Garden flat (non-smoking), over two floors with own entrance from private front court,
both bedrooms (each with ensuite) to rear, one overlooking the private garden entered through the other bedroom in the basement.
Available from 31.10.2021
in "A" listed stone built Georgian building,
period features, working wooden shutters front and rear.
Very centrally located in the New Town.
5 minutes walk to the airport-tram or St. Andrews Sq. bus station,
10 minutes to Waverley train station and Princes St., Stockbridge or Canonmills.
Good schools and playground nearby.
Non-HMO (suitable for two adults or family)
2 Double Bedrooms (4.5m * 4.5m) each with en-suite bathroom (one with shower, other shower over a bathtub).
Large living room (6m * 4.5m) with flagged floor and carpet, open fireplace, table to seat 8 or more.
Fitted galley kitchen with AEG gas hob, Neff electric oven, fridge and dishwasher.
Separate utility room with washing machine.
Freezer is in lockable, dry-lined cellar with power supply and lighting off front area; as is
Bicycle storage (up to 3 would fit in the cellar).
Private garden at rear and private courtyard at front, both for exclusive use.
Residents eligible for keys to Queen St Gardens (there's an extra annual charge when a resident applies) .
Lots of interior storage space (ca. 12 sq m) including former wine cellar ("box room")
Gas Central Heating throughout, newly installed (efficient condensing boiler).
Electric showers in Ensuite bathrooms, Immersion water heater for bath and kitchen.
Fridge, Freezer, Dishwasher, Washing Machine.
Approximate indoors usable floor area: 96 sq. m.
Rear Yard (Garden) ca. 50 sq. m. Front Yard ca. 15 sq. m. Outdoor Cellars ca. 12 sq. m.
Tenant to pay Council tax (Band E: ca. £2320 / annum; or £1740 with single person 25% discount) and all utility bills (other than broadband which is included in rent).
Short term lets would be £450 per week or £1450 per month for letting durations up to 6 months.
Deposit: 1.5 * months rental. Negotiable dependent on references and household composition. Ca: £1920; surcharge for pets increases the deposit to the maximum permitted deposit of 2* rent = 2560. A bank guarantee may be requested in addition for unpredictable pets.
TV License *not* included.
Basic Garden-care provided (£60 per quarter included in rent).
Virgin Broadband included, 100 Mbps -- wiring in place)
(ca. £50 per month depending on bundle, contract duration and bandwidth)
External window cleaning of first floor window may be provided too at extra cost.
So, to summarise: the £1280 rent currently includes:
Internet £50 per month
Care-taking of the garden at least 2 * year, 20 GBP per month
Use of the outside cellar and freezer, £50 per month
So it is £1160 for the rent only.
The bills are:
Council Tax ca. £200 per month or £230 in each of 10 months in which it is charged, April - January.
Electricity/Gas ca. £120 per month in winter, less in summer, so on average ca. £80 per month.
Connection for Gas fire in Living-Room is in place,
Use of the chimney would incur extra costs for inspection and regular chimney sweeping by the landlord.
Landlord Reg No. /LARN: 80985/230/13090