AVAILABLE IN JULY ONLY. Sleeps 2 to 5 persons. Very well presented 2nd floor apartment with the benefit of a dedicated car parking space. Situated in a quiet but accessible Southside location in a tasteful Victorian villa conversion, this 2 bed apartment comprises a spacious lounge combined with a well equipped kitchen space (all amenities). There are 2 good sized double bedrooms (one en-suite) with a double sized sofabed in lounge for occasional guests. A very regular bus route along Clerk Street is just 1 minute walk from the property. Wifi and freeview TV are provided and a designated 'car parking space' is provided (a rare find in central Edinburgh!). Minimum stay 4 weeks in August from £2950. July prices from £950 per week.
Brights Crescent – 2 bed + parking – Newington
About the area
Southside - Pleasance / Newington
The Southside of Edinburgh is just south of the Castle and Edinburgh's Old Town, a popular terms time location for students of Edinburgh University and in the summer for festival performers and visitors.
It is home to many great festival venues such as C Venues, Zoo Venues, Queens Hall, Pleasance Courtyard, Assembly Roxy which go to make the area very colourful and vibrant during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. There's plentiful and varied pubs and restaurants and permanent arts venues such as the Festival Theatre and Queens Hall underpin the area as a cultural hub.
For all you keen swimmers and gym bunnies, leisure facilities include the 50 metre Royal Commonwealth Pool complex, including gym and fitness classes (just a short distance away) along with a number of public parks including Holyrood Park / Arthurs Seat (a welcome and pleasant green space distraction from the excitement and noise of the city during the Edinburgh Festival).
Festival accommodation is mainly traditional tenement flats interspersed with a number of modern apartment complexes. Local amenities include excellent and numerous local shops, supermarkets, banks, post office and a number of bars, restaurants along Clerk Street and the antique shops along Casusewayside.
A very regular bus service operates into the City Centre and beyond and there is easy access to Edinburgh City Bypass and major motorway networks.