About this listing
For rent is a lovely double bedroom within a beautifully presented house close to the shore area of Leith, Edinburgh. The room is well sized with a comfortable double bed. It is large enough for an additional single bed if required. The room is one of five bedrooms in a great house only minutes from the shore area of Leith. The shore is regarded as one of Edinburgh's most attractive and vibrant areas with friendly independent bars, coffee houses and many of Edinburgh's, if not Scotland's, most famous restaurants. These include Michelin starred Martin Wisharts and The Kitchin, along with a number of great seafood restaurants which reflects Leith's strong maritime tradition. Other amenities ten minutes from the house include a swimming pool, post office, supermarkets and a 10 screen cinema and shopping centre.
At the same time, we are only about twenty minutes by bus from the centre of Edinburgh and its innumerable attractions. These services, the 22 and 16, run frequently day and night from stops minutes from the house, allowing our guests to have the best of both worlds on their visit to the city.
Myself and partner Janice will be your hosts during your visit. We are a friendly and helpful couple who have lived in Leith for many years, and look forward to directing you to the best sites and making your visit as enjoyable and comfortable as possible.
During your stay here you will have full access / use of the following facilities:
- A large professional kitchen with modern appliances (i.e.
cooker, fridge freezer, coffee pot ,microwave, etc.)
- A bathroom with bath and overhead shower
- A second shower room
- A comfortable, cosy TV room with DVD player
- A second large living room with coal fire for the winter !
- wifi internet access throughout the house
- Free off-street parking to the rear of the house
- Access to washing machine
We feel that our house is a warm comfortable base for exploring Edinburgh; close enough to all the world famous attractions that the city has to offer, while also having the advantage of being right in the middle of one of its most distinctive and vibrant areas. We look forward to welcoming guests and helping them enjoy their stay in this great city.
Please be respectful to our house. It is a beautiful home.
Guests are asked to clean and put away dishes after using the kitchen
Guests are asked to leave the bathrooms clean and tidy
Please be respectful of others when coming back to the house late at night.
The floors in the sitting rooms are lovely and wooden.Please no stiletto shoes.
Strictly no smoking in the room. If you wish to smoke, you can do so in the garden downstairs
About the Host, David
I am friendly and enjoy loads in life. this includes hillwalking and backpacking in the Scottish Highlands, bird watching, listening to music and seeing bands/going dancing and reading. My favourite food is Italian done well and i've travelled in the states and Europe. San Francisco, Paris, Amsterdam and Italy have been highlights.
I was born in Edinburgh and love showing people around the city. I also have an in depth knowledge of the Scottish Highlands having climbed the hills there for many years. I'm happy to pass my knowledge of Scotland, Edinburgh and it's history on to guests .