Modern spacious ground floor 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment. Located in the Leith Shore area of Edinburgh providing comfortable accommodation for up to 6 people with the added bonus of private parking, WIFI internet access and Freeview TV.
Leith is the port district of Edinburgh and though it is within easy reach of the city centre with great public transport links, it maintains a strong cultural identity of its own offering plenty of attractions to tempt the tourist away from the city centre. These include the Royal Yacht Britannia which is moored at the Ocean Terminal shopping centre where you will also find a good selection of cafés and restaurants, a multiplex cinema as well as a great selection of shops. Leith festival takes place every June and offers a selection of art, music, comedy dance and drama.
The Shore area of Leith harbours a fantastic selection of restaurants (including Michelin Star) cafes and bars and was voted runner up in the "best Foodie Street" section of the google street view awards of 2010.
Leith Links park is a couple of minutes walk from the apartment and has a fun swing park for the kids, supermarkets, banks, ATM and Post Office are all within a short walk from the apartment.
The apartment is attractively decorated and well maintained and is laid out as follows: The living room is light and airy and faces to the front of the apartment. It has a modern fire place and is comfortably furnished with two sofas, one of which doubles as a sofa bed for the use of larger parties. There is a flat screen TV with DVD player and freeview and unlimited WiFi internet access. The dining area is furnished with a dining room table which seats up to 6 guests. A high chair is available on request.
An internal kitchen is well equipped with oven and hob, microwave, toaster and electric kettle, fridge freezer and washing machine. Plenty of glass, china, cutlery and cookware have been provided for guests wishing to eat in the apartment.
The large cupboard in the hall provides storage space for coats and luggage and contains the Hoover, washing basket, ironing board and clothes drying rack.
The well proportioned master bedroom is furnished with a double bed and bed side tables. There is plenty of wardrobe and drawer space provided and an ensuite shower room with slate tiling, shower, basin and WC.
The second bedroom is also of a good size. It can be made up with 2 single beds or as 1 superking sized bed on request, and offers plenty of wardrobe space with drawers.
A family bathroom with bath and shower over, basin and WC also with eye-catching slate tiling completes the accommodation.
Free parking is available with a visitors permit to the front and rear of the apartment. There is also free parking in the areas around the apartment if guests have more than 1 car.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Portobello beach 2 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh Airport 14 km, Nearest railway: Waverley Train Station 4.8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
Leith is full of cultural influence and historical architecture, yet calm with waterfront serenity. Leith's 'Shore' area offers an excellent choice of quirky shops, cosy restaurants (including Michelin star), cafes and bars. The Royal Yacht Britannia, Leith Victoria Leisure Centre, Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre and Cinema Complex as well as Leith Links Park with children's playpark are also within walking distance. Joppa and Portobello seaside villages can be reached in 10 minutes by car and make a great day out. The Water of Leith is a lovely walk or cycle through the city from Leith, enjoy the wildlife and a stop at quirky Stockbridge for lunch or a coffee!
The fabulous historic city centre of Edinburgh is only a 15 minute taxi/bus ride away and the bus service in and out of Leith is excellent. Buses go direct to and from the famous Royal Mile as well as other popular parts/destinations in the city centre; Princes Street, George Street, Old Town, New Town, Edinburgh Zoo etc.
Buses to Murrayfield Stadium - there's 2 direct buses from Leith to Murrayfield Stadium (No. 22 ans 12), it takes up to approximately 25 minutes by bus.
The apartment can be reached direct by bus from Edinburgh Airport and Edinburgh train/bus station.