Lovely 2 Bed home swap in Edinburgh, Scotland
Ground floor appartment in listed building, including two bedrooms, sitting room, kitchen/dining room and bathroom, with a small private front garden and shared rear garden.
Located in a quiet residential area close to the park (Bruntsfield Links/the Meadows) with playgrounds, tennis courts and golf, within easy walking distance to the city centre - including Edinburgh castle, the Royal Mile, art galleries and the National Museum of Scotland. There is also good public transport nearby - e.g. buses 11, 15, 16, 23, and 45 stop at Bruntsfield links, and buses 24 and 41 stop in Marchmont (each have stops on or adjacent to Princes Street - the principal shopping street and where Edinburgh Waverley train station is also located).
Edinburgh has a charming old town, and many festivals - including the international festival and fringe festival of music, theatre and dance in August. Places of interest in Edinburgh a Camera Obscura. There are also sandy beaches within easy reach such as North Berwick (a 40 minute train ride from Edinbugh) along the Firth of Forth.
The area has good amenities - with fruit and veg shops, organic food stores, and supermarkets, as well as public swimming pools - including the Olympic size Commonwealth pool which is about 20 minutes walk away.
The neighbourhood is close to the main buildings of Edinburgh University - including the university library, as well as public and national (copyright) libraries.
The locality is also very family friendly. Several families live nearby, with children playing together in the enclosed back gardens.
Type of home swap
- Home Exchange
- Open to Offers
Conditions of home exchange
- Non smokers only
- No pets allowed
- Children welcome