Flat near the centre of Edinburgh, Scotland

United Kingdom - Midlothian - Edinburgh

Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Edinburgh,Our flat above the Cameo Cinema Bar.
Our flat above the Cameo Cinema Bar.
  • Sleeping capacity4
  • Bedrooms2
  • Bathrooms1

Simultaneous Home Exchange

Weekend Home Exchange

Homesit Offered

Smoking Not Allowed

Children Welcome

Car Exchange is not offered

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Our Home For Exchange

Description of the home we are offering for exchange

Attractive one or two bedroom flat by a large park near the centre of Edinburgh.

Type

Apartment/ Main Residence


Amenities

  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes Washer
  • Microwave Oven
  • Heating

Entertainment

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

Extras

  • None

Setting

  • Urban

Neighbourhood

Description of our neighbourhood and surrounding area

Our home is in the desirable Bruntsfield area of Edinburgh by a large park called The Meadows. It is a short walk into town and to the castle or further into the pretty shopping areas of Bruntsfield and Morningside. The union canal begins nearby, offering a pleasant cycle or walk out into the countryside around Edinburgh. The flat is also a short walk away from Haymarket train station and bus services to the airport.

Outdoor Activities

  • Beach
  • Cultural Events
  • Golfing
  • Tennis
  • Hiking

Leisure

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

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

The Meadows nearby offers plenty of room for a picnic or sports as well as one of the oldest golf courses in the world, which is free to the public during the summer months (clubs and balls can be rented from the Golf Tavern nearby). Nearby Bruntsfield and Morningside offer a range of independent shops, cafés, restaurants and pubs. We live right above the Cameo cinema, which opened in 1914 and is one of the oldest cinemas in the country, it offers a range of films including classic and arthouse films (don't worry though - we're four floors up and can't hear them!)

We are a short walk from the Old and New Towns, including the main shopping area of Princes & George Street and the historic Royal Mile, which connects Edinburgh Castle to the Scottish Parliament. Lothian Road and the Grassmarket are also only 5 minutes away, both offering a large number of excellent pubs and restaurants.

If you fancy a nice walk, you can follow the canal until it takes you to the Water of Leith Visitor Centre. The Water of Leith is a beautiful river hidden right in the centre of Edinburgh that you can follow through the beautiful Georgian New Town to its mouth in Leith or to its source in the Pentland Hills. You could also rent a bicycle (there is a bike shop right opposite our flat) and cycle along the canal to the lovely village of Ratho, which has a great old pub.

If you like folk music, there are 3 great folk pubs a short walk away - Sandy Bell's, Captain's Bar and the Royal Oak. There are informal folk sessions there every night and they have a lovely intimate atmosphere.

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 leave the house in a tidy condition and please don't smoke indoors. Other than that - have fun and try not to break anything.

Conditions

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

Car Exchange

  • Car Exchange is not offered

Home Exchange Type

  • Simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Weekend Home Exchange
  • Homesit Offered
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