Located on a cobbled street in the highly sought after residential area of Newington, 1 Middleby Street is an exceptional 4 bedroom terraced Georgian house situated within easy reach of a variety of local amenities, good schools and the attractions of the City Centre. The elegant property is set over two floors and offers generously proportioned family accommodation with the benefit of many fine period features, a studio office, cellar storage and a delightful walled rear garden. The ground floor accommodation comprises - entrance vestibule opening to a welcoming hall with original flagstone flooring, a storage cupboard off and a staircase leading down to the basement offering excellent cellar storage; sitting room with a period fireplace and wood burning stove; open plan dining room/kitchen fitted with a range of base and wall mounted units, complimented by marble worktops and an Aga, and a door opening to the garden; utility room with a separate WC off. There is also a superb studio office located in the rear garden. An original staircase leads to the first floor accommodation which comprises - landing with a cupola providing an abundance of natural light and a storage cupboard off; double bedroom 1 with period marble fireplace; double bedroom 2 and double bedroom 3 both overlooking the garden; double bedroom 4 situated to the front; bathroom with wc and wash hand basin; and separate shower room with wc and wash hand basin.
Newington is a highly sought after residential neighbourhood south of the city, served by excellent local amenities including a wide range of everyday and specialist shops, bars, restaurants and cafes. Within easy reach is more comprehensive shopping at Cameron Toll Shopping Centre with its Sainsbury's superstore, as well as a number of other retail shops within a short car drive or bus journey away at Straiton Retail Park and Fort Kinnaird Retail Park. Leisure and recreational amenities are plentiful with the Royal Commonwealth Pool and the green open spaces of The Meadows, Arthur's Seat, Holyrood Park, Prestonfield and Craigmillar golf courses, the Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hills all located nearby. Cultural amenities can be found at the Festival Theatre on Nicolson Street and the Queen's Hall on Clerk Street and the Scottish Parliament is also nearby. The area is also well suited for access to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and Edinburgh University. There is good road access to the city bypass with excellent connections to the motorway network heading east on the A1, and to the west to the Gyle Shopping Centre, the Forth Road Bridge, Edinburgh International Airport and the central motorway network. There are also regular bus services running to and from the city centre. Excellent schools in both the state and private sectors are easily accessible.
The front of the property has an attractive garden with mature trees, flower beds and shrub surrounds. The delightful walled rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature trees, well stocked flower beds and shrub surrounds. There is a paved patio adjacent to the property and the studio office is situated to the side.
Parking is by way of a Residents' Permit on payment of the usual annual fee.
Fixtures and Fittings
All fitted carpets, fitted floor coverings, curtains, blinds, light fittings, the Aga, the Aga fridge, additional fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, wall mounted televisions and the garden shed are included in the sale price.
The house is heated by gas central heating and is fitted with a burglar alarm system.
Interested parties are advised to request their own solicitor to note interest with us as soon as possible after viewing. The Seller shall not be bound to accept the highest or any offer. These particulars do not form part of any contract and the statements or plans contained herein are not warranted nor to scale. Approximate measurements have been taken by sonic device at the widest point. Services and appliances have not been tested for efficiency or safety and no warranty is given as to their compliance with any Regulations. Only offers using the Combined Standard Clauses will be considered. Offers received not using these clauses will be responded to by deletion of the non-standard Clause and replaced with the Combined Standard Clauses.
Simpson & Marwick is the trading name of the Residential Property Division of Clyde & Co (Scotland) LLP, a limited liability partnership registered in Scotland under number SO305618 and with its registered office at Albany House, 58 Albany Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3QR, United Kingdom. Clyde & Co (Scotland) LLP is authorised and regulated by the Law Society of Scotland and uses the word "partner" to refer to a member of the LLP, or an employee or consultant with equivalent standing and qualifications. A list of members is available at:clydeco.com.