30a York Place is an exceptionally bright and spacious family home forming a substantial part of a Georgian townhouse benefitting from a fantastic private garden and garage. At over 3000 square feet, the property offers extremely generous accommodation over two levels. The property has been elegantly finished to an exacting standard and offers a unique mix of traditional and contemporary space throughout. The layout offers unique duplex living with separate access both downstairs and upstairs.
One of the main features of the property is the fantastic rear enclosed garden. This area has been paved and has Japanese style gravel beds, and offers an excellent area to sit out and entertain in during the summer. A path from the rear garden leads you to a private single garage with electric up-and-over door that is accessed from Dublin Street Lane South.
Internally the spacious accommodation includes a stunning and imposing drawing room on ground level, four double bedrooms, all with built in storage and two with ensuite shower rooms, two further sitting rooms and absolutely incredible dining kitchen with part-glass roof allowing an abundance of natural light to flow in from the garden. The property further benefits from a huge amount of storage and a large utility room.
On top of the private rear garden, there is also an enclosed front courtyard with two secure cellars, both of which have been dry lined and one is currently used as a home office. The owner can also access to the extensive Queen Street Gardens subject to an annual fee. The property also has two parking permit spaces available with plenty of adjacent spaces.
York Place is located in the iconic New Town, ideally positioned nearby to the best amenities in the city centre. St Andrew Square, Multrees Walk, Harvey Nichols, and the new St James Quarter are on the doorstep. A wide variety of local specialist shops and restaurants are just moments away on Broughton Street, with George Street and Princes Street located within a five-minute walk.
There is an excellent choice of cultural activities in the vicinity including theatres, cinemas and museums.
The tram terminus, Waverley train station and bus links to Edinburgh airport are close by while the delightful open spaces of Inverleith Park, the Royal Botanic Garden and Holyrood Park are also within easy reach.
A key can be obtained for the beautiful private gardens at Queen Street Gardens East on application.
The area is convenient for a variety of private and local schools, including Edinburgh Academy, Fettes College, George Heriot’s and Erskine Stewart’s Melville Schools.