Sleeps 8-9 persons. This is a bright and spacious top floor 5 bedroom apartment (4 doubles and 1 single) with the benefit of a separate lounge and superbly located for Southside Fringe Venues (i.e. Pleasance, Zoo and C Venues). There is a comfortable lounge (with TV) and a good sized / recently renovated kitchen (with breakfast table), microwave and large fridge / freezer plus separate utility room. The property also benefits from 2 bathrooms 1) shower room / wc and 2) bath / overbath shower which makes this festival flat simply perfect for larger performing groups. TV and Wi-fi is also provided in the package! Minimum 4 week rental during August for £5350+
East Preston Street (1), Southside / 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.