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Edinburgh, Great Britain

Lounge

Lounge

Bathroom

Bathroom

View of building from street

View of building from street

Dining room

Dining room

Different view of lounge

Different view of lounge

Bedroom

Bedroom

Kitchen

Kitchen

Lounge Bathroom View of building from street Dining room Different view of lounge Bedroom Kitchen
Platinum

Member since

2002

Unavailable for exchange at the moment
Exchange dates Duration
July 08, 2019 - August 19, 2019 2 weeks

Our preferred dates are two weeks around mid July. We are also open to offers for one week in mid August and shorter stays, long weekends etc at other times of the year.

Attractive first floor flat in city centre of Edinburgh.

Ours is an attractive first floor flat in the New Town area of Edinburgh (see below). We have two large bedrooms, a dining room and study, hallway, kitchen and bathroom. Typically for the New Town area, the flat has spacious rooms with high ceilings and large windows that let in plenty of light. The rooms are furnished stylishly and comfortably and contain all the electronic and other equipment any visitor is likely to need.

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 0 Children
  • 18 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • University lecturers
  • University lecturers

Our Home

  • House Type: Flat
  • Floor: 1
  • Environment: In the city
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Sleeping Capacity: 5

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In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Computer available
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television

Outdoor

  • Park / playground

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Use/Exchange of car

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers

Spoken Languages

  • English

Our Neighbourhood

 
We live in what is described as the New Town:  ‘often considered to be a masterpiece of city planning and is a Unesco World Heritage site….it was built in stages between 1765 and around 1850, and retains much of the original neo-classical period architecture (Wikipedia). The apartment was built in the 1890s and is at the corner of what is apparently the deepest crescent in Europe. Our particular urban village is called Canonmills and is on the northern edge of the New Town about ¾ mile from Princes Street (the centre of the city). There are a variety of local shops, restaurants and coffee houses within a 500 metres. Though close to the centre, it is a few minutes walk to the Botanic Gardens and the Waters of Leith, a lovely inland waterway/pathway.  It is 5-10 minutes walk from the cultural hubs of Stockbridge and Broughton Street. Regular nearby buses take you to most places in the city. A bus that stops in the street outside the apartment takes you to the port area of Leith (a ten minute trip), which has 3 Michelin- starred restaurants amongst its attractions.  

Occupation

  • University lecturers
  • University lecturers

Children

  • We do not have children.

Pets

  • Pets are NOT welcome in our home

References