Esslemont Road, Newington, Edinburgh, EH16 5PX | Property for sale | Savills
302 sq m
Offers over £795,000(€906,468)

Esslemont RoadNewington, Edinburgh, EH16 5PX


    Key features

    • Additional two bedroom coach house to rear
    • Impressive south facing sitting room with fine period features
    • Substantial lower villa with up to four bedrooms
    • Front and rear gardens
    • Private driveway
    • Well proportioned accommodation throughout

    Substantial main door lower villa conversion, complete with an additional detached two bedroom coach house in South Edinburgh.

    About this property

    • 6 Esslemont Road is a stunning four bedroom lower villa apartment located in the ever popular area of Newington.

      This lovely family home is complete with characterful period features throughout, including grand bay windows, intricate cornicing and fine plasterwork. The refurbed Coach House is situated at the property's rear and caters for both visitors and home working, or could even provide a rental income.

      The property has been elegantly upgraded to create an immaculately presented, warm and welcoming lower villa. The bay windows are beautifully appointed and benefit from east and south facing aspects, allowing for an abundance of natural light throughout the day.

      Upon entering the vestibule, there is a delightful stained glass door, providing access to the principle accommodation on the ground floor. The grand hall with original oak flooring, flows from the front to the rear of the property and accesses the lounge, kitchen, and two of the bedrooms. The oak flooring continues throughout the property.

      The dining kitchen is complete with a fireplace and both wall and floor based integrated units with stylish granite surface tops. There is generous space for informal dining and the east facing window captures the sun wonderfully.

      The sitting room is a particularly large room, with full height windows and elegant woodwork and cornicing. The charming fireplace is large and housed by an ornately carved mantlepiece. The study is quietly tucked away adjacent to the lounge.

      The remaining rooms on the ground floor are the principle, second, and fourth bedrooms. They are all ample in size, and while more contemporary, are consistent with the property's charming décor. The family bathroom is a four piece suite, housing a separate shower and bath.

      The stair rises to the first floor, opening to a charming smaller bedroom (three), perfect for a additional guest accommodation or a home office.


      The Coach House

      The detached Coach House has been refurbed to a high standard and features a more contemporary design. It has a wet electric central heating system, while the main flat has gas central heating.

      The hall gives access to the attractive lounge with a south facing window that draws in plenty of light. The kitchen has integrated wall and floor based units, and a also benefits from south facing double doors that can be opened for outdoor/indoor dining. The downstairs shower room is also particularly useful. Upstairs there is a lovely bedroom and a second bedroom/home office.



      To complete this superb property, there is a mature front garden and gated driveway leading to an enclosed rear courtyard. The blend of period and contemporary features perfectly caters for modern family living. It provides a fantastic opportunity for a sociable and dynamic family home.

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    A very rare opportunity to acquire a four bedroom lower villa, with the addition of a two bedroom Coach House.

    John ForsythProperty agent

    Local information

    • Esslemont Road is a popular residential street set in Newington only three miles to the south of Edinburgh's city centre.
    • Many of the buildings here are of historic or architectural interest. Noteworthy is the University of Edinburgh's 'King's Buildings' campus, designed and built between 1926 and 1932 by the important 20th Century Scottish architectural partnership of Sir Robert Lorimer and John Fraser Matthew.
    • Its proximity to both private and public schools (including Sciennes and James Gillespie's), paired with the excellent transport links to the city centre and surrounding districts, are just two reasons why it is so coveted.
    • The city bypass is only minutes away providing access to Edinburgh International Airport and the central Scotland motorway network.
    • Newington has excellent local amenities, with shops, restaurants, and bars. Also nearby is a large supermarket complex at Cameron Toll. The area benefits from fantastic local facilities, including the Royal Commonwealth Pool, the beautiful open spaces of Holyrood Park, and a good choice of local golf courses. For the medically-minded, the New Royal Infirmary and the Royal Dick Veterinary School are ideally situated nearby.

    Additional information

    • EPC Rating: E
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G