Type: Double upper Flat (Top 2 floors)
Spec: 4 bedrooms, 1 reception room
Parking: Free parking available nearby
Location: Extremely Central
About the apartment.
Number 24 Calton Hill (Top 2 floors) dates from 1772 & is a fine example of a Pre-Georgian tenement boasting a wealth of charming period details.
The apartment has been decorated and furnished in a manner sensitive to the period, while still providing all modern comforts.
It houses many interesting pieces of furniture, including a beautiful oak four-poster bed & an original roll top bath.
No 24 is located on an elevated position on the North side of Calton hill, offering truly stunning views over Edinburghs beautiful city skyline. The rear windows overlook Edinburgh's famous Calton Hill and the East end of the city down to the sea.
The front offers a view of Princes street & the historic city centre.
This spacious 4 bedroom city centre home contains everything you need for a comfortable & enjoyable stay.
The property comprises:
Sitting Room Deep set windows, fireplace, dresser, TV, paintings
Kitchen All mod cons
Bedroom 1 Master bedroom, 1 x antique 4 poster bed, bow fronted chest of drawers,
Bedroom 2 Single antique pine bed, double aspect windows with amazing views
Bathroom Roll top bath antique lavatory
Hall with spiral staircase leading to the upper floor
Bedroom 3 Large double bedroom
Bedroom 4 Large double bedroom
Calton Hill is extremely central, only 1 minute on foot from Princes street.
The property is situated on the slope of Calton hill, which offers breathtaking panoramic views of Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood, The Firth of Forth, the New town, Arthurs seat and Princes street.
At the summit stands the famous unfinished acropolis designed by William Playfair, the old observatory designed by James Craig (1792) and the city Observatory built in 1818 which houses regular exhibitions and viewings of the night sky. Calton Hill is the ideal place to enjoy the annual fireworks display over Edinburgh castle.
Robert Burns beloved Mrs Agnes McLehose, better known as Clarinda lived at number 14 Calton Hill for 25 years and died on Oct 22nd 1841.