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Property Details

 
Simpson Loan, Quartermile, Edinburgh
2 bedroom executive flat for sale
 
£POA
 
 
Representing a luxurious home in Edinburgh’s historic Old Town, with 2 south-facing terraces offering magnificent views of the neighbouring Meadows, the Pentland Hills, and the Castle, this modern 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom duplex apartment forms part of the exclusive Foster & Partners’ Quartermile.
Viewings are highly recommended and available now. Contact Ballantynes to book your appointment 0131 459 2222.

This enviable city-centre location, within a conservation area and World UNESCO site, allows easy access to all the capital has to offer, either by foot or 24-hour bus services, and the city’s main rail stations are both just a mile away. Set over seventh, eighth and ninth levels, and including a vast open-plan living area, the apartment is presented with an exceptionally high-end finish, incorporating pristine minimalist interiors, oak-flooring and stylish lighting throughout. Private secure parking is also provided.

Features:
• Desirable city centre location
• Enviable views of the Meadows, the Pentland Hills & the Castle
• Exclusive contemporary development
• Luxurious seventh-floor duplex apartment
• Secure entry system & lift service
• Vast open-plan kitchen & living/dining room
• Sunny master bedroom with storage & en-suite bathroom
• 1 Further double bedroom with storage
• Family bathroom
• 2 Generous south-facing terraces with views
• Secure private parking
• GCH & DG

The apartment can be accessed from the seventh and eighth floor by lift or a communal staircase. Entering the home on the seventh floor, you step directly into the impressive open-plan reception area and kitchen. Featuring wall-to-wall windows at either end, this convivial space enjoys sun throughout the day and leads onto the first of the home’s expansive private terraces. This south-facing dining terrace offers unrestricted views across the Meadows towards the Pentland Hills. Returning inside, the expansive reception area is perfectly designed for everyday life and entertaining with bright and spacious areas allocated for relaxation and dining, divided by a central kitchen with a casual breakfasting island. The kitchen enjoys an unobtrusive finish, fully integrated, and fitted with sleek gloss white cabinets and grey granite worktops illuminated by atmospheric downlighting. Integrated appliances are top-brand Siemens and comprise an induction hob, an eye-level oven and microwave, two fridge freezers, a dishwasher, and a wine cooler. The room also houses useful built-in storage, whilst a handsome open-riser staircase affords access to the eighth-floor accommodation. Here, a light and airy landing (with excellent built-in storage, including a cupboard housing a washer dryer) leads to two generous double bedrooms brightly lit by wall-to-wall feature windows. Yielding far-reaching views across the leafy Meadows, the south-facing master bedroom is accompanied by a wealth of fitted storage, with a store cupboard and double wardrobes, and a deluxe en-suite bathroom with underfloor heating. In addition to a wall-hung WC and basin, a walk-in shower enclosure with a rainfall showerhead, and a bathtub with a wall-mounted integrated TV, the bathroom is further equipped with an illuminated vanity shelf, a mirrored wall-mounted vanity unit, and a chrome towel radiator. The second bedroom incorporates built-in storage and is served by a similarly styled family bathroom, underfloor heated and reached from the landing. The bathroom features a wall-hung WC-suite, plentiful vanity storage and a bathtub with an overhead shower and a glazed screen. Completing this remarkable home and accessible from the property via a communal stairwell, is a further private roof terrace. Located on the ninth floor, the terrace promises a secluded area for outdoor recreation, enjoying all day sun and breath-taking views to the south and north, including Edinburgh Castle. The property benefits from an entertainment system with ceiling speakers throughout the apartment, an efficient gas central heating system, and double glazing throughout. Private parking is provided with two allocated spaces located in a secure underground parking area.

Extras:
Included in the sale are all the fitted floor and window coverings, light fittings, integrated appliances and washer dryer.

Area:
Quartermile, Old Town, surrounded by large green spaces with hand-picked convenience stores and trendy cafés on your doorstep, the exclusive Quartermile development offers a unique continental atmosphere. The state-of-the-art development and restoration project is nestled in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town – a UNESCO world heritage site. Within easy walking distance you will find upmarket shopping on Princes and George Streets, Edinburgh Castle and outstanding history dating back to the 7th century in the Old Town, Edinburgh Waverley station, and world-class leisure, dining, and socialising hotspots. The capital’s commercial, financial, and educational hubs are also within walking distance. In addition to luxurious residences, the development itself is also a thriving business and commercial hub served by excellent services and amenities including cafés, a supermarket and a 24-hour gym. The Quartermile is within the catchment area for excellent state schools including Tollcross Primary School and well-regarded James Gillespie’s High School. It is also ideally situated for some of the country’s finest private schools, particularly George Heriot’s School. The Edinburgh City Bypass, Edinburgh Airport, the Forth Road Bridge and the M8/M9 networks are also within easy reach.
 
Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of these details, it should be noted that the measurements are approximate only. Floorplans are for representation purposes only and prepared according to the RICS Code of Measuring Practice by our floorplan provider. Therefore, the layout of doors, windows and rooms are approximate and should be regarded as such by any prospective purchaser. Any internal photographs are intended as a guide only and it should not be assumed that any of the furniture/fittings are included in any sale. Where shown, details of lease, ground rent and service charge are provided by the vendor and their accuracy cannot be guaranteed, as the information may not have been verified and further checks should be made either through your solicitor/conveyance. Where appliances, including central heating, are mentioned, it cannot be assumed that they are in working order, as they have not been tested. Please also note that wiring, plumbing and drains have not been checked.