House to Share

Leith EH6 6HJ United Kingdom

Listing # 141432

Rates From GBP 600 Monthly
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Last Updated: Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Double ensuite room for academic lodger in Edinburgh

Large double room with ensuite available for lodger from early/late Oct (negotiable). £600 inclusive of council tax, bills and once weekly clean of communal areas. Available for 6-month lease on a lodger agreement (possibility to extend, but shorter lease not available).

Located in 2-bedroom 1st floor flat in modern development (witha lift) next to The Shore, Leith. Flat features second bathroom (owner’s private use), and large kitchen/diner/living area. Room features a Juliet balcony with French doors, and comes equipped with double bed/mattress,built-in wardrobe with shoe rack, desk and chair, chest of drawers, bedside and desk lamps, and tasteful art on walls. Exercise bikes available in the basement of the development. Superb neighbourhood with nice cafes, bars and restaurants on the door step.

Nearest supermarket: Sainsburys Local – 5 minute walk. Water of Leith river and cycle paths on the doorstep (literally).
Would suit a non-smoking female or male aged 30-50, an academic, PhD student, Postdoc or similar working professional seeking a calm, relaxed and friendly relaxed home environment. You will be sharing with the owner, a non-drinking vegetarian female (early 40s) public health researcher and part-time folk/jazz musician.Seeking similar. Not suitable for couples, pets, or children.

Viewing: By Zoom chat in the first instance, and then face-to-face socially distanced viewing.Practicalities: Deposit of one month’s rent required upfront, 2 references (one from a previous landlord), and a copy of ID.


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices

Suited for
1 people
Property Type
Suite in Private Home


Available from Thursday, April 1, 2021 until Thursday, September 30, 2021
Minimum Stay
6 month(s)
Flexible With Dates
Comments on Dates
6-month renewable lease
*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Leith
Postal Code - State or Province EH6 6HJ Scotland
Country United Kingdom
Neighborhood Keywords Leith Shore
Closest University University of Edinburgh
University nearby St Margaret's University College

Rental Price:

GBP 600 Monthly
Rental Fee Comments
Inclusive of all bills & costs
Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


  • Near Shops
  • Walk To Campus
  • Urban Environment
  • Near Ocean/Lake
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Mountains
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Off Campus


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dishwasher
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Elevator
  • Stairs
  • Security System or Doorman
  • Other:


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome
Car Available

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Academic Confirmed Academic Faculty or Staff (Universities, Research Institutes, and Museums)
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Member Since Jul 24 2020
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About Me
I am a public health, social science and climate change researcher working at the Institute of Health & Wellbeing, University of Glasgow and as an independent consultant on international development issues for the UK government. I've lived and worked in the UK, USA, Australia & Iceland, and travel to Africa and Asia for work. My interests include swimming, singing a folk-pop band, song-writing, photography, psychology and art.

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