Development Opportunity with Residential / Commercial / Leisure Potential
The subjects comprise two properties which are internally connected at first floor level and utilised as one building. The accommodation is currently used as an office. Please note the ground floor shop unit, currently trading as Charlie’s Barbers, is outwith the vendors ownership and is not included within the sale. The approximate ground floor area of the shop unit is shown in blue on the OS plan on the previous page. The total site boundary extends to approximately 0.18 acres. 51 Lanark Road is an arts and crafts style property built in the early 1900s. It is Category C Listed with painted white render under a red tile roof. The building contains a hall at first floor with original features including exposed wooden beam roof and a beautiful fireplace featuring a bronze bust. This property has a decorative main entrance which, although not utilised by the current occupier, could be used as a separate off street entrance if the properties were to be internally separated. 53 Lanark Road (Slateford House) was built in the 18 Century. It is a Category B Listed, harled building under a pitched slate roof. To the rear the property is bowed. The property has an extensive collection of beautiful original features including cornicing, fireplaces and curved wooden doors, bringing historic character to the property. There are sash and case windows with some having wooden shutters. Number 53 is the main entrance for the current occupiers. Slateford House is bounded to the north by the A70 (Lanark Road) with Slateford Bowling Club and the Union Canal beyond; to the east by 47-49 Lanark Road which is currently occupied by EHS Architectural Ltd; to the south by two residential properties and their substantial gardens with the Water of Leith beyond; and to the west by modern residential apartments.