Sleeps 5-8 persons. This is a recently renovated spacious 5 bedoom apartment in the heart of Edinburgh's Southside. The location is perfect, being adjacent to Summerhall Place, close to George Square and other Southside festival venues. Accommodation comprises a combined living room and kitchen, 5 bedrooms (4 double beds and 1 smaller '4ft' double bed) and shower room / basin / WC. A flatscreen TV is provided but no Wifi (although there is some coverage from the 'free wifi' in Summerhall!). Price from £4950 for a 28 day rental.
Hope Park Terrace – 5 bedroom, Summerhall, Southside
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.