20 Queen Street is located in Edinburgh’s New Town forming part of a unesco World Heritage site and the largest, best-preserved example of Georgian architecture in the UK.
The property is located centrally on Queen Street, between the junctions of Frederick Street and Hanover Street, with views over Queen Street Gardens and, further to the north, Fife and the Firth of Forth.
Its location in the heart of Edinburgh affords it all the benefits that this location provides in terms of retail, leisure, restaurants and transportation. Nearby occupiers include Bonhams, Travelodge and Royal College of Physicians whilst the
The nearest tram stop is a short distance away at York Place and metered car parking is available on Queen Street and surrounding locations.
The subjects comprise office accommodation contained within a mid-terraced, Georgian townhouse arranged over lower ground, ground and first floor. The second floor and attic of this category a-listed building are in residential use with separate access provided through number 19. There is a small yard area to the front with access to two under pavement cellars.
Internally, the ground floor provides an entrance vestibule, hallway and 3 offices with a sweeping staircase leading to the first floor where there is a further 3 offices, WC and tea prep.
The lower ground floor, which can be accessed separately from Queen Street, is currently vacant and consists of 3 offices, toilet, tea prep and boiler cupboard all accessed off a central hallway.
There is also a private garden which is currently paved and accessed from the rear of the ground floor office accommodation.
The current occupier, Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, is in the process of vacating the accommodation.
According to our recent measurement survey the premises contain the following approximate arear:
Total Approx. Gross Internal Area
320.28 (3,447 sq ft)
Total Approx. Net Internal Area
230.87 (2,485 sq ft)
Offers in Excess of £925,000 are invited for our client’s heritable interest.
Heritable (Scottish equivalent to English freehold).
The property, which is currently an office, is situated in the New Town Conservation Area and may be suitable for residential conversion, subject to obtaining the necessary planning and listed building consents. Interested parties should make their enquiries directly with the planning department of City of Edinburgh Council.
According to the Scottish Assessor’s website () the subjects have various entries into the Valuation Roll. The cumulative Rateable Value from those entries is £30,700.
The property is served by mains gas, electricity and water.
A copy of the EPC and recommendation report are available on request.
Each party shall bear their own legal costs with the eventual purchaser liable for any LBTT and Registration Dues.
Upon completion of a formal missive under Scots Law.
By appointment through the sole selling agent, Allied Surveyors Scotland plc.
Iain W. Mercer ba, AssocRICS
Director of Commercial Agency (East /
Bernadetta Majewska BSc (Hons)
Graduate Commercial Surveyor