3/28 Western Harbour Breakwater, Edinburgh, EH6 6PA









3/28 Western Harbour Breakwater is a gem of an apartment for those who seek practical contemporary living with stunning views.

This three-bedroomed, three bathroom, duplex apartment on the eighth and ninth floors of the building boasts breathtaking outlooks over the Firth of Forth and lies on the waterfront in the Newhaven area, to the northeast of the city centre.  It has to be viewed to appreciate the exceptional and constantly changing vistas. The Western Harbour Breakwater development is 12 years old and incorporates the best of contemporary living.

The apartment is superbly light and has two bright and spacious living spaces with 180º panoramic views; there are two lovely balconies facing north and east offering different aspects.  The building is fully factored with welcoming, clean and light communal areas as well as underground parking and a secluded central communal garden for residents’ use.  There is fibre optic cabling supporting up to 1Gigabit, video entry phone as well as communal post boxes on the ground floor. There are excellent amenities on the doorstep including The David Lloyd Sports Centre and strong transport links to the city centre.

Maria Ponte

Senior Sales Negotiator


Property Details & Description

Accommodation Comprises

8th Floor

Entrance Hallway, three storage cupboards, open plan kitchen/living  /dining room. Bedroom Three with ensuite bathroom, utility room.


9th Floor

Large and spacious family/sitting room;  two double bedrooms (one with ensuite) and additional shower room.  Large walk-in storage/airing cupboard.


Outside Space

Two Balconies to east and north ;  Communal stair with lift and communal internal residents’ garden with formal box hedging and trees creating elegant walkways.

Underground parking for one car.



Western Harbour Breakwater is a sought-after modern development of self-contained apartments overlooking the Firth of Forth. Leith and Newhaven are within easy walking distance, offering a variety of well-regarded independent bars and bistros as well as the best seafood in Edinburgh.


David Lloyd Club is a popular hub for individuals and families with a well-equipped gym, numerous classes, a swimming pool, tennis courts and leisure facilities. Ocean Terminal is also within short walking distance and offers high-end high street shopping and a popular multi-screen cinema. In terms of food shopping, there is a large Asda on the adjacent street, and a Marks and Spencer Simply Food in Ocean Terminal. Routes to the south and east are easily accessed, with Newhaven and Leith being the main route to East Lothian, with its popular villages and towns. Numerous buses go to and from the city centre from the surrounding streets.

Edinburgh offers a wonderful selection of private and state schooling, including the nearby Edinburgh Academy and Fettes College.


Lower Level (8th Floor)

Entry is by lift or stairs from a well maintained carpeted and tiled entrance. On arrival at the eighth floor, the common area is bright with clean lines and decorated with attractive art.


The apartment has a welcoming feel on entry with warm, solid timber floors and doors  -  underfloor heating throughout. A hallway has two large cupboards, one housing the boiler but with storage space and the other housing fuse boxes and also some storage. There is separately a designated large storage cupboard with shelves and hanging space. The practical utility room has an integrated stainless steel sink and draining board as well as wall mounted units plus washing machine.


Spacious living/dining room with curved wall bathed in light from five floor to ceiling windows to the east as well as a large glass door in the centre, opening out onto the balcony. There are more windows to the north and another glass door leading to the second balcony with views to the north. This living space is open to the u shaped kitchen with its white glossy units giving a contemporary and homely feel. The characterful, sheltered, curved balcony to the east has plenty of seating for at least four people and attractive stone paving.


The kitchen area has ample units, marbled effect worktops, and a sink with a Zip hydro tap giving instant hot water. There is a four-ring induction hob and NEFF extractor hood. There are a variety of deep pan drawers as well as corner units which have pull out storage. To the other side is a full length integrated fridge and separate freezer as well as further storage cupboards and integrated dishwasher.


Bedroom One (currently is currently used a dining room) has an ensuite bathroom  -  this is spacious double bedroom with views to the east and integrated double fitted sliding wardrobes of opaque glass and wood.


 Upper Level (9th Floor)

An open timber staircase with metal balustrade ascends to the upper floor which has another stunning sitting/family room with curved wall and fabulous views. There are matching double aspect windows with five full length glass panels one of which opens both vertically and horizontally and a small Juliet balcony.


Double bedroom three has large windows to the east, neutral carpeting and the same spacious, attractive wood and opaque integrated double sliding wardrobes.  There is another contemporary shower room with white sanitary ware, neutral tiling and a large walk in shower with glass screen and adjustable hand held or fixed shower appliance. There is a LED lit, dark granite shelf for display, a large inset mirror, chrome heated towel rail and, again, underfloor heating.


Principal Bedroom with ensuite shower room.  This is a lovely bright double bedroom benefitting from full length floor to ceiling windows one of which is a door which opens completely either horizontally or vertically with protective Juliet balcony.  Neutral carpeting and the same opaque glass and wood double sliding wardrobes give the room the uniform appeal of the other rooms.


There is another large walk-in storage/airing cupboard on this level.  The hallway continues around the corner where there is a secure front door to the ninth floor.

General Remarks:

Proof and Source of Funds / Anti Money Laundering

Under the HMRC Anti Money Laundering legislation all offers to purchase a property on a cash basis or subject to mortgage require evidence of source of funds. This may include evidence of bank statements/funding source, mortgage or confirmation from a solicitor the purchaser has the funds to conclude the transaction. All individuals involved in the transaction are required to produce proof of identity and proof of address. This is acceptable either as original or certified documents.

Fixtures and Fittings:

Only appliances specifically mentioned in the sales particulars are included in the sale price. In all other aspects the treatment of fixtures and fittings within the relevant Conveyancing Standard Clauses apply.


Gas central heating, mains water, drainage, gas and electricity.





Council Tax Band Category: D 






By appointment through Rettie & Co, 11 Wemyss Place, Edinburgh EH3 6DH. Tel: 0131 220 4160.




1. The property is sold with all faults and defects, whether of condition or otherwise and neither the seller nor Rettie & Co, the selling agent, are responsible for such faults and defects, nor for any statement contained in the particulars of the property prepared by the said agent.

2. The Purchaser(s) shall be deemed to acknowledge that he has not entered into contract in reliance on the said statements, that he has satisfied himself as to the content of each of the said statements by inspection or otherwise and that no warranty or representation has been made by the seller or the said agents in relation to or in connection with the property.

3. Any error, omission or mis-statement in any of the said statements shall not entitle the purchaser(s) to rescind or to be discharged from this contract, nor entitle either party to compensation or damages nor in any circumstances to give either party any cause for action.


Particulars prepared March 2021 – First Issue