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13 (W) Laverockbank Crescent, Edinburgh EH5 3BT

Offers Over £190,000

This is a rare opportunity to purchase a unique “B” listed, two bedroom maisonette duplex designed by Sir Basil Spence and built in 1960 using a modernist style and boasts spectacular views over the Firth of Forth and beyond.  The property affords spacious and well-proportioned accommodation which has been sympathetically modernised and retains original features such as the internal doors and ironmongery all of which adds to the character of the property.  There is also a west facing balcony which provides a sheltered seating area with panoramic views over Starbank Park and towards the river.  The original architect included practical features such as a drying areas for the residents as well as ground level stores which are secure and used for additional storage/bike store.  To the rear of the development there is a shared rear garden area and the development is well managed by a “Residents Association”.

The accommodation comprises: Hall with excellent storage facilities, living room with double glazed front elevation and door leading to balcony, modern fitted kitchen with electric hob and oven, fridge, freezer, washing machine and dishwasher, upper hall with hatch leading to large storage cupboard, two double bedrooms one of which with built-in wardrobes, and contemporary bathroom with premium “rainfall” shower, heated towel rail and vanity furniture.

Laverockbank Crescent is located in the highly regarded Trinity area of Edinburgh approximately two miles north-west of the City Centre and close to the historic Newhaven harbour.  The area is renowned for its wide range of excellent local amenities which includes various cafés, restaurants and bars all within a few minutes walk. Sainsbury's and a 24 hour Asda supermarket provide ample choice for shopping nearby while Ocean Terminal with its excellent Vue Cinema and larger retail outlets including Marks and Spencer Food. A choice of gyms and Alien Rock indoor climbing centre are also within walking distance.   There are lovely parks nearby: Starbank Park, Lomond Park which has a bowling and tennis club, Victoria Park, and the Royal Botanic Gardens.   Regular public transport services operate to and from the city centre and to surrounding areas and the Edinburgh cycle path network is easily accessed close by.  There are also good schools within the local catchment area including Victoria Primary and Trinity Academy.

 

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Elizabeth Hutton

Hall
 
Living room
(5.00m x 4.24m / 16'5" x 13'11") 
Kitchen
(2.26m x 3.20m / 7'5" x 10'6") 
Master Bedroom
(2.34m x 4.93m / 7'8" x 16'2") 
Bedroom Two
(4.32m x 2.72m / 14'2" x 8'11") 
Bathroom
 
Store
(1.57m x 1.35m / 5'2" x 4'5")