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A development of 1, 2 and 3-bedroom homes in Abbey Lane, offering a unique opportunity to own a contemporary apartment at the heart of Scotland’s capital city, just minutes from Edinburgh city centre. An array of award-winning leisure attractions, shopping centres and restaurants can be found within walking distance.
1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments
One mile from Edinburgh city centre
20-minute walk from Edinburgh Waverly Station
Within walking distance of world-class attractions
Excellent transport connections
Abbey Lane, Edinburgh, EH8 8HL
Imperial Heights is located on Abbey Lane, just one mile from the vibrant and culturally-diverse capital city of Edinburgh.
Edinburgh hosts a range of shopping facilities worthy of a world-class capital city, with an impressive mix of high-street, designer and independent outlets.
For luxury brands and chic designer stores, Multrees Walk is less than two miles from the development and boasts directional fashion brands along with exclusive jewellery stores. This stylish shopping centre is equipped to entertain visitors from morning until evening, complete with a Harvey Nichols fourth floor champagne bar, serving fine wines and cocktails throughout the week.
At just over 1.5 miles from home, the famous George Street is paved with esteemed buildings such as The Dome and the Assembly Rooms and is known as one of most prestigious streets in Edinburgh. Accompanying the stunning Georgian architecture are an array of aspirational fashion stores from all over the world, resulting in a memorable shopping experience which is complete with a vibrant evening bar scene.
Princes Street is just 10 minutes away and promises affordable high-street fashion in the recently refurbished Princes Street Mall along with quality seasonal markets which offer local produce including fruits, vegetables, meats and giftwares.
With the inspiring city of Edinburgh just six minutes drive from home, residents of these new apartments in Abbey Lane can enjoy one of cultural capitals of the world. Known as the leading festival city, Edinburgh hosts an annual calendar of exciting events, with the Edinburgh Art Festival, the International Film Festival and the renowned comedy Fringe Festival amongst them.
The capital city’s theatre circuit is recognised globally as one of the most innovative in the world, with twelve theatre houses showcasing award-winning travelling shows and amateur performances covering dance, comedy, drama and music recitals. The Royal Lyceum theatre is a stunning Victorian building which dates back to 1883 and today hosts theatrical performances for 48 weeks of the year, boasting a reputation as one of the principle stages used during the Edinburgh International Festival.
While in Edinburgh, the iconic Arthur’s Seat is a popular location for hill-walkers of all abilities. A dormant volcano reaching 251m above sea level, it provides a picturesque escape from the urban lifestyle of the city, in a landscape largely unchanged since the 16th Century. Whether taking the low-level paths for amateur walkers, or the adventurous route for those more experienced, all visitors to the peak of Arthur’s seat will be greeted with breath-taking panoramic views of Edinburgh.
History enthusiasts will delight in close proximity to the National Museum of Scotland with a vast collection of exhibitions covering everything from astrology to Ancient Egypt. With over 800 artefacts available to view in the Window of the World gallery alone, this impressive venue is one of the most extensive museums in the country, covering fascinating local history through to world-changing events.
Eating out in Edinburgh is an event in itself, with an unrivalled selection of award-winning fine-dining venues and slick wine bars, complemented by quaint tea rooms, pavement cafés and country public houses.
Encapsulating Edinburgh’s traditional charm are venues such as The Sheep Heid Inn, thought to be Edinburgh’s oldest pub, which has been serving patrons quality food and drinks for over six centuries. Boasting a wine club and a popular fixed menu, along with an open fire and vintage furnishings, The Sheep Heid promises a charming dining experience in traditional and relaxed surrounds.
Tea rooms are plentiful in Edinburgh and offer a luxury refreshment break for those exploring this fascinating city on foot. Within walking distance of these new homes in Edinburgh is the exclusive Palace of Holyroodhouse, which serves stunning afternoon tea in its historic mews courtyard. Home-made cakes are accompanied by fresh pastries and delicate sandwiches along with the patron’s choice of loose-leaf tea or quality champagne. The Palace itself is home to Her Majesty the Queen during Holyrood week in late July and offers visitors guided tours of this fascinating building, abbey and its breath-taking chambers.
Scotland’s first rooftop restaurant boasts spectacular views of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, Old Town and world-famous Castle, while offering inspirational menu which showcases some of Scotland’s freshest produce. Award-winning chef John Gilmour is an expert butcher who presents an impeccable menu featuring rib-eye steak, Dingwall haggis and Isle of Mull lobster thermidor, while watercress beetroot risotto and shallot chive mousse are amongst the most popular vegetarian options.
Hearty brunch and light lunches are also catered for, while an extensive wine list presents over 12 varieties of champagne, an innovative cocktail collection and exclusive wines from all over the world, all served within the iconic mosaic bar or glamorous roof top terrace.
At just six minutes drive from Edinburgh city centre these new homes in Abbey Lane are ideally located for easy access to Scotland’s capital city.
The major A720 trunk road (also known as the Edinburgh City Bypass) is located just over 20 minutes from the development and circles the south of Edinburgh linking with the A1 towards north east England, the M8 towards Glasgow the A8 towards Stirling, amongst other routes.
The A1 connects Edinburgh to London, passing several major cities on route, while the A7 is 1.5 miles away and connects Edinburgh with Carlisle in North West England.
Four miles away is the important A90 road which runs from Edinburgh to Fraserburgh in Aberdeenshire. The A90 travels west towards the Forth Road Bridge before turning into the M90 motorway.
For travel by train, Edinburgh Waverly Station a 20-minute walk away and provides regular services to major commuter destinations such as Dundee, Glasgow, London Kings Cross, Milngavie and North Berwick.
International travel is provided by Edinburgh Airport which is located just under 35-minutes away by car.
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