Jameson Gate

3 Portobello High Street, Edinburgh

property description



Jameson Gate was built by McCarthy & Stone purpose built for retirement living and is available exclusively for those over 60 and features 20 one bedroom apartments and 22 two bedroom apartments. The luxurious and stylish complex also boasts landscaped gardens, a guest suite for visitors and a homeowners lounge. The apartments are equipped with a 24-hour emergency system, lifts to all floors and on-site private car parking. Homeowners can also enjoy the lovely bright sun room and roof terrace. The town itself also has excellent bus services, with several routes heading to Edinburgh city centre and further afield. The McCarthy & Stone development is also located on one of Portobello's main roads making it easily accessible by car from the coastal A199 and within easy access to the Edinburgh city bypass.

It is a condition of purchase that single occupants must meet the age requirements of 60 years, in an event of a couple the second person must be over the age of 55 years.


Jameson Gate in located in Portobello and a coastal suburb of Edinburgh lying approximately 3 miles east of the city centre. Only a short walk from the development to the charming beach and promenade with an array of cafes, bars and restaurants to enjoy and soak up the atmosphere. There are excellent transport links with bus stops opposite the development serving Edinburgh and the surrounding areas. Leith is a just a few stops and Brunstane Train Station is a short drive with trains to Edinburgh, Borders and beyond. There are excellent local amenities including Portobello swimming pool with gym and fitness studio, Library, Bowling Club and plenty parks nearby. Aldi supermarket is located next door to the development with other supermarkets available in close proximity. The town is bustling with gift shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. The Fringe by the Sea event takes place in August during the Fringe festival with lots of entertainment available.

1 Jameson Gate

Spacious ground floor two bedroom apartment positioned to the front of the development with patio areas from the lounge and bedroom.

Entrance Hall

Welcoming entrance hall with generous walk-in storage cupboard . There is an apartment security door entry system with intercom and 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system providing peace of mind. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector and doors leading to the bedrooms, lounge and shower room.


Bright and spacious lounge with direct access to a patio area. The lounge has an electric fire with feature surround providing a focal point. There are attractive light fittings, ample electric sockets with TV and telephone points. Attractive wooden laminate floor covering continues into the bedrooms and hallway. Partially glazed door provides access to to the kitchen off the lounge.


Well appointed contemporary fitted kitchen with tiled floor, stainless steel sink with mono block lever tap. built-in oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood and fitted integrated fridge, freezer and under pelmet lighting.

Master En-Suite

Good sized double bedroom with walk in wardrobe and a stylish tiled en-suite facility comprising of a walk in shower enclosure, WC, vanity unit with illuminated mirror and heated towel rail. The French door leads to a further patio area.

Bedroom Two

Ideal second bedroom with ample room for free standing furniture or may be utilised as an office, dining area or creative room. Plenty electric sockets with TV and phone points.

Shower Room

Partially tiled shower room with enclosure comprising a WC, vanity unit with illuminated mirror, heated towel rail and small heater.

Extras included in sale

Floor coverings, light fittings, electric fire and surround and any other items to be discussed.

Service Charge

• Cleaning of communal windows
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24-hour emergency call system
• Upkeep of gardens and grounds
• Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
• Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance

The service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your House Manager, the 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Private Car Parking

Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is currently £250 per annum. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.


  • Ground floor 2 bed apartment with patio
  • Walking distance to the beach/promenade/shops
  • House Manager on site
  • 24 Hour Careline
  • Homeowners Communal Lounge
  • Sun Room/Roof Terrace
  • LIft to all floors/Guest Suit available
  • Private Parking - permit scheme
  • Landscaped gardens
  • To arrange an appointment to view please call 0345 5564104

Property Consultant


Paula Squire

01202 508081