A large ground floor flat in need of full modernisation quietly located beside a 2-mile sandy beach

2 bedrooms
2 public rooms
1 bathroom

UNDER OFFER **CLOSING DATE SET TUESDAY 10TH JANUARY AT 12 NOON** This spacious ground floor flat (80 sqm) is quietly located beside Portobello’s award-winning sandy beach and the classic Victorian promenade. Rooms have a good ceiling height and the ornate cornicing, an original marble fireplace and solid panelled doors have been retained ensuring timeless character. The flat could easily be transformed into a charming home by cosmetic modernisation and is equally suitable a good letting/investment opportunity given rentals in this popular coastal area are in high demand. There is an elegant sitting room, large dining room/kitchen, bathroom with a window and a choice of two double bedrooms. The building is a solidly built red sandstone tenement with a controlled entry system.

Gas central heating is installed and partial double glazing.

The flat benefits from its own small garden strip to the front plus the use of the rear communal garden.  There is unrestricted on-street parking in James Street.

The fitted carpets, blind, oven, hob, hood, fridge/freezer and washing machine are included.

The property partly adjoins a terrace of Georgian homes just a few yards away from the superb 2-mile sandy beach in this quiet protected Conservation Area. The prosperous suburb of Portobello (Edinburgh’s seaside) is three miles west of Edinburgh’s City Centre and minutes away from fast main road networks.  It offers all the many benefits of seaside living including a modern swimming centre and Kayaking & sailing and rowing club.  There are numerous local shops, Scotmid, Aldi, good schools and a wide variety of recreational pursuits. A choice of golf courses and several major supermarkets are readily accessible.  Regular bus services operate and Brunstane Railway Station is a brisk 10-minute walk away.

The property has been valued at £225,000 to reflect the requirement for upgrading and the Home Report is available via the ESPC web site

The flat lies in Council Tax band D and has an D rated Energy performance certificate

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

Key features

  • Large traditional ground floor flat only a few steps away from seafront
  • Cosmetic upgrading required
  • Bay-windowed sitting room with period features
  • Large kitchen/dining room
  • 2 double bedrooms and bright bathroom/shower
  • Gas central heating and partial double glazing
  • Popular coastal community only 3 miles from City Centre
  • EPC D
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