Beautiful old house near the sea in Edinburgh

United Kingdom - Midlothian - Edinburgh

Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Living room
Living room
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Kitchen
Kitchen
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Kitchen dining area
Kitchen dining area
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Utility room with washing machine and dryer
Utility room with washing machine and dryer
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Master bedroom
Master bedroom
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Master bedroom
Master bedroom
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Bedroom
Bedroom
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Bedroom
Bedroom
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Back garden
Back garden
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Back garden
Back garden
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Outside dining area
Outside dining area
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,View from the park outside our house (in winter)
View from the park outside our house (in winter)
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Portobello beach
Portobello beach
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Portobello beach
Portobello beach
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,From the top of Arthur's Seat
From the top of Arthur's Seat
  • Sleeping capacity6
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms2

Simultaneous Home Exchange

Pet Care Needed

Smoking Not Allowed

Children Welcome

Car Exchange is preferred

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Our Home For Exchange

Description of the home we are offering for exchange

WE HAVE AN EXCHANGE FOR SUMMER 2019

We have a beautiful old family house, dating from 1830, in Portobello, Edinburgh's seaside. We have four bedrooms, all with working shutters. Our bedroom has a king size bed, two of the children's rooms have double beds, and one has a raised single bed. There's also a sofa bed in the study. The house is well-equipped and child-friendly, with an enclosed back garden. We have a family bathroom and a shower room. Many original features including high ceilings, sanded floors and working fireplace.

The street runs down to the beach, with views to Fife. Indoor public swimming pool and gym at the end of the road. 15 mins to Edinburgh's historic city centre, including castle, Holyrood Palace, Arthur's Seat (mountain) and the Scottish Parliament. Portobello has great local shops and cafes, playgrounds and parks. Very safe, friendly area.
Easy access to Glasgow, Scottish countryside and mountains. Excellent base for exploring the Lothians and the Scottish Borders

Type

House - 2 or more floors/ Main Residence


Amenities

  • Cleaning service available
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes Washer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Microwave Oven
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Terrace / Patio

Entertainment

  • Computer available
  • DVD
  • Internet access
  • Piano
  • TV
  • Wireless Internet (WiFi)

Extras

  • Use of bicycle(s)

Setting

  • Seaside

Neighbourhood

Description of our neighbourhood and surrounding area

Portobello is a very friendly, easy-going community. There are lots of cafés and local restaurants, as well as several supermarkets. You can spend a day on the beach, or go along the coast to the beautiful beaches of East Lothian. There's lots for families to do here, with playgrounds, swing parks, the swimming pool and local parks. We often have community events, including music performances on the prom, volleyball competitions and farmers markets.
It's also very easy to get into the centre of Edinburgh, or out to other parts of Scotland, by train or by car.

Outdoor Activities

  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Cultural Events
  • Golfing
  • Gym / Health Club
  • Tennis
  • Skiing
  • Hiking
  • Lake
  • Public Swimming Pool
  • River
  • Sailing

Leisure

  • Park / Playground
  • Cafés
  • Gym / Health Club
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping

Cultural Activities

  • Concerts
  • Galleries
  • Museums
  • Popular Monuments
  • Theatre

Transport Nearby

  • Bus
  • Train Station

Neighbourhood Services

  • Bakery
  • Corner Shop
  • Pharmacy
  • Supermarket

Attractions

Our home exchange - places to go and things to do while staying in our home

It's a 20 minute bus journey into the centre of Edinburgh, with a wealth of shops, museums, theatres, cinemas and top visitor attractions including Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood House (home of Mary Queen of Scots), Arthur's Seat and the historic New Town. It's also very easy to travel across Scotland, by train or car. You can get to cities like Glasgow, Perth and Stirling, go south into the Borders or go north into the Highlands. There are world class golf courses a short drive away, as well as beaches and many fabulous walks.

Our favourite restaurants


Cafés & bars


Special places to shop


Leisure and cultural activities


Walks or jogging paths


Interesting day trips


Our Preferences

Our home exchange - here are our Preferences and House Rules

Please check our exchange preferences below

Conditions

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Pet Care Needed
  • Plant Care Not Needed

Car Exchange

  • Car Exchange is preferred

Home Exchange Type

  • Simultaneous Home Exchange

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