Built in the 1870’s, Eglinton Crescent forms part of the Western New Town in the elegant and historic West End of Edinburgh.  This wonderful crescent with it’s grand architecture overlooks beautifully maintained tree lined private gardens.  With the spires of St Mary’s Cathedral as a backdrop is The Victorian Town House.

The property was once the home of David Alan Stevenson one of the famous family of lighthouse engineers and the cousin of the author Robert Louis Stevenson. David’s daughter, the renowned authoress Dorothy Emily Stevenson was born in the house.  Her grandfather was Lord Roberts of Kandahar V.C. a close friend of Rudyard Kipling.