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1 bed flat for sale

Watson Crescent, Polwarth, Edinburgh EH11

  • Investment
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Property details

  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 reception room


  • Freehold

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Last 30 days: 655 page views

Since listed: 655 page views


Promising a stylish city-centre home with access to a south-facing communal garden, 5 Watson Crescent is a one-bedroomed main-door flat lies in popular Polwarth and within easy reach of all the capital has to offer. The property and its prime location will no doubt appeal to professionals, downsizers, first-time buyers and rental investors.

Potential rental income:

Long term: £775 - £800PCM giving you a 6.2% Gross Yield
Short Term: £55 - £100 per night depending on the season

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• Popular city location
• Appealing main-door flat
• Entrance vestibule
• Spacious living/dining room
• Contemporary kitchen
• Rear-facing double bedroom
• En-suite shower room
• Separate WC
• South-facing shared garden
• Controlled parking (Zone S4)
• Council Tax Band – C
• EPC Rating – C

The front door opens into a vestibule affording access to a spacious living/dining room. Tastefully presented with crisp white décor and oak-styled flooring (an attractive finish found throughout the home), this welcoming reception room includes a lounge area (with a built-in display cabinet) and a dining area. An internal hall to the rear of the reception room leads into the kitchen. Here, modern wood-toned cabinetry and generous worktops are framed by gloss-black metro tiling. This well-appointed space also boasts an integrated oven and electric hob with a feature hood, plus an undercounter a washing machine and an undercounter fridge with a freezer compartment. Also reached from the hall are a WC and the good-sized double bedroom, which is adjoined by an en-suite shower room. The bedroom benefits from a peaceful, garden-facing aspect to the south and a useful built-in wardrobe with attractive shuttered doors. Gas central heating and double glazing ensure year-round comfort and efficiency.

Enjoying a tranquil setting close to the picturesque Union Canal, yet conveniently situated just three miles southwest of Edinburgh city centre, Polwarth is a popular base from which to live and work in the capital. This highly-desirable residential district boasts an excellent range of everyday amenities, while nearby Fountain Park leisure complex offers a multi-screen cinema, a bowling alley, a state-of-the-art gym, family-friendly restaurants and pubs. Fashionable Bruntsfield Place is just a short stroll away and offers a fantastic selection of high-street stores, independent retailers and artisan cafes. Schooling is catered for at well-regarded Bruntsfield Primary School and Boroughmuir High School, whilst some of Edinburgh's most prestigious independent schooling, including George Watson's College and Edinburgh Rudolf Steiner School, is within close proximity. Polwarth is ideally situated for those attending The University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh Napier University, and is perfectly positioned for professionals working in the financial district and in city hospitals. Outdoor and fitness enthusiasts are spoiled for choice with the idyllic canal on their doorstep, plus Harrison Park, Bruntsfield Links and The Meadows just a stone's throw away. Polwarth is well-connected with cycle paths and regular buses (including night buses) into the city centre and further afield. The sought-after area also allows quick and easy access to Edinburgh City Bypass, Edinburgh International Airport and M8/M9 motorway network.

Home report valuation £155,000.

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Local Amenities

  • Haymarket 0.5 miles
  • Slateford 1.3 miles
  • Dalry Primary School 0.3 miles
  • Bruntsfield Primary School 0.4 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Haymarket 0.5 miles
  • Slateford 1.3 miles
  • Dalry Primary School 0.3 miles
  • Bruntsfield Primary School 0.4 miles

Market stats

Sale activity

Average estimated value for a flat in EH11:

  • £181,151
  • Price increase

  • £2,864
  • (1.606%)
  • Over the last 12 months

In the last 12 months

  • Average sale price

  • Properties sold


Rental opportunities

Looking for an investment? The average rent for a 1 bedroom flat in EH11 is currently:

£767 pcm

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Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
19th Sep 2019 £149,000 First listed
1st May 2015 £220,000 Last sold

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