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Lovely two bedroom apartment – quiet leafy area, close to Edinburgh universities

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Listing #138426

Apartment or Condo | Entire Home
Rates from GBP £1250 | Monthly
This Home is also available for Exchange
Last Updated 83 days ago


Centrally located in Edinburgh. Walkable to charming Morningside and Marchmont areas for shops, cafés, independent cinema and community activities. Quiet development, perfect for working from home. Large south-facing windows, lots of light. Lovely views over shared landscaped garden, towards Blackford Hill, Edinburgh Observatory and Arthur’s Seat, excellent for walking/running. Local amenities include the Edinburgh Farmers’ Market which takes place under the spectacular backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, selling a huge variety of fresh local produce, meat and seafood from local farms. Also convenient for the Royal Commonwealth Pool, a 50-metre swimming pool and leisure centre. Twenty minutes in the car or a short bus ride will get you to the Pentland Hills, a community ski centre with dry slopes, as well as onto the many walking trails that the area offers. There is much more beautiful countryside and history to explore in the surrounding area. The apartment is furnished to a very high standard with flexible accommodation that would suit a small family or a professional/academic who is looking for a peaceful locale that is still close to the action. The apartment is within easy walking distance of excellent state schools (such as James Gillespie's Primary and Secondary Schools), and many reputable private schools (such as George Watson's and George Heriot's). The property is available as a two bedroom accommodation. One has a king-sized bed, one is currently set up as an office. In addition there is a main bathroom with heated tile floors, and also a separate half bathroom. Combined living/dining room with large south-facing windows, separate kitchen with fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer. Balcony overlooking landscaped back yard, beautiful views. We are on the top (second) floor and the apartment is south and north facing, with lots of light. The apartment is in a quiet development with a large and beautifully landscaped yard, the care of which is included in the rent. Location: close to University of Edinburgh, George Square campus (25 mins by foot, 10 mins bus), Kings Buildings campus (10 mins by foot, 5 mins bus), Edinburgh Royal Infirmary and BioQuarter, Little France (20 mins by bus). Also convenient for Napier University (Merchiston Campus 10 mins by foot, Craighlockhart Campus 30 mins by bus), Herriot Watt (20 min drive), Queen Margaret University (20 min drive). Frequent buses to city centre, including Quartermile Tech Hub, and Edinburgh financial centre near Lothian Road. Can also be rented as 2 bedroom, please enquire for rates. We recognise it may be difficult for scholars to plan sabbaticals at this time due to uncertainty caused by Corona virus and impact on travel etc. We can be flexible with dates (both start and end of rental), please contact us to discuss.




95 m2

Suited For

Property Type
Apartment or Condo


From July 1, 2021 until July 31, 2022

Minimum Stay

4 Months | Dates are flexible for this listing

Comments: Rental are dates are flexible due to Corona virus uncertainty on travel, please contact to discuss


Apartment or Condo in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Closest University

University of Edinburgh

Nearby Universities
Napier University, Heriot Watt University, Queen Margaret University

Comments: Edinburgh, The Grange, Morningside, Marchmont


  • Walk to Campus
  • Urban
  • Near Mountains
  • Near Woods
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Shops
  • Near Public Transportation

Rental Rates and Terms

Rates from GBP £1250 Monthly | Negotiable

The cost of utilities can be discussed

A cleaning service is not included

Comments: Common areas and communal garden maintenance fee incuded


Ask about the suitability of the home for young kids

Pets are not allowed

Smoking is not allowed

Ask about the availability of a car








Balcony or Patio


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Philip Cook

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