Chester Street is an immaculately refurbished 5-bedroom townhouse set out over four floors in Edinburgh’s West End. Internally the property has recently been completely renovated to an exacting standard using the best materials, technology and workmanship. The townhouse is entered through a grand pillared entrance hallway which leads to all rooms on the ground floor including the impressive living room/dining room and kitchen. The Kitchens International ‘Leicht’ kitchen with ‘Systemstone’ worktops has a large breakfast bar running the length of the room with fully integrated Siemens appliances including, a single oven, combination oven/ microwave, warming drawer, induction hob, telescopic extractor, fridge/ freezer and dishwasher. The kitchen and walnut flooring extends through double doors to the living room/dining room at the front of the property. The property has a wealth of period features including a stunning stone fireplace and ornate cornicing. The ground floor also benefits from a utility room with free-standing Siemens washing machine and tumble dryer and a shower room with Duravit ‘Philippe Starck’ fittings and furniture by Victor Paris as well as Porcelanosa wall and floor tiles. A grand polished stone staircase with cast iron railings, wooden balustrade and woollen carpet runner leads up from the hallway to the first and second floors. On the first floor to the front of the property is a large ‘L’ shaped drawing room which benefits from three floor to ceiling windows, luxury Saxony carpets and period features including a beautiful marble fireplace and ornate cornicing. The master bedroom is to the rear of the property and has also been fitted with luxury Saxony carpets, bespoke Besana Italian fitted wardrobes with integrated av television panels and an en suite bathroom. The bathroom has been fitted to the highest specification with Duravit ‘Philippe Starck’ fittings including a free-standing Corian bath, double sink, Artelinea vanity units, Bisque heated towel radiators, thermostat controlled under floor heating, Hans Grohe shower, and a wet room television. The second floor has three double bedrooms, two of which have en suite shower rooms, and a utility room. The top of the grand staircase has been crowned with a new bespoke hand-crafted cupola with double glazed units and integrated mood lighting. The third floor is accessed from a smaller staircase to the rear of the property. It has a fifth double bedroom and separate bathroom with free-standing Corian bath. The property is fitted to the highest technological specification throughout and has an integrated Sonos sound system with ceiling mounted speakers as well as 5 amp sockets and cat 6 cabling to all bedrooms and living areas. Enormous attention to quality has been taken in the finish of the property with high end finishes evident throughout the house with many traditional architectural features retained or reinstated. These include door handles by Tillys Interiors and Farrow and Ball paint.
Chester Street is situated in the heart of Edinburgh’s prestigious West End. The property is a stones throw from the retail, financial and commercial city centre in Princes Street, George Street and Lothian Road and also has easy access to Haymarket Station. The fashionable and ever-popular West End is host to a wide variety of amenities including bars, shops, boutiques and restaurants. There is also a Co-Operative and a Sainsbury’s Local supermarkets on Shandwick Place. Local amenities include the Drumsheugh Private Swimming Baths, the Edinburgh Sports Club, Dean Tennis Club and the Modern and Dean Art Galleries. There is easy access to the impressive Water of Leith walkway leading to the Edinburgh cycle path network, whilst the open spaces of the Royal Botanic Gardens and Inverleith Park are also within walking distance. Edinburgh International Airport is easily accessible as is the city bypass, the M8, M9 and M90 motorways. The property is also convenient for a number of excellent schools on the north side of the city in both the state and private sectors including Fettes College, The Edinburgh Academy, St George's School for Girls and esms.