Property Details

2 Joppa Road
Edinburgh, Portobello

Offers over£400,000

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Joppa Road is only 5 miles east of Edinburgh city centre and lies in close proximity to Portobello High Street; popular for its beach, promenade and bohemian style shops. 

The immediate area around the subject is predominately residential with a mixture of red sandstone terraced properties and large detached houses. Portobello beach is only 2 minutes from the property accessed from nearby Morton Street.

The area is well served by public transport with regular bus routes into the city centre.  Brunstane train station which serves Edinburgh Waverley and Haymarket, meanwhile, is less than 1 mile away.


The property is the former premises of the Edinburgh Piano Company and is highly visible from Joppa Road.  The building is primarily of brick construction with steel roof trusses and a sheet metal profile roof incorporating translucent panels.

To the front of the property is a showroom area which benefits from four large windows which flood the area with natural daylight.  This leads down some stairs to a further showroom area which is tiled throughout and also comprises a small manager’s office.

The warehouse is accessed both internally and via an electric roller shutter door leading directly off Joppa Road. Within the warehouse, which is entirely open plan, is a small kitchen and additional WC facilities.

There is private parking to the front for approximately 5 cars but there is no access to the property from the rear due to  a row of private car garages on Bedford Terrace.  


According to our recent measurement survey, the property comprises of the following approximately Gross Internal Area:

581 sq m (6,253 sq ft)

The site extends to approximately 0.24 acres (see OS plan).


Offers over £400,000 are sought for our client’s Heritable interest.

VAT will be applicable to the purchase price.


Under the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 we understand the subjects are currently classified as a showroom.

The property would suit a variety of other uses subject to the necessary planning consent being obtained. Interested parties are should make their own enquiries through City of Edinburgh Council Planning Department. 


The property has mains supplies of gas, water and electricity.


According to the Scottish Assessors website ( the subjects have a Rateable Value of £36,000.

The uniform business rate for 2016/2017 is £0.51 pence in the pound for rateable values over £35,000.


The energy performance certificate is A.

A copy of the recommendation report is available on request.


Each party shall bear their own legal costs with the purchaser liable for any LBTT and registration dues thereon.


On completion of a missive under Scots Law.

EPC rating: A.


  • Property ID:P185
  • Postal Code: EH15 2EU
  • Status:For Sale
  • Type: commercial
  • Class:1 (Retail)
  • Property Size:6,253 sq ft
  • Price:£400,000

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