Detached house for sale in Minto Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian EH9

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Detached house for sale - 8 bedrooms 8 3 4
Tenure: Freehold Council tax band: Not available

Property description

A rare opportunity to acquire a substantial detached Georgian property in need of comprehensive renovation. Birch House is located in Newington, a sought-after neighbourhood renowned for its large classical-styled villas, tranquil leafy streets and period architecture, that lies within easy walking distance of the city centre and the historic Old Town.
Arranged over three levels, this eight-bedroom sandstone house, built for a wealthy wine merchant in the early 19th century, offers the potential buyer an excellent opportunity to acquire an impressive property with a large west-facing enclosed rear garden seldom offered in a prime city centre location. Historically the property has been run both as a guesthouse and, more recently, as a multiple occupancy dwelling with a current HMO licence.

There are ample opportunities, subject to the necessary planning consent approvals, to create a magnificent family home with flexible modern living spaces. There is also the opportunity to create a self-contained two-bedroomed flat on the lower garden level floor with its own entrance for either rental or family use or to develop several separate apartments within the property.

The b-listed property benefits from many original period features including high-ceilings, sash and case windows, call bells, ceiling cornicing, rose circles, fireplaces and a stunning stair window. Situated in the city’s South Side, the property lies within walking distance of excellent schools, expansive green open spaces, and a wide range of local amenities.

Summary of Accommodation:
Ground Floor
Entrance Vestibule, Hall, Reception Room One, Reception Room 2, Dining-Kitchen, Home Office/Family Room, Bathroom, Cloakroom Cupboard

First Floor
Original Staircase to Five Double Bedrooms, One Single Bedroom, Family Bathroom, WC Room

Lower Ground / Garden Level
Two Double Bedrooms, Kitchenette, Three Large Walk-in Storage Rooms, Under-stairs Storage, Bathroom, Stair Access to Front Garden, Stairs to Rear Garden

Outside Space:
Front Garden with Entrance Pathway, Off Road Private Parking Space, Expansive West Facing Enclosed Rear Garden with Sun Terrace, Large Lawn Bordered by Mature Trees & Shrubbery, Garden Shed

Tenure: Freehold
Council Tax Band: G
EPC: E

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EPC Rating: E

Property info

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