Spacious 3 bedroom family flat

Spacious 3 bedroom family flat


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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 7
3 Bathrooms

About our home

The Bruntsfield area of Edinburgh is a vibrant community with boutique shops, excellent eating places and food stores. Bruntsfield Links (one of the first golf courses in Scotland and still available for public use) and the adjoining Meadows give the area an open, rural feel at the same time as providing easy, pleasant footpaths directly into the Old City itself.

Our flat was created from an original 1810 period building and retains many of its original features. A fascinating history of the building includes having been home to Sophia Jex Blake (1840 – 1912), English physician, teacher and feminist who established Bruntsfield Hospital for Women on the site. It was converted into flats in 1990

We have three bedrooms, three bathrooms, two reception rooms, one of which is used as a study and has a sofa bed which can sleep two. There is a large dining kitchen and a huge drawing room. The building is served by a lift, but it is on the other side of the hall and so there are 10 steps minimum up or down to the flat. The single platform bedroom is not suitable for very young children or people with mobility issues.


More about us

  1. Family with children 18 and 14

  2. David works for the national health service and Margot is self employed

  3. We love our home and family life in Edinburgh and enjoy cities where culture and access to open countryside can be easily combined

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Where is it?


Buzzy restaurants
(local)Osteria del Tempo Perso Italian or Tribeca diner for the kids
Cool bars
(local) Montpeliers - an Edinburgh institution.
Cozy cafés
Too many to mention in Bruntsfield. Our favourites are Project Coffee and 181 Delicatessen
Retail therapy
Lots of interesting boutiques on Bruntsfield Place from gift shops to clothing and shoes, all interspersed with cafes and restaurants. Visit Queens street in town for more branded lines such as Jack Wills, Jaeger etc.
Bit of culture
That's why you would come! Edinburgh is best-known for its August festival: a huge, month-long arts extravaganza that actually includes several festivals running at the same time. But there are festivals taking place in Edinburgh throughout the year - from the Edinburgh Science Festival in April to Edinburgh's Hogmanay celebrations at New Year's Eve, with its Hogmanay street party for 80,000
Walks in the park
Outside front door
Spot of exercise
Running, tennis, golf on doorstep
Day tripping
North Berwick by train for a day at the beach. Pentland hills 10mins away by bus. Take a train through the Highlands stopping over at hotel in beautiful north of scotland

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