A great location near all the main tourist sites, but in a tranquil waterside setting.
Riverside Edinburgh property within an enclosed private development located in the vibrant Shore area of Leith and only 10 minutes from Princes Street. Free parking. Residents only boardwalk on riverside.
Leith is the historic port of Edinburgh. It has undergone significant regeneration and now contains a good number of excellent bars, traditional pubs and a great range of restaurants (from Pizza Express to Michelin Starred Fine Dining). It has been named in the Times Newspaper as one of the UK's 30 most fashionable places to live. Close to the Royal Yacht Britannia and the Ocean Terminal shopping centre/multiplex cinema. Frequent public transport links to city centre. After a day's sightseeing, you will find a wide choice of eating places within walking distance.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh International Airport 15.9 km, Nearest railway: Edinburgh Waverley 3.9 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
The region around Edinburgh offers wonderful coastline to the east, which is easily accessible by car or public transport. Over the dramatic bridges across the Firth of Forth, historic fishing villages and scenic coastline lead all the way up to St Andrews, the home of golf.
To the north west, about an hour's drive takes you to some of the most beautiful loch and mountain scenery in Scotland, the Trossachs, which have inspired writers and poets since the 18th century.
Edinburgh is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is the world's first UNESCO City of Literature.
Attracting over 1 million overseas visitors a year, Edinburgh is the second most visited tourist destination in the United Kingdom after London. The city was voted 'European Destination of the Year' at the World Travel Awards 2012.
The city hosts several annual festivals including the Edinburgh International Festival, the Edinburgh Fringe and the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Other annual events include the Hogmanay Street Party and the Beltane Fire Festival.