4 bedroom home in Colinton Village, Edinburgh

United Kingdom - Scotland - Edinburgh

Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Front of our house
Front of our house
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Living room- front half
Living room- front half
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Living room - back half
Living room - back half
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Kitchen-view 1
Kitchen-view 1
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Kitchen-view 2
Kitchen-view 2
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Kitchen-view 3
Kitchen-view 3
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Dining room
Dining room
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Main bedroom-front half
Main bedroom-front half
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Spare room- view 1
Spare room- view 1
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Downstairs toilet
Downstairs toilet
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Ensuite shower room (to main bedroom)
Ensuite shower room (to main bedroom)
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Spare room view 2
Spare room view 2
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Smallest bedroom (with raised bed)
Smallest bedroom (with raised bed)
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Bedroom with bunk beds
Bedroom with bunk beds
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Back garden
Back garden
  • Sleeping capacity6
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms2

Non-simultaneous Home Exchange

Simultaneous Home Exchange

Weekend Home Exchange

Smoking Not Allowed

Children Welcome

Car Exchange is offered/negotiable

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Our Home For Exchange

Description of the home we are offering for exchange

We do already have a swap for Summer 2019 but please bear us in mind for next year!

Set in the pleasant village of Colinton, our home is situated at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, bordered by a small wooded area.

We are close to many amenities including a Tesco supermarket, post office and bus stops. For lovers of walking and the great outdoors we are very close to the Water of Leith Walkway, the Union Canal and the Pentland Hills.The city centre is a 20/25 minute bus ride.

Our house is warm , welcoming and comfortable with all modern conveniences.

Type

House - 2 or more floors/ Main Residence


Amenities

  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes Washer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Microwave Oven
  • Peaceful Surroundings
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Garage
  • Parking included

Entertainment

  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Wireless Internet (WiFi)

Extras

  • Use of bicycle(s)

Setting

  • Suburban

Neighbourhood

Description of our neighbourhood and surrounding area

Our house is located in a quiet cul-de-sac just 10 minutes walk from the centre of Colinton Village. It is in a residential area with lots of good places to walk. There is an Italian restaurant in the village as well as a mini supermarket, post office/delicatessan, coffee shop, fruit and vegetable shop, pharmacy, two pubs and a gift and framing shop.

We are a 10 minute walk away from The Water of Leith Walkway which takes you all the way down to the sea, past lots of interesting places such as Dean Village and the Modern Art Galleries. If you go in the opposite direction, the Walkway will take you up to the Pentland hills.

We are also only a 15 minute walk away from the Union Canal. This will take you all the way into the centre of Edinburgh either on foot or by bike. In the opposite direction it will take you all the way to The Falkirk Wheel and on to Glasgow!

Colinton Village sits at the foot of the Pentland hills which have endless possibilities for walks, both long and short.

The village itself has an interesting history and was home to the famous writer, Robert Louis Stevenson. The community council take pride in preserving the character of the village and it is very well maintained.

Outdoor Activities

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

Leisure

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

Cultural Activities

  • Concerts
  • Galleries
  • Museums
  • Opera
  • Popular Monuments
  • Theatre

Transport Nearby

  • Bus
  • Train Station
  • Tram

Neighbourhood Services

  • Bakery
  • Corner Shop
  • Pharmacy
  • Supermarket

Attractions

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

There is literally everything you would want in Edinburgh and because of its relatively small size, it is possible to get around the city quite quickly. The local transport is excellent with buses running every few minutes.

Our favourite restaurants

  • Dantes, Italian
  • Cafe Grande, Bistro

Special places to shop

  • Colinton Arts
  • Ian Mellis Cheese shop
  • The Olive Deli and Post Office

Leisure and cultural activities

  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Playhouse Theatre
  • National Museaum of Scotland

Walks or jogging paths

  • Union Canal
  • Pentland Hills
  • Water of Leith Walkway

Health or fitness clubs

  • Craiglockart Sports Centre
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool
  • t Warrender Swimming Baths

Interesting day trips

  • North Berwick
  • West Linton
  • Peebles

Our Preferences

Our home exchange - here are our Preferences and House Rules

We would like to find the house as we left it.

Conditions

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Plant care is needed outdoors

Car Exchange

  • Car Exchange is offered/negotiable

Home Exchange Type

  • Non-simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Weekend Home Exchange

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