325 – Saxe Coburg Place Apartment
Saxe Coburg Place is renowned as being one of Edinburgh’s most perfect Georgian Squares. Quietly situated in the Stockbridge area of the New Town these elegant buildings are grouped round a pretty central garden. Located a twenty minute walk from the city centre Stockbridge has a very distinct character and offers a wonderful selection of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. Local businesses include an excellent cheesemonger, butcher, wine merchant and fishmonger. St Stephen’s Street is well known for its eclectic mix of Antique shops and fascinating boutiques. In this part town one is close to the wonderful open spaces of Inverleith Park and the Botanical Gardens. The Water of Leith meanders through Stockbridge and its walkway is well worth exploring – the energetic can walk either to Leith or out to the Modern Art Gallery and beyond. Keen swimmers have the Victorian Glenogle Baths on their doorstep – these have been undergoing restoration and are due to re-open in July 2010.
This drawing room apartment, sleeping four people, is situated on the first floor and has attractive leafy views both front and rear. An entrance hallway has rooms radiating off it. The beautifully proportioned sitting room, with lovely Georgian features, is at the front of the building and overlooks the attractive central garden. This room provides comfortable seating grouped round an attractive marble fireplace over which a large mirror hangs; enhancing the feeling of light and space. Large bookshelves house an interesting array of reading matter and there is also a TV with DVD Player making this a lovely spot in which to relax.
A light and spacious dining kitchen has vistas towards the north of the city. A large table in the centre of the room provides seating for 6. The well designed kitchen has plenty of cupboards and workspace making this an ideal choice for those intending to make the most of using the local produce on offer and spend some time cooking. There is plenty of cookware, crockery and cutlery provided as well as a hob and oven, fridge freezer, and dishwasher.
The apartment has two comfortable bedrooms both with plenty of hanging and drawer space. The Master bedroom which is decorated in calming neutral tones has a double bed and overlooks the garden. A second twin bedroom is to the rear of the property and has beds which can be arranged as a double on request.
A hallway off the kitchen leads to a utility room with washer/drier and also to the very spacious bathroom with original wooden floors which has a bath with shower over, a w.c and wash hand basin.