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                                                                                               At the front of the apartment, you’ll find a   At  the  heart  of  any  family  home  is  the
                                                                                               magnificent  sitting  room,  which  provides   kitchen,  and  this  one  certainly  won’t
                                                                                               not only hugely generous proportions but   disappoint. Stretching across the full width
                                                                                               many  wonderfully  intricate  period  details   of  the  property,  the  kitchen  is  set  to  the
                                                                                               too – from a triple bow curved window to   rear  with  direct  access  into  the  private
                                                                                               stunning cornicing and woodwork, creating   garden,  offering  an  additional  entrance
                                                                                               a superb ambience. The exceptionally high   point too. However, this isn’t just a kitchen
                                                                                               ceilings, coupled with those windows, bring   –  it’s  a  fully  open-plan  dining  and  family
                                                                                               a stunning sense of light and space to the   room too, along with not one but two utility
                                                                                               room  –  it’s  certainly  a  showstopper  that   rooms, meaning all appliances and clutter
                                                                                               could  be  a  spectacular  backdrop  to  your   can be cleared away effectively to create a
                                                                                               daily life.                        harmonious space for the family to gather,
                                                                                                                                  socialise and unwind.
                                                                                               While  one  generous  double  bedroom  and
                                                                                               a  stylish  shower  room  also  reside  on  the   The kitchen area is bright and sunny, with
                                                                                               ground floor, much of this level is appointed   classic  white  cabinetry  and  integrated
                                                                                               to the principal suite, which offers a luxurious   appliances including an AGA. A substantial
                                                                                               hideaway  to  call  your  own.  The  principal   wooden island/breakfast bar offers a huge
                                                                                               bedroom  is  again  incredibly  generous  in   amount of worktop space and an additional
                                                                                               size,  and  enjoys  a  view  over  the  garden,   dining area, alongside plentiful room for a
                                                                                               thanks  to  large  twin  windows,  which  are   formal dining table too. French doors lead
                                                                                               framed by elaborate shutters. There’s also   out to the garden, and a series of windows
                                                                                               a spacious dressing room, and a substantial   stretch across the dining and family space,
                                                                                               en suite shower room, with walk-in shower,   flooding this room with light. A utility/boot
                                                                                               twin  sinks  and  huge  windows  allowing  for   room is tucked away to the very back of the
                                                                                               plenty of natural light and ventilation.  property, while a laundry room is located at
                                                                                                                                  the other side, offering maximum storage in
                                                                                               Descending  to  the  garden  level,  three   a sleek, cleverly hidden fashion.
                                                                                               further double bedrooms provide plenty of
                                                                                               space  for  the  whole  family,  or  to  be  used   But  that’s  not  where  this  property  ends:
                                                                                               flexibly as requirements change and grow.   there’s  also  a  fabulous,  private  walled
                                                                                               The  second  bedroom  is  beautifully  bright   garden  to  the  rear  of  the  property,  which
                                                                                               yet tranquil, with twin windows, a statement   is certainly a rare gem in this part of town.
                                                                                               feature  fireplace  and  a  generous  en  suite   The garden includes a patio area, alongside
                                                                                               shower  room,  while  the  fifth  bedroom  is   a lawn with mature borders and an arbour.
                                                                                               currently  used  as  a  home  office,  with  a   At the front of the property, more outdoor
                                                                                               custom-made wall of bookshelves built in to   space  is  available  in  the  form  of  a  private
                                                                                               create a personal library space.   courtyard, and abundant storage is offered
                                                                                                                                  with three under-pavement cellars, and two
                                                                5 bed  |  4 bath
                                                                                               The large family bathroom is contemporary   stores.  If  that  isn’t  quite  enough  outdoor
          3 (GF) Eglinton Crescent, West End, Edinburgh, EH12 5DH  2 reception rooms                                              space for you, the owners of this property
                                                                                               in style, with a four-piece suite that includes
          Offers over £1,450,000                                                               an  indulgent  freestanding  bathtub,  and  a   are also entitled to apply for resident access
          Selling solicitor:  ESPC Chartered firm Urquharts Property, call 0131 253 2328       decadent walk-in shower.           to the nearby Eglinton & Glencairn Gardens.

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