled rear garden with level lawn and patio.  Pedestrian access can be gained to Braidburn Terrace. It qualifies for B2 priority street parking.

The fitted carpets, window coverings, range cooker, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge/freezer included in the sale price.

The property is in Council Tax Band G and it has a D rated Energy performance Certificate.

The property has been valued by surveyors at £675,000 and the Home Report is available via the ESPC website.

To view - please call Agent on 0131 229 3399 (0759 58 20611 out with office hours).

Key features

  • Elegant Victorian terraced double upper villa with private entrance and garden
  • Drawing room and sitting room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room and utility room
  • Master bedroom (with en suite bathroom) and 4 further double bedrooms
  • Shower room and study
  • GCH and some Velux windows
  • Private walled garden to rear
  • EPC D
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